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ISSUE #284
Taiwan's Chou Yu-cheng is the only artist from the greater Chinese-speaking community to participate at the Liverpool Biennial this year.
Taiwanese artist Lee Ming-wei has conceptualized an interactive exhibition where professional singers will approach random visitors at the Pompidou Centre.
To help Taiwan's contemporary arts gain exposure, Art Bank Taiwan has curated a contemporary art exhibition at the TECRO Cultural Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
A photography exhibition documenting Taiwan's political, social, and economic shifts from the 1970s to 1990s is now available at Yamanashi Prefecture.
Ministry Updates
Flagship performing arts center opens in Kaohsiung
The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) officially opened on Oct. 13, ushering in a new chapter in Taiwan's performing arts history. Weiwuying will be southern Taiwan's flagship arts space, not only providing a platform for artistic exchange, but also a stage for the voices of the people.
Nobel laureate visits Taiwan’s human rights museum
On Oct. 11, Nobel laureate and former State President of South Africa F.W. de Klerk made a personal visit to the National Human Rights Museum's Jing-Mei White Terror Memorial Park. President de Klerk remarked that in the face of historical mistakes, only through sincere moves toward reconciliation can a nation truly move forward.
White Terror dossiers now available to the public
In early 2018 the National Human Rights Museum consulted with victims; scholars of history, law, and politics; and the relevant ministries, and after taking into consideration existing laws and regulations, developed a system by which members of the public may check the catalogue of White Terror dossiers and request access.
Cultural Features
Egoyan Zheng's works span short stories, novels, and poems. While the majority of his works are set in worlds of the future, they are mainly concerned with human nature and the light and dark sides of humankind.
Author | Egoyan Zheng
As a music producer and singer-songwriter, the works of Ayugo Huang are unlike traditional Hakka folk music. Melded with new age elements, Huang's music presents a new and enticing side of Hakka heritage.
Hakka Singer | Ayugo Huang
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