PAIR Photographer in Residence 2017

PAIR Photographer in Residence 2017

Pier-2 Art Center is located in Taiwan’s second largest city, Kaohsiung. As a cluster of old warehouses next to Kaohsiung Harbor, Pier-2 Art Center positions itself as an artistic, diverse, experimental, creative space which is open to any kind of possibilities. During October 2017- December 2017, PAIR will host  a residency for photography. At the end of residency, selected artist will have chance to present their works via
exhibitions or window art gallery at Pier 2 Art Center.


  • Studio and living space
  • Roundtrip economic class airline tickets or roundtrip assigned-seating Taiwan High Speed Rail tickets (proof required for reimbursement)
  • A daily living allowance NT$500 per day
  • Subsidy Material fees (determined based on the plan of each creation.)


  • Individuals and groups that engage in photography in Taiwan and abroad may file an application
  • The offer is open to local and international artists and groups, excluding studentartists
  • Applicants must have at least 2 years of experience or professional practice and must not be subject to any nationality restrictions

Residency Plan - artists are required to propose residency plan which includes the 2 projects below:
1.Exhibit plan: Pier 2 Artist in Residency encourages artists to create a project that is related to local culture, environment, landscape, social status of Kaohsiung.
2.Workshop: There’s no specific format for holding a workshop, artist are encouraged to hold a workshop which is related to academic exchange, educational programs, community empowerment

How to Apply - Applicants are requested to submit the following list, with deadline 23rd July:

  • Please download and read carefully the General Regulations for Photographer in Residence 2017
  • For environmental purposes, please fill in the application via online form only. No paper materials will be accepted
  • The curriculum vitae, collection of works and residency plan during residency must be sent via download link
  • Applications will be rejected if the submitted application materials are incomplete, received after the deadline or do not meet the criteria

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