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ISSUE #220
'As Heavy as a Feather,' a video and mixed installation exhibition featuring aboriginal culture and land by Chang En-man, is on view at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
Bookplates embodying cultural and artistic elements as well as the social phenomena of Taiwan and Japan are currently on view at the Taiwan Cultural Center in Tokyo.
Artwork by 15 pioneering abstract artists born from the diaspora following the Chinese Civil War is being showcased at Musée d'Ixelles à Bruxelles.
'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.
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.
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.
Ministry Updates
Draft act to counter Taiwan's 'one-language' policy
The draft Development Act of National Languages shall expand the definition of 'national language' to encompass all languages used by groups intrinsic to Taiwan, including Taiwanese sign language.
Collaboration between culture & science is key: Minister
Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun met with Minister of Science and Technology Chen Liang-gee to discuss interdisciplinary collaboration at the National Culture & Technology Forum held at Huashan 1914 Creative Park on July 24.
Taipei pottery exhibition to offer Picasso, Borsi
Ceramics made by great Western and Taiwanese pottery masters as poetic tributes to clay will take the center stage at the National Center for Traditional Arts' Taipei Branch from July 28 through Nov. 24.
New funding initiative to craft world-class festivals
The new Ministry of Culture subsidy program hopes to help cities and counties strengthen local cultural development, promote cultural tourism, enhance the quality of local festivals, and boost regional economy.
Cultural Features
Robert Wu was a well-respected figure who founded the Eslite bookstore chain and fostered an urban environment filled with culture, art, and creativity. His death by heart failure at the age of 68 on July 18 was mourned by many.
Bookstore Founder | Robert Ching-yu Wu
Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre Museum is a comprehensive venue that strives to enhance public knowledge of traditional puppetry arts and to connect Asian puppet theaters with their international counterparts.
Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre Museum
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