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ISSUE #210
Sixteen films from Taiwan are being presented in Kuala Lumpur to introduce veteran Taiwanese filmmakers to Malaysian cinemagoers – free entry for all.
Artist Yang Chin-chih has coined the word 'trashion' – a portmanteau of trash and fashion – to describe the process of transforming waste into art.
'REWOVEN: Innovative Fiber Art,' an international collaboration among Taiwanese and American museums and art galleries, is now running in New York City.
More than 150 relics relating to Asia's puppetry culture are currently on view for the first time at the Iziko South African National Gallery.
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.
Tehching Hsieh, a duress artist best known for his yearlong performances, is headlining the Taiwan Pavilion at Venice Biennale this year.
Ministry Updates
Minister visits the Pontifical Council for Culture
Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun paid a visit to President Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi of the Pontifical Council for Culture in Vatican City to thank the Roman Catholic Church for its contributions to Taiwan's society, medical care, and education.
Taiwan, Vatican City discuss museum collaboration
Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun paid a visit to the Vatican Museums to discuss collaborative opportunities in exhibitions, relic repair techniques, application of technology in museums, and art history studies.
Taiwan celebrates International Museum Day
The Ministry of Culture is celebrating International Museum Day with a series of events reflecting the 2017 theme of 'Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums.'
Cultural Features
Liu Hsia was a writer and advocate for the underprivileged who lived with pain from rheumatoid arthritis her whole life. Her many inspirational works published under the pen name Hsinglintzu continues to inspire and enrich readers around the world today.
Writer | Liu Hsia
The TAF Innovation Base is a historic complex that has been repurposed into a multi-functional venue for culture and arts. The former military base now serves as an innovation incubation center, as well as a platform for interdisciplinary and transnational collaboration, to boost Taiwan’s cultural and creative sector.
TAF Innovation Base
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