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[中][ENG] 放眼舞林 An Eye on Dance


Battle Massive的街舞演出。Street dance performance at Battle Massive. 攝 Photo: Sarah Walker

澳洲墨爾本Dance Massive 2017

Melbourne Dance Massive 2017

2017年的第一季歐美、亞洲和澳洲等地都舉行了不少藝術節、研討會和展銷會,供國際製作人節目策劃人、藝術行政人和藝術家參與。如一月於美國紐約舉行了由 Association of Performing Arts Professionals主辦的國際表演藝術會議及市場(Global Performing Arts Conference and Marketplace),國際演藝協會(ISPA)舉辦的國際會議,同期還有COIL Festival, 雷達外藝術節(Under the Radar Festival) 和美國真實藝術節(American Realness)。二月有於英國布里斯托爾舉辦的兩年一度的 In Between Time - Bristol International Festival和日本的橫濱表演藝術交流會(TPAM)。三月有於澳洲墨爾本的第一屆亞洲 TOPA 和兩年一度的Dance Massive。因今年工作計劃,所以選擇了參與橫濱表演藝術交流會TPAM和Dance Massive,今期就主要分享澳洲之旅。


Many Art Festivals, Conferences, and Arts Market are held in Europe, America, Asia, and Australia in the first part of 2017. They provide platforms for international producers, curators, art administrators, and artists to participate. In January, the Association of Performing Arts Professionals organized APAP/NYC Global Performing Arts Conference and Marketplace and the International Society for the Performing Arts held the ISPA Congress in New York City. Going on at the same time were COIL Festival, Under the Radar Festival, and American Realness. In February, In Between Time - Bristol International Festival in Bristol, England, held biennially, and Tokyo Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama (TPAM), Japan are convened. This March had the first edition of Asia TOPA and the biennial Dance Massive festival in Melbourne, Australia. Due to my work schedule, I could only attend TPAM in Yokohama and Dance Massive and for this issue, the focus is on Australia.



自2009年以來,澳洲藝術委員會和創意維多利亞便開始支持於墨爾本舉辦的Dance Massive舞蹈平台項目。每年都會邀請來自世界各地的製作人和節目策展人參與,觀看澳洲的當代舞蹈作品和安排不同活動給予藝術家和藝團建立對話和網絡的機會。我特別欣賞節目策展由一個以場地組成的聯盟共同策劃,包括 Arts House, Dancehouse 和 Malthouse Theatre。這些場地均由場地藝術總監按各場地藝術定位方向和各自營運不同大小的場地來策展節目。這樣的聯盟負責形式,既可分享資源、促進當地協作,亦可擴闊節目層面,整合規模,加深和突出澳洲藝術家和作品的多元性。


In 2009, the Australian Government Ministry for the Arts and Creative Victoria began its support of Dance Massive; a contemporary dance platform in Melbourne. The platform invites producers and festival curators from all over the world to attend a series of contemporary dance performances made in Australia and activities that provide opportunities to establish dialogue and networking for artists and arts group. I appreciated the co-curated programs by Melbourne arts organizations - Arts House, Dancehouse, and Malthouse Theatre. Each of the Artistic Directors of the three organizations has input into designing the programs based on their respective artistic vision, the different scale of operations, and the various venue sizes . This form of co-curating allows sharing of resources and promoting local collaboration. At the same time, it broadens the programing area and enlarges the scale of the platform, also, it deepens and highlights the diversity of work of Australian artists.

Dance Massive 的歡迎茶會。Dance Massive welcome brunch. Photo: Sarah Walker


策展聯盟 Co-curators


Arts House 是墨爾本城市政府的藝術節目機構,駐北墨爾本城市廳,以支援和倡議獨立藝術家為主線,促進當代作品創意發展、呈現創新和多媒體藝術作品為主,推廣觀眾参與和帶領同行和業界發展為目標。藝術策劃以藝術總監和她的團隊負責,每年兩季,除了與其他場地伙伴舉辦 Dance Massive 和 Festival of Live Art 外,亦製作由Arts House 的 CultureLAB發展的新作品,和支援其他墨爾本主辨的文化藝術節。


Arts House is an arts festival organization of the City of Melbourne, located in Melbourne Town Hall. Its vision is to provide support and initiate independent art practice; foster contemporary work and the development of innovative, multidisciplinary works; and, promote audience participation stimulating peer sector development. Arts House offers two seasons a year besides co-partnering the events Dance Massive and Festival of Live Art. The artistic director and her team are responsible for producing new works through their in-house program CultureLAB and supporting other cultural festivals organized by the City of Melbourne.



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