The 2013 Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project opened May 3, 2013, with a press conference and opening ceremony at 10 AM. The weather was a little rainy, but all the journalists enjoyed the tour around the Wetlands to look at the artworks and hear the artists explain about their works. There is coverage of the Cheng Long art project in all the major Taiwan newspapers today and lots of nice photos of the artworks.
Here are photos of the finished artworks by the 6 international artists. My husband Timothy S. Allen has been having fun taking lots of photos of the artists and children in Cheng Long, and these photos are some Tim took early Saturday morning when the sun came out again.
Giorgio Tessadri – Italy, “Element” (This is one of three parts of Giorgio’s artwork – Notice the bird sitting there and enjoying a new fishing spot!)
Michael Rofka – Germany, “The Milkfish” (Visitors can go inside the big fish sculpture and look out at the Wetlands through the eye of the fish.
Keep checking this Blog for more updates about the Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project. We expect lots of visitors in Cheng Long Wetlands on Sunday, May 5, for the opening weekend activities, 10-12 and 2-5PM. Stop in and do some activity with the artists while chatting about the artworks. Or, just enjoy the photos of this art project happening in Taiwan!
The artworks will remain on view in Cheng Long Wetlands, Yunlin County, Taiwan, for one year or until they decompose over time into the Wetlands. All the works are made with natural materials and are biodegradable!