This lecture will share with newbies about three important creative fields in the open source world: storytelling, visual art and music composition, with related open source authoring tools. Through video clips and actual art works you will have an overview on how the Digital Renaissance Movement is globally flourishing . If you are the one with a strong creative soul burning inside but without knowing where to start, please grasp this opportunity to realize how to play storyteller, visual artist or composer, feel the power of freedom in creativity under the blessing of communities and gurus from all over the world.
About Chun-yien Chang
Chun-yien Chang is Taiwanese leading composer, pianist and interdisciplinary specialist. He received his M.F.A. degree from National Taiwan Normal University in 2009 and is also a certified professional Java programmer. His creative output with a wide spectrum of musical genres includes orchestral music, chamber music and vocal music. Some of his musical works are among the most performed and beloved in the domain of serious music in Taiwan. He is currently teaching in several Cross-Disciplinary Programs in National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.
About Alfredo Chiang
Mr. Chiang is a conductor, bass baritone and digital humanity worker. Vocal performance is under guidance of professor Lee Junzhong and Chen Sizhao, conducting and music interpretation are under guidance of Dr. Serene Liang, Victor Shen and composer Chang chun－yien.
Since 2014, he has been working in the field of digital humanities, including the participation of several large-scale projects:
● Digital Archive Project “Group Portraits of Taiwanese Musicians”
● Taiwan Digital Cultural Center 106 Annual Information and Social Network Construction Project: The Memory of Taichung Digital Archive Database
● 106 Annual Accelerated Cultural Content Development and Technological Innovation Application Subsidy Application “Cultural Blockchain-based Chatbot Platform and High-end Robot Service Design”
● Taiwan Contemporary Cultural Lab (C-Lab): Digital Cultural Innovation Project-Cultural Digital Knowledge Framework and Prototype Writing Experimental Project “Human Rights Script Creative Writeathon”