Monsoon is a transcultural and multidisciplinary meeting platform for Asian and European artists. It brings together a group of artists from diverse disciplines or cultural policy-makers and three local zap-guests from diverse fields of science. Its process-oriented character aims at overcoming ready-made bilateral stereotypes through the collaborative exploration of artistic practices and the discussion of their diverse cultural and socio-political contexts.

Monsoon 2010 took place in Leuven from December 18th 'till 23rd and consisted of 4 European artists and 4 Asian artists. The artists worked in 4 European-Asian couples on new work in the field of contemporary dance, multimedia art, music and performance.

Participating Asian Artists: Eko Supriyanto (Indonesia), Moly Chan Vutgh (Cambodia), Choy Ka Fai (Singapore), Eisa Jocson (Philipines)
Supporting video artist: Wen-Chi Su (Taiwan)
Participating European Artists: André Erlen (Germany), Tom Verbrughen (The Netherlands), Sybille Wilson (France/United Kingdom), Ugo Dehaes (Belgium)

The Monsoon 2010 program included two public performances:
Monday 20 dec 8.30PM: performance with existing work from the Asian Artists
Thursday 23 dec 8.30PM: performance with work-in-progress created during the Monsoon 2010 encounters (free entrance with ticket from 20 dec)

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