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Dance image – collision and experimentation in multiple spaces

Peng Hsiao-yin
Xiang Jun Fan
Sunday 20 February 2022
17:30 GMT+2
Room A
  • Seminar
Taiwan

| Synopsis

Dance video director/environmental theatre choreographer Peng Hsiao-yin will explain how the creators collide and experiment in the multiple spaces of dance video: shooting field X frame screen X dynamic body X viewing vision, and how the audience can come and go as they please.
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| Credits

lecture by Peng Hsiao-yin, moderated by Xiang-Jun Fan

Peng Hsiao-yin

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| Biography

The current artistic director of Dancecology and founder of Dancescreen Collective Taiwan, Peng received her M.F.A. of choreography from TNUA. She has been invited to be a resident artist of Experimental Film Virginia (USA) and New Work Forum: Screendance (Hong Kong). Her film, Recycle Project, was screened in many international film festivals, and she won the 1-min competition for short film in Jumping Frames 2017, with her film collaboration with Chen Yen-hong, Wanderer. She is the curator and mentor of Dance and the Moving Image Workshop cooperating with TPAC (Taiwan) from 2016~17, and Circling the Brink Project (site-specific and dance film, Australia) from 2018~19. Since 2020, she has organized “Motion Body beyond Island Scenery” project, touring the whole of Taiwan with professional workshops and resident dance-film making.

| Biography

The current artistic director of Dancecology and founder of Dancescreen Collective Taiwan, Peng received her M.F.A. of choreography from TNUA. She has been invited to be a resident artist of Experimental Film Virginia (USA) and New Work Forum: Screendance (Hong Kong). Her film, Recycle Project, was screened in many international film festivals, and she won the 1-min competition for short film in Jumping Frames 2017, with her film collaboration with Chen Yen-hong, Wanderer. She is the curator and mentor of Dance and the Moving Image Workshop cooperating with TPAC (Taiwan) from 2016~17, and Circling the Brink Project (site-specific and dance film, Australia) from 2018~19. Since 2020, she has organized “Motion Body beyond Island Scenery” project, touring the whole of Taiwan with professional workshops and resident dance-film making.

Xiang Jun Fan

| Biography

Xiang holds a Ph.D. in dance research from the Taipei University of the Arts. She is currently working as a post-doctorate researcher on the development of contemporary dance and the construction of dance aesthetic in Taiwan from the perspective of dance history, aesthetics, and body practice. Beyond her research, Xiang works as an educator, dance dramaturg for companies like Anarchy Dance Theater, and as resident critic for several festivals, magazines, and platforms such as the 17th Taishin Arts Award.

| Biography

Xiang holds a Ph.D. in dance research from the Taipei University of the Arts. She is currently working as a post-doctorate researcher on the development of contemporary dance and the construction of dance aesthetic in Taiwan from the perspective of dance history, aesthetics, and body practice. Beyond her research, Xiang works as an educator, dance dramaturg for companies like Anarchy Dance Theater, and as resident critic for several festivals, magazines, and platforms such as the 17th Taishin Arts Award.