Bamboo Curtain Studio 2019

Bamboo Curtain Studio 2019

Bamboo Curtain Studio is going to celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2020. This space witness different stages of Taiwan contemporary art and provide different kinds of resources to assist artists. This place, which was started to fulfill artists' need and has now transformed into artists-in-residence is welcoming all different kinds of creatives, with preferrence for artists with social awareness and environmental suitability concerns.

They would like to invite artists to use the space, history, resources or managing system of BCS to continue developing the theme of “Rule of the Game”. Internally re-evaluate the accumulation of our past, and transform the energy to challenge the rigid system of the external system, to reverse the current mindset. They welcome creative talents to propose an innovative and critical idea to rethink how to break the original rule of game. Why the current rule is not practical anymore, and how to build up a new rule? Why we need to change, and can change lead us to a better direction? They are looking for proposals pertaining to such as:

  • socially engagement concept
  • those related to permaculture or food culture
  • cross discipline collaboration
  • wild ideas in new management models

 Eligibility:

  • The organizers especially welcome applicants working in the area of cross discipline, ecology and environment, and community engagement projects.
  • BCS residency program is open to all professionally established visual artist, performing artist, curator, chef, gardener, architect, engineer, researcher and art manager, both individual and group.
  • All applicants must be able to communicate in English or Chinese.
  • They also encourage both Taiwan and international creative as a team to submit the proposal. 

Selected artist may choose up to two month free residence space from May to June or Sep to Nov 2019. BCS will provide 2 months residency accommodation for free and NTD$30,000 (tax excluded) as artist fee. Artists are responsible for their travel and expenses. 

Read carefully the guidelines before applying. Send your application to bcsopencall@bambooculture.com in English or Chinese. Please state as subject "2019 creative talent + Name" when submitting your application. Deadline 21st October

Mycelium project: Artist, Shu-Lea Cheang (Taiwan born and US based), invited BCS to join in the Mycelium Networking Society as one of the nodes. Mycelium has its own special system. It co-exists with other species and plays a very important role in food chain. The branch of Mycelium continuously connecting, growing and influence other living species. Is it also similar like living nodes/modes of human society?

This open call welcome proposals related to Mycelium. Concepts related to social engagement are encouraged. Any medium is welcome.

Selected artist may choose up to two months free residence space from March to June 2019. BCS will provide 2 months residency accommodation for free and NTD$30,000 (tax excluded) as artist fee. Artists are responsible for their travel and expenses. 

Read carefully the guidelines before applying. Send your application to bcsopencall@bambooculture.com in English or Chinese. Please state "Mycelium project OPEN CALL 2019 + Name" when submitting your application. Deadline 21st October.

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