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Cloud Gate 2 — Triple Bill ( 21 - 23 Nov 2016 )

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, October 13, 2016, In : TW Arts 


The sister company of Taiwan's internationally celebrated Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Cloud Gate 2 presents the country's most talented young dancers and choreographers. This hotly anticipated triple bill is the first time Cloud Gate 2 has performed in the UK.

“Fast-paced, exciting and fluid” Dance Europe

Wicked Fish sees the dancers mimic a shoal of fish, as puzzle-like choreography competes with its complex score, while The Wall examines ideas of protection and segregation, highlighting ...


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台灣藝術家張碩尹愛丁堡個展即將開幕

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, In : TW Arts 
「愛丁堡新人創作獎」(Edinburgh Creative Initiative Award)首位台灣得主、旅英藝術家張碩尹(Ting-Tong Chang)6月13-28日在愛丁堡雕塑中心(Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop)舉辦駐村三個月的成果發表個展「目前為止」(Por Ahor),獲BBC中文網專訪報導,網址連結如下,歡迎點閱與轉寄!


愛丁堡創作新人獎為雕塑中心的年度獎項,為有潛力的新藝術家提供經濟與技術上的協助,選出有野心...
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台灣藝術家吳季璁英國巡迴個展第3站在謝菲爾德展出

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, April 4, 2014, In : TW Arts 


文化部與英國曼徹斯特華人當代藝術中心(Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art)、蘭開斯特大學當代藝術學院藝術聯盟(Live at LICA)及謝菲爾德(Sheffield) 塞特藝廊(Site Gallery)聯合舉辦吳季璁英國巡迴個展「重新校準」(Recalibrate),第3站將於4月4日至5月31日在塞特藝廊展出他不同時期的代表作品,包括《灰塵》(Dust)、《水晶城市003》(Crystal City 003)及《皴法習作》(Wrinkled Texture)。

塞特藝廊為謝...

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Taiwan's Cloud Gate wows London with 'Rice'

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 28, 2014, In : TW Arts 


Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan’s Feb. 26 premiere of “Rice” at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London entranced the European arts community, following the success of “Nine Songs” a few days earlier.

Sadler’s Wells Theatre artistic director Alistair Spalding praised Cloud Gate founder Lin Hwai-min as a great choreographer, and said “Rice” was a beautiful piece of work. He said the troupe had been invited to perform at Sadler’s Wells in 2016.

“Rice” was created to mark the t...

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ACCLAIMED TAIWANESE ARTIST HOLDS SOLO SHOW IN LANCASTER 台藝術家吳季璁 英古城蘭開斯特辦個展

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : TW Arts 


Taiwan’s mixed media artist Wu Chi-tsung (吳季璁) has taken the second leg of his solo exhibition tour across the United Kingdom to Lancaster City. Titled “Recalibrate,” the exhibition drew over 100 British artists, curators, educators, and students on its opening day on Jan. 31.

The exhibition showcases Wu’s works from different periods of his career, including “Wire I,” with which he won the top award of the Taipei Arts Award in 2003, a collection of cyanotypes from the “Wri...

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Art14 London features strong Taiwan presence

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, March 14, 2014, In : TW Arts 


Five Taiwan artists will be joining 180 contemporary art galleries from 40 countries in exhibiting at Art14 London Feb. 27 to March 2 in the U.K. capital.

Artists Fan Yang-tsung, Hua Chien-chiang, Lee Chen-dao, Lo Chan-peng, and Shen Chao-liang, who already have established international reputations, will be showing a diverse range of fresh and innovative works showcasing Taiwan’s contemporary art scene.

Hua uses gouache to blend features of modern life and classic Chinese iconography, creati...

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Taiwan Pavilion in Edinburgh Summer Festivals 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, In : TW Arts 


This summer Edinburgh will welcome 11 splendid performing art groups from Taiwan. These groups will showcase their performances in the renowned Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Starting from 19th July Taiwanese band Sizhukong will blend jazz idioms with traditional Taiwanese/Chinese folk music into an exotic mix of striking melodies and shifting tempos. The International Theater Ensemble will bring a poetic theatrical expre...
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Stage By Shen Chao-Liang UK / Ireland Première

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, June 27, 2013, In : TW Arts 
This exhibition features a variety of “truck theatres” in different cities which present a window to a unique part of Taiwanese culture. These stages, which often play host to cabaret performances, are designed to create a form of visual ‘spectacle’ wherever they go.

Shen Chao-Liang has exhibited throughout Asia, America and Europe, having won numerous awards, including first place at the International Photography Awards. 

Artist talk with Shen Chao-Liang. Date and time to be announced....

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Bring Me a Glaze Like the Sky After Rain: Imperial ceramics of the Northern and Southern Song dynasties

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, In : TW Arts 


Bring Me a Glaze Like the Sky After Rain: Imperial ceramics of the Northern and Southern Song dynasties 
The National Palace Museum in Taipei is a treasure-trove of traditional Chinese culture, of which the delicate, almost minimalist wares of the Song dynasty are an undisputed highlight. To introduce the Museum’s superlative collection of these works of art to the British public, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China and the Taipei Representative Office in the UK are in partnersh...


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Feasting in the Afterlife: the Bronzes of the National Palace

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, February 14, 2013, In : TW Arts 


 

The National Palace Museum in Taipei is a treasure-trove of traditional Chinese culture, which contains an exceptional collection of ritual bronze wares, dating back over 4000 years – to a time when China led the world in bronze casting technology. To introduce the Museum’s superlative collection of these works of art to the British public, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China and the Taipei Representative Office in the UK are in partnership with Asia House in London to host ...


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亮眼國際,旅英台日情侶藝術家創作英國倫敦首展

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, November 24, 2012, In : TW Arts 
旅英台灣織品設計師蔡筱淇(Hsiao-Chi Tsai)和旅英日本雕塑家男友吉川公野(Kimiya Yoshikawa)英國倫敦第一次創作首展22日開幕預展。她們顯著的動態雕塑和燈光裝置將通過生動的色彩,結合強化壓克力及玻璃纖維等素材配上UV燈光以及不同光線照射,複雜及放射爆炸狀的形式和創新使用光明與黑暗的空間感。

蔡筱淇的織品設計配合上吉川公野的雕塑,歷經過無數次的溝通與磨合。許...

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倫敦故宮館藏系列講座展現台灣文化底蘊

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, In : TW Arts 


 

文化部及駐英國台北代表處與倫敦藝文機構「亞洲之家」(Asia House)合作,於11月至明年4月在「亞洲之家」舉辦故宮館藏系列講座四場,8日晚間舉辦第一場,主題為「台北故宮博物院的寶物」 (Treasures of the National Palace Museum, Taipei),介紹故宮館藏精華以及故宮寶物隨國民政府遷台之歷史,吸引許多英國聽眾擠爆「亞洲之家」演講廳,甚至現場排隊等待後補座位。

主講人Malcolm Mc...


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台北故宮博物院的寶物-故宮館藏系列講座登場

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, In : TW Arts 







故宮博物院為我保存中華傳統文化最重要及最大之寶庫,為向英國人士引介台北故宮豐富之中華文物典藏,增進英國人士對我繼承與保留正統文化之認識,文化部及駐英國代表處與倫敦藝文機構「亞洲之家」(Asia House)合作,於本(101)年11月至明(102)年4月在「亞洲之家」舉辦故宮館藏系列講座四場,邀請英國亞洲藝術史專家學者擔任主講人,同時也邀請英國的博物館亞洲部門資...


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