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ISSUE #188
Taiwan artist Chen Yin-ju is holding a solo exhibition in the UK as part of an ambitious commission marking Manchester's position as the 2016 European City of Science.
Jade, the mythical stone of the Orient and the imperial jewel of choice, takes the center stage of an international exhibition hosted by the Musee Guimet in Paris.
An audiovisual exhibition examining the different forms of faith that exist in human society is currently available at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
Indigenous artist Chang En Man, who hails from the aboriginal tribe of Paiwan, is holding her first solo exhibition in North America titled 'Heavy As A Feather.'
Ministry Updates
Human Rights Museum fast-tracked for completion
The draft Organizational Act of the National Human Rights Museum will be fast-tracked for deliberation by the Executive Yuan and the Legislative Yuan following the Executive Yuan’s approval of a four-year plan on a NT$2.2-billion budget.
'Traditional Hats & Ornaments'
A special exhibition on the making and meaning of headdresses among Taiwan’s indigenous tribes will run at the Council of Indigenous Peoples in New Taipei's Xinzhuang District from Dec. 14 through Jan. 16, 2017.
Grants offer for West/South Asian artists
For the inaugural open call of the Lazurite Initiative, candidates can apply from any of the 36 eligible West or South Asian nations before Jan. 20, 2017.
Grants offer for Latin American artists
For the inaugural open call of the Coral Initiative, candidates can apply from any of the 33 eligible Latin American or Caribbean nations before Jan. 20, 2017.
Cultural Features
As part of the foremost generation of western-style painters in Taiwan, Chen Cheng-po painted with a sense of simplicity and purity. Unfortunately, his life was cut short following his involvement in the February 28 Incident.
Painter | Chen Cheng-po
As an annalist who served as a civil servant for Taitung County for five decades, Wang He-sheng helped to document local history and culture dating from the Japanese colonial period to the post-war days after WWII.
Annalist | Wang He-sheng
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