Bamboo Curtain Studio
13 Dec 2015
1:30 - 6am
Centre for Creative Re-use
TAF Innovation Base（Library). No.177, Sec. 1, Jianguo S. Rd., Da’an District
Taipei, Taiwan, Taipei City 106
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Bamboo Curtain Studio (Taipei) invites you to the launch of the Green Art Lab Alliance ASIA, with an afternoon of talks and a workshop concerning artists engaging with environmental issues. We have invited 8 pioneering and interesting art collectives from across Asia to share their best practice stories with us.
GALA ASIA 'talks and workshop' will take place on the 13th of December at the Centre for Creative Reuse in Taipei. This gathering will mark the launch of the Green Art Lab Alliance ASIA, an an international network of cultural organisations engaging with environmental issues. We have invited artist' collectives from 8 countries to get to know each other and establish the alliance. The partners are:
Philippines: CAP (Concerned Artists of the Philippines)
Philippines: YOUTH FOR A LIVABLE CEBU
Japan: Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio
Indonesia: Common Room (Bandung)
Korea: Listen to the City
Hong Kong: MaD (Make a Difference)
Thailand: Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
and a wide range of Taiwanese art organisations and makers spaces.
In addition Bamboo Curtain Studio invited two researchers from Europe who are both specialised in environmental sustainability for the cultural sector: the founder of the Green Art Lab Alliance Yasmine Ostendorf and the Environmental Sustainability Manager at Julie’s Bicycle, Luke Ramsay, Luke is trained in giving workshops to cultural organisations on understanding and reducing their environmental footprint, using the Creative IG-Tools; tailor-made carbon calculators for the cultural sector.
The event is open to all but will particularly be interesting for art managers, cultural policymakers, artists and other cultural professionals.