Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultural Center Tainan, Taiwan

AiR program of Tsung-yeh Arts and Cultural Center

AiR program of Tsung-yeh Arts and Cultural Center

AiR program of Tsung-yeh Arts and Cultural Center

AiR program of Tsung-yeh Arts and Cultural Center

Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultural Center Tainan, Taiwan

Madou District, Tainan City, Taiwan

Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultural Center is located in the Madou district, on the northern outskirts of Tainan City. Madou is a tranquil and leisurely small town with a laid-back lifestyle, located approximately 50 minutes drive from downtown Tainan. The cultural center as the factory and headquarter of the Japanese Meiji Sugar Manufacturing Corporation, Tsung-Yeh began operation in January 1912.

The four existing buildings have been declared by Tainan City Government as monuments for preservation, including the Red-Brick Office, the Guest House, the Red Brick Craft Hall, and the Factory Manager's Dormitory. Currently, the Red Brick Office and the Red Brick Craft Hall are provided as two exhibition halls for the resident artists to create and exhibit their works.

Contact

No.5 Tsungyeh, Hanshi Village,
Madou District, Tainan City 721
Taiwan

Year Founded
2014
Context
Suburban
Rural
Residency Structure
Stand-alone
Embedded in a museum
Residency program within a government state or municipal partnership
Embedded in historic site
Longterm/embedded in neighborhood
Embedded in intentional community
Residency Program Type
Studio-based (with housing)
Thematic
Experiential
Residency Length
45 days - 90 days
Languages
English
Mandarin Chinese
Average Number of Artists in Residence at a Time
2
Collaborative Residency
May apply as a team
Discipline
Drawing
Interdisciplinary Arts
Mixed Media
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Visual Arts
Blacksmithing
Book Arts
Ceramics/Clay Arts/Pottery
Installation Arts
Woodworking
Photography
Illustration
Environmental Arts
Landscape Architecture
Public Art
Companions
Pets (Non-service animals)
Country of Residence
Open to artists based anywhere in the world
Family Friendly
N/A
Stage of Career
Emerging
Mid-career
Established
Additional Expectations/Opportunities
Participate in open studio with fellow residents
Lead workshop for the public
How does your residency program support artists?
Opportunity to be in another context
Immersion in new culture and/context
Restricted funding
Art production support
Access to studio space to create new work
Access to equipment, specialized facilities and/or technical support
Inspiration from natural environment
Inspiration from cultural context
Professional development support and/or trainings
Opportunities to develop relationships with local or regional artists/arts organizations
Opportunities to collaborate with local or regional artists/arts organizations
Opportunities to collaborate with other artists/residents
Opportunities to develop relationships with other artists/residents
Opportunities for work with the local community
Opportunities to exhibit or perform new work
Additional Eligibility Information

We welcome applicants who are interested in:

  1. Disciplines´╝ÜVisual art, Installation, Craft and Design art.
  2. All applicants must be able to communicate in either English or Chinese or Japanese.
  3. Applicants are required to plan their residency projects based on the theme of the residency, create their works in the form of on-site specific production, and prepare for the exhibition by integrating the historical heritage buildings of Tsung-yeh Arts and Cultural Center.
Number of Artists Accepted in Most Current Year
5
Total Applicant Pool in Most Current Year
300
Artist Stipend
0
New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
Travel Stipend/Material Stipends
100000
New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
Residency Fees
90000
New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
Fee Details
  1. Placements of up to three months with free accommodation and studio space.
  2. Living and working expenses in Taiwan (including personal-income-tax and insurance, the income-tax of foreigner will be 6%-20%) - partly subsidized (NTD 30,000 per month maximum). The total amount will be paid by 2 installments. Artists will receive this payment directly, excluding any tax. The Taiwan government has announced that all terms of contract should include stamp-tax, which is one thousandth of the total amount. The stamp-tax should be paid in cash by artists themselves, and this is excluded from the subsidy.
  3. Presentation expense- The maximum allocation is NTD 150,000(including tax), which will be paid directly to the relevant contractors. The above expenses include: providing the service or materials used in completing exhibitions, fees for brochure design and printing, dissemination, art work insurance, translation fees, and expense for press conference, etc. Fees for artwork transportation and transport costs resulting from personal research are excluded.
  4. The selected artists will hold at least one and at most three workshops during their residency. We will offer NT10,000 (including tax) for the lecturer and material fees for each workshop, depending on the actual number of applicants, each workshop must provide a maximum of 30 participants (including 30 materials). The workshop fee will be directly subsidized to the artist. If the workshop fee exceeds the subsidy amount, it will be covered by the exhibition material fee.

      5.Administration support.

Grant/Scholarship/other Funding Support
Application Fee
Application Type
Open application
What does your program provide during the residency experience?
Pre-orientation
Manual / handbook before arrival
Communication before arrival to discuss accommodations, medical conditions, or other health needs
Orientation upon arrival
Contact information and available accommodations for programs, events, and campus
Staff/volunteer giving directions
Staff/volunteer providing guidance to help locate facilities or activities
Contact info for accessibility requests for event/programming
Is your campus wheelchair accessible?
Partially Accessible
Caregiver/Aide/PCA
N/A
Accessibility Contact Name
Maggie
Accessibility Contact Email
maggiepan@gmail.com
Accessibility Contact Phone Number
Type of Housing
Private bedroom in a shared housing facility on campus
Accessible Housing
Partially Accessible (50% or more)
Housing for Companion And/or Caregivers
No housing accommodations available
Accessible Communal Spaces
N/A
Additional Housing Information
Access to laundry in housing
WIFI available in housing
Air Conditioned Housing
Meals Provided
Residents have access to shared kitchen
Additional Meals Information
N/A
Computer/Internet Access
Ethernet provided in living or studio area
Studios/Special Equipment
Exhibition / Installation Space
Theater
Woodworking Tools
Studios/Facilities Accessibility
Partially Accessible (50% or more)
Studio Support/Tech
Studio support provided by staff
Air Conditioned