Culture& Creative Ideas
ANNIE IVANOVA is a culture game-changer, executive producer, curator and entrepreneur. She is the acclaimed author of Taiwan by Design the first design book from the Beautiful Island. The phenomenal project took 2.5 years to complete and raised NT$1,500,000.
Annie holds qualifications in Foreign Affairs & Trade from Monash Graduate School of Business & Economics, and in Fine Arts and Digital Media. She is a founding member of the Australian-Taiwan Women Entrepreneurs Network.
易安妮，身為多項知名國際獲獎殊榮之策展人、創業家與澳洲文化外交先驅，更是廣受好評<<台灣設計>> Taiwan by Design書籍作者，此書為首本完整收錄、介紹台灣產品設計、文化與生活風格的圖鑑。耗時兩年半完成，締造多項紀錄：參訪超過350家企業和公司、執行超過120場訪談並成功透過眾籌募集新台幣150萬元資金發行。
Jesper is an internationally recognised lawyer with over 25 years experience in Europe and Australia, specialising in international law. He has been a consultant to the UN Maritime Organization and European Union and WTO/GATT negotiator. He is an admitted member of the Danish Law Society.
With multiple careers as a digital artist, curator and academic Jane brings diverse interests to our projects. She has an impressive record of exhibitions held at institutions in Taiwan, China, Singapore, USA & Australia. Jane is a recipient of numerous art awards.
Rick has vast technical knowledge of exhibition installation and logistics. He was MOCATaipei's technical manager responsible for the implementation of all displays, and technical director for international curator Viki Lu's Asian art exhibition Future Pass 54th Venice Biennial, Italy.
JAN VAN SCHAIK
Jan builds eco-homes, develops creative urban environments and designs exhibitions for major galleries. He is director of MvS Architects, twice recipients of the Premier's Design Award. Jan holds a PhD in architecture from RMIT University.
Lihsin is an experienced arts manager with a Masters degree from Lyon University. Amongst her achievements are a five year stint at MOCATaipei where she was responsible for the staging of major international shows.
Rick is a multi-skilled inventor with a wealth of experience in the consumer electronics industry working for powerful brands: SONY, Samsung, Philips, Canon, Nikon, Epson, D-link. His expertise spans IC design and digital displays. In partnership with green building materials manufacturer Optibend Rick secured the 2013 Philips Product Innovation Award for Best Innovation.
Kevin is one of the most experienced acting teachers in Australia, who has trained many people working in the movie industry, including award winning film director Baz Luhrmann and Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett. He was Head of Acting, National Institute of Dramatic Art.
Team Leader, PR & Translation
As an experienced translator and interpreter, Manhua catches words precisely to convey their meaning and context to the audience. She has a wide range of interests in art and design, and has worked for various industries. She empowers our team to break through language barriers.
KUAN & I-CHEN
Highly skilled in visual communication graduates,, Kuwan & I-Chen already won Red Dot & Adobe Design Award for their beautiful presentation of Taiwanese foods.