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ISSUE #559
The world film festival "Festival du Cinéma du Monde," organized by the Forum of Foreign Cultural Institutes in Paris, will take place until Mar. 26 at the cinema Les 3 Luxembourg in Paris. Taiwan Cultural Center in Paris will present a Taiwanese animated film "On Happiness Road" in the festival.
The Taiwanese-Finnish joint exhibition "Winds of Change" curated by Taiwanese ceramicist Chang Ching-yuan will take place at the KWUM Studio Ceramics Museum and Gallery in Finland until March 31 to present art pieces by 20 Taiwanese artists.
With support from the Taiwan Academy in Houston and the Ministry of Culture, Taiwanese artist and filmmaker Huang Hsin-Chien's latest VR production "Samsāra" will be available at Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University in Houston until Apr. 1.
Ministry Updates
"Chen Cheng-po Corpus" published to honor the late artist
To document the artistic accomplishment of late Taiwanese artist Chen Cheng-po, an 18-volume collection of works, notes and letters by the artist was published in March this year. An event was held on Mar. 23 to announce the completion of the "Chen Cheng-po Corpus," which took 12 years to complete.
TFW AW22 launches "Taipei Sustainable Collection"
Taipei Fashion Week AW22 will run through Mar. 30 at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. The event highlights the five leading objectives of Taipei Fashion Week: Sustainability, Functionality, Diversity, Transboundary, and Humanities.
Taiwanese opera troupes create joint flagship production
To mark the 2022 Taiwan Traditional Theatre Festival, the National Center for Traditional Arts specially invited two local performing troupes, Ming Hua Yuan Tian Zi Art & Culture Group and Shakespeare's Wild Sisters Group to collaborate for the first time to create a flagship production "The Unnamed Island: The Hagseed and the Wizard.
Cultural Features
Tu Mo-ho has been involved in traditional clay sculpture for decades and has learned from a variety of masters. He has a foundation in an array of traditional arts and crafts, including paper mache, float-making, collage, painting, and clay sculpture, demonstrating a high level of skill and technique expressed through delicate, detailed work. In 2021, the Ministry of Culture named him a National Living Treasure for his accomplishments.
Master of Clay Sculpture | Tu Mo-ho
Against-Again Troupe was founded in 2002 in Taiwan by a group of theatre practitioners coming from diverse artistic backgrounds. In 2019, the Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) commissioned the troupe to produce and perform "White Clear Song," which was based on the history of the White Terror, and they performed in places across Taiwan. Furthermore, it won the Annual Grand Prize at the 18th Taishin Arts Award.
Against Again Troupe
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