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ISSUE #286
To help Taiwan's contemporary arts gain exposure, Art Bank Taiwan has curated a contemporary art exhibition at the TECRO Cultural Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
A photography exhibition documenting Taiwan's political, social, and economic shifts from the 1970s to 1990s is now available at Yamanashi Prefecture.
Featuring 36 contemporary Taiwanese artists, Taiwan's culture of freedom is being showcased through the arts at the Taipei Representative Office in Singapore.
The world-renowned Mori Art Museum has invited two Taiwan artists to join its disaster-themed program "Catastrophe and the Power of Art."
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.
Ministry Updates
Taiwan museums join forces to promote human rights
Two of Taiwan's most important bases for political and women's human rights education, the National Human Rights Museum and the Ama Museum, announced that they had signed a memorandum of understanding to boost their shared mission of human rights education.
IRCAM to open sound lab in Taipei
The Ministry of Culture has signed a memorandum of understanding with the renowned IRCAM music institute in Paris to facilitate the exchange of talent and joint music production between Taiwan and France, and open an experimental sound lab in Taipei. 
Tainan museum launches multi-sensory exhibition
As part of its mission to promote equal cultural rights, the National Museum of Taiwan History has launched a multi-sensory exhibition that embraces touch, sound, and smell as well as sight. This exhibition showcases the unique perspectives and ideas of youths with intellectual disabilities.
Cultural Features
Taiwan artist Yu Cheng-ta's works primarily deal with the transformation and activity of the human body. His style is characterized by use of the "mockumentary" form and improvised content, which he uses to establish relationships with participants and members of the audience.
Video Artist | Yu Cheng-ta
Opera actress Wang Hai-ling's performance style is characterized by an unaffected approach that draws on the needs of the character and strives to stay true to the character's nature. No matter the character type, Wang is able to tackle it with aplomb, earning her a reputation as an actress who can do it all.
Opera Actress | Wang Hai-ling
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