Smoking With Grandma

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Created by HKADC Emerging Artist Grant receiver Cathy SK Lam Smoking with Grandma explores the story of refugees who lived on Tiu Keng Leng, a remote island in Hong Kong, after flying mainland China.

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Smoking With Grandma

ThreeWoods Playwright (Hong Kong)

‘I didn’t remember if it was June or July, but it was the season of cicada. We all are, drifting wood…’ Maia called 1996 the ‘year of lost’: the year before the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong, and the year her grandmother passed away. When Maia unveils the buried secrets, she wants to go smoking with grandma. Created by HKADC Emerging Artist Grant receiver Cathy S K Lam (The Immigration Lottery, Wither on the Vine), Smoking With Grandma is a new play about refugees, receiving critical acclaim from both Hong Kong and Adelaide Fringe 2017.

Age category: 12+

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