We are very pleased to announce that Taiwanese curator Alice Nien-Pu Ko participates in ISCP 2022 Spring Open Studios this year. Please join us from April 22nd to 23rd to see her works and others.
Alice Nien-Pu Ko starts her residency program, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in March. Twice a year only, ISCP Open Studios offers the public access to private artists’ and curators’ studios to view artwork and share one-on-one conversations. Alice, Nien-Pu Ko joins with other 38 artists and curators from 28 countries currently in residence to present their interests of research and creation.
Alice Nien-Pu Ko has worked as a curator on contemporary art, film, video, sound and interdisciplinary projects. Her research and curatorial practices focus on exploring moments of artistic imagination, archival mediation, and diasporic intelligence within the arena of international relations. At Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, where she has co-curated and curated local and international projects included Tony Oursler: Black Box (2021), SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now (2019), Tomb of the Soul, Temple, Machine and Self (2018). She develops the collections and artistic dialogues locally and internationally to reflect the different elements of art history and culture from 20 century to now and explores its evolution and contemporary practices. Ko received a nomination for the 17th Taishin Arts Award for curating the exhibition from KMFA’s permanent collection.
She worked with art institutions and museums including Tokyo Wonder Site, Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture and etc. Selected exhibition included Flags, Transnational–Migrants and Outlaw Territories (Tokyo Wonder Site, 2016), Beyond the Borderline–Exiles from the Native Land (Howl Art Space, 2015), Reverse Niche–Dialogue and Rebuilding at the City’s Edge (Hong-Gah Museum, 2013). She has been invited to present her works at the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society Conference (Seoul, 2017) and The 11th International Convention of Asia Scholars，ICAS (Amsterdam, 2019), amongst others.
Open Studios participating artists and curators: Hana Al-Saadi (Qatar), Alchemyverse – Bicheng Liang and Yixuan Shao (China/United States), James Beckett (South Africa/The Netherlands/United States), AnaMary Bilbao (Portugal/Spain), Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov (Russia), María Gabler (Chile), Ignacio González-Lang (Puerto Rico/United States), Pavlo Grazhdanskij (Ukraine), Anthony Iacono (United States), Agostino Iacurci (Italy), Saya Irie (Japan), Sydney G. James (United States), Steven Anthony Johnson II (United States), Kyoung eun Kang (South Korea/United States), Tali Keren (United States), Kubra Khademi (Afghanistan/France), Taryn Kneteman (Canada), Alice Nien-Pu Ko (Taiwan), Ying-Chiun Lee (Taiwan), Lolo y Lauti (Argentina), Tyler Los-Jones (Canada), Ana Manso (Portugal), Joiri Minaya (United States/Dominican Republic), Fatima Moallim (Sweden), Maliyamungu Muhande (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Vibe Overgaard (Denmark), Civan Özkanoğlu (Turkey/United States), Anssi Pulkkinen (Finland), Sümer Sayın (Turkey), Nina Schuiki (Austria/Germany), Skaus (Norway), Oriane Stender (United States), Joani Tremblay (Canada), and Kenji Yamada (Japan).
Founded in 1994, the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) supports the creative development of artists and curators, and promotes exchange through residencies and public programs. Taipei Cultural Center in New York, the Ministry of Culture in Taiwan has worked with ISCP since 2000 to participate in the program.
2022 Spring Open Studios
April 22, 6–9pm
April 23, 1–7pm
Registration is required HERE
Photo, Alice Nien-Pu Ko
Photo Courtesy of Alice Nien-Pu Ko