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ISSUE #623
"Homeland: Relationship of Taiwan Green Craft - Earth/ Community/ Mind," an ecological art exhibition is on display at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York. The exhibition offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore the intersection of traditional crafts and contemporary innovations within the framework of sustainability.
"Nature Matters" features the works of eight Taiwanese artists who specialize in modern art at Twin Oaks Estate in Washington D.C. until July 2023. It highlights the positive environmental and social impact brought by sincere introspection and action, to encourage people to take action to protect the planet.
Artist Yosifu Kacaw, a member of Taiwan's indigenous Amis people, unveiled the grand opening of his solo exhibition "Love: Without Borders" at Design Terminal Bat Yam in Israel on June 14. Yosifu was invited to display 23 pieces of his paintings and create a large-scale, site-specific wall mural at the gallery.
Ministry Updates
With a focus on national languages, the National Hsinchu Living Arts Center's latest edition of its quarterly publication seeks to raise awareness of language revitalization, encourage young Taiwanese to improve their language skills, and seize every opportunity to use the language so that they could pass it on to future generations.  
The Taiwan Creative Content Agency, in collaboration with the Taipei Book Fair Foundation and 85 local publishing houses, organized the Taiwan Pavilion at the Seoul International Book Fair, exhibiting 328 publications from June 14 to 18. Prior to the opening, Korean professionals had expressed interest in acquiring copyrights of the publications.
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Prague stated that the Taiwan Pavilion, titled "The Rare Ship – Taiwan," has received positive response from various sectors at the 15th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, which was held from June 8 to 18.
Cultural Features
Masegeseg Zingerur is an artist from the Paiwan tribe, born in Sandimen Township, Pingtung County. He was introduced to indigenous cultural crafts by his father at a young age, and was deeply involved in the preservation and revitalization of indigenous culture. He received his education in art from high school to graduate school within the art academy system.
Eye Catching Circus was founded in 2015 by Max Li, who graduated from the National Taiwan College of Performing Arts, specializing in stunts and circus performances. Li brought together a group of enthusiastic individuals to create this circus performing group. The group is dedicated to creating a new generation of circus performances and fostering the idea of contemporary circus art.
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