Founded 
1995
Duration 
up to 2 months
Paid by host 

Administrative support, networking opportunities. Within its creative talents program, BCS provides 3 artists with free studio OR free accommodation for up to two months. Read more about the program here.

Paid by artist 

Project/material fee, travel and living costs. The living cost in Taiwan is about 500 USD per month.

Application guidelines 

BCS especially welcome applicants working in the area of cross discipline, ecology and environment, community engagement projects and arts education projects. Please read carefully the guidelines before applying.

Deadline 
29/10/2017

Bamboo Curtain Studio

Bamboo Curtain Studio

BCS

Description 

The Bamboo Curtain Studio (BCS) in Taiwan aims to promote cross-cultural exchanges by providing a meeting point for creative talents from national and international art related fields, for short stay or specific projects. BCS also practice and promote sustainability by launch art projects within the community to bring awareness about the environment, global warming and sustainable living.


Since 2009, Bamboo Curtain Studio (BCS) has launched a residency program. It aims to provide time and spaces for creative talents to do experimental works, outreach projects, collaborations or research. In recent years, they have devoted into issues about ecology, community and the sustainable development in nature. BCS expects to raise awareness of local people toward environment through art projects “Landscape between Art Veranda Project” and “Plum Tree Creek Environmental Art Action”, etc.

Outcome 

Workshop, open studio, artist talk, work-in process presentation (e.g., exhibition or performance).

Accommodation Information 

The BCS is a reused farm complex of 2,645 square meter with four artists-in-residency rooms and studios; space for exhibition, multi functional performance; exchange center; ceramics & sculpture studio; community kitchen, and outdoor stage, plaza and gardens. All four studios are fully furnished with air conditioning, basic working facilities and shared office support staff

Studio Information 

It is set up in four parts: artists live/work units, an installation/performance courtyard, and a ceramic cum mixed media sculpture working space, and an artists' garden. 

Technical Information 

Ceramic facilities, sculpture tools.

Location 

Bamboo Curtatin Studio is about 40 minutes from downtown Taipei by MRT, but only 10 minutes away from the MRT station Chu-Wei (Bamboo Fence), hence it is easily accessible. It sits along the MRT line and also the newly constructed bicycle path of the Tamshui River.

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PDF icon 2018 BCS creative talent open call_application form.pdf172.41 KB
Address: 
No.39, Ln. 88, Sec. 2, Zhongzheng E. Rd.,
Danshui Dist.
New Taipei City TPQ 251
Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Telephone 
+886-2-8809-3809
Fax 
+886-2-8809-3786

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