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ISSUE #207
Taiwanese theater director Chang An-ting is directing nine performances of 'The Tenant,' a cross-over production between classical music and theater.
'Sensational Mind/Sensacinal Mente,' where photography is neither landscape or portrait, is a running exhibition at the Colourworks Photo Art Space in Wilmington.
'The Beauty of Motifs in Taiwan Indigenous Culture,' an exhibition featuring decorative textiles and embroidery, is being held at the Taiwan Cultural Center.
Artist Yang Chin-chih has coined the word 'trashion' – a portmanteau of trash and fashion – to describe the process of transforming waste into art.
'REWOVEN: Innovative Fiber Art,' an international collaboration among Taiwanese and American museums and art galleries, is now running in New York City.
Ministry Updates
Taipei exhibition spotlights immigrant artists
In collaboration with the National Immigration Agency, the NTCRI's Taipei Branch is showcasing over 40 crafts by new immigrants from China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Smithsonian scholars to talk museums in Taiwan
In a joint arrangement by the Ministry of Culture and the American Institute in Taiwan, two Smithsonian Institution scholars will be visiting Taiwan from April 30 through May 7 to discuss how museums can enhance links with local communities.
Cultural Features
Chen Shih-jen is a pottery maker who has spent half a century repairing and decorating more than 120 temples in Taiwan and around the world with his vivid and exquisite cut-and-paste ceramic works.
Koji Potter | Chen Shih-jen
Chang Jian-an is a traditional Hakka lion dance performer who is credited with fostering the Taiwanese public's understanding and interest in the unique lion dance of the Hakka people.
Heritage Preservationist | Chang Jian-an
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