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ISSUE #225
Artwork by 15 pioneering abstract artists born from the diaspora following the Chinese Civil War is being showcased at Musée d'Ixelles à Bruxelles.
A retrospective film series featuring renowned filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang is offering 24 screenings at the Berlin-based Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art.
'The Moving Garden,' a contemporary installation of live flowers by Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei, is in full blossom at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum.
An exhibition featuring photographs of dramatic social and political changes in Taiwan from 1986 to 1990 is now running at the Taipei Cultural Center in New York.
Page Tsou, a Taiwanese illustrator lauded by Bologna Children's Book Fair, is holding his first solo exhibition 'Hide-and-Seek' at Madrid-based Museo ABC.
A whimsical collection featuring steel-plated, enamel-baked sculptures by Taiwanese artist Hung Yi is currently on public display on the streets of Washington, D.C.
Ministry Updates
National Cultural Congress – Day One
The Ministry of Culture kicked off the first segment of the two-day 2017 National Cultural Congress at the Civil Service Development Institute on Sept. 2 to examine and discuss six main cultural governance issues with the public.
National Cultural Congress – Day Two
The Ministry of Culture held the second day of the National Cultural Congress at the Civil Service Development Institute on Sept. 3, in which Minister Cheng Li-chiun responded to the discussed issues by pledging new or updated policies.
Taiwan Composition & Songwriting Contest
A total of 30 finalists performing in the Hokkien language, Hakka language, and aboriginal languages competed on Aug. 26 for the Taiwan Composition & Songwriting Contest with stunning live performances.
Cultural Features
Liu Ruo-yu is the founder and artistic director of U-Theatre, a contemporary performance group based in Taiwan, and the 2008 recipient of the National Award for Arts. She introduced the practice of searching for the very root of performance art and drawing out the spirit of eastern culture to Taiwan's theater scene.
Theater Director | Liu Ruo-yu
Over the past decades, U-Theatre has trained in a quiet natural surrounding, developing unique productions that took inspiration from life and nature. The venue is registered as a cultural landscape by the Taipei City Government for its cultural significance in exploring the interrelations between human and nature.
The Mountain Theater of U-Theatre
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