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ISSUE #474
The "Taiwan Cultural Route – Railroad edition" exhibition on view in Japan, will showcase works from eight Taiwanese locomotive photographers and Taiwan's railroad memorabilia.
The 2020 Yokohama Triennale in Japan will be showcasing the works of three Taiwanese interdisciplinary artists — Zhang Xu-zhan, Joyce Ho, and Aluaiy Pulidan.
The Detroit Institute of Arts in the United States has provided those stuck at home a chance to watch art events online through their "Your DIA at Home" project. Among these are two outstanding shows by Taiwan’s Yung Shing Le Shadow Puppet Theatre Troupe, "The Sandbag Trilogy" and "The Mountain of Flames."
Ministry Updates
MOC announces winners of culture stimulus vouchers
Some 2 million people whose identification numbers or foreign spouse resident visa numbers ended with a 0, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, or 9 have won the "Arts FUN Go" electronic cultural vouchers, the Ministry of Culture (MOC) announced after a live-streamed draw held on July 21.
As a part of "The Tagana Story" project, the renovation of the military base on Heping Island has been completed. Inaugurating the site on July 8, Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te said that the construction and relocation of the military base will allow for Keelung's history preservation project to move forward.
International Biennial Print Exhibit launched at NTMoFA
The 19th International Biennial Print Exhibit launched at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts on July 4, with some 1220 artists from 80 countries competing for a total of 15 titles. The winners, along with 149 other selected works, are being displayed in Galleries 102 and 202 of the museum.
Cultural Features
Taiwanese poet-scholar Lo Chih-ch'eng's (羅智成) literary works are famous for their philosophical profoundness, imaginative imagery, lyrical syntax, and original insight. Already an established poet in the 1970s, he continues to influence the poets of today.
Poet | Lo Chih-ch’eng
The Hualien Cultural Creative Park, originally a state-owned winery, was transformed to become a place open to artists and performing groups to hold cultural events, and a platform for commercial services to boost cultural economy.
Hualien Cultural Creative Park
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