Bamboo Curtain Studio (BCS) “2015 Creative Talents Residency Program” awards 4 artist: Chiu Chih-Hua (Taiwan), Lin Yen-Ju (Taiwan), Macarena Yanez (Chile) and Michelle Rosenberg (Great Britain). Each artist is award 2 months free living or exhibition space at Bamboo Curtain Studio.
In this talk we invited BCS residency artist, from German, Sweden, France, Philippine, Thailand, and Indonesia, sharing their perspective and personal experience on how each country view the importance of Art in community.
Bamboo Curtain Studio will celebrates the 20th anniversaries in the upcoming year of 2015. In celebration of this special occasion, the 2015 “Creative Talents” program specifically open call to artists interesting in collaborate with our award winning Plum Tree Creek Project, an environmental and community engage project that focus to promote sustainability.
The Yingge Ceramics Museum was opened in 2000. Since then, the museum has dedicated itself to preserving the town’s cultural legacy while instilling new energy into the area. With such conviction, we decide to encourage ceramic artists, both local and foreign, to come experiencing the life in a pottery town through a one-to-three-month short-term residency program.
Bamboo Curtain Studio and San Art have partnered up for another year in a residency exchange program. 2013 saw artist Lena Bui travel to Taiwan (read her story here); this year, San Art Laboratory welcomes artist Chou Chien-Pang from Taiwan in Ho Chi Minh City for a 4-week residency in July.
Bamboo Curtain Studio was founded by a Hong Kong ceramic artist/ curator Margaret Shiu in 1997, Even though Shiu is not originally from Taiwan, but has been calling Taiwan home for almost 4 decades, today's Bamboo Curtain Studio, once a chicken farm has transformed into an artists' studio, you are still able to see those old sheds now became for exhibition or theatre use.