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ISSUE #283
Taiwan's Chou Yu-cheng is the only artist from the greater Chinese-speaking community to participate at the Liverpool Biennial this year.
Taiwanese artist Lee Ming-wei has conceptualized an interactive exhibition where professional singers will approach random visitors at the Pompidou Centre.
To help Taiwan's contemporary arts gain exposure, Art Bank Taiwan has curated a contemporary art exhibition at the TECRO Cultural Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
A photography exhibition documenting Taiwan's political, social, and economic shifts from the 1970s to 1990s is now available at Yamanashi Prefecture.
Ministry Updates
Draft ‘Public Media Act’ to be submitted for review
Here are the key points of Taiwan's draft "Public Media Act," which aims to create a more complete public media service along three axes: the public, the industry, and internationalization. The draft act will be submitted to the Executive Yuan for review.
Taiwan-produced Thai brake van returns home
A Thai brake van numbered BV-15092 is a shining example of the technology employed by the Taipei Railway Workshop in the production of train cars of its era. Now, after many years hard at work in a foreign land, it has finally come home.
Cultural Features
Lu Han-shiu is a poet who is securing the inheritance of the Taiwanese language through modern poetry. For over two decades, he has been combining Taiwanese poems with pop music, with more than 80 of his poems being turned into songs.
Poet | Lu Han-shiu
The Kishu An Forest of Literature was once a restaurant built in the Japanese colonial era. It has since been reintroduced to the public as a multi-functional center that houses a literary-themed bookstore, tea house, and spaces for holding cultural events.
Kishu An Forest of Literature
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