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2016/07/06 | Olivia Yang

Sea Turtles of Taiwan Place Bronze in Paris Photography Contest

A collection of photos of sea turtles in Taiwan's waters has been awarded bronze in one of Europe's most prestigious photography competitions.

2016/07/04 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Scrivener-Turned-Artist Clashes Western and Eastern Cultures

The highly distinguishable artist has never received any professional training, but his works are in the possession of people like Luc Besson.

2016/06/30 | Beyonder Times

Singaporean Illustrator Draws in a World Without Sounds

Despite having a hearing disability, a Singaporean illustrator traveled to a foreign country, Taiwan, for his first time, and is now a professional illustrator for children’s picture books.

2016/06/17 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Cinematographer First Asian to Hold Retrospective at MoMA

MoMA will screen 15 films shot by award-winning cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing in Lee’s first American retrospective in his 30-year career.

2016/06/13 | TNL Staff

Chinese Films Cross Fingers for Distribution Slot in Taiwan

Cross-strait relations don’t only come up in politics, but in the movie industry as well. And in this battle, the Chinese are at a disadvantage in the Taiwanese market.

2016/06/09 | Olivia Yang

Is Gao Xingjian Running Out of Inspiration?

The Chinese-born winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature seems to want to make a splash in the painting world, but is his latest exhibition in Taipei boosting his image?

2016/06/08 | Olivia Yang

Students Refuse to Pull Photo From Female Body Hair Exhibition

Despite pressure from local residents, National Taiwan University respected the decision by a group of students not to remove an 'erotic' photo at a recent exhibition.

2016/06/06 | Olivia Yang

Feature: Bringing More than Taiwan Paper Art to the Louvre

Taiwanese paper artist Hung Hsin-fu mixes art and education, science and mathematics to create a truly memorable experience.

2016/06/04 | Olivia Yang

Taiwanese Sci-Fi Project Nominated for Venture Capital at Korean Film Festival

A Taiwanese sci-fi romance film project is poised to attract venture capital at the 20th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival.

2016/06/01 | TNL 編輯

Taiwan’s Lost Art of Paper Offering Revitalized at the Louvre

A Taiwanese paper art company is giving visitors at an exhibition in France a chance to explore a dying art form.

2016/05/30 | Hélène Belaunde

The Rise of Taiwanese Horror: Corpse Brides and Little Girls in Red

Two recent horror flicks suggest that Taiwanese directors are finally willing to break some longstanding taboos, with promising results.

2016/05/18 | TNL 編輯

Taiwan Independent Music Rocking International Audience

From May 18 to May 26, “Hello Taiwan,” a music event featuring several Taiwanese independent musicians including Paramount and Dwagie, will be held in several major cities in the US. In recent years, the success of Taiwanese independent music has impressed international music enthusiasts and Taiwanese artists have become regulars in many well-known international music festivals.