Thank you for your support to ‘A Dance Journey - Hong Kong Dance Alliance Fellowship’. After a few rounds of serious consideration and internal discussions, 3 applications have been selected as Fellows of this scheme, details as follow:
Announcement of Fellows (in alphabetical order of surname)
FrancisJohn CHAN (Supporting aspect: Research support)
FrancisJohn CHAN, London-based Hong Kong interdisciplinary artist, is planning to conduct a research project on ‘Current Hong Kong dance scene’. The Alliance will match him with Hong Kong senior dance artists (especially dance artists who have involved in environmental dance projects), dance critics and venue authorities for his research and exploration.
HO Ming Yan (Supporting aspect: Mentor matching, Production budget management, Workshop teaching)
The Alliance will provide advice on production budget management to emerging local dance artist HO Ming Yan and match her with senior dance practitioners as her mentors to provide artistic advice on her new work.
Tha Alliance will also arrange a session of workshop on body movement for her and participating artists.
Kenny LEUNG Kim Fung (Supporting aspect: Publicity expertise matching, Brand building)
The Alliance will link up Hong Kong independent dance artist Kenny LEUNG with marketing expertise in art and cultural companies, allowing him to come up with his own marketing strategies to promote his upcoming new work and other works in the future.
LEUNG is planning to establish a new dance company, the Alliance will also provide advisory support on setting up new company.
A huge gratitude to all applicants and we are regretful that we could not fully support all proposals due to the limitation of resources, but we are very happy and will try our best to help our friends in dance sector solve their problems even out of this scheme.