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ISSUE #230
Under the banner 'Reading Taiwan,' the Taiwan Pavilion will showcase a wide range of works, including translated literature and original comics, at Frankfurt Book Fair.
The Taipei Cultural Center in Paris is screening twelve Taiwan-centric films that are imbued with Japanese elements at the Japanese Culture House of Paris.
Huang Shih-chieh, a New York-based Taiwanese artist, is holding a solo show titled 'Reusable Universe' at the Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts.
'Taiwan’s Lost Commercial Cinema – Recovered and Restored' is a symposium and a seven-nation Europe tour featuring 10 iconic Taiwanese-language films.
'The View of Formosa's Landscapes from Photographers II,' one of the key photographic exhibitions from the National Taiwan Museum, is on view in Tokyo.
'Our Time: Taiwan New Cinema' hopes to share the unique style of storytelling of Taiwanese cinema through the careers and influence of five foundational filmmakers.
Ministry Updates
World biennial on fiber art opens in Taiwan
46 artists from 16 nations will communicate their respective ideas and respect for the planet through their choice of plants and fibers at the world’s premier showcase of paper crafts in Nantou, Taiwan.
Taitung museum celebrates Bunun heritage
The Taitung-based National Museum of Prehistory is holding a year-long exhibition featuring the Bunun's unique 'pasibutbut' vocal tradition as well as a sound installation by Canadian singer-songwriter Matthew Lien.
Southeast Asia cuisine featured in Taipei
The Taipei-based National Taiwan Museum is hosting a special exhibition on Southeast Asian food culture to help connect new immigrants with their hometowns through food, and help Taiwanese audiences learn about Southeast Asia.
Cultural Features
Liu Chen-hsiang is a notable fine arts photographer best known for his long-term collaboration with Cloud Gate Dance Theatre. He also works as a reportage photographer who documents Taiwan's social and political movements.
Photographer Liu Chen-hsiang
Ri Xing is an interactive museum of movable-type printing. The foundry offers over 300 thousand copper molds in three different type casts, six different sizes, and three different languages — namely traditional Chinese, English, and Japanese.
Ri Xing Type Foundry
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