24 - 27 Aug

ADAM – Asia Discovers Asia Meeting for Contemporary Performance

A new artist-focused network for international collaboration

Taipei Performing Arts Center, a new theatre devoted to contemporary art and performance, is launching ADAM – Asia Discovers Asia Meeting for Contemporary Performance, from 24 to 27 Aug. Registration is now open for professionals at http://www.tpac-taipei.org/.

Components include:
1) Artist Lab – 20 artists from various disciplines from across the Asia-Pacific region are invited to a two-week residency, in which they work thematically and collectively, forming ideas for future collaboration. At the end of the Lab, there will be presentations for ADAM participants.

Artists involved: (in alphabetical order)
Chikara Fujiwara (JP), Ding-Yun Huang (TW), Deepak Kurki Shivaswamy (IN),
I-Fang Lin (TW/FR), Kuan-Hsiang Liu (TW), Leeroy New (PH), Carly Sheppard (AU), Moe Satt (MM), Scarlet Yu (HK/DE), and more.

2) Studio Presentations – A selection of work-in-progress presentations and lecture-performances will be presented.

Projects involved: (in alphabetical order)
Body Tradition by Pichet Klunchun (TH) x Wu-Kang Chen (TW),
Dance Clinic by Choy Ka Fai (SG),
Made in China? by Shu-Yi Chou (TW), and more.

3) Symposium & Meetings – Panel discussions will be held, on Asian artistic and industrial development, moderated by delegates from the Asia-Pacific region.

There will be an opportunity to attend performances, which are held at the time as part of Taipei Arts Festival.

Taipei Performing Arts Center cordially welcomes like-minded organisations to join us in our quest to set up this network to further the arts in the Asia-Pacific region.

Visit ADAM’s website or send an email for more information.