地址 / Address
111031台北市士林區福華路180號
No.180, Fuhua Rd., Shihlin Dist., Taipei City 111031
電話 & E-mail / Phone & E-mail
+886-2834-5066
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Person-to-person connection

    人與人的連結
    Introduce

    In Taiwan, there is the saying, “the most beautiful scenery of Taiwan is its people” when the saying is juxtaposed with the phrase “person-to-person connection” that was made famous by the “Tea house incident” during the pandemic; could this allow us to rediscover the position of people in the world that has been redeployed by virus and the Internet. From the beautiful gap between personal privacy and the public’s right to know, to the beautiful connection and possibility between social distancing and Internet communication.

    The homeless in the Wanhua area are an unusual presence in this wave of the pandemic. They are marginalized by the city, after the outbreak, they have no private shelter to quarantine, and they lose their part-time jobs such as holding billboards and handing out leaflets. They became a group of people regarded as a high-risk factor in the local transmission path that should be disconnected from one another, but they are also members of a community where social welfare groups connect locally or through the Internet to assist through difficulties together.

    This project is imagining a future of “Board Band”, and Sandwishes Studio collaborated with “Do You a Flavor”. Their process begins with interviews with the homeless, develop and design objectives, and through a group of billboards holders, reimagine the possibility of human billboards and art in the city. The collaboration with  media artist TSAI Chi-Hung for the work Board Band AR utilizes Web AR technology to perform a virtual billboard project, using light boxes and signboards in the city as nodes and information carriers, in the constant disjoint and connections caused by the virus and the Internet, they “re-live” daily meaning and imagination.

    Artist

    Sandwishes studio

    Sandwishes studio believes in the inclusive value in art, design, and public welfare.  And through curation, spatial design, art installations, workshops, information editing, etc., they develop the possibility of social participation through artistic creation and work. Explore the possibility of reshaping cross-disciplinary collaboration. They previously participated in projects such as the Taipei City Feature Park Reconstruction Project, New Taipei City Inclusive Art Festival, Gong Guan Land Art Festival, Easy-to-read Voting Guide Booklet for Taiwan Election, etc.

    Supervisor/
    Taipei City Government
    Organizer/
    Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government

    Digital Art Center, Taipei

    Cooperation unit/
    Do You A Flavor

    2021.09.04-11.14
    Venue

    Digital Art Center, Taipei
    (No.180, Fuhua Rd.
    Shilin Dist., Taipei City)

    2021.09.04 Sat. 15:00
    Opening & Guide tour

    2021.10.16 Sat. 15:00
    Board Band talk
    Meaningless circus performance