Dwelling, Mobility, Everyday Practices
An invitation from Taiwan
Artist Home Swap is thrilled to announce our 2019 edition open call!
This year we would like to invite you to join Acid House–a creative hub and artist collective—at Yonghe (New Taipei City), one of most densely populated regions in Taiwan, for a one month residency. Touching upon topics ‘Dwelling, Mobility, Everyday Practices,’ we welcome any thoughts or ideas in response to these topics.
The open call will select 2 artists, who will live with members of Acid House. We encourage applications that may propose artistic exchanges or collaborations with Acid House.
01/10/2019 to 31/10/2019 (one month)
Acid House (No. 10, Aly. 4, Ln. 52, Sec. 2, Yonghe Rd., Yonghe Dist., New Taipei City, Taiwan)
UK based performance (e.g. Theatre, Dance, Live Art or Sound) artists regardless of background or career stage. We also welcome artists from other disciplines with a performative idea.
Accommodation for residency period, rehearsal space, guide of external recourses, communities, networks related to the proposed idea.
We are currently waiting for our funding results, which would cover artist travel and living costs. In the situation we do not receive funds, we will work with artists to apply for other funding or bursaries. (Return flights to Taiwan: £450 to £550, Living cost for one month: £200 approx.)
Artists will be expected to participate in a public talk and a sharing of their proposed idea.
Mid-day 29 April
To apply, please fill the application form here.
About Artists Home Swap
Artists Home Swap is a performance art exchange program between Taiwan and UK. Highlights crossing culture values and artistic influence to communities, Artists Home Swap aims to open up the dialogue by artists and artworks from different cultural background. Started from 2017, Artists Home Swap worked with Taroko Arts Residency Project (Taiwan), and Interval (UK) to host artists from both countries, their works had been shown in Taipei Contemporary Art Center,Datong and Dali Tribes, The Wardrobe Theatre, Exeter Phoenix and so on.
About Acid House
Since 2013, Acid house, serves as a creative hub for creative individuals. It is located in the maze-like Taipei neighborhood. “Acid” with is PH value less than 7, can be highly aggressive. This well represent the spirit of Acid House, where there’s no rules, and everyone can express themselves freely. This is a space that brings together people in different fields: photography, theater, design, music, dancing, videography, painting, event-planning, exhibitions etc.
New Taipei City, Taiwan