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ISSUE #240
'Taiwan's Lost Commercial Cinema – Recovered and Restored' is a symposium and a seven-nation Europe tour featuring 10 iconic Taiwanese-language films.
'Hide-and-Seek,' a solo exhibition by Taiwan illustrator Page Tsou, has traveled to Pontevedra for a second showing at Pazo da Cultura de Pontevedra.
'What Do You See?' features seven up-and-coming Taiwanese artists on the subject of reality and the ways people interpret the world through sight and language.
Award-winning Taiwanese prints celebrating the advent of Chinese New Year are on loan to Novosibirsk State Art Museum in southwest Siberia for this special exhibition.
Taiwanese artist Shake employs unique Taiwanese topography as a metaphor to represent the island's geopolitical history and present condition.
This Los Angeles exhibition features Taiwanese and North American artists and their take on the ocean as a metaphor for things that can both unite and divide.
Ministry Updates
Taiwan to launch a base for comics creation
The Ministry of Culture inaugurated the renovation project of an old building in Taipei on Dec. 20 to transform it into the first comics base in Taiwan. The renovation work is expected to be completed by mid-2018.
Museum retells Taiwan history through maps
The Tainan-based National Museum of Taiwan History is holding a special exhibition offering glimpses into Taiwan history through vintage maps that date as far back as the 16th century.
Annotated checklist of crabs from Taiwan
The National Taiwan Museum launched a new edition of the 'Annotated Checklist of Brachyuran Crabs from Taiwan' by Taiwanese and Singaporean scholars on Dec. 16 to keep the list up to date for research on crab biology.
Taiwan, Southeast Asia artists hold green crafts expo
'Green Touch: Asia Eco Craft Design Exhibition,' an exhibition exploring the green philosophy and design practiced in contemporary crafts, features works by 34 artists from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and the Philippines.
Open Call for Latin America & Caribbean projects
To foster deeper and more diverse collaboration in the arts among the cultural communities of Latin America, Caribbean, and Taiwan, a grants program offered by the Ministry of Culture will accept proposals through Jan. 23, 2018.
Cultural Features
Chang Hsien-ping is a leading artisan who has refined Taiwan's wicker crafts by using bamboo to create unconventional woven vessels. He is the recipient of this year's National Crafts Achievement Award.
Wicker Weaver | Chang Hsien-ping
Fluent in Amis, Dutch, English, French, German, and Latin, Nakao Eki Pacidal is an Amis novelist, translator, painter, and winner of the 2017 Taiwan Literature Award for Best Indigenous Novella.
Amis Novelist | Nakao Eki Pacidal
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