Author Archives: ASEMCF

Merging the classical with the contemporary | An interview with Pichet Klunchun

Thai dancer and choreographer Pichet Klunchun presents his work ‘I am a Demon’ at the ASEM Cultural Festival on 29 October 2018 at the Centre for Fine Arts-Brussels (BOZAR). Merging traditional Thai classical dance language with contemporary sensibilities, Klunchun occupies a rare place in the dance world. Klunchun started his training in Khon, a Thai classical mask dance, as a teenager and […]

How Europe Meets Asia | Interview w/ Paul Dujardin

As the ASEM Cultural Festival kicks off this week, Ambassador Karsten WARNECKE, Executive Director, Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), poses questions on the Centre for Fine Arts-Brussels (BOZAR), Europe and cultural co-operation to Paul DUJARDIN, CEO & Artistic Director of BOZAR.  An advocate for culture in Europe, DUJARDIN has been steering BOZAR since 2002. The Centre is an interdisciplinary cultural venue that enables partnerships between […]

Singing Masks | An interview with Honore d’O

Visual artist Honore d’O opened the ASEM Cultural Festival on 18 October 2018 at the Centre for Fine Arts-Brussels (BOZAR) with ‘Singing Masks’, a digital and musical installation specially created for the Festival. Using the masks as a leitmotif, he highlighted real and imaginary boundaries between Europe and Asia. The installation is on exhibition until 12 December 2018. Honore […]