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ISSUE #543
The Taipei Cultural Center, in collaboration with Anthology Film Archives, presents a series of films titled "The Film of Hsin Chi" from Nov. 17 to 30, including "The Bride Who Has Returned From Hell," "Encounter At The Station," "Foolish Bride, Naïve Bridegroom," "Dangerous Youth," and "The Rice Dumpling Vendors."
Taiwanese artist Wu Chi-tsung's solo exhibition "jing-atmospheres" will take place at the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York from Nov. 5 to Dec. 18 to present his "Cyano-Collage" series as well as representative videos, installation works that integrate Western and Eastern aesthetics.
"Wet Networks" features artifacts and commissioned projects from "Geek Camp 2021: Neversink Never Ever" at the Watershed Gallery, Queens Museum from Oct. 30 to Jan. 30, 2022. The exhibition is supported by the Taipei Cultural Center in New York, mainly organized by the Queens Museum and presented in partnership with Rhizome and CycleX.
Ministry Updates
Chu An-min receives GTA
Editor-in-chief of Ink Publishing Chu An-min was honored with the Special Contribution Award for his contributions in the Taiwanese literature publishing industry at the 45th Golden Tripod Awards ceremony held at Taipei New Horizon on Nov. 17.
Hakka drama series "Gold Leaf" premiered on Nov. 13
In collaboration with the Hakka Affairs Council, Public Television Service Foundations premiered the period drama "Gold Leaf," which recreates the daily life of Taiwan’s largest tea company in the 1950s as it stepped into the international market, on Nov. 13.
Taiwanese works won AIA Int
Organized by the prestigious American Institute of Architects, the 8th edition of the AIA International Region Design Awards 2021 announced this year's winning works on Nov. 12, two of which were the product of the Taipei-based architecture and design firm XRANGE.
Cultural Features
Lyu Sing-guei is a recognized preserver of cultural heritage in the art of cut-and-paste ceramics. He began learning the art from national treasure Wang Bao-yuan at age 14, becoming the fourth generation heir of the He Jinjong School and learned the two traditional techniques of kòng-thuî (cutting the glass into matchstick-like shapes) and jiamao (cutting tiles into thin length).
Cut-and-Paste Ceramicist | Lyu Sing-guei
Although there have been several changes, the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra has continued to position itself as a national-level performing group, with the goal of expanding the aesthetic vision of classical music in Taiwan and raising the standard of classical music performance and appreciation in Taiwan, with the expectation of promoting innovation, and taking the leap onto the international stage to establish the orchestra’s brand.
National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra
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