Augmented Chinatown 2.0 launched today!

Augmented Chinatown 2.0 launched today!

After furious coding and many, many updates, the Augmented Chinatown 2.0 APP has been relaunched with a shiny new interface by developer Donald Shek. Take an hour long tour through Chinatown, guided by playwright Joel Tan and and see it in a brand new light - with...

Theatre Full Stop interview with An-Ting Chang

Theatre Full Stop interview with An-Ting Chang

CEO & Artistic Director of Chinese Arts Now An-Ting Chang talks about their annual festival adapting to our digital age See the interview here or read on: For the last 15 years, Chinese Arts Now have been committed to presenting works focusing on contemporary...

September CAN Bulletin

September CAN Bulletin

We’re launching two artistic projects in September– CAN Digital Commission No 2 相 / Phase by Seph Li and the upgraded Augmented Chinatown 2.0 APP developed for the Festival earlier this year.


  CAN has curated a series of six digital commissions –  half a dozen fascinating and very varied responses to the pandemic from artists working in film, music, theatre, tech and more. The first commission from writer Naomi Sumner Chan was co-commissioned...


Chinese Arts Now is proud to be a signatory of an open letter to theatre and performance makers, alongside many other arts organisations across the UK. This letter acknowledges the precarious position for many freelancers working in theatre. All signatories of the letter commit to facilitating a new task force for freelancers by funding a freelancer to join the task force.


AN OPEN LETTER ON THE IMPORTANCE OF REPRESENTATION IN THE SECTOR The Rt Hon Olivier Dowden CBE Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 100 Parliament Street London SW1 2BQ Dear Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Culture,  Throughout the last...


CAN is delighted to announce new digital commissions in partnership with Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art and Yellow Earth Theatre which will feature in CAN Festival 2021.

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