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ISSUE #435
Quai Branly Museum spotlights traditional Taiwanese culture by examining the longstanding practice of burning paper offerings for loved ones in the afterlife.
The "Tattoo COLOR, Tattoo HONOR" exhibition at Museum Siam spotlights the facial and body tattoos of the Taiwanese indigenous Atayal and Paiwan tribes.
"The Ouroboros" is an international joint exhibition that marks the second phase in the 2018-2019 Taiwan-Luxembourg Exchange Program.
Taiwan artist Chou Yu-cheng is one of the 55 international artists who have been invited to participate in the 2019 Lyon Contemporary Art Biennale.
Art Bank Taiwan has partnered up with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Holy See for a special light-themed art show.
Ministry Updates
Taiwan’s Museum of Archaeology opens at Tainan
After ten years in the making, Taiwan's Museum of Archaeology designed by world-renowned architect Kris Yao officially opened to the public on Oct. 19. Come by the Tainan Science Park to witness 5,000 years of Taiwanese antiquity!
TFI to celebrate 40th anniversary with screenings
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Film Institute and UNESCO's World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, TFI will be holding three special film screenings on Oct. 25 and 26. The TFI invites everyone to partake in cross-generational cultural memories through the revived films.
Plaque revealed for upcoming National Railway Museum
The National Railway Museum Preparatory Office held a ceremony on Oct. 2 celebrating both its grand opening and the appointment of its first director, Dr. Hung Chih-wen. The historic moment was accompanied by the unveiling of a stately plaque for the preparatory office crafted by renowned calligrapher Tong Yang-tze.
Cultural Features
Thanks to the Yilan County Toucheng Cultural Development Association, the once-declining folk beliefs have been brought back into the community’s consciousness, and in the process, the collective memory and identity of the residents of Toucheng Old Street have been revived as well.
Toucheng Cultural Development Association
Lin Hsin-yueh is a painter, art educator, and cultural critic who uses his canvas as a stage to showcase the surging emotions of the Taiwanese people and their land. He is considered one of the nation's most dynamic art warriors.
Artist | Lin Hsin-yueh
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