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ISSUE #439
The Swiss Film Archive (Cinémathèque Suisse) in Lausanne is hosting the "Taiwan Cinema from the 1960s (Cinéma taïwanais des années 1960)" program.
Featuring eight artists from Taiwan, the "Cosmopolis #2 – Repenser l'humain" biennale organized by the Pompidou Centre is themed "rethinking the human."
"The Essential and the Invisible" at the Madrid-based Museo ABC is the first show in Spain on the original works of Taiwanese illustrator Jimmy Liao.
Taiwan artist Chou Yu-cheng is one of the 55 international artists who have been invited to participate in the 2019 Lyon Contemporary Art Biennale.
Art Bank Taiwan has partnered up with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Holy See for a special light-themed art show.
Ministry Updates
56th Golden Horse Awards slated for Nov. 23
The 56th ceremony of the Golden Horse Awards — Taiwan's annual star-studded tribute to cinema — will be held in Taipei tomorrow. The theme is "In Search of Dark Horses," a nod to the program's equine symbolism and the Mandarin phrase for "underdog."
Museum launches children
Marking the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the National Human Rights Museum has launched a special "CRC 30th Anniversary Exhibition" themed "I am a child! I have rights!" to raise awareness in Taiwan.
Taipei hosts traveling exhibition on Australia
The National Taiwan Museum is hosting "Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists," which displays rare and fragile works that are literally born of the land, with bark stripped from trees and ochre and clay extracted from the earth.
Taipei exhibit traces Taiwan-Japan musical recollections
The Taiwan Music Institute has unveiled an interactive and innovative exhibition on historic Taiwanese musicians who studied in Japan during the early 1900s, when Taiwan was lacking in formal music education opportunities.
Cultural Features
There is a traditional idiom that says, "a world created by ten fingers," which is a great way to describe traditional embroidery. With her nimble hands, Xu Chen Chun uses needle, cloth, thread, and padding to create incredibly lifelike designs.
3D Embroidery Artist | Xu Chen Chun
Crystalline glaze master Sun Chao is the laureate of the 12th National Crafts Achievement Awards. The honor is a reflection of his superlative craftsmanship, personality, and attitude, as well as his dedication in passing on his ceramic art.
Crystalline Glaze Master | Sun Chao
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