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ISSUE #183
'Re: Made in Taiwan' at the 15th Venice Biennale delves into the eco-friendly aspirations and civic possibilities imbued in ordinary buildings and venues.
Titled 'Taiwan Redesign – From Me to Us,' the 11th Taiwan Culture Festival is celebrating Taiwanese culture, food, art, and music with a refreshing lineup of events.
Free screenings of Taiwanese films in cafes, malls, and bookstores across Kuala Lumpur and Penang! Come for the movie, stay for the post-screening discussions.
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.
Ministry Updates
Books, documentaries pay homage to Taiwan artists
The National Museum of Fine Arts has released the latest installments of its Artist Biography series and Senior Artists in Taiwan documentaries to continue with the reconstruction of the nation's fine arts history.
New book examines the 1895 Japan Invasion of Taiwan
The National Museum of Taiwan History has released a publication titled 'Chinese Historical Data on the Japanese Invasion of Taiwan' to mark the historic events surrounding the 1895 incident.
'Eden Paints Taiwan'
In celebration of the 5th anniversary of the Tainan-based National Museum of Taiwan History, an exhibition featuring paintings by handicapped artists will be made equally accessible for all via a mobile app.
'The Exhibition of Ocean Literature in Taiwan'
An exhibition on Taiwan's oceanic literature will be held at the National Museum of Taiwan Literature in Tainan to present the relationship between the Taiwanese people and the ocean.
Cultural Features
Paper-cut artist Yang Shih-yi once was a director lauded by the Golden Horse Film Festival for his short film 'Father's Finger.' After experiencing a period of depression in his life, Yang began to create paper-cut art that tell heart-warming stories.
Paper-cutting Artist | Yang Shih-yi
Established during martial-ruled Taiwan, Tonsan Bookstore once provided prohibited books for students eager for knowledge. With an owner who values independent thinking, the bookstore is a warm place that promotes thoughtful dialogue.
Tonsan Bookstore
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