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ISSUE #262
The Museum of Arts Crafts-ITAMI has selected 17 up-and-coming designers to showcase their works and present Taiwan's culture and art to the Japanese public.
"Shifting Momentum," the first survey of Taiwanese abstract art packaged as an exhibition, opens at the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University in New Jersey.
The historic Twin Oaks estate, one of the most iconic witnesses to Taiwan-US relations, is hosting a special art exhibition by young Taiwanese artists.
For the 2018 tour of Spain, Hung Dance is stage their award-winning work "Birdy" in the regions of Castilla-Leon and Valencia for a total of thirteen performances.
Kang Muxiang, maker of giant steel installations by upcycling elevator cables, is the featured artist at the summer showcase of the Garment District Plazas in Manhattan.
Ministry Updates
Taiwan unveils new museum dedicated to human rights
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on May 18 for the newly launched National Human Rights Museum, which can be seen as Taiwan's contribution to the international promotion of human rights and a tribute to the importance of museums.
NTM to look after presidential artifacts
The National Taiwan Museum has been commissioned to receive and preserve cultural artifacts from the presidential and vice presidential collection. Upon transfer from Academia Historica, these artifacts will soon be displayed for the public to enjoy.
Cultural Features
Xi Mu-rong is a well-established Taiwan poet, essayist, and artist of Mongolian descent. Best known for her ability to convey powerful emotions and vivid images through moving language, her poems mostly revolve around the theme of nostalgia.
Poet | Xi Mu-rong
In the Hakka community of Xinpu, the brilliant orange of the sun-dried persimmons is a sight that has enraptured many a visitor. Persimmon dyeing is a distinctive local craft that has grown from the area's dried persimmon industry, and one that has opened up opportunities for local cultural operations.
Hsinchu Persimmon-Dyeing Culture Association
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