Watch the following video in which Tisa Ho, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Arts Festival and a faculty member of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders, suggests that to be truly relevant an organization must be "in, of, for and about" its community. Add your voice to the discussion. Use the comments below to weigh in with your thoughts on the role of an arts organization. … [Read more...]
About Tisa Ho
Tisa Ho is a faculty member of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders and has been executive director of the Hong Kong Arts Festival for seven years. She has taken performances out of formal venues into the city's parks, office towers and other non-conventional performance spaces. The Festival‘s offerings have also been extended to include large scale events to extend its engagement with different sectors of the population, while preserving core audiences with the mission to present the best artistic programming. She has also managed the Singapore Symphony, the Victoria Concert Hall and participated in planning of Singapore's Esplanade. Ms. Ho received an M.A. from the University of Hong Kong, a diploma in arts management from City University, London and has worked in the field for twenty years. She has keen interest in arts policies and management practices.