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Call for Proposals: 2014 Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project in Taiwan

Call for Proposals

2014 Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project in Taiwan

“Fishing for a Better Environment”

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Artists from all countries are invited to send a proposal for a site-specific outdoor sculpture installation that will celebrate the seafood producers and fishermen of Cheng Long village in Taiwan and raise awareness about environmental issues relating to seafood production, the main livelihood of Cheng Long residents.  The artworks will be created during a 25-day artist-in-residency in Taiwan working with the community and school children from April 10 to May 5, 2014.  Selected artists will receive a stipend (about US$2000), round trip airfare, accommodations and meals, volunteer help and free recycled and natural materials.  For more information and to apply, see the Blog at http://artproject4wetland.wordpress.com or contact Curator Jane Ingram Allen at allenrebeccanjanei@gmail.com.

Deadline for Entries: January 18, 2014
Artists will be selected and notified by February 17, 2014
Installation and Residency in Cheng Long, Kouhu Township, Taiwan: April 1(artists arrive) – May 5, 2014 (artists depart)
Dates of the Exhibition: May 2, 2014 (opening ceremony), May 3 and 4 – Opening weekend activities with the artists.  The exhibition will stay on display through 2015, and we hope the artworks can continue to be enjoyed into the next year.

Download the English CALL here:
CALL for Proposals – 2014 ChengLong Wetlands Environmental Art Project.doc
CALL for Proposals – 2014 ChengLong Wetlands Environmental Art Project.pdf

Via Cheng-Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project

Announcing the Artists for 2011 Art Project « Cheng-Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project

Thank you to all the 120 artists from 47 different countries who sent in a proposal for the 2011 Cheng Long art project.  It was difficult to select just 5 from so many good proposals.  Here is the list of the artists selected to participate in the 2011 project “Children and Artists Dream of Greener Wetlands:”

Rumen Dimitrov – Bulgaria
Firman Djamil – Indonesia
Karen Macher Nesta – Peru
Julie Chou – Taiwan
Hsin-yu Huang – Taiwan

These artists will come to Cheng Long village for the installation period, April 8 – May 2, to create their site-specific environmental sculpture installations; the opening weekend for the exhibition is set for April 30 and May 1.  You can follow the artists’ progress on this Blog.  I will be posting more about each artist and what they are planning to create in Cheng Long.

I look forward to meeting all of the selected artists and welcoming them to Cheng Long, Taiwan.  Thanks again to all of those who entered, and we hope you will consider sending another proposal next year when we have a different theme and need different artists.

via Announcing the Artists for 2011 Art Project « Cheng-Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project.

Guandu International Sculpture Festival Taiwan

Call for submissions: 2009 Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival – Focus on Land, Water and Culture, Guandu Nature Park, Taipei, Taiwan, June 12– September 27, 2009.Deadline for entries, February 1, 2009. Artists from all countries are invited to send proposals for temporary site-specific sculpture installations that raise awareness about environmental issues related to land, water and culture.