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ISSUE #425
Casino Luxemburg is hosting a multimedia Taiwanese exhibition titled "Elysium" to provide an objective look at the religious absurdities that are ravaging East Asia.
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.
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
‘Fresh Taiwan’ to highlight the best of Taiwanese design
The "Fresh Taiwan" initiative has selected 22 creative brands to join its delegation for international lifestyle trade fairs NY NOW, Maison & Objet Paris, and Style Bangkok, which will respectively take place in August, November, and October this year.
Art-inspired derivative works on display in Xinzhuang
Come by the Xinzhuang Joint Office Tower for a glimpse of derivative works inspired by the creativity of Taiwanese veteran artists, including ink painter Liu Kuo-sung and "Variegated Bird of Art" Lee Shi-chi, who passed away this March.
Taiwanese paranormal exhibition now in Taipei
The Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab has organized an exhibition exploring Taiwan's horror genre by weaving together literature, folk traditions, and contemporary culture to give all manner of demons and monsters their proper moment in the spotlight.
Cultural Features
Sulfuric fire fishing makes use of the flammable gas created by the reaction of calcium carbide with water, creating massive flares that attract fish. The Jinshan District Fisherman's Association is working hard to promote this unique method.
Jinshan District Fisherman’s Association
Lee Chi-mao (1925-2019) was one of the most iconic ink-wash artists in post-war Taiwan. His unusually real-world, down-home subjects belie Lee's distinctive personal style that blends calligraphy with Eastern and Western painting techniques.
Ink Painter | Lee Chi-mao
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