Fictional Life: Hybridity, Transgenetics, Innovation Online Project
2020/06/20 - 2020/07/26
Due to the COVID-19 global outbreak, many citizens of the world are sheltering-in-place, and with physical activities suspended in schools, museums, and other public facilities around the world, working from home and long-distance appreciation have been made possible due to technology and social media. The exhibition, Fictional Life: Hybridity, Transgenetics, Innovation, intends to bring together “biotechnology innovation” and “techno art practice”, and originally scheduled to open in June of this year, a modified version is now presented through the use of online technology and web platforms, with the following three core issues presented under diverse perspectives: “Hybridity” found between different ecosystems; “Transgenetics” applied in biogenetic experiments; and “Innovation” observed in digital technology applications. While exploring mutualistic symbiosis, a series of online streaming events and in-person workshops are also presented to guide the participants into an imaginative art world where virtuality and reality are combined.
DIY Virus Fighter Workshop Series: Hygiene is in. Germs are out.
2020/04/12 - 2020/04/26
The escalating COVID-19 pandemic panics people around the globe. To fight against the pandemic with a maker’s spirit, C-LAB is organizing a series of workshops for DIY Micro:bit Infrared Thermometer, DIY UV Light Box, etc. Experts from biomedicine, electrical engineering, Tech Art, and architecture collectively initiate and contribute to the workshops, share and practice their knowledge, and empower each other to act through art to handle this crisis. Everyone is welcome to join and take part in these workshops which bring together Tech Art with chic design and take tangible action in this global fight. Participants of the workshops will learn the principles and the methods of UV light disinfection, and be equipped with the ability to make their own Micro:bit, a pocket-sized infrared forehead thermometer.
2019/04/30 - 2019/10/31
The “2019 CREATORS Creative/Support Project” is based on cultural creativity and aims to promote artistic, technological, and social development through research, action, and presentation, calling out to adventurous individuals and collectives. Apart from continuing last year’s creative research residences, this year’s “CREATORS” expands towards the actual individual needs and research methods of creatives while encouraging […]
ARThon: Panoramic Performance Workshop
2018/10/01 - 2018/12/31
ARThon: Panoramic Performance Workshop included in the Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab’s 2018 Acadecollmy Platform is organized by the Digital Art Foundation. It includes a three-day course held in October of 2018, which focuses on performing art, 3D imaging, game design, and other expert-designed technological training on the topic of panoramic video/photography, with the panoramic technology also applied in a hands-on theater performance class.
Arts and Technology: Creative Innovation and Counseling Project
2017/01/01 - 2018/12/31
The Arts and Technology: Creative Innovation and Counseling Project is a technology integration project initiated by the Ministry of Culture. The project, began on November 2017 at the Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab, is in collaboration with a counseling group that provides professional counseling and guidance focusing on new media art. This innovative experimental project aims […]
Digital Culture Innovative Experimental Project
2018/05/01 - 2018/12/15
Through the humanization of digital technology, the objective is to establish a discourse framework to engage in international exchange and collaboration, with technology applied to interlock and reconnect the cultural eco-system. By designing a strengthening and support system for the cultural eco-system, a platform is formed to assist people working in the fields of culture and art.
Experimental Architecture Project
2017/01/01 - 2018/12/31
The experimental architecture project, Collective Negative Space Village, is built on this foundation, with architectural features regarded as an open connective network. One the one hand, archival studies and knowledge production engages with people from various disciplines, and on the other hand, technologies relating to the endeavor are developed and applied to form an associative production cluster; shifting the focus away from individual architectures.
Tiɑngong Kɑiwu: Modern Life and the History of Technology
2018/09/15 - 2019/02/23
Tiɑngong Kɑiwu (The Exploitation of the Works of Nature): Modern Life and the History of Technology, explores the relations between humanity and objects as well as their history, and how we should respond to the evolving history of technology. Lecturers and discussants include Huang Sun-Quan, Li Shang-Jen, Liu Yan, Hsieh Ying-Chun, Manray Hsu, and Hung Kuang-Chi.
Tsukiyomi Visual Image Society
2018/07/15 - 2018/08/26
The term “Tsukiyomi” is derived from the illusionary technique Tsukuyomi used in the Japanese manga series, Naruto. The illusionary technique has the power to replicate with great intricacies, as to lure out the entranced subject’s inner emotions and project their desires, whereby trapping the subject in his or her own illusion. This “image production” concept is reinterpreted here to open up multifaceted studies on contemporary photography.