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ISSUE #429
Three women artists from Taiwan are featured by the Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film's annual summer exhibition in France.
Quai Branly Museum spotlights traditional Taiwanese culture by examining the longstanding practice of burning paper offerings for loved ones in the afterlife.
The "Tattoo COLOR, Tattoo HONOR" exhibition at Museum Siam spotlights the facial and body tattoos of the Taiwanese indigenous Atayal and Paiwan tribes.
"The Ouroboros" is an international joint exhibition that marks the second phase in the 2018-2019 Taiwan-Luxembourg Exchange Program.
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
Memory bank holds open call for photo submissions
The Taiwan Cultural Memory Bank project will cooperate with the world's largest photography competition for historical monuments, Wiki Loves Monuments, to expand the licensable collection of photographs on Taiwan's heritage sites and gather more unique photos of local cultural sights and scenes.
Puli concert to mark 20th anniversary of 921 Earthquake
The Puli Paper Dome, which is located in the post-quake reconstruction area in Nantou County, will hold the "921 Earthquake 20th Anniversary Commemorative Concert" from 7 to 9 pm on the evening of Sept. 21, the 20th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that happened on that day in 1999.
Public art program to light up historic mining site
A joint investigation into the revitalization of three historically and culturally notable sites in New Taipei City has culminated in a new public art program that will light up the Remains of the 13 Levels on Sept. 13.
Cultural Features
Before becoming as a screenwriter, Mag Hsu used to work as a theater playwright, director, and manager. She believes that to work as a screenwriter, one has to give up a few things — a certain degree of freedom and perfection, for example.
Screenwriter | Mag Hsu
Watan Tanga is an Atayal elder and master in the chant-singing art of the tribe's ancient language. In 2012, Taoyuan City honored his talent as an oral passer-down of his traditional art, and that same year the Ministry of Culture named him a preserver of an important traditional art and a "living national treasure."
Atayal Oral Tradition Preserver | Watan Tanga
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