ARTISTS IN CONVERSATION
THE JOURNEY TO FORGIVENESS
FEBRUARY 29, 2000,
INTERMEDIA ARTS, 2822 LYNDALE AVENUE SOUTH, MINNEAPOLIS 612.871.4444
Explore the process involved
in making Forgiveness through the perspectives of the three primary
creative collaborators. Eve Beglarian, Akira Matsui, and Chen Shi-Zheng
talk about their inspiration for the piece, their work with master artists
from diverse cultures, and their personal and emotional links to this
project. The dialogue is moderated by Sandy Agustin, Director of Community
and Education Programs at Intermedia Arts, and Rick Shiomi, Artistic Director
at Theater Mu.
THE RESIDENCY ACTIVITIES AND PERFORMANCES
ARE PRESENTED BY WALKER ART CENTER PERFORMING ARTS AND EDUCATION/COMMUNITY
PROGRAMS DEPARTMENTS IN ASSOCIATION WITH ASIAN AMERICAN RENAISSANCE, CAAM,
INTERMEDIA ARTS, MINNESOTA DANCE ALLIANCE, THE KOREAN-AMERICAN TODAY AND
TOMORROW CENTER, AND THEATER MU.
FORGIVENESS WAS CO-COMMISSIONED BY THE WALKER ART CENTER, ASIA SOCIETY
(NYC), HEBBEL THEATRE (BERLIN), FESTIVAL D'AUTOMNE (PARIS), THE FLYNN
THEATRE (VERMONT), AND UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF
MICHIGAN, AND WAS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY A GRANT FROM THE MEET THE COMPOSER/INTERNATIONAL
CREATIVE COLLABORATIONS PROGRAM, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE FORD FOUNDATION.
ADDITIONAL FUNDS PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS AND THE