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ISSUE #440
The Swiss Film Archive (Cinémathèque Suisse) in Lausanne is hosting the "Taiwan Cinema from the 1960s (Cinéma taïwanais des années 1960)" program.
Featuring eight artists from Taiwan, the "Cosmopolis #2 – Repenser l'humain" biennale organized by the Pompidou Centre is themed "rethinking the human."
"The Essential and the Invisible" at the Madrid-based Museo ABC is the first show in Spain on the original works of Taiwanese illustrator Jimmy Liao.
Taiwan artist Chou Yu-cheng is one of the 55 international artists who have been invited to participate in the 2019 Lyon Contemporary Art Biennale.
Art Bank Taiwan has partnered up with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Holy See for a special light-themed art show.
Ministry Updates
Taiwan, France launch sound lab in Taipei
The Taiwan Sound Lab — a joint venture by the Ministry of Culture and the Paris-based acoustics institute IRCAM — was formally launched in Taipei on Nov. 21, marking the start of an eight-year exploration of sound between Taiwan and France.
Community-building conference seeks civil consensus
As the community-building movement in Taiwan is set to enter its third decade, the Ministry of Culture's "2019 Next" National Community Building Conference will be held on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in Taipei to forge civil consensus and produce a white paper.
Taiwan hosts cultural accessibility conference, exhibition
350 participants from 12 countries attended the 2019 International Conference on Cultural Accessibility and Social Inclusion, which was held in Taiwan on Nov. 5-6 as a platform for in-depth, multinational, and multidisciplinary exchange.
Taipei exhibition marks 10th year of comic awards
In celebration of the tenth year of the Golden Comic Awards, the Ministry of Culture is holding a special retrospective exhibition on the GCAs' first illustrious decade from Nov. 15 through Dec. 15 at the Taipei-based Taiwan Comic Base.
Award-winning comic artist holds hometown exhibition
Award-winning Taiwanese comic artist Ruan Guang-min has returned to his hometown in Douliu City, Yunlin County with "Yong-Jiu Grocery Store," an exhibition showcasing original manuscripts, illustrations, and adaptions of his original comics.
Cultural Features
Ruan Guang-min is an award-winning manga artist whose works have received recognition for their detailed portrayal of stories and characters inspired by Taiwan. His "Dong-Huachun Barbershop" is the first original Taiwanese comic to be adapted to TV drama.
Manga Artist | Ruan Guang-min
The Yinggestone Culture Association was started by a group of artisans and cultural professionals who hope to highlight the unique culture and crafts of Yingge, a New Taipei district long renowned for its pottery production.
Yinggestone Culture Association
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