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ISSUE #572
International Arts & Artists at Hillyer works with Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts for the first time to present the special exhibition "Fluid Boundaries: Four Artists from the Pan-Austro-Nesian Arts Festival." The exhibition, which runs from May 7 to June 26, reflects the fluidity of the artists' self-identity.
Together with Taiwan Animation and Comic Promoting Association, Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo will organize an exhibition displaying nine of Taiwan's latest animations for the first time. The exhibition will showcase Taiwanese-style animation aesthetics from Apr. 21 to June 30 at the cultural center.
With the facilitation of the Taiwan Cultural Center in Paris, Taiwanese contemporary artist Tu Wei-Cheng launches his solo exhibition "The Future of Now: Bu Num Civilization in the Rijksmuseum" at the Museum of Asian Arts in Nice, France from Apr. 27 to July 3.
Ministry Updates
Minister Lee presents 25th Taiwan-France Cultural Award
Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te, along with the chair of Academy of Moral Science and Politics Rémi Brague and tenured secretary Jean-Robert Pitte, took part in hosting the award ceremony of the 25th Taiwan-France Cultural Award on June 20 in Paris, France.
Tainan's Shueijiaoshe Historical Dormitory, which was designated as a city historic site in 2004, won the silver award in the Heritage category at the prestigious 2022 FIABCI World Prix d'Excellence Awards, demonstrating the international standard of Taiwan's heritage and landscape restoration projects.
Matsu Biennial featured in Japan
Following the successful conclusion of the inaugural Matsu Biennial in April this year, the event was featured in a four-page article on Japan's widely acclaimed art magazine Bijutsu Techo, which has become an important indicator for the Matsu Islands to boost its international visibility through the biennial.
Cultural Features
Lu Shao-chia is a Taiwan-born conductor of symphonies and operas who has earned international renown for his work in Europe and has received numerous international awards. Previously, Lu was awarded the title of Conductor Emeritus for his work elevating the level of appreciation and vision of classical music in Taiwan, and in 2022, he was awarded the 41st National Cultural Award by the Executive Yuan.
Master Conductor | Lu Shao-chia
Wistaria Tea House was once where democracy advocates gathered to share their dreams and ambitions during the 1970s when Taiwan was under the rule of martial law. But these days, everyone is welcome to pay a visit, have a pot of tea, and enjoy its meditative surroundings. Oscar-winning director Ang Lee filmed several scenes of his 1994 movie "Eat Drink Man Woman” at this tea house.
Wistaria Tea House
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