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By Claire Wilson
The Graey Festival, staged in Singapore in November at the Substation, had its 3rd edition this year in 2010. The festival originally began as a study of Indian contemporary dance ...
By Florentina Bratfanof
Thermostat is a series of joint exhibitions and events presented by 24 French art centers and German Kunstvereine from now until April 2011.
By Valentina Riccardi
The Bow Project was borne out of affiliations created during the Asia Europe Dance Forum- Pointe to Point organized by the Asia-Europe Foundation in China in 2007. It aimed to ...
What do ‘festivals’ mean in a global world? How are they perceived in Europe compared with Asia? What is their dialogue, keeping in mind EU and Asian practices?
By Florentina Bratfanof - My first memories of the performing arts go back to a little town near the amazing Danube Delta, my hometown.
By Vanini Belarmino
AMRITA Performing Arts is an NGO based in Cambodia. Its primary objective is to promote and sustain the preservation of traditional Cambodian performing arts.
By Judith Staines
[caption id="attachment_1023" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Image credit: Trans Europe Halles http://teh.net/"][/caption] The Internationale Gesellschaft der Bildenden Künste (IGBK) organised a meeting of European experts on ‘Mobility in the Visual Arts Sector ...
I interviewed two prominent figures in the performing arts: one from Thailand and one from Germanyto discuss their own experiences in working in opposite sides of the world.
I met German theatre director/choreographer, Helena Waldmann at a Café in the trendy Berlin-Mitte. Respected for her bold character, very much reflected in her edgy works and professional engagements in ...
Pichet Klunchun bridges traditional Thai Classical Dance language with contemporary sensibility, while keeping the heart and wisdom of the convention. He earned domestic notoriety for his efforts in contemporising Khon.
Europalia, based in Belgium, is a major international arts festival held every two years to celebrate one invited country’s cultural heritage. This year China has been chosen.
By Mary Ann DeVlieg
IETM is a network committed to contemporary performing arts and to collaborating across national borders. It has 440 member-organisations from over 45 countries.
By Jeffrey Withaya Campbell
Alison Andrews, Performing Arts Officer in the Yorkshire region for the Arts Council England.
Amna Kusumo and three cultural activists founded Kelola, a national non-profit organisation that promotes Indonesian arts, through learning, access to funding and information.
Kentaro Matsui is a theatre critic and also Programme Director of the Tokyo based Setagaya Public Theatre, Japan.
[caption id="attachment_2811" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Daisuke Muto, Japan "][/caption] Contributed by Ive Stevenheydens 'We are interrelated through history' Daisuke Muto, Japan "I like to interpret the word 'contemporary' literally: a moment ...
What is 'contemporary' in performing arts today? What at first seems to be a very simple question actually has no straight or univocal answer at all.