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ISSUE #458
Ministry Updates
COVID-19 Relief, revitalization measures unveiled
All culture-related enterprises or professionals whose operations, livelihoods have been affected by the coronavirus can apply to the Ministry of Culture's "Relief & Revitalization Measures for the Cultural and Arts Sectors Impacted by COVID-19."
New collections on Taiwan art under Japanese rule
To offer broader public access to art and cultural materials from the period of Japanese rule, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts launched three collections that present how Taiwanese visual arts evolved during the first half of the 20th century.
New research on Swiss missionary work in Taitung
Following the 2018 publications of two volumes documenting the efforts made by Bethlehem Mission Society (SMB) to boost the quality of living in eastern Taiwan, a third volume is now available, detailing the society's accomplishments from 1955 to 2013.
Cultural Features
Sophie Hong is a well-esteemed textile artist and fashion designer who is known for her innovations in "lacquered silk." Using natural fabrics and dyes, Hong's high-end couture is known for its handmade-in-Taiwan quality.
Textile Artist | Sophie Hong
Once known for their superior quality, TR brand bricks stood for "Taiwan Renga Kaishya," or the Taiwan Brick & Tile Co., which was established by colonial authorities to integrate the management of brick kilns nationwide in 1913.
Former Tangrong Brick Kiln
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