Kio-A-Thau Sugar Refinery Artist Village
Taiwan / Kaohsiung
Established in 1901, Kio-A-Thau Sugar Refinery was the first modern industrial site in Taiwan. In 2001, a group of local NGO and artists made this industry heritage historic remain as a cultural reservation and started the artist -in-residency. In 2008, The Artist-in-Residence program continued to be organized by Bywood Co., Ltd, and Taiwan Art Development Association and totally financed by them. It provides not only artists accommodations and art studios, but also hosts events and art programs in different themes every season.