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ISSUE #221
'As Heavy as a Feather,' a video and mixed installation exhibition featuring aboriginal culture and land by Chang En-man, is on view at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
Bookplates embodying cultural and artistic elements as well as the social phenomena of Taiwan and Japan are currently on view at the Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo.
Artwork by 15 pioneering abstract artists born from the diaspora following the Chinese Civil War is being showcased at Musée d'Ixelles à Bruxelles.
'The Moving Garden,' a contemporary installation of live flowers by Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei, is in full blossom at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum.
A whimsical collection featuring steel-plated, enamel-baked sculptures by Taiwanese artist Hung Yi is currently on public display on the streets of Washington, D.C.
Page Tsou, a Taiwanese illustrator lauded by Bologna Children's Book Fair, is holding his first solo exhibition 'Hide-and-Seek' at Madrid-based Museo ABC.
Ministry Updates
Transformation of CKS Memorial Hall now underway
Based on the common values of a democratic society, the 'transformation for transitional justice' project on the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall will be implemented in two phases – civic discussion and legal proceedings.
Japan donates historic 'sleeper' train cars to Taiwan
The East Japan Railway Company donated two railway passenger cars from its 583 series to the National Taiwan Museum on Aug. 1. The sleepers will greet the public once the Taipei Railway Workshop reopens as Taiwan's National Railway Museum.
Taichung exhibit explores impact of martial law
As 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the lifting of martial law, this exhibition brings together 24 artists from both senior and contemporary generations to present the historic impact of the incident on the development of art and culture in Taiwan.
Grants offered for rural cultural development projects
The 2017 Youth Go! program offers grant money of up to NT$1 million to applicants with innovative ideas for rural cultural development. All those within the age range of 20 to 45 are welcome to submit a project proposal before Sept. 11, 2017.
Cultural Features
Hsu Feng is a prominent actress and film producer who is best known for her heroine role in 'A Touch of Zen' and co-producing 'Farewell My Concubine.' She is the recipient of this year's Golden Horse Lifetime Achievement Award.
Actress-Producer | Hsu Feng
Huang Shih-chieh is New York-based Taiwanese artist whose ability in creating new experiences out of everyday objects has made him a regular guest at exhibitions and art festivals around the world.
Artist | Huang Shih-chieh
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