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ISSUE #226
Artwork by 15 pioneering abstract artists born from the diaspora following the Chinese Civil War is being showcased at Musée d'Ixelles à Bruxelles.
A retrospective film series featuring renowned filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang is offering 24 screenings at the Berlin-based Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art.
'The Moving Garden,' a contemporary installation of live flowers by Taiwanese-American artist Lee Mingwei, is in full blossom at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum.
An exhibition featuring photographs of dramatic social and political changes in Taiwan from 1986 to 1990 is now running at the Taipei Cultural Center in New York.
Page Tsou, a Taiwanese illustrator lauded by Bologna Children's Book Fair, is holding his first solo exhibition 'Hide-and-Seek' at Madrid-based Museo ABC.
A whimsical collection featuring steel-plated, enamel-baked sculptures by Taiwanese artist Hung Yi is currently on public display on the streets of Washington, D.C.
Ministry Updates
President lauds Golden Comic Awards winners
President Tsai Ing-wen attended the 8th Golden Comic Awards ceremony held at Taipei New Horizon on Sept. 12 to congratulate the winners and explain her government’s policy on comics and animation.
Mongolian & Tibetan Cultural Center opens
In accordance to structural reorganization spearheaded by the Executive Yuan in 2017, the Ministry of Culture established the Mongolian and Tibetan Cultural Center to carry on the duties of the now-defunct Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission.
Opera patriarch statue placed at Xiqu Center
The GuoGuang Opera Company held a ceremony on Sept. 12 to officially place the Patriarch Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, the primary deity worshipped by Peking opera artists, in the main hall of the soon-to-be-inaugurated Xiqu Center of Taiwan.
Taiwan makes NT$460 million in licensing deals
The Ministry of Culture announced that the 'Cultural and Creative Industry International Development Project – Image Licensing' program secured NT$460 million in licensing deals at a Sept. 14 press conference.
Cultural Features
Chen Shiang-chyi is a Taiwanese actress best known for her collaboration with acclaimed filmmakers Tsai Ming-liang and Edward Yang. Since 1991, Chen has starred in 24 films and garnered the Golden Horse Award for best actress in 2014 with 'Exit.'
Actress | Chen Shiang-chyi
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. He has the ability to imbue his stories with a sense of warm, touching humor.
Manga Artist | Ruan Guang-min
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