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ISSUE #189
'For a Better Tomorrow' is an emancipation of the artistic domain, deepening the role of arts as a medium for disseminating knowledge and initiating public discourse.
Taiwan artist Chen Yin-ju is holding a solo exhibition in the UK as part of an ambitious commission marking Manchester's position as the 2016 European City of Science.
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.
An audiovisual exhibition examining the different forms of faith that exist in human society is currently available at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
Indigenous artist Chang En Man, who hails from the aboriginal tribe of Paiwan, is holding her first solo exhibition in North America titled 'Heavy As A Feather.'
The colorful menagerie sprung from the fertile imagination of artist Hung Yi has taken up residence at New York City's Garment District in Midtown Manhattan.
Ministry Updates
Taipei depot set to become railway museum
Encompassing a total area of 16.79 hectares, the Taipei Railway Workshop is the designated site of the proposed National Railway Museum. It will become a center for the research, collection, and display of Taiwan's railway culture and history.
NMH restores priceless Sanyu paintings
The National Museum of History is home to nearly 1,000 western-style paintings, of which 49 by the late artist Sanyu have just been painstakingly restored to healthy conditions.
'The Carnival of the Animals'
A sculpture exhibition featuring the whimsical menagerie of artist Hung Yi is being staged at the Taipei Branch of the National Taiwan Craft and Research Institute to mark the first-year anniversary of the branch's establishment.
'Sheng: Group Exhibition of Vessels'
Under the theme 'Sheng,' a Chinese word meaning 'to put something into a container' as a verb and 'a container that is filled to the brim' as an adjective, this Taipei exhibition explores the evolution of vessels from 8,000 years ago.
'Elsewhere is Nowhere'
A joint exhibition by Taiwanese, German, and Chilean artists exploring the theme of 'escape' is currently on view at the Digiark of Taichung's National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.
Cultural Features
Lo Sirong is a singer-songwriter who adapts music from original poems written in Hakka, Chinese, and Taiwanese languages. As mother, she also sings about motherhood and different aspects of female life. For re-popularizing Hakka music, Lo was named the 2011 Golden Melody Best Hakka Singer.
Hakka Musician | Lo Sirong
The Taiwan Quasi-Museum Development Association is a community aimed at building a sustainable hometown by integrating local history, cultural assets, industries, and regional tourism. It is also devoted to promoting arts education in the hopes of making the region a base for developing quasi-museums throughout Taiwan.
Taiwan Quasi-Museum Development Association
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