Jane Ingram Allen will be in Taiwan from April 7 to June 7, 2016, curating international environmental art projects.  The artists Jane selected for the two projects will be coming to Taiwan for 25-day residencies in Cheng Long Wetlands, Cheng Long village in rural Yunlin County, Taiwan, and in the northeastern port city of Keelung, Taiwan, at the National Museum of Marine Science & Technology. For more information about the Cheng Long Wetlands art project check out the Blog at http://artproject4wetland.wordpress.com and for the Keelung International Marine Environmental Art Project, please visite the Museum’s website at http://www.nmmst.gov.tw and the new Blog for the Keelung project at http://nmmstartproject.wordpress.com

The 5 artists Jane selected for the Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project will come to Cheng Long village from April 7 to May 2 to create their site specific artworks using natural and recycled biodegradable materials and sited in the Cheng Long Wetlands.  The 2016 Cheng Long artists are Chris Lee – Taiwan; Claudia Aranmovich – Argentina; Elena Redelli – Italy; Justin Tyler Tate – Canada; and Amarsaikhan Namsraijav – Mongolia.Amar sketch 2 carts in wetlands  Omar’s sketchSKETCH_RaftRoof_003 Justin’s sketch rendering 2-1  Elena’s sketchtw  Claudia’s sketch3.Sketch  Chris’s sketch

The 7 artists chosen for the Keelung international marine environmental art project in 2016 are Ester Fabregas – Spain; Li Yi-shuian – Taiwan; Patrick Demazeau – France; Regine Neumann – Germany; Steve McPherson – UK and Tsuneo Sekiguchi – Japan.  They will be creating outdoor sculpture installations about the ocean environment around the National Museum of Marine Science & Technology from May 12 to June 6, 2016.

3_Ester Fabregat Sketch of the proposed artwork©Ester Fabregat_esteresgat@gmail.com_www.esgat.com  Ester’s sketch sketch of the proposed artwork_ Li Yi Shiuan Yi-shuian’s sketch sketch of brooms to clean the ocean Patrick’s sketchsketch HORIZONS arts-nature 2016 - project BOARDS - WIZKA - 3 Piotr’s sketch Neumann-sketch Regine’s sketch mcpherson NMST prop 2016 Steve’s sketch KeelungRainbowHut Tsuneo’s sketch

Between the two projects Jane is curating in Taiwan, she will go to Bali for an artist in residency at the Bali Purnati Center for the Arts near Ubud on the island of Bali in Indonesia.  Jane did her papermaking art with plants from Bali during a residency there in 2009, and she will return to Bali Purnati from May 3 to May 11, 2016, to do some sketching and planning for new works.

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Jane will go back to the USA on June 7, 2016 after the project in Keelung.  Keep checking this Blog for updates on the two projects in Taiwan and Jane’s own work in Bali.