An experimental art pioneer, the most influential artist and cultural practitioner in Hong Kong. Over the past 40 years, Yung has been actively involved in multifarious fields of the arts, including creations in theatre, cartoon, film, video, visual and installation art projects, and curated various international conferences as well as founded a number of cultural networks and institutions, that have reached over 50 cities around the globe.
Yung has received a number of awards and prizes, some of them are –
The recipient of The Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2015 Artist of the Year (Drama) presented by Hong Kong Arts Development Council (2016)
The laureate of The Fukuoka Prize – Arts and Culture Prize for his contributions to the development of Asian arts and culture (2014)
The recipient of The Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in recognition of his contributions towards the arts and cultural exchange between Germany and Hong Kong (2009)
The recipient of The Music Theatre NOW Award presented by the UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute for his theatre work Tears of Barren Hill (2008)