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ISSUE #171
Six performance groups are offering a glimpse of Taiwanese music, dance, theater, and puppetry in Scotland as part of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
'Sleep Mode,' a series created by artist Hao Ni to explore mankind's perpetual restlessness, is currently available for viewing at the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles.
The exhibition is part of the Post-Ecolonialism Project, an artist movement aimed at repopulating mountains with native plants after Typhoon Morakot ravaged Taiwan.
A rare glimpse of the weaving of Taiwan's indigenous peoples is being offered by a special exhibition running at the International Museum of Art & Science in Texas.
'Extrastellar Evaluations,' a series of works inspired by the lost continent of Lemuria by Taiwanese artist Chen Yin-ju, is currently running at the 2016 Liverpool Biennale.
Ministry Updates
Taipei Cultural Center in NY celebrates 25th anniversary
As the pioneering overseas cultural mission of the Republic of China, the Taipei Cultural Center in New York is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a series of art exhibitions, film screenings, innovative tea ceremonies, and talks by visiting artists.
NTSO to kick off concert season in Taichung
The National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra (NTSO) is set to launch its 2016-2017 concert season with an opening concert titled 'Eternal Love – Richard Wagner's Tristan und Isolde' at the National Taichung Theater on Sept. 9.
Open Call: Residency program for puppeteers
The Lanyang Artist-in-Residency Program will run for six weeks from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, 2016. Participating artists are required to serve a minimum residency of 30 days. Open to all international artists, the application deadline is Aug. 30, 2016.
Cultural Features
As the founder and artistic director of U-Theater, Liu Ruo-yu introduced the practice of searching for the very root of performance art and drawing out the spirit of eastern culture to Taiwan's theater scene.
Theater Director | Liu Ruo-yu
Initiated by decorated Atayal poet Walis Nokan, the MIHU Community Reconstruction Association was established within weeks after the devastated wake of the Jiji Earthquake, the second-deadliest quake in the recorded history of Taiwan.
MIHU Community Reconstruction Association
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