By Wei Hsiu Tung,Gerald Cipriani
Despite the superiority of artists engaged in social concerns in today’s international and the indisputable contributions of creative residency to modern paintings perform, little literature or scholarly learn has been performed at the sensible, conceptual, and ideological features of artist residency. quite often, it's perceived in very slender phrases, overlooking specific or hidden problems with localism, nationalism and globalization. If inventive place of abode did certainly emerge from the unconventional routine of the Nineteen Sixties and 70s within the Western world—and particularly Britain—then this e-book argues that the modern sociocultural context of Taiwan demands redefined, culturally-specific types of residency.
The precarious geo-political state of affairs of Taiwan has made problems with cultural identity—tackled by way of artists and successive governments alike—very delicate. a brand new style of inventive place of abode in Taiwan could suggest that artists concerned from no matter what cultural history function as engaging interpreters; their roles wouldn't be limited to mirroring tradition and society. those artists-in-residence may give a contribution to cultural awakening via delivering methods of negotiating creatively with otherness, and this for the sake of a higher social existence and shared identification.
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Art for Social Change and Cultural Awakening: An Anthropology of Residence in Taiwan by Wei Hsiu Tung,Gerald Cipriani