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Meiyin Wang is participating in the Creative Fellowships Initiative in partnership with School of Drama.
Meiyin Wang is a producer and curator of live performance based in the Bay Area. She is currently the Director of La Jolla Playhouse’s Without Walls Festival, a site specific and experiential performance festival. She was most recently the Co-Director of Under the Radar Festival and the Director of the Devised Theater Initiative at The Public Theater in New York. Current producing and consulting projects include Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower by Toshi Reagon with Bernice Johnson Reagon, directed by Eric Ting; and Pig Iron's A Period of Animate Existence with directed Dan Rothenberg, composer Troy Herion and designer Mimi Lien. As a director, she has worked at Singapore Repertory Theater, Joe’s Pub, La MaMa, Women’s Project, HERE Arts Center, Museum of Chinese in America, American Repertory Theater, Long Beach Opera and Brava Theater. Meiyin serves on the board of Theater Communications Group and an associate artist of Singapore Repertory Theatre. She holds a B.A in Political Science and Theater Studies from Yale University and an M.F.A. in Directing from Columbia University. Meiyin was born and raised in Singapore.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Meiyin Wang will be investigating notions of space that have been cracked open by developments in virtual, augmented and mixed reality, and the role that live art plays within this new vocabulary.
This Is How It Ends: Conversations about Emerging Technologies and Performance
How can the arts inform new directions for emerging technologies? From the curatorial mind of producer and director Meiyin Wang comes a collaborative exploration of the intersection of technology and the arts: This Is How It Ends. Through a series of performances and panel discussions, Wang introduces us to artists and technologists who are conceiving of ways the arts can disrupt, inform, and influence emerging technologies. Hear from musicians, theatrical directors, and filmmakers, as well as digital artists, game designers, and experts from all walks of art and tech, all united to explore the ways technology can be impacted by the concerts of art: language, space, corporeality, materiality, time, emotion, and inclusivity.
Meiyin Wang "This Is How It Ends: Conversations about Emerging Technologies and Performance" at Town Hall Seattle on May 18, 2019.