The Danshui River is the largest river in Taipei. It crosses all urban area and goes into the South China Sea. Learning Curves is an urban exploration of Zhuwei community living around Plum tree stream connected to Danshui River. The research process is focused on sustainable and multidisciplinary strategies proposals of how to revitalize the polluted condition of Plum-Tree-Stream. During the residency program I will lead research, workshops at the Department of Architecture of Tamkang University and lectures at Tamsui historical museum. I will also produce urban action and several works about the neighborhood existing condition and local history. I will be in Taiwan ultil 21st of November.
The project is part of Overlapping Discrete Boundaries – an interdisciplinary research that explores the urban transformations in specific places, cities and territories around the globe: a meditation on the changes in contemporary society through a study on the body and its anthropological and socio-cultural transformations in urban space.
Location: Taipei – 25° 2′ 0″ N, 121° 38′ 0″ E
In collaboration with: Plum-Tree-Stream Project and Bamboo Curtain Studio Art in Residence Program, Taipei.