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ISSUE #167
Four Taiwanese groups are performing at the 2016 OFF Festival d'Avignon under the theme 'Vibrant Arts' to celebrate Taiwan's tenth year of participation in the festival.
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.
'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.
Ministry Updates
Spanish edition of Taiwan Cinema Toolkit now available
The Ministry of Culture has launched a Spanish version of the Taiwan Cinema Toolkit (Baul del Cine Taiwanes) for promoting Taiwanese culture through cinema in Spanish-speaking regions across the world.
Centennial Tainan building revered as literary landmark
The National Museum of Taiwan Literature, which is housed in the former Tainan Prefectural Government building, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the historic structure with the screening of a special literary program.
'Rainbow Island on the Clouds'
An exhibition featuring the collection of Art Bank Taiwan and new artworks co-created by young patients and artists will be held at the National Taiwan University Children Hospital from July 19 through Oct. 14.
Cultural Features
Lee Tsai-chien, one of the leading forces in contemporary sculpture in Taiwan, has been entwined with the arts all his life. Many of his works begin with a simple classic Chinese concept that took on Western aesthetics.
Sculptor | Lee Tsai-chien
Named after the 320-square-kilometer Lanyang Plain, the museum aims to provide visitors with a geographical and spatial experience that is unique to this expansive region of lust vegetation and pristine rivers.
Lanyang Museum
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