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2016 NMMST Marine Environment Art Project
For International artists

National Museum of Marine Science & Technology
2016 International Marine Environment Art Project in Keelung, Taiwan
Theme:  “Envisioning the Future of Our Oceans”

Artists from all countries are invited to send a proposal for a site-specific outdoor sculpture installation that will raise awareness about the future health of our oceans. The artworks should be created with local natural and recycled materials that are biodegradable and not harmful to the environment. This is the 2nd year of the art project in the Badouzi community of Keelung City, Taiwan, sponsored by the National Museum of Marine Science & Technology. Badouzi is located at the port of Keelung on the northeast coast of Taiwan, and the Port is celebrating its 130th year in 2016. Please check the NMMST website for the complete 2016 Call for Proposals:

Deadline for entries:  Feb. 15, 2016

Installation and Residency in Keelung, Taiwan: May 12 – June 6, 2016

Selected Artists will receive an Award of NT$60,000 (about US$2,000), airfare, local transportation, accommodations, meals, volunteer help and access to free natural and recycled materials.

To Apply:

Send the following to Curator, Jane Ingram Allen, by the deadline of February 15, 2016, at this address: 

Proposals in Chinese may be sent to Ms. Sandy Chang at this address:

  • Description of proposed sculpture installation (limit one page), sent as an attached .doc or .pdf file.
  • Artist Statement (limit one page), sent as an attached .doc or .pdf file.
  • Sketch or rendering of your proposed artwork (attached .jpg file of less than 1 MB)
  • 6 images of previous related works (6 attached .jpg files of less than 1 MB each)
  • Image list to give title of work, date made, materials used and location of the artwork (sent as an attached .doc file or .pdf file)
  • CV or Resume (attached .doc or .pdf file)

NOTE:  Each of these 6 items should be sent as individual files attached to email.  DO NOT use Zip files or include them all in one .pdf or .doc file. 




Deadline: 02-15-2016
National Museum of Marine Science & Technology
Keelung, Taiwan

Contact: Jane Ingram Allen
Phone: 857.234.2432

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