Ting Shuo Studio is open and operating as of August 2016!
Ting Shuo Hear Say is an organisation based in Tainan, Taiwan with sound at the centre of its activities.
We engage with a diverse community through encouraging participation and encounters with contemporary listening and sound creation practices from around the world. Ting Shuo Studio has an open space for workshops and performances, a sound studio, and a listening gallery for experimental music publications.
Ting Shuo Mission
To promote sound and experimental music culture
To generate improvisation and collaborations
An inclusive space for sharing and listening
What happens at Ting Shuo?
Experimental music performances and sound art presentations
Workshops introduce focused listening and sound making for children, youth and adults
Workshops on technical skills and conceptual approaches to sound as a creative form for beginners and experienced artists
Experimental music publishing labels are featured in the Listening Gallery
Music and sound collaboration for dance, theatre, screen and interdisciplinary projects
Improvisation meetings increase opportunities for artists to develop alongside peers
Local and international artists are hosted to research, make and present work
Female presence in experimental music is supported
Community exchange and collaboration involves local traditional practices and history
The environment and social conditions are considered through field investigations and site-listening activities
English conversation groups provide opportunities to practice communicating in a foreign language around topics of mutual interest
Therapeutic and participative voice and arts making for individuals and groups to inquire into meanings in life
An open and supportive working environment encourages participation and inclusiveness
Who we are
Ting Shuo is run by Alice Hui-Sheng Chang and Nigel Brown. They have been making experimental music since 2003. They both have a Master of Fine Arts degree in Sound from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia in 2006. Alice has also completed a Masters in Therapeutic Arts Practice from MIECAT, Melbourne, Australia in 2014.