New production on tour: kNOwn Face 不要臉 by Chen-Wei Lee

Global Arts Link is excited to add Belgian-Taiwanese choreographer-dancer Chen-Wei Lee’s latest production kNOwn Face 不要臉 to our list of international touring productions. In this dazzling new solo using a self-held camera and live projections, Chen-Wei takes an in-depth look at the selfie phenomenon, bringing the audience up close and personal to the performer, to confront this form of modern-day narcissism, with a clever pun on “shamelessness” in the Chinese title.

kNOwn FACE/不要臉 by - Chen-Wei Lee 李貞葳 Commissioned by - National Theater & Concert Hall Taipei, Taiwan International Festival of Arts Multi-media Equipment Collaboration多媒體設備協力 - HONG's Foundation for Education & Culture洪建全教育文化基金會、 Panasonic Taiwan台灣松下公司

Brian Lobel goes to Luxembourg with Purge

Brian Lobel brings Purge to Luxembourg for one performance only on 5th October

Purge  by Brian Lobel ©Christa Holka

Purge by Brian Lobel ©Christa Holka

Part game show, part love story, part lecture exploring modern friendships.

In a more innocent time, before Cambridge Analytica, before "friend" became synonymous with "follower" and followers were cult members... a wide-eyed Brian Lobel infuriated his 1342 Facebook Friends with The Purge. Over four days of performance in public cafés, Brian talked about each Facebook friend for one minute, after which time a jury of strangers decided whether he should "keep" or "delete" them. The deleting was real, the pace maniacal and the decisions final. 

Drawing from 50 hours of performance and 800 emails from angry, amused and intrigued friends, Purge, the lecture performance, explores our ongoing, ever-changing and love-hate relationship with social media.,3237/agenda/arts-de-la-scene/PURGE.html