The Kaohsiung sun was shining with a passionate heat on June 1st. I arrived early on purpose and saw that Lin Mei-Hong was already on scene, hurrying back and forth within the venue, rearranging the details of the performance with attentiveness and patience.
“Of all the choreographers that I have met, Martin SCHLÄPFER and LIN Hwai-min have the best ear for music”, said CHIEN. Both SCHLÄPFER and LIN Hwai-min claim that they cannot read sheet music, but when they hear music, they can instantly grasp the context and development of the melody, and even predict the next note. “Geniuses!”
Weiwuying TIFA Contemporary Music Platform－A Dialogue between Classic and Contemporary Music that Encourages the Development of Current Music Trends
This year, Weiwuying is introducing Taiwan International Festival of Arts (TIFA). Centered around music, the TIFA Contemporary Music Platform explores the past, narrate the presents, and explore the future, starting this April.
When the TV series, The Newsroom, made its debut with HBO in 2012, at the beginning, the male protagonist made a strenuous objection to the imagination that “America is the mightiest nation in the world”.
Rising Indonesian dancemaker Rianto on trances and the personal journey behind his first choreographic work
Having travelled the world touring with the likes of Britain’s Akram Khan Company and developed work in cities from Bangalore to Tokyo, Rianto grounds himself in his Banyumasan dance roots for his first choreographic work, Medium.