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9th FEB — 6th SEP 2024

PIYING DREAM

The World’s First Immersive Interpretation of the Ancient Art of Chinese Shadow Play.

REXPERIENCE presents “Piying Dream,” an original immersive experience by Danny Rose Studio. Drawing inspiration from the art of Chinese shadow play, now recognized as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, it reimagines a radically new Chinese legend. The production weaves together the narrative with over 3,000 digitised shadow puppet artifacts.

Utilising light as a medium, Temple of Light and Danny Rose employ cutting-edge projection technology as their artistic expression. An homage is paid to this age-old art form by seamlessly integrating it into the digital immersive arena. Similarly, the traditional Malaysian shadow puppet theatre, known as wayang kulit, has significantly shaped Malaysia’s cultural identity.

The immersive exhibition of “Piying Dream” is a co-production between Temple of Light and Danny Rose. In this experience, carefully designed stages seamlessly traverse the venue’s floors and walls, each representing a distinct universe. Original music enhances dynamic choreography, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in a sensory journey. 

THE MATTER OF PAINTING

“The Matter of Painting” turns the venue into a huge canvas where the different forms of painting are explored. It is inspired by the Action Painting movement born in 1950’s in NYC, the true renaissance of contemporary art where artists created their artworks in live performances. “The Matter of Painting” is conceived as a constantly morphing art installation-performance, plunging and submerging the viewer in matter and colour. “The Matter of Painting” is an original creation by Danny Rose Studio. Music concept by Sergio Carrubba, original composition by Emanuele de Raymondi.

WORLD’S FIRST

• First immersive art exhibition based on the Chinese Shadow Play
• First showcase of a Chinese UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in the digital immersive format
• Original digital immersive experience based on the collection
• Representative selection from one of the largest private collections of Chinese shadow puppets (over 40,000 pieces spanning 500 years from across China)
• Brought to you by Temple of Light and the world's leading immersive art studio Danny Rose, and The Ma Family Shadow Play Troupe
BEHIND THE CREATORS

The artists of the Danny Rose Collective, drawing inspiration from Mr. Ma Demin’s extensive collection at the Minhang Chinese Shadow Museum, embarked on a creative journey. As the fifth-generation descendant of Ma’s Shadow Puppetry and owner of the world’s largest shadow puppet collection, Mr. Ma’s influence was pivotal in crafting an immersive narrative that vividly showcases the delicate and vibrant universe of Chinese puppetry.

Based in Paris, Danny Rose Studio is a multidisciplinary collective known for creating large-scale digital artworks. Their captivating shows, experienced by over 5 million visitors worldwide, include immersive experiences, interactive installations, and architectural art mapping. Mr. Ma Demin, with over 30 years dedicated to shadow puppetry, has played a crucial role, contributing his expertise and the rich resources of his extensive collection. 

Danny Rose Team: Sergio Carrubba, Paola Ciucci, Lucia Frigola, Cedric Peri
Ma Demin

GREAT ACCLAIMS FROM 100 MILLION+ MEDIA IMPRESSIONS

FEATURING ANNIHILATION

Annihilation by Colas Fiszman and Jonas Margraf

“Annihilation,” the spellbinding dance and digital art performance by Colas Fiszman and Jonas Margraf, returns by popular demand from its previous exhibition, “Other World.” 

This dystopian journey melds dance with cutting-edge visuals and enhanced by Jonas Margraf’s 360 spatial soundtrack, exploring the interplay between humanity, technology, and nature.

Through cutting-edge motion capture technology, the dancer’s captivating movements are projected in real-time. Meanwhile, intricate 3D laser scans from Belgian and Malaysian
landscapes compose spellbinding digital vistas.

A vivid exploration of technological consequences, “Annihilation” invites you to a world where progress and its impact dance in haunting harmony.

Ticket Prices

Regular

Live Performance

Adult
RM60
RM80
Youth/Student/
Senior/OKU
RM42
RM56
Child
RM30
RM40