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The Cultural Division of the Taipei Representative Office in Germany collaborated with Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien mumok (a museum in Vienna) to organize the solo exhibition "Blue Elephant" by Taiwanese artist Huang Po-chih.
The Taiwanese-Finnish joint exhibition "Winds of Change" curated by Taiwanese ceramicist Chang Ching-yuan will take place at the KWUM Studio Ceramics Museum and Gallery in Finland from Nov. 4 to March 31, 2022, to present art pieces by 20 Taiwanese artists.
Under the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Council of Indigenous Peoples, Australia's 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10) will be presenting "Between Earth and Sky: Indigenous Contemporary Art from Taiwan" at the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art from Dec. 4, 2021 until April 25.
Ministry Updates
MOC launches National Language and Culture Festival
In response to the International Mother Language Day, which is observed annually on Feb. 21, as designated by UNESCO, the Ministry of Culture launched the first edition of the National Language and Culture Festival at Taiwan Literature Base on Feb. 18.
NMTH promotes comic culture between Taiwan & Belgium
National Museum of Taiwan History has signed a letter of intent with the Belgian Comic Strip Center, a museum in Brussels. NMTH aims to leverage the Belgian museum's rich experience while promoting research, collection, exhibition, and educational and cultural exchanges between Taiwan and Belgium.
Taiwan’s exhibit on human rights well-received in Japan
A special exhibition showcasing the history of Taiwan's human rights was well received in Japan. The event, which was held in Tokyo from September to November last year, was extended for two additional weeks and even received front-page coverage on the Asahi Shimbun (Japanese-language newspaper).
Cultural Features
Yu Ying-shih was born in Tianjin, China in 1930, specializing in interpreting traditional Chinese thought with modern academic methods. The most influential Chinese intellectual in the contemporary era, Yu has played a pioneering role through his research on Chinese history, especially in the area of intellectual and cultural history.
Historian | Yu Ying-shih
The new Taiwan Literature Base officially opened to the public on January 19, 2021. Its 1150 square meters art space is expected to become a gathering place for creative energy and an important hub for driving Taiwan's cultural value and influence.
Taiwan Literature Base
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