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2014 Forum
2014 Window to the World
Date
13th~14th October @ Kaohsiung
15th~17th October @ Taipei

( *during Wei Wu Ying Arts Festival )

 
Supported by
Ministry of Culture (Taiwan)

Organized by
Performing Arts Alliance
 
Venue : Theatre 281, Wei-Wu-Ying Center for the Arts (Kaohsiung)
13th October / 10:00-12:00
Session 1
Window to the World : Performing Arts in Australia & New Zealand
In recent years, there are more and more arts exchange and collaboration projects among Asian and Oceania countries. Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan share the heritage of Austronesia culture. Taiwanese artists should know Australia and New Zealand better. Explore the trends and developments of performing arts in Australia and New Zealand.

1) The overview of your organization (history/mission/vision, etc)
2) The curatorial concepts & key factors of programming
3) International connection/development/exchange through your organization/festival
4) Other case sharing (if any): artists collaboration, audiences development, special project, etc

Host:
Huey-Mei LEE (Taiwan),
Artistic Director, National Theatre and Concert Hall, National Performing Arts Center

Panelists:
Joseph Mitchell (Australia)
Director, OZ Asia Festival

Kris Stewart (Australia)
Artistic Director, Brisbane Powerhouse

Mark Westerby (New Zealand)
Producer, Performing Arts Network New Zealand
14th October / 10:00-12:00
Session 2
National Performing Arts Center – The Cultural Driving Force of Taiwan Performing Artsd
The inauguration of National Performing Arts Center marks a new era of Taiwan performing arts. With National Theatre and Concert Hall, which opened almost three decades ago and two new venues, how would the new center affects the future of Taiwanese performing arts? How to cultivate audiences, foster performing arts groups and make a difference in the environment?

1) The overview of your organization (history/mission/vision, etc)
2) The curatorial concepts & key factors of programming
3) International connection/development/exchange through your organization/festival
4) Other case sharing (if any): artists collaboration, audiences development, special project, etc

Host:
Kuo-Hua YU (Taiwan)
Chairperson, Board of Directors, Performing Arts Alliance

Panelists:
Huey-Mei LEE (Taiwan)
Artistic Director, National Theatre and Concert Hall, National Performing Arts Center

Wen-Yi WANG (Taiwan)
Artistic Director, National Taichung Opera House, National Performing Arts Center

 

Venue : Nai-Hai Studio (Ministry of Culture, Taipei)
15th October / 10:00-12:00
Session 3
Window to the World : Performing Arts in China
Just like any ambitious entrepreneur, producers and arts administrators look up to the enormous audiences of China. Because of the geographical and language approximation, the markets of China become the obsession of some Taiwanese performing arts groups. How to survive in the ocean full of sharks? Analysis the first hand trend and developments of performing arts market in China.

1) The overview of your organization (history/mission/vision, etc)
2) The curatorial concepts & key factors of programming
3) International connection/development/exchange through your organization/festival
4) Other case sharing (if any): artists collaboration, audiences development, special project, etc

Host:
Yi-Ruu LIU(Taiwan)
Chief Strategy Officer, Quanta Foundation

Panelists:
Xiao-Yun WANG (China)
Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Ryan FU (China)
CEO, Jalent Organization

Hong YUAN (China)
Producer, N Theatre

Yanda LI (China)
CEO, Tin House Productions

Wei XIA(China)
General Manager, Guo Tai Arts Center, Chungqing Cultural Group
16th October / 10:00-12:00
Session 4
Window to the World : Performing Arts in Europe & North America
Many Taiwanese performing arts groups want to have their share in European and American markets. Some still believe that if you can have a tour in either Europe or North America, you can perform in anywhere of the world. Reveal current scene, trends and developments of performing arts in Europe and North America.

1) The overview of your organization (history/mission/vision, etc)
2) The curatorial concepts & key factors of programming
3) International connection/development/exchange through your organization/festival
4) Other case sharing (if any): artists collaboration, audiences development, special project, etc

Host:
Yi-Wei GENG (Taiwan)
Artistic Director, Taipei Arts Festival

Panelists:
Christophe Slagmuylder (Belgium)
Artistic Director, Kunstenfestivaldesarts

Virve Sutinen (Germany)
Artistic Director, Tanz Im August

Jodee Nimerichter (United States)
Artistic Director, American Dance Festival

Joyce Rosario (Canada)
Associate Curator, PuSh International Performing Arts Festival
17th October / 10:00-12:00
Session 5
Window to the World : Performing Arts in Asia
Locate on the Pacific rim, in the past, Taiwan often face to the continent rather than the ocean. We know too little about our Asian neighbors. Focus on the trends and developments of performing arts in Northern and Southern Asia and Indian subcontinent.

1) The overview of your organization (history/mission/vision, etc)
2) The curatorial concepts & key factors of programming
3) International connection/development/exchange through your organization/festival
4) Other case sharing (if any): artists collaboration, audiences development, special project, etc

Host:
Kee-Hon LOW (China)
Head, Artistic Development (Theatre), West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Panelists:
Hiromi Maruoka (Japan)
Director, TPAM in Yokohama

Kyu Choi (South Korea)
Creative Producer / Founder, AsiaNow Production

Yudi Tajudin (Indonesia)
Curator, Indonesia Performing Arts Market

Prathibha Prahlad (India)
Artistic Director, Delhi International Arts Festival

Joe Sidek (Malaysia)
Director / Georgetown Festival