第二屆 台灣文化政策學院 | 人類世與文化:永續發展、文化經濟與中介組織的新定位

學院講者 Academy Speakers

Session 1: Cultural Diplomacy and Relations: Theories and Latest Research Developments
Hsin-Tien LIAO, Director of National Museum of History 

Hsin-Tien Liao is the Director-General of National Museum of History, also is the honorary professor of Australia National University and professor of the Graduate School of Art Management of Culture Policy at NTUA. He obtained doctoral degrees in sociology and art history respectively. He published three Taiwanese artists’ biographies, four anthologies and a translation book on Kennith Clark’s Landscape into Art. He was awarded Taiwan Culture Prize in 2019 and Golden-Gue Prize of ROC Art Association in 2012.

Carla FIGUEIRA, Director MA Cultural Policy, Relations and Diplomacy, Goldsmiths

Dr. Carla Figueira, is an academic in the field of international cultural relations and cultural policy. She is currently the Director of the MA in Cultural Policy, Relations and Diplomacy and of the MA in Cultural Policy and Tourism at the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Goldsmiths, University of London. An international relations graduate of the Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (Portugal), she moved to London after a career in arts management.In the UK, she went on to gain an MA in Arts Management (City University, UK, Chevening Scholar) and a PhD in Cultural Policy and Management (City University, UK, Praxis XXI Scholar) supervised by Professor Naz Rassool (University of Reading, UK). Her PhD thesis Languages at War in Lusophone Africa: External Language Spread Policies in Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau at the turn of the 21st Century examines the development of international language policies and cultural diplomacy in Africa by the UK, France, Germany, Brazil and Portugal. Her work was published in May 2013 by Peter Lang Publishing with a foreword by Professor Robert Phillipson (renowned author of Linguistic Imperialism and her PhD external examiner).Carla is a member of the international groups of ENCATC, the leading European network on cultural policy and management, and of its American counterpart, the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE). She is also a member of various networks interested in cultural diplomacy, and manages the JISCmail open listing: International Cultural Relations Multidisciplinary Forum (www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cultural-relations-diplomacy).

Venka PURUSHOTHAMAN, Vice-President (Academic) & Provost at LASALLE College of the Arts Singapore)

Venka Purushothaman is an academic, award-winning art writer and arts & cultural leader with a distinguished career in arts higher education and the cultural and creative industries. As an academic and educational leader, Venka has led significant transformation at LASALLE College of the Arts in response to the morphing cultural landscape in Southeast Asia. He is responsible for the quality of practice-led arts education, steering the development of industry-sensitive programmes, student-centred curriculum and profile of the College globally in arts higher education. https://www.lasalle.edu.sg/about/academics/venka-purushothaman

Yoko KAWAMURA, Professor, Seikei University

Yoko Kawamura is Professor of International Relations at the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Seikei University.  She studies extensively on international cultural relations and cultural policy, and presently serves as Executive Board Member at the Japan Society for Intercultural Studies and the Japan Association for Cultural Policy Research.  Her Essay, “The Sarrazin Debate in Germany: Multidimensional Diversity and International Dialogue”, was given Kenichiro Hirano Research Award by the Japan Society for Intercultural Studies in 2012.  She has issued many publications, including her co-edited book Studies on the History of International Cultural Relations, University of Tokyo Press, 2013, and co-authored book Culture of Remembrance in Germany and Europe since 1945, Bensei Shuppan Publishers, 2016 (in Japanese).  Publications in English include “’Germany in Europe’, ‘Japan and Asia’: National Commitments to Cultural Relations in Regional Frameworks” in Jessica C.E. Gienow-Hecht and Mark Donfried (eds.), Searching for a Cultural Diplomacy, Berghahn Books, 2010 (co-authored with Maki Aoki-Okabe and Toichi Makita), and “Experts in Cultural Policy-Making in Japan: Two Expert Networks and the Making of the Basic Act on the Promotion of Culture and the Arts (BAPCA)” in Bulletin of the Faculty of Humanities, Seikei University, March 2018.

Chun-Ying WEI, Director, Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TACPS)

Chun-Ying Wei received her PhD from the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, MA in Arts Administration and Cultural Policy from Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research addressed the policy formation and implementation of Taiwan’s cultural diplomacy. Combining her academic training and experiences as a cultural professional, she works as an independent researcher and regularly contributes to the Performing Arts Review and other publications in Taiwan.

Session 2: Cultural Diplomacy and Relations: Practitioner’s Roundtable
Akira OGUMA, Researcher on Cultural Affairs, Former Associate Professor of J. F. Oberlin University

Oguma’s research investigates the construction of social harmony via culture. He has worked at the Japan Foundation where he managed cross-cultural exchange programs between Japan and other countries for the past 50 years. During which, he also worked as First-Secretary in charge of cultural relations at Embassy of Japan in China, the first Director of the Japan Foundation in Beijing, Visiting Professor at Zhejiang Gongshang University in China and Visiting Research Fellow of Tam Kang University in Taiwan.

Teling CHEN, Deputy Director, Taiwan Film Institute

Chen began her career by establishing Cimage Taiwan Film Co. in 2004 and has distributed art house and independent films including director Hou Hsiao-Hsien and Chung Mong-Hong ‘s works.  A long-time film promotion organizer with a background of film critic, she has hosted many screening projects、film education programs and forums. After joining Taiwan Film Institute in 2015, she has strived for having Taiwan films to be more widely and internationally viewed, discussed, and appreciated.

Emily Hsu-Wen YUAN, Research Assistant, National Taiwan Museum (NTM)

Hsuwen Yuan started her career in the museum in late 2014. Her major project is enhancing intercultural dialogue and cultural equity in the museum. Through the very close collaboration with immigration communities and NGOs, she hosted a series of events, festivals, lectures and workshops regarding intercultural understanding. With the support of NTM, she and immigration communities co-curated the special exhibition “The Taste of Hometown: Southeast Asian Flavors” in 2017 and went tour exhibition till 2019. Yuan continuously works on intercultural related issues by observing the immigration situations, writing articles and research reports to review the networks and advantages among National Taiwan Museum, immigrations, and society.

Jaume SOLER, Political Officer, European Economic and Trade Office in Taiwan, EETO

Jaume Soler is a Political Officer at the European Economic and Trade Office in Taiwan in the framework of the EU Junior Professionals in Delegation (JPD) programme. He was previously at the EU Delegation to China and Mongolia. He has studied International Relations in Madrid King Juan Carlos University, the University of Amsterdam and Taipei National Chengchi University.

Catherine LEE, Director, Taipei Artist Village

Catherine Lee is currently working as the director of Taipei Artist Village | Treasure Hill Artist Village. She also serves as the chairwoman of Taiwan Art Space Alliance, an NPO with the focus on alternative spaces and AIRs. She was majored in cultural tourism and museum management. She has more than 15 years working experience in museums including the National Science and Technology Museum and Texas Tech University Museum. Since 2011 she started to work in Bamboo Curtain Studio, researching on the international artist-in-residency models and development. She also participated in the environmental art action in the community to promote the “public co-creation” for the future imagine of the locality.

Session 3: Art-Cultural Sustainability and Circular Economy in the Age of Anthropocene: What can we do?
Aining OUYANG, Chief Operating Officer, REnato lab

Aining has both backgrounds in business and art management. Working between marketing, art, design and architecture field from 2005 to 2015, she is good at converting perspectives and business strategy planning. In 2015, meet with “sustainability” by chance, she joined the REnato lab in 2016 and started her new journey. Aining now aims to explore “good business” and social impact, by finding diverse ways to engage with sustainability

Jerry LIU, President, Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TACPS)

Jerry C Y Liu is a Professor and the former Director of Graduate School of Arts Management and Cultural Policy at the National Taiwan University of Arts. He is the President of Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TACPS, 2015-now). Liu is invited as the ENCATC International Correspondence Board Member between 2015-2019, jury member of the Cultural Policy and Management Research Award (CPMRA, 2014-2019) and the Advisory Board member of ANCER. He was invited as a Guest Professor of Burgundy School of Business in 2019. Liu has been the consulting member of Culture Basic Law since 2011, and the Global Outreach Office of Ministry of Culture in Taiwan in 2013-2015. He is also the International Scientific Committee member of Cultural Management: Science and Education. Liu is a Contract Columnist for the United Daily News, Taiwan. His recent publications include ReOrient: An East Asian Approach on Cultural Policy and Cultural Governance (2018, in Chinese), The Mapping of Cultural Rights in Taiwan (2015, in Chinese) and Global Cities, Cultural Governance and Cultural Strategies: Art-Cultural Events, Festivals and Cultural Images (2013, in Chinese).

Debbie LEE, Deputy Secretary-General, Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TACPS)

Debbie Chieh-Yu Lee is primarily responsible for the Association’s international communications as well as the development & communications of international projects that foster learning and dialogue of culture in external relations in Taiwan and its relationship with the East Asian, America, Europe and world. She holds degrees in Art Curatorship and English. She obtained her Master of Arts degree in Cultural & Creative Industries from King’s College London, University of London. Previously, Debbie interned in NY, USA with The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, in Sydney, Australia with 4A Center for Contemporary Asian Art, and in Taipei, Taiwan with the Digital Art Center. Currently, she is Communications & Public Affairs deputy manager in a global high-tech company where she identifies and oversees corporate citizenship initiatives related to the sector of arts & culture, education, civic development and environment that maximizes exposure and goodwill across key communities where the company operates.

Yu-Lin CHIEN, Project Manager, Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TACPS)

Yu-Lin has an MA degree in the Graduate School of Arts Management and Cultural Policy from National Taiwan University of Arts(NTUA). She is the Project Manager of Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies (TACPS, 2019-2020) and Bamboo Curtain Studio 25th Anniversary Project Researcher (BCS, 2019-2020).

Session 4: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Return on Investment (SROI)
Hsiao-Ling CHUNG, Associate Professor, Institute of Creative Industries Design, National Cheng-Kung University

Dr. Hsiao-Ling Chung completed her PhD in Creative Industries and MA in Creative and Media Enterprises at the Warwick University, UK. In between her higher academic pursuits, Hsiao-Ling was also a crossing-sector practitioner, holding managerial positions with academia and various corporate and cultural creative enterprises, ranging from global corporate brands, TV broadcaster, PR consultancy, research institute to private museum, leading chain bookstore, independent TV productions, and a lecturer with the National Taiwan University of Arts. Dr. Chung’s primary research interests lie in the organizational network management of the creative talent and enterprises, and the CCI policies toward nurturing a regional ecosystem. Recently she has been looking into the cross-strait talent collaborations between Taiwan and mainland china, CCI networks of the municipal cities in Taiwan, and the brokering talent development for the Asian-Pacific creative economy. Her recent works are published in the International Journal of Cultural Policy, International Journal of Cultural and Creative Industries, Routledge Handbook of Cultural and Creative Industries in Asia, and Cultural Policies in East Asia: Dynamics between the State, Arts and Creative Industries. http://www.icid.ncku.edu.tw/en/people/faculty/

Joyce KE, Executive Director, Taipei Art Economy Research Centre

Ren-Feng KE, received a BA in Urban Design from the Chinese Culture University in Taiwan and an MA in Enterprise and Management for Creative Arts from University of Arts London. She joined Taiwan Art Gallery Association (TAGA) in 2009, running education programme for TAGA Institute of Gallerists. She has worked on Art Taipei and several regional art fairs to access current markets, resources and sales comparison opportunities during her time at TAGA. She is also a guest lecturer at institutions and conferences.In 2010, she became the Head of Industrial Environment & Trends Group of Taipei Art Economy Research Centre– an affiliate of TAGA, conducting trend research and data analysis commissioned by the government, such as Comparative Analysis of Visual Art Industries in Taiwan(2011), Report: Mapping Global Art Fairs(2012), Tax Policy in Taiwan(2013), The Evaluation of the Impact of Art Economy(2013), Asia-Pacific Art Market Report 2015/16(2016), Asia-Pacific Art Market Report: Consumer Behaviour Analysis 2015/16(2016),Asia-Pacific Art Market Report: E-commerce Consumer Behaviour Survey 2015/16(2016), and Asian Main Line: A focus on the Major Economic Axis of Chinese Art(2016). In 2016, she was appointed Executive Director, responsible for the field of personal property appraisals. She is member of International Society of Appraisers.

Ipa CHIU, Director of the Department of Strategy and Research at Taiwan Creative Content Agency, Co-founder of g0v.tw community

Ipa participated in various international documentary film projects as director and producer and is also a writer herself. From a creator standpoint, in the past few years, Ipa has been dedicated in open source collaboration and civil technology initiatives. In TAICCA, she is in charge of research and strategies for a better ecosystem and support system for the creative contents industry in Taiwan, enhancing Taiwan’s cultural soft power from cultural, technological and social perspectives.

Joyce CHIOU, General and Artistic Director, National Taichung Theater

Following her rigorous studies for music education in Taiwan, Joyce Chiou received training in music and drama from the University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University in the U.S. In the early 90s she produced and directed at the Taipei Arts Festival and the Taiwan Music Festivals many Western operas (both indoor and outdoor) such as La Traviata, The Marriage of Figaro, Tosca, Hansel und Gretel, Otello, Pagliacci, Mozart and Salieri, and Suor Angelica. Between 1987 and 1995, she set up the first ever opera workshop for professional singers for the National C.K.S. Cultural Center in Taiwan and has produced over two dozen operas, children’s theatre, and mega outdoor concerts.  Joyce was the Executive Director of Taiwan Philharmonic (a.k.a. the National Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan) for 12 years (June 2006- June 2018). She is now the General and Artistic Director of the National Taichung Theater. As a playwright, Ms. Chiou’s work includes Opera: Heart Sutra (in English, based on Eileen Chang’s short story, 2012), and The Black Bearded Bible Man (in English & Taiwanese, 2010), and the Chinese musicals: The Fantasticks (Chinese version), and Women Needs Love, Not To Be Understood.  Joyce is also active in theatre circles; she was the producer of the International Stage-reading Festival in Taiwan in 2004 and 2005. Her writings include books A Beautiful Mistake–Biography of Lee, Tai-Shan, Praised for Passion, Lived Without Regrets–Biography of Lee, Yung- Kang, a single volume of encyclopedia on Western musicals: From West End to Broadway, Show Time! – 9 Styles of Musicals and Behind the Mask—Phantom of the Opera.

Session 5: Cultural Intermediaries: International Partnership
Shu-Shiun KU, Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural and Creative Industries, National Pintung University

Shu-Shiun Ku is the assistant professor of Creative Cultural Industry at National Pingtung University. Previously, she had worked in the media sector and a government institution in Taiwan for years. She got a PhD in School of Performance and Cultural Industries at University of Leeds (UK), and was a short-term post-doctoral research fellow at the Leeds Humanities Research Institution in 2016. From November 2016 to March 2018, she was the CEO of National Cultural Congress and Cultural White Paper Project commissioned by the Ministry of Culture in Taiwan. Since 2018, she has been the co-principal investigator of civil cultural forum in Pingtung. Her current research focuses on cultural democracy, cultural economy, and the contemporary evolution of cultural policy in East Asia.

Audrey WONG, Head, School of Creative Industries and Programme Leader of the MA Arts and Cultural Leadership Programme at LASALLE College of the Arts Singapore

Audrey Wong is Head, School of Creative Industries and Programme Leader of the MA Arts and Cultural Leadership programme at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. She is a cultural policy expert, civil society advocate and the first Nominated Member of Parliament for the Arts in Singapore. Prior to joining LASALLE in 2010, Audrey was the artistic co-director of The Substation, an independent arts centre in Singapore, from 2000 till early 2010. She was the first woman to be appointed to this role in the arts centre. With co-director Lee Weng Choy, she launched The Substation’s Associate Artists programme in 2003 to support local artists in sustaining their practice. She also curated and organized festivals, exhibitions, conferences and artists’ exchanges. In the 1990s, Audrey launched and was the first programmer of The Substation’s Moving Images film programme – Singapore’s first year-round film programme supporting local filmmakers.As an educator, Audrey was also previously an adjunct lecturer in the Theatre Studies programme at National University of Singapore (2001 – 2003) and the MA Arts and Cultural Management programme at LASALLE (2006 – 2009). She has led the BA (Hons) Arts Management programme, and MA Arts and Cultural Leadership programme where students are prepared to be reflective, critical and innovative arts managers.In 2009, she was nominated by the arts community in Singapore and appointed as a Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) in Singapore’s Parliament in July 2009. She has served and continues to serve on various institutional boards and committees including with the Singapore Art Museum, National Arts Council and Singapore International Foundation. She was on the Arts and Culture Strategic Review Committee (2010 – 2012) and is currently a board member of Nine Years Theatre. She continues to research, write, and present on arts management and policy issues at various local and international fora.

Jennifer LEE, Program Coordinator, Mekong Cultural Hub

As an art manager, she has dedicated to theatre management, cultural projects development, festival coordination and teaching over 20 years. In recent years, her passion and focus are advocating sustainable development of cultural industry eco-system, social engagement of art, multiple mechanism for talent incubation, cross-cultural learning/understanding, and regional cultural exchange and collaboration.

Ana LETUNIĆ, ENCATC Research Boot Camp Laureate, Docent, Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb, Croatia

Ana Letunić is a cultural policy and contemporary performing arts researcher, producer and curator, currently based in Zagreb, Croatia where she works as a Docent (Assoc. Prof.) at the Academy of Dramatic Arts Zagreb. She graduated with honours from the Master in International Performance Research at the University of Warwick, UK and University of Arts Belgrade, Serbia after obtaining BA degrees in Psychology and in Theatre and Film Production at the University of Zagreb, Croatia. She has worked as a producer, curator, and dramaturgical advisor with contemporary performing arts organisations in Croatia, Germany, Serbia, UK, and USA as well as networks such as Advancing Performing Arts Project (APAP), Nomad Dance Academy and Life Long Burning. As a researcher at the intersection of cultural policy and performance studies, she has participated in numerous international conferences, professional trainings, and research projects; authored articles translated into English, French, Turkish and German; and taught at universities in Croatia and Germany. Currently, she also works as the director of the artistic organization “Mašina”, a collaborator on the “Tanz im August” festival in Berlin, and a PhD candidate at the University of Arts in Belgrade (Faculty of Drama Arts), Serbia and at the University of Hildesheim (Faculty of Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Communication), Germany.

Claire HARSANY, Counselor, Ministry of Culture, Taiwan

Advisor in international cultural cooperation in the Taiwanese Ministry of culture since 2018, Claire Harsany has an extended experience over the last 20 years in international cultural exchanges and artistic cooperations as a stage performance producer (in circus and contemporary dance), a manager of the artistic residence center Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers and a cultural attachée.