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ISSUE #310
moCa Cleveland is presenting a group of seminal works by famed Taiwanese artist Lee Mingwei as the centerpiece of its 50th anniversary suite of exhibitions.
Incense offerings, rice paper drawings, and mantra inscriptions by Taiwanese artist Charwei Tsai are now on display at the Rubin Museum of Art.
Featuring 36 contemporary Taiwanese artists, Taiwan's culture of freedom is being showcased through the arts at the Taipei Representative Office in Singapore.
Taiwanese artists Lin Shuen-long and Wang Wen-chih, as well as the Taiwan-based Vocal Asia Festival, have been invited to the triennial event.
"Lightscapes: Re-envisioning the Sanshuihua" hopes to bring forth new interpretations of Chinese landscape ink painting by using art-based methodologies.
Ministry Updates
Anne Frank & comfort women exhibition in Tainan
In cooperation with the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands, the National Museum of Taiwan Literature and Taipei Women's Rescue Foundation's Ama Museum are holding an exhibition titled "Anne X Ama — Girls under Fire in WWII" in Tainan.
Prehistoric weaving & pottery exhibition in Taitung
"Walking Through Prehistoric Times," a special exhibition curated by the Taitung-based National Museum of History, ties together Taiwan's prehistory and indigenous cultures with the past and present of weaving crafts.
Puppetry troupe reinterprets ‘Water Margin’
Jin Kwei Lo Puppetry Company will re-interpret a female warrior from the classical novel "Water Margin" — Hu Sanniang, who goes by the moniker "Ten Feet of Blue" — with a creative new play that is slated for May 3 through 5 in Taipei.
Cultural Features
Thanks to his artistry in decorative painting for temples over the past six decades, Huang Yu-chien was recognized by the Ministry of Culture as a preserver of important cultural heritage in 2013, gaining the title of "national living treasure."
Decorative Painter | Huang Yu-chien
Chen Hsi-huang has spent many years dedicating himself to passing on the art of Taiwanese glove puppetry. Not only is he an outstanding performer of the art, he is also a specialist in the production of puppet props.
Master Puppeteer | Chen Hsi-huang
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