2015 10/03 - 2015 10/03

Exform-Taipei, the solo exhibition of Kosuke Ikeda, will soon be rounded off on Sunday, Oct. 4th, which implies Mr. Ikeda’s one-year project in Taiwan has come to the end of the period in Open Contemporary Art Center (OCAC). In memory of the event, a symposium is arranged to proceed on Sunday, Oct. 3rd, at 15:00, located in OCAC for artist sharing. The OCAC member, Lo Shih Tung, who has been engaged in short-term project in Burma, Japan and Malaysia over the past few years, and Rikey Tēnn, the founder of the cyber platform, No Man’s Land, are both the invited guests in this event .

2015 08/29 - 2015 10/04

In Taipei, there remains a rich black in the night. Every night, food stands repeatedly gather and part, making a cluster of lights which are a little vulgar and ununified. But when you step away from the crowded streets, you come across narrow labyrinthine alleys filled with deep darkness in contrast to the vibrant...

2014 11/05 - 2014 11/30

Starting with the words  one has said that... , the audience are presented to the historical background of the exhibition site. The true identity of that someone is never actually revealed. As the main theme of this exhibition, that “someone” does not necessarily represent........

2015 07/03 - 2015 07/03

Marika Constantino and Anjo Bolarda are hosted by Bamboo Curtain Studio (BCS) to carry out their collaborative project called Melting Pot. Both are founding members of 98B COLLABoratory (98B) in Manila, Philippines. Interestingly, there have been a couple of occasions where..

2015 07/03 - 2015 07/03

day OFF LABoratory or OFF LAB is a Pilot project - alternative interdisciplinary art program operates by Baan Noorg, based on post-studio and participatory practice. It functions as a dynamic program to develop contemporary art and cultural production.

2015 05/30 - 2015 05/30

An Intuition, special taste for the unexpected, will take shape through a game with the situation through performances, readings or other interventions. The main goal of this process is to immerse ourselves in uncertain positions opening a new way of thinking: the forms’ analysis built by encounters, exchanges and hospitality in that case. My project comes from a perception.

2015 04/21 - 2015 05/24

Venzha Christ, new media artist from Indonesia, also an astronomy enthusiast, is invited by Open Contemporary Art Centre to undertake a residency and creative exchange project in Taiwan. The artist’s admiration for the boundless cosmic wonders and his belief ...

2015 02/14 - 2015 02/14

Art and Communication: a Myanmar Experience" with Ilaria Benini (Flux Kit) Flux Kit is an independent organization based in Yangon (Myanmar). It is designed to create intercultural encounters and to record contemporary culture through a variety of curatorial projects, researches and artistic production. Its mission is to promote debate between people with...

2014 09/20 - 2014 10/12

In 18th century, the era of Romanticism, intuition and imagination have been regarded as a crucial media to the enlightenment of knowledge about the universe. At the same time, the principles of Romanticism questioned whether we could allegorize individuals in a ubiquitous world amidst natural...

2014 05/24 - 2014 07/25

The Goddess of Mercy’s features slowly emerge with each and every one of the sculptor’s strike and chisel. The fallen marble chips scattered on the ground are still cast by the breath of the goddess and morph into vivid animals in the work “Guanyin”. Collect--cleanse--remodel. First from marble, to the Bodhisattva and finally to the animal sculptures, the artist reactivates the chiseled...

2014 02/08 - 2014 02/09

MITT stands for a temporary art and cultural network among artist initiatives from Myanmar, Indonesia, Taiwan and Thailand is a verb to cluster collective efforts in imagining regional dialogues and exchanges. To reflect and explore our mobility and operations conditioned in the neo-liberalism global economy and our local political contexts, the meeting of MITT is an opportunity to ...

2013 12/07 - 2014 02/08

Following the end of the namesake demonstrated in Bangkok Art and Culture Center in 2012, ThaiTai: A Measure of Understanding toured to Taiwan for exhibition and was highly marked as the cooperation project milestone between Taiwan and Thailand. It inherits and emphasizes the significance in the interaction process... 
Lee Jo MeiChou Yu ChengLin ChiweiWu Chien HsingChiu Chen HungChiu Chao TsaiFan Hsiao LanShih Pei ChunChi Kai YuanHsu Chia WeiSyu Jia JhenChia Chen JenHuang Chunzhen + Liu Youcheng + Liu YuqiaoChang En ManYeh Wei LiLiu HojangLo Shih Tung

2014 02/07 - 2014 04/06

The title of the last exhibition in Bangkok from OCAC was How to fix a leaking roof in rainy days?. This title speaks the multilayered concept of “relationship”, while OCAC was in residence in Bangkok for six months. It also questions while an exchange is in process, how do we compile in order to present...

 

2013 09/26 - 2013 09/26

Curator Jian Li-Ting organised an exhibition titled Grammararianism: Trends in Contemporary Videography, with three subtopics in the exhibition: “Video as document of a performance”, “Echoes of film”, “Spatial images and objects”. This exhibition illustrates contemporary video art and its interdisciplinary...

2013 06/22 - 2013 06/22

Between 2011 to 2013, OCAC went through a special trek in zones of Thailand-Taiwan. This is not only the exchanges between people, concepts and practices, but also finding new definitions in the possibilities of an art space. After returning from South East Asia, we not only continue the contemporary art exchanges between Thailand-Taiwan

2013 02/01 - 2013 02/01

All things are impermanent, carry on decaying and vanishing toward an oblivion and non-existence condition. While we accept and compromise the deterioration, we keep in mind about maintenance, not for a neat appearance but to expand the relationship between human, among scattered forms, and to overcome the conscious mind which was fully engaged.

2012 10/13 - 2012 10/13

On the occasion of the via P.P.T. salon #3, OCAC Bangkok has invited Hsu Chia-Wei , Taiwanese artist and Jakrawal Nilthamrong, Thai artist to introduce their works. Both of them focus on narration within history, voyage, and fiction to produce film and video work.

2012 09/15 - 2012 11/25

Taiwanese architect HSIEH Ying-Chun and his Atelier-3 will present in the Liverpool Biennial 2012 exhibition The Unexpected Guest. In addition, three young artists from Taiwan, CHEN Chia-Jen, CHIU Cheng-Hung, and HSU Chia-Wei, have been invited to join in the collateral exhibition City States.

2012 09/12 - 2012 09/12

VIA P.P.T. (Presence Pressure Temptation) salons are an OCAC Bangkok’s program that invite OCAC members artists, artists from Thailand, Taiwan and abroad to introduce works, give lectures, do performances, etc. at the OCAC Bangkok space. There are about 12 salons during the OCAC Bangkok programs in Bangkok from August 2012 - January 2013.

2012 09/08 - 2012 09/08

VIA P.P.T. (Presence Pressure Temptation) salons are an OCAC Bangkok’s program that invite OCAC members artists, artists from Thailand, Taiwan and abroad to introduce works, give lectures, do performances, etc. at the OCAC Bangkok space. There are about 12 salons during the OCAC Bangkok runs programs in Bangkok from August 2012 - January 2013.