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By Leonardo Rey S. Carino
Philippine festivals are town fiestas celebrating moments in history that defined identity, polity and locality. Celebration of the arts and culture, albeit made central to these festivities, only comes as ...
By Catarina Saraiva
This article gives an overview of the European and Southeast-Asian performing arts markets. It provides information that can lead to the creation of non-hierarchical dialogue between these two communities of ...
This is the second of a series of three articles based on interviews done to contemporary performing artists and programmers from Europe and Southeast Asia.
This is the first of three articles based on interviews with contemporary performing artists and programmers from Europe and Southeast Asia.
Escape Line is a research project that aims to prove the possibility of establishing a balanced dialogue between programmers and creators in the performing arts market.
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 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 ...
By Florentina Bratfanof
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 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 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.
[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.