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ISSUE #177
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.
'Taiwan en la Pantalla,' a film series featuring five Taiwanese films with Spanish subtitles, is hosted by Filmoteca de Andalucía and the Cultural Division in Madrid.
'Extrastellar Evaluations,' a series of works inspired by the lost continent of Lemuria by Taiwanese artist Chen Yin-ju, is currently running at the 2016 Liverpool Biennale.
'Re: Made in Taiwan' at the 15th Venice Biennale delves into the eco-friendly aspirations and civic possibilities imbued in ordinary buildings and venues.
The cinema series is made possible with the support of the Chinese Film Association of Malaysia, Malaysia Han Culture Center, and Penang City Eye.
Ministry Updates
'Stunning Edge – Contemporary Ceramic Art in Asia'
Initiated by academic departments in ceramic art from Taiwan, China, Japan, and South Korea, the exhibition is currently held at the Taipei Branch of the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (NTCRI).
'The Silver Halide Era'
A special exhibition on historic Taiwanese landscapes and people captured by silver halide-processed photography is running at the Taichung-based National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMOFA).
'Projecting Beyond Media – Contemporary Light Art'
Customized in-situ art by 26 local and visiting artists using light projections will greet exhibitiongoers at the National Taiwan Craft Development and Research Institute (NTCRI) headquarters in Nantou County.
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For those who want a first-hand glimpse of the flowing cursive script inscribed by the venerable late Yu You-ren, head for his old summer residence for a wealth of couplets, handheld fans, letters, banners, and scrolls.
Yu You-ren's Plum Garden
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