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ISSUE #264
A renowned arts group devoted to the promotion and inheritance of Taiwan's artistic diversity is holding a special exhibition in Kuala Lumpur titled "Art Made in Taiwan."
For the 2018 tour of Spain, Hung Dance is stage their award-winning work "Birdy" in the regions of Castilla-Leon and Valencia for a total of thirteen performances.
The historic Twin Oaks estate, one of the most iconic witnesses to Taiwan-US relations, is hosting a special art exhibition by young Taiwanese artists.
The Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles is presenting a special exhibition on Taipei and Los Angeles that explore the issues of limited space in densely populated urban areas.
Kang Muxiang, maker of giant steel installations by upcycling elevator cables, is the featured artist at the summer showcase of the Garment District Plazas in Manhattan.
Ministry Updates
World-class performance center to open in Kaohsiung
The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, southern Taiwan's first performing arts center of world-class caliber, will open to the public on Oct. 13 under the banner "Center for the Arts, Arts for the People."
Cultural lab launched for creative experimentation
Renovated from the former site of the ROC Air Force headquarters in Taipei, the Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (C-Lab) is a space for creative experimentation that reach across cultural fields and disciplines.
Free legal consultation service available for artists
The Ministry of Culture has launched a free legal consultation service for artists and cultural professionals to help protect their rights and resolve disputes or questions pertaining to art or cultural work.
Cultural Features
Wang Bao-yuan is a skilled craftsman of the cut-and-paste ceramic art. A student of He Jinlong (a cut-and-paste ceramics master from Shantou, China) and the only inheritor of He's specialist techniques, Wang's works are meticulous and detailed, and their immense artistic value has made them among the most admired and breathtaking parts of many temples in his hometown Tainan.
Ceramics Master | Wang Bao-yuan
As a leading figure in the Taiwanese New Wave Cinema movement in the 1980s, Edward Yang was a filmmaker who illustrated the life of the middle class in a rapidly changing Taiwanese society through beautiful long shots. His 2000 feature "Yi Yi," which explores the urban life in Taipei, made him the first Taiwanese director to earn the Best Director Award at the Cannes Film Festival.
Filmmaker | Edward Yang
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