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Following Taiwan's first-ever edition of WOW (Women of the World) Festival, this illuminating live/online talk considers how it was set up and delivered. Also on the agenda: cultural diversity, equality and increasing opportunities for women artists in Taiwan and abroad. Panelists include key staff from the global theatre practitioners network OISTAT and National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts - Weiwuying, WOW founder Jude Kelly, and independent artists. Wow indeed!

Please note: all sessions will be conducted in English with BSL interpreters on-site.






Moderator-WEI Wan-Jung
Executive Director of OISTAT (TW)






Panelist-Jude KELLY
CEO and Founder of The WOW Foundation (UK)





Panelist-Cynthia CHIANG
Head of Strategic Marketing of National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) (TW)  






Panelist-YEH Ming-Hwa
Independent Artist (TW)





Panelist-CHOU Kuan-Jou
Independent Artist (TW)


Photo provided by OISTAT Headquarters

WOW Bradford
© Karol Wyszynski
Photo provided by the WOW foundation

WOW Kaohsiung 2021
© TSAI Mei-Hsiang 
Photo provided by the WOW foundation

 Wow Kaohsiung 2021
© Mon LEE 
Photo provided by the WOW foundation

© CHEN Yi-Zhen
Photo provided by Chou Kuan-Jou

In response to TRANSITION
Sam Jinks Solo Exhibition 2018

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