CC (Issay Rodriguez & Anjo Bolarda) is a gesture rather than a name to identify a group or a collective. It began as a gesture to rethink the idea of collaboration amidst community driven engagement. CC is an extension of one’s own art practice, a platform to expand and explore possibilities by contributing , or complementing each one’s strengths and weaknesses to come up with projects one can not simply do alone.
Ria Rajan was born in 1985, she is a visual Artist, Designer, and Illustrator. She was the Design Lead in Brainwave Magazin and now works as an independent artist and designer in RRAD.IN. Her work spans across mediums both analog and digital, including drawing, painting, image making, sculptural explorations and interventions in spaces.
Ananda Serné (1988, NL) holds an MA in Fine Arts from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in Reykjavík. Through moving image, photography, textiles and writing, her practice explores forms of sensory (dis)orientation. In order to create her work, she visits specific places where she collects words, images or sounds that serve as ingredients in her practice. These elements are then intuitively arranged into narratives that weave temporary connections between the concrete and the imaginary.
Chun-liang Liu is an interdisciplinary artist previously based in Melbourne and now in Taipei. She is the creative director for Long Distance Collective Theatre Company in Taiwan and a theatre/dance critic for http://pareviews.ncafroc.org.tw. She is currently working on a 3-year project “Food Concert” co-produced by Taipei Arts Festival and Castlemaine State Festival.
Tang Wei Hsu (b. 1980 Taiwan) is an international artist based in New York. He is a recipient of the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship (2009) and was a residency artist of the international studio & curatorial program, Brooklyn (2011).
Judha Su is a writer, critic, and catalyst, working on shifting boundaries of contemporary arts, knowledge production, and alternative pedagogy. Her creative commitment is inherently political, therefore, she perceives art as a point of contact, negotiation, and entry to imagine new possibilities that may encourage a social change. In parallel, she is working as a long-term laborer at “soi” - a collaborative platform for dialogue, research, and pedagogy, which she founded in late 2017.
Hang Li is the co-founder of Sandwishes Studio. Graduated from the Hong Kong Art Centre and the Master Degree of Interdisciplinary Art in National Taipei University of the Arts. During the study period, Hang Li cooperate with Disadvantaged people of Happy Mount in New Taipei City, which develop some experiment in about art engaged in social issues.
De Onkruidenier explore forms of symbiosis and circularity between the realm of the cultural and the natural world. Through on site participatory fieldwork and research, their artistic practice develops new interpretations on the relationship between human and nature. Their work transforms familiar everyday actions of classifying, cultivating, preparing and consuming of plants into experiential narratives. Their practice focuses on the evolving qualities of halotolerant organisms; species that use salt to their benefit in a world wherein 97.5% of all water is salty.