“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. The platform hopes to connect the artist, performer, and audience through experiments and practices through performances, music colleges, workshops, and international connections, maximizing the potential of the national performance venue and promoting contemporary works to create an ongoing, sustainable environment for the music of Taiwan. The three programs of this year are brought forth by teams and musicians from Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, and Germany.
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.
As an arts center for all, Weiwuying will turn the open space Banyan Plaza into a wild, vigorous wonderland! Inspired by the local banyan trees with their iconic crowns, the plaza is a sheltered public space that embraces people generously. Join us and explore more excitement!