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ISSUE #289
The exhibition explores the everyday currency of labor, time, desire, power, and language to shed light on the tangible meaning of exchange.
Hsu Chia-wei cuts across time and geography to narrate the history of the Malayan tapir and its relations to colonial powers and zoos in Southeast Asia.
The world-renowned Mori Art Museum has invited two Taiwan artists to join its disaster-themed program "Catastrophe and the Power of Art."
Featuring 36 contemporary Taiwanese artists, Taiwan's culture of freedom is being showcased through the arts at the Taipei Representative Office in Singapore.
Festive Lunar New Year prints from Taiwan are being showcased for the first time at Chelyabinsk, a Russian city close to the Ural Mountains.
Two Taiwan acts have been invited to participate in the inaugural Thailand Biennale — the foremost international exhibition of contemporary arts in Thailand.
Ministry Updates
Taipei Fashion Week to showcase Taiwan culture
The inaugural Taipei Fashion Week will take place at the newly established Taiwan Traditional Theater Center from Dec. 6 through 9, offering exhibitions, walkway shows, forums, and the best of Taiwan's 2019 Spring/Summer collections.
Taipei museum spotlights late intrepid architect
The post-war architecture of Taiwan will be examined through the lens of late prominent architect Chen Jen-ho at this National Taiwan Museum exhibition running in Taipei from Nov. 27, 2018 through April 21, 2019.
Collecting oral testimonies on Taipei rail history
The oral recordings of retired staff of the Taipei Railway Workshop will not only ensure their memories and techniques are preserved, but will also help further the public's understanding of the nation's train heritage.
Cultural Features
Taitung County's Daren Township faces the ocean and is surrounded by mountains on the remaining three sides. This isolation makes it feel like another world. It is here that Paiwan craftsman Drangadnag was born, and it is to here that he returned to pursue his craft after 20 years working away from home.
Paiwan Craftsman | Drangadnag
The Wu Zhuo-liu Literary Museum was established in 2003 to commemorate its namesake's literary contributions to Taiwan literature. As a new landmark of Hakka literature in Miaoli's Xihu Township, the museum strings together local art, culture, and landscape to promote new cultural and literary creations.
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