Taishin Arts Awards 11th Annual Visual Arts Award Winner

Taishin Arts Awards 11th Annual Visual Arts Award Winner

 

Art as Environment -- A Cultural Action at the Plum Tree Creek has been nominated for and received the 11th Taishin Arts Awards as it demonstrates an outstanding example of the exploration of social issues through artistic practice, addressing sustainable development, environmental protection and encouraging community participation.

Initiated by the senior artist Wu Mali and Margaret Shiu, director of Bamboo Curtain Studio (Taiwan), the project endeavored to investigate the potential of residents, the public sector and professionals in the field. Through extended activities, such as breakfast gatherings, trekking around the creek, and community theater, the long-term project has awaken the memories and environmental consciousness about a river that has been severely polluted, distorted and covered up.

Congratulations to Wu Mali, Margaret Shiu and the team of the Bamboo Curtain Studio for this great achievement!

Read more about the award on Bamboo Curtain Studio website, as well as about the project here.

Here is an introduction video to the project "Art as Environment: A cultural action at the Plum Tree Creek": 

And have a look at a sneak peek of the research work - "In Search of Identity"《身份尋旅, part of the Plum Tree Creek project for the Residency Programme at Bamboo Curtain Studio:

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