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ISSUE #181
'Re: Made in Taiwan' at the 15th Venice Biennale delves into the eco-friendly aspirations and civic possibilities imbued in ordinary buildings and venues.
Titled 'Taiwan Redesign – From Me to Us,' the 11th Taiwan Culture Festival is celebrating Taiwanese culture, food, art, and music with a refreshing lineup of events.
Free screenings of Taiwanese films in cafes, malls, and bookstores across Kuala Lumpur and Penang! Come for the movie, stay for the post-screening discussions.
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.
Ministry Updates
'The Uncontainable Light of Spring'
To celebrate the 110th anniversary of the birth of late writer Yang Kui, the Preparatory Office of the National Human Rights Museum is holding a commemorative exhibition in New Taipei City.
'Turning Wheels: Bicycle and Daily Life in Taiwan'
The National Taiwan Museum is showcasing iconic bicycle models such as the Fuji super cycles, tricycles used for delivery and trade, and bike accessories to highlight the push bike's role in the daily lives of people in early Taiwan.
'Multi-Sensory Artscape: Interdisciplinary Virtual Reality'
The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts is presenting its collections through AR/VR technologies and 'VIVE,' a virtual reality system developed by HTC, combining art and science to give museumgoers a brand-new experience.
Cultural Features
Dubbed the 'Immortal of Taiwan's Cultural Heritage,' Lin Heng-dao was a professor, historian, and commissioner of Taiwan Historica who spearheaded the research and preservation of cultural heritage in Taiwan.
Cultural Preservationist | Lin Heng-dao
Cheng Mei-yu is a rush weaver who takes inspirations from daily life and incorporates cultural elements in her creations. For more than two decades, she has played a crucial role in revitalizing the dwindling craft form.
Rush Weaver | Cheng Mei-yu
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