- Duration of residencies：2016.10.1（Sat）－10.16（Sun） Tue－Fri 10:00-17:00｜Mon off，Sat & Sun till 18:00
- Location：Tamsui Customs Wharf Warehouse C（No.259, Zhongzheng Rd., Tamsui Dist., New Taipei City）
After the art project of Plum Tree Creek, Bamboo Curtain Studio keeps working with the community in the environmental issues in Zhuwei area in order to arouse more public attention on the creek, to understand the landscape transformation caused by the urban development strategy, to empathize the fate of the surrounding changes what people forgot and ignored, and to inspire them to input more attention on the environment care voluntarily.
By all means of art activities, creative talents attempt to deepen the social connection of the art and the people, and to broaden the spectrum of art productions of the environmental art.With the support of the International Artist-in-Residency Program and Green Art Lab Alliance, Bamboo Curtain Studio has privileges to host many excellent artists and art workers and to learn the cases happening in different regions. Each of them has unique way to response their problems and issues. The exhibit of "Water and Land: International Projects on Environmental Arts" exposes the concept and the mechanism behind each art projects and tries to engage the non-art audience in the dialogues of the following questions:
(1) How do art workers explore the environmental issues?
(2) How do art workers employ the environmental issues as material for cultural production, and how do they manipulate?
(3) Do art and cultural actions need to create a goal for the destination?
(4) Is it necessary for environmental art to outcome the final productions, to make impact, or to develop the sustainability?
(5) What is the meaning social participation in the environmental art?
Seven artist collectives / individuals from seven countries showcased the various ways of art production such as art action, installation, drama, literature and film documentary to depict the their problems and conflicts. It is expected that the audience can walk into the exhibit, appreciate the works and talk to us, to make this space as an art in-situ.