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ISSUE #553
In-person activities in Vancouver include an outdoor exhibition "The Lantern City," displaying Taiwanese artist Lady Hao Hao's art installation "West End Wishes," and one music concert. The virtual programs include children's lantern workshops, culinary programs, fortune-telling, and acrobatics.
The Taiwanese-Finnish joint exhibition "Winds of Change" curated by Taiwanese ceramicist Chang Ching-yuan will take place at the KWUM Studio Ceramics Museum and Gallery in Finland from Nov. 4 to March 31, 2022 to present art pieces by 20 Taiwanese artists.
Organized by the Albany Institute of History & Art and supported by Taipei Cultural Center in New York, Taiwanese artist Leigh Wen's solo exhibition "The Four Elements of Leigh Li-Yun Wen" is on view in the Albany Institute of History & Art from Jan. 29 to June 19.
Ministry Updates
MOC mourns the passing of veteran actor Chang Feng
Taiwanese veteran actor Chang Feng, who dedicated his life to acting and was active in the film and television industry, passed away on Feb. 6 at the age of 100. His professionalism is an exemplar of Taiwanese film and television and his legacy of dedication will be cherished forever by future generations.
Taiwanese fashion designer featured Rome fashion week
Taiwanese designer John Zucca Cheng presented his creations at the AltaRoma Fashion Week, which was held from Feb. 2 through 5 in Italy, making him the only non-Italian among four featured emerging designers invited to the fashion week.
"Night Bus" wins Sundance Film Festival
Taiwanese director Joe Hsieh's animated film "Night Bus" has won the Short Film Jury Award at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and it is the first Taiwanese work to earn a Sundance award honoring outstanding independent productions.
Cultural Features
Actor Liu Kuan-ting has become the first person to win Taiwan's triple-crown of Best Supporting Actor Awards, taking the title at the Golden Horse Awards, Golden Bell Awards, and Taipei Film Festival. He first became famous in 2017 for winning the Golden Bell Best Supporting Actor Award for "A Boy Named Flora A," and then went on to win the title at the Golden Horse Awards the following year for "A Sun."
Actor | Liu Kuan-ting
With the cooperation of the New Taipei City Government, the Ministry of Culture is creating the first national-level audiovisual museum and dedicated collection warehouse, to be located in Xinzhuang. The aim of this is twofold—to address the suboptimal setting of the existing national film archive and to boost the development of facilities of the Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute.
Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute Xinzhuang - Phase 1
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