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2018/12/12 | Kate Nicholson

REVIEW: ‘The Misused’ Highlights Taiwan’s Special Knack for Upcycling

Two young Taiwanese designers plundered hardware stores to create contemporary homewares inspired by the predilection for grass-roots improvisation abundant in rural Taiwan.

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.

2018/11/24 | Leora Joy Jones & John Stephenson

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.

2018/11/17 | The Third Pole

REVIEW: The Himalayan Arc, Journeys East of South-east

Analysts, diplomats, journalists and authors give voice to a region that is growing in importance on the world stage.

2018/11/16 | The Conversation

Borneo Cave Paintings of Wild Cattle Emerge as World's Earliest Figurative Art

Cave paintings discovered in Malaysian Borneo in the 1990s have been revealed to be much older than first thought.

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.

2018/11/02 | Atlas Obscura

Frozen in Time: Solving the Mystery of China's Most Remarkable Fossils

Unravel the series of cataclysmic events that resulted in a treasure trove of Cretaceous period fossils in northeast China.

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.

2018/10/27 | 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.

2018/10/25 | 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.

2018/10/24 | New Bloom

INTERVIEW: Taiwan Labor Film Festival Screens Stories of Struggle and Solidarity

A chat with Catta Chou, curator of the 2018 Taiwan International Labor Film Festival – which is now underway in Taipei.

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.