• Alisa Blackney (WA)

    Taipei Artist Village Taiwan

    Creative Exchange has been funded by the Western Australian Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Alisa Blakeney makes exhibitions, software, texts and collectives to take part in and understand the changes computing is making to culture. She co-directed the Perth artist-run space Paper Mountain (2013-2015), worked as a curator at Bunbury Regional Art Gallery (2014-2018) and was a co-founder of Compiler: a London-based platform for the production and presentation of new media art and dialogue (2017). Her independent curatorial projects include Noise Museum (2017) and Ratio Club (2017-18). She holds a BA in Fine Art from the University of Western Australia and an MA in Digital Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London.

  • Sally Sussman (NSW)

    M.O.V.E. Theatre Taiwan

    Creative Exchange is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW

Sally is Artistic Director of Australian Performance Exchange (APE), a company devoted to creating intercultural performance projects which respond to issues of identity, diplomacy and social justice. She trained at Central Academy of Drama, Beijing (中戏), Shanghai Conservatorium of Music and is a graduate of Sydney University (Chinese). Since 1992 she has collaborated with artists from Australia, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan at on over 25 theatre projects. On exchange she will collaborate with artists from M.O.V.E from Taiwan on a contemporary performance project about the conflict in the South China Sea