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ISSUE #493
"Incurable Nostalgia," a multimedia project including film, videos, drawings, and sculpture, which artist Nung-Hsin Hu created during her residency at the 18th Street Arts Center and will be exhibited at the Atrium Gallery thru Jan 2021.
The inaugural Queer East Film Festival will take place online and in-cinemas across the U.K., with Taiwan as the country of focus, showcasing our rich tradition of LGBTQ+ filmmaking with 10 feature films and 8 short films.
The "Taiwan Manga Night Market" exhibition which highlights illustrations and comics by 25 Taiwanese comic artists is being held at Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo from Nov. 20 to March, 2021.
Ministry Updates
Ang Lee lauds success of Golden Horse Awards
Expressing his appreciation to the working crew and award juries, Lee said, as chairman of the Golden Horse Film Awards committee, he is proud that the awards has been flourishing and full of vitality.
Nativist poet conferred posthumous presidential citation
To honor the late nativist poet Chao Tien-yi's decades-long contribution to contemporary Taiwanese poetry and children's literature, Minister Lee Yung-te, on behalf of the President, conferred a posthumous presidential citation to him.
Taiwan Biennial presents human-animal relationships
Bringing together 49 emerging artists and groups, the 2020 Taiwan Biennial exhibition curated by Yao Jui-chung, covers seven subthemes revolving around human-animal relationship addressed by the scientific, artistic and philosophical scenes.
Cultural Features
Passionate about the promotion of urban design, Yu Chao-ching founded the Department of Landscape Architecture at Chung Yuan Christian University, and as dean of the department, he incorporated integrated environmental planning into the syllabus of landscape architecture.
Urban Planner — Yu Chao-ching
Rich Huang has been a lover of music since his early age and started his career as a jazz drummer in 1967. Since then, he has continued to explore a diverse range of music styles, including pop, classical, jazz, and traditional, and actively engaged in the teaching of jazz drums and promotion of jazz music.
Jazz Drummer — Rich Huang
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