Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai met with Stephen Steinlein, state secretary of Germany’s Federal Foreign Office, on June 10. It was the highest-level meeting between Taiwanese and German officials in recent years.
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai visited the Elysée Museum of Photography in the Swiss city of Lausanne on June 8 to learn about the museum’s collections, exhibitions, operations, and marketing of photography.
This year will mark Taiwan’s first appearance on the coveted stage of the Glastonbury Festival in the U.K. Representing the lively Taiwanese music scene will be The Girl and The Robots, Joanna Wang, and Go Chic.
Taiwanese and Okinawan musicians will team up this June to perform in the first-ever HOT Islands Music Festival in Taiwan, in which HOT is stylized with capital letters because it also stands for Hualien, Okinawa, and Taitung.
Taipei-born artist Shyu Ruey-Shiann's “One Kind of Behavior,” an installation show that moves, will be open to the public at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York until Aug. 17.
Taiwanese artist Chang Ting-tong, the recipient of the 2014 Edinburgh Creative Initiative Award, will hold a solo exhibition at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop from June 14 through June 28.
As part of the Bushwick Open Studio in Brooklyn, Taiwan’s I-ting Hou is currently featured in a joint exhibition that examines the physical and psychology injuries caused by repetitive actions in our modern, technology-driven world.
To promote the production of interdisciplinary art, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts has collaborated with the Netherlands-based V2_Institute for the Unstable Media to host a two-month digital media exhibition in Taichung.
A special four-month exhibition at the National Museum of Taiwan History will offer a retrospection of a wide variety of street vendors commonly seen on the streets in Taiwan’s earlier days.
The 2014 Craft, Music, Dance & Theater Art Festival will kick off its pre-summer series and run for two months at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (NTCRI) in Nantou County.