NZ artist wanted for Taipei residency

Monday 28 September

Applications are now being sought from New Zealand contemporary arts professionals for an arts residency in the Taipei Artist Village (TAV).

This opportunity is being offered by the Asia New Zealand Foundation  and the Taipei Artist Village. Its duration is for a stay of up to three months.

Artists who work in the fields of contemporary Maori and Pacific arts (visual arts, dance, music etc), design (including architecture), fashion, as well as craft/object are welcome to apply.

The Taipei Artist Village residency programme exists to promote multinational and cross-disciplinary collaboration. Managed by the Taipei Culture Foundation, TAV continues to be a centre for creativity, reaching out to local residents as well as foreign artists through a variety of activities.

TAV will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to learn about Taiwan, communicate with Taiwanese artists, and to establish networks and dialogues between Taiwanese and international artists.

The candidate will be required to hold an open studio and to present the results of their residency at the end of their stay. They will also be required to conduct a series of presentations or an exhibition in New Zealand after their return.

Asia:NZ and Taipei Artists Village will provide:

  • a return economy airfare between New Zealand and Taipei
  • accommodation
  • a stipend of NZ$40 per day for up to 90 days
  • NZ$500 towards production costs
  • the cost of a single entry 90 day tourist visa
  • a contribution of NZ$300 towards travel insurance.

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents, residing in New Zealand, and able to exercise a degree of autonomy and self reliance.

Professional practising artists with a record of achievement in the preferred genres of arts practice are invited to submit a written application to Asia:NZ by no later than 5pm on Friday, November 27, 2009.

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Last updated: 29 Jan 2013