2016 Open Call Results
In 2012 VT Artsalon held the first VT Open Call, this is held every two years, giving talented curatorial team the opportunity to exhibit in VT Artsalon. 2016 Open Call started accepting applications from the end of last year, and initial selection was taken place at the start of 2016. Over the course of open call submission we received considerable amount of applications, a total of 58 applications, spanning across 5 continents, including Taiwan, Italy, Romania, Egypt, Austria, Thailand, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Germany, Hong Kong, United States, Poland, Denmark. From the 58 applications, 12 applications was selected for the final selection committee, this year the committee member consists of Kim Sunjung, commissioner of the Korean Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennale; Lai Hsiang-Ling, was director of Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan; and Wu Dar-Kuen,director of Taipei Arts Village (TAV). After deep and intensive discussions in the final selection, it was decided to select an Open Call winner and another runner up for 2016 Open Call. The winner for 2016 Open Call is “Ensemble” group exhibition curated by Yip Kai-Chun(Hong Kong). The runner up is Austria artist Klaus Pinter, and Taiwan artist Ni Hao.