Founder of DANCE Kho, Kirsten Ho is a dancer, choreographer and educator born in Scotland and raised in Hong Kong. Introduced to dance by Mary Griffiths, Kirsten trained at The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, London Studio Centre- University of the Arts London and The Ailey School (New York).
Kirsten has worked with prolific choreographers and companies including Nutkhut’s BollyWood Steps (UK National Tour), The Box (NYC), Muna Tseng Dance Projects (Jacob’s Pillow) and H.T. Chen and Dancers (Joyce Theatre among others), and has taught at many schools including the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. Her choreography has been performed in Hong Kong, across New York and in the UK (The Edinburgh Fringe Festival).
DANCE Kho is a Contemporary Dance company originally established in Hong Kong in 2012. The company is now based in London UK and focuses mainly on dance films, making dance accessible to all.
DANCE Kho brings a fresh approach to Contemporary Dance, presenting high-energy works inspired by social and cultural values found in our modern society. Education and Outreach is also at the heart of DANCE Kho. The company has worked with thousands of young people to promote Modern and Contemporary Dance as a source of physical expression and creative thinking. We envision dance to be accessible to all young people.
The Contemporary Dance movement is always evolving and we hope to contribute to the independent dance scene by supporting and collaborating with local and international artists.
Takao Komaru Photography
TAKAO KOMARU is a photographer and a videographer specializing in dance photography and has worked for Jessica Lang Dance, Jennifer Muller The Works, Albano Ballet and Metropolitan Ballet Academy. His work was recently featured in “The NY Times”, “Dance Magazine” USA, “The New Britain Herald”, “The Hartford Courant” and “Connecticut Magazine”.
ZO-EE was founded in 2011 by Zoe Siu, a Hong Kong-based jewelry designer who celebrates an independent and handmade design ethos. In 2014, Zoe created the ZOEE Accessories Select Shop to showcase an international community of quality independent designers. The shop is envisioned as a platform for sharing, not only between independent designers from around the world, but also with the wider public, who are introduced to a variety of brand philosophies and craftsmanship behind the designs.
DIMENSION BETWEEN IMAGINARY & REALITY
Stickyline design transforms two dimensional planes into three dimensional forms. Deconstruction and reconstruction.
Stickyline’s designers start with papers. By folding and creasing them, we produce eco-friendly and practical products, eg. fashion accessory, lighting and toys. Their creations cross fields and can be seen as installation art, stage design and window displays.
Stickyline was founded in 2011 by Mic Leong & Soilworm Lai.
Omberry Living Aesthetics
Omberry is yoga, athletic, and travel wear with a vintage flair. They create edgy, versatile, and functional apparel that blends fashion with active wear.
Designed with the modern women in mind, our collection features unique pieces that take you from studio to street. Each piece from the collection can be mixed, matched, and layered with other staples from your wardrobe to create stylish ensembles that work well for different occasions.
They value comfort and functionality just as much as style and we want you to be fun and creative whether you're going for a sweat or jet- setting across the globe.