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2018/10/25 | Cat Thomas
Out in Taiwan: Standing for Equality with Fashion Photographer Leslie Kee
As Pride approaches, world-famous fashion photographer Leslie Kee is casting Taiwan's LGBT community in its very best light.
ART REVIEW: Loaded Guns in 'The Flying Land'
'Vase of an Anti-Aircraft Gun' is Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi’s first large-scale installation in Taiwan. Juxtaposing an ordinary living room with a weapon of war, the work speaks to issues of displacement, curatorial conflict of interest, and power.
2018/10/27 | David Green
INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Valerie Soe on Life Aboard the Taiwan Love Boat
Filmmaker Valerie Soe shares her experience of tracing Taiwan's history through the eyes of thousands of hormone-heightened college kids.
2018/12/07 | Kate Nicholson
Golden Pin 2018: Global Influencers Say Sustainable Design Is Key to Success
At Taiwan's annual Golden Pin Design Award forum, four renowned designers offered a checklist for using design to build sustainable societies.
2018/10/27 | Cat Thomas
INTERVIEW: Steven Crook & Katy Hui-wen Hung on ‘A Culinary History of Taipei’
Catch up with the authors of a seminal book introducing the surprisingly diverse culinary history of Taipei and Taiwan to a global audience.
2018/09/10 | MuYi
Taipei Hosts Asia-Pacific Film Festival, Showcasing Asia's Best New Movies
Taiwanese films scooped up two awards, including Best Director, and the event spotlighted Southeast Asian hits like 'Bad Genius' and 'Respeto.'
2018/09/28 | Saigoneer
ILLUSTRATIONS: Tokyo by Night in Watercolors
Polish expat Mateusz Urbanowicz illuminates a side of Tokyo less seen.
2018/08/29 | 鄺健銘
Malaysian Singer's 'Motherland' Comments Stir Chinese Introspection
When Malaysian singer Priscilla Abby referred to China as her 'motherland' on a Chinese TV show, it whipped the overseas Chinese community into a frenzy.
2018/10/11 | Taiwan Insight
ANALYSIS: Here's Why the ROC Agrees with the PRC in the South China Sea
The ROC maintains its claims in the South China Sea based on a historical connection to a country it has been separated from since 1949.
2018/11/09 | Saigoneer
VIETNAM: Pham Anh's Viral Oil Paintings Portray Hanoi's Inimitable Serenity
Journey through Hanoi's meandering, tranquil alleys courtesy of Vietnamese artist Pham Anh.
2018/10/21 | Taiwan Insight
Taiwan Cinema Through the Lens of Wei Te-sheng
A new book charts the blossoming of Taiwan's cinema from the dawn of the democratic era to the present day.
2018/10/06 | Taiwan Insight
Inside Taiwan's Indie Music Scene: Is It Truly 'Independent'?
Taiwan's indie scene has coalesced with the mainstream, sometimes muddying the distinction between 'indie' and 'independent.'