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ISSUE #162
'Luminosity: The Art of Cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing' at New York's Museum of Modern Art is screening fifteen films to present Lee's unique aesthetics.
To offer a sample of Taiwan's creative energy, the Taipei Cultural Center is organizing large-scale concerts, a creative bazaar, art exhibitions, and film screenings.
A rare glimpse of the weaving of Taiwan's indigenous peoples is being offered by a special exhibition running at the International Museum of Art & Science in Texas.
'Re: Made in Taiwan' at the 15th Venice Biennale delves into the eco-friendly aspirations and civic possibilities imbued in ordinary buildings and venues.
Ministry Updates
Minister visits crafts hub Lukang Township
Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun visited Changhua's Lukang Township, the revered hub of traditional crafts in Taiwan, to meet with honored craftsmen, act as chief celebrant at the Lu Ban Public Banquet, and visit the national historic site of Lungshan Temple.
Shortlist for the 7th Golden Comic Awards unveiled
The shortlist for the 7th Golden Comic Awards was announced on June 14 – a total of 24 submissions out of 118 competing entries was nominated for the awards after initial review. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Aug. 2.
Translated books offered for foreign readership
Authors and translators celebrated the completion of sixteen foreign-language editions of iconic Taiwanese publications – seven in English, four in Japanese, three in Korean, one in French, and one in Swedish – at the National Museum of Taiwan Literature.
Cultural Features
Zhu De-yong is a renowned cartoonist in Taiwan who uses sarcastic and humorous comic strips to reflect his observations on society. He has the uncanny ability to portray single, married, and work life from both male and female perspectives.
Comic Artist | Zhu De-yong
Puppet Beings Theatre is a versatile troupe that has mastered different forms of puppetry, such as marionettes, paper puppets, glove puppets, shadow puppets, stick puppets, and masks, showing the limitless scope of contemporary puppetry.
Puppet Beings Theatre
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