11.3 fri. to 11.5 sun.

Brian Hioe 丘琦欣


10:50am - 11:30am
. Pop Decentralization: How Local Music Cultures Seize Opportunities


Brian Hioe (丘琦欣) is a writer, editor, translator, and DJ based out of Taipei. In 2014, he was one of the founders of New Bloom Magazine (破土), an online magazine covering activism and youth culture in Taiwan and the Asia Pacific He is currently a non-resident fellow at the University of Nottingham’s Taiwan Research Centre. In his capacity at New Bloom, he helps run New Bloom’s community space in Taipei, Wanhua, DAYBREAK. Hioe’s writing has been published in The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian, Dissent Magazine, and other publications. Television and radio appearances by Hioe have included on Al-Jazeera, the BBC World Service, Channel NewsAsia, Democracy Now, and others.

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