Mok Chiu Yu Augustine is the founder/Chief Executive of the Centre for Community Cultural Development.
He has been a promoter in the application of the arts for different purposes in Hong Kong – arts for education, empowerment and independent living, arts for inclusion and solidarity, arts for preservation of heritage and social change, arts for therapy and health, etc.
He is an internationally known people’s theatre artist as was the first awardee of the ADC Theatre Artist of the Year award.
He himself is a theatre/performance artist having performed in New York, Great Britain, and many Asian countries and he was the Congress co-director of IDEA (International Drama/Theatre and Education Association) in 2007.
His writings particularly those in theatre have appeared in scholarly books and journals.
He was an adjunct professor of the Lingnan University and taught the Master in Cultural Studies programme there on Community Cultural Development and Performance Studies for some years