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ISSUE #515
"C-flow・Happiness Craft Communicate Exhibition," which showcases artworks of up to 100 Taiwanese and Japanese artists, will take place at National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute’s Taipei Branch until May 16.
Director Tsai Ming-liang, who has created enduring film classics such as "Vive L’Amour" (1994), "The Hole" (1998), "Goodbye, Dragon Inn" (2003), and "Days" (2020) is invited to the 4th event of UCLA's "Taiwan in Dialogue" lecture/dialogue series to share his classic works and artistic convictions in an discussion with Michael Berry at 7pm PDT on May 19.
In an effort to promote democracy and human rights, the Cultural Division of the Taipei Representative Office in Germany, the Stasi Records Agency (BStU) in Berlin, and Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, will jointly sponsor a series of online events in May.
Ministry Updates
Culture Minister expresses condolences on poet’s passing
Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te expressed his condolences on the passing of Taiwanese poet Kuang Yun-loong, better known by his penname Guan Guan on May 1 at the age of 92.
100th anniversary ceremony of Jianan Irrigation Channel
President Tsai Ing-wen and Premier Su Tseng-chang attended a ceremony at the Yoichi Hatta Memorial Park in Tainan's Wushantou Reservoir on May 8, in commemoration of the contributions of Taiwanese and Japanese technicians and labor workers who participated in the construction of the biggest water conservancy project in East Asia a hundred years ago.
As part of Tainan Temple Festivals Year activities, "Saigang Koah-hiun," the triennial incense-questing pilgrimage in Tainan comprising of distinct ritual performances of processional troupes, sacrificial rites and a procession travelling through the local territory and all its temples, will take place from May 22 to 31 at Sigang District in Tainan.
Cultural Features
With the same deep roots in traditional pò͘-tē-hì puppetry as his peers and the experience gained from countless innovative experiments in more than ten years, Toshio Huang has made extensive and daring use of modern technology, fully mastering the technological attribute of television.
Master of Puppets | Toshio Huang
Creation is part of Yao Chung-han’s life, from seemingly broken fluorescent lamps to vibrant white lights, from the composition of deconstructed sound art to the production of dance music, from framed works to works that reflect on concepts of spatial scale.
Artist of Light and Sound | Yao Chung-han
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