Made In China on Halifax local press

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Sammy Chien 's 3 year collaboration work with Wen Wei Dance, their remount of Made In China for Canada East Coast tour just opened last night in Halifax, they're on the local press: https://www.localxpress.ca/…/made-in-china-celebrates-birth… Wen Wei Wang has toured in Halifax 3 times already, the presenters loves to bring his work back. It's been more than 10 years since Sammy has been back in Halifax, he's...

Made In China 2016 Canada Tour

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Sammy Chien is going on tour with Wen Wen Dance for the remount of  Made in China. A show premiered in 2015 January at the Banff Centre, with development/creation since 2013. This time, they’re touring to the East Coast of Canada.   Co-created and performed by Wen Wei Wang (Wen Wei Dance), Gao Yanjinzi (Artistic Director of the Beijing Modern Dance Company), Qiu Xia He (Silk...

Digital Carnival/Richmond World Festival 2016

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Sammy Chien is selected as the Featured Artist and will be headlining a show at 5th Annual Digital Carnival organized by Cinevolution Media Arts and curated by Wynne Palmer as part of Richmond World Festival 2016! Sammy will be showing some new work development in Berlin last month at the Lake Studios Berlin working with realtime audiovisual software Isadora. September 3rd 8:15pm. Free #digitalCarnival #YourKontinentDigitalCarnival#Cinevolution #MediaArts #SammyChien #Chimerik#RichmondWorldFestival #newmedia...

Workshop for Vines Art Festival

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Sammy Chien – Nature Centre Gong/ Energy Practice/Movement Healing Workshop MACLEAN PARK (Vancouver) August 19th, 2016 2-3:30 PM Sammy will lead a workshop session on accessing our own spiritual energy as a form of movement and healing practice. He’s integrating his interdisciplinary background with Nature Centre Gong (自然中心功) a kind of Qi Gong that’s shapeless and formless, resonating with the Taoist principles of Wu Wei (無為 the...

Neural Constellations: Exploring Connectivity

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Sammy Chien has been invited to be part of this event to create the opening live performance act, with lights, shadows, electroacoustic music with full dome projection from the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. Sammy would like to give a special thank you shout out to Stefan Smulovitz. "We are made of star stuff," Carl Sagan once said. From constellations to our nervous system, from stars to...

Showing at Lake Studio Berlin

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Sammy Chien will be sharing a work-in-progress showing of what he has been developing both technically and artistically after participated the Isadora Werkstatt and one-on-one mentorship with Mark Coniglio (Troika Ranch) during the residency of dance-techAIR @ Lake Studios Berlin, through the investigation of interactive technology and new media art, questioning how they influence our decisions and facilitate us in creating interdisciplinary work via movement/dance,...

Isadora Werkstatt

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Sammy Chien is attending Isadora Werkstatt, the first international gathering for Isadora. He will be co-creating interactive light design for the Isadora Werkstatt wrap party event Bang With Efx on July 30th 10pm-late. for more info: http://troikatronix.com/troikatronixforum/discussion/2702/isadora-werkstatt-2016-workshops-performances-more-berlin-july-27-30 location: Uferstudios GmbH, Uferstraße 8, 13357 Berlin, Germany Sammy would like to acknowledge the support from the BC Arts Council, the Province of British Columbia (unceded Coast Salish Territory) and...

“Spine of the Mother” in Dancing on the Edge Festival 2016

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Sammy Chien's collaboration with Starrwind Muranko "Spine of the mother" had great feedback in Nanaimo for the InFrinGinG Dance Festival - 2016 and are now back in Vancouver to open another show for Dancing on the Edge festival. This time, as part of a mixed program EDGE Six - Dancing on the Edge with Vancouver choreographers Rob Kitsos and Amber Funk Barton! This WED July 13th at...

FUSE July 15

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Introducing Asia will be featured in FUSE Friday, July 15, 2016 8pm to 12am Art | Music | Performance The Vancouver Art Gallery transforms into THE place for art, music and live performance in the city. Since its inception in July 2005, thousands of FUSE–goers have converged at the Gallery for this unique adult event. Live performances in the Gallery spaces, DJs and unexpected surprises make FUSE Vancouver's...