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Lecture by Nobel Laureate in Literature Dr Gao Xingjian on "The Finite and the Infinite: the Aesthetics of Creation"

23 May, 2008

The first Chinese Nobel laureate in Literature, Dr. Gao Xingjian, presented the “Distinguished Public Lecture by Dr. Gao Xingjian, Nobel Laureate in Literature” at the Shaw College Lecture Theatre, CUHK. This public lecture is one of the highlights of the “Gao Xingjian Arts Festival”, the first major retrospective of the works of the renowned Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Gao Xingjian in Hong Kong. The Festival is co-presented by CUHK and the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau as one of the events of Le French May, and organized by the Hong Kong Drama Programme of Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, CUHK.

In the lecture titled “The Finite and the Infinite: the Aesthetics of Creation”, Dr. Gao shared his approach to creation and how to explore the infinite freedom of expression within limitations with nearly 500 CUHK staff and students, and members from the cultural community.

Language : Putonghua


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