TAIWAN FILMFEST 2021 //電影//開麥拉//

12/10/2021
Tickets purchase via Filmhouse website 8 October 2021 My Missing Valentine 消失的情人節 Director CHEN Yu-Hsun / 2020 / Taiwan / 119 mins Hsiao-chi (Patty Lee) always rushes when doing everything; she rushes when singing in a choir and jumps into the swimming pool before anyone else; even when taking a picture, she acts at a quicker pace than the rest. Nevertheless, she is qu...
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Lee Mingwei: Six Stories

06/10/2021
2021 Spotlight Taiwan Lecture Lee Mingwei: Six Stories   Artist LEE Mingwei (李明維) Born in Taiwan in 1964 and currently living in Paris and New York City, Lee Mingwei creates participatory installations, where strangers can explore issues of trust, intimacy, and self-awareness, and one-on-one events, in which visitors contemplate these issues with the artist thr...
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LIQUEERED: THE PERFORMANCE IN THE EXPANDED FIELD OF LIQUEFIED QUEERNESS 擬酷液得:液態化的酷兒展演

13/07/2021
2021 Spotlight Taiwan  Lecture on Contemporary Art LIQUEERED: THE PERFORMANCE IN THE EXPANDED FIELD OF LIQUEFIED QUEERNESS Lecture by ARTIST YU Cheng-Ta (余政達)   Yu Cheng-Ta (b. 1983, Taiwan) The Taipei-based multimedia artist Yu Cheng-Ta’s work often involves verbal communication with the subjects and viewers in a playful manner to create the concept of “li...
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Algorithms into Humanities – Conversation with Taiwan’s Digital Minister Audrey Tang

03/06/2021
Spotlight Taiwan Lecture Algorithms into Humanities - Conversation with Taiwan's Digital Minister Audrey Tang  Keynote Speaker: Minister Audrey Tang 唐鳳 (Digital Minister, Taiwan) Discussant: Dr Wayne Lai (University of British Columbia/Kelowna Taiwanese Cultural Society) Chaired by Dr Chia-Ling Yang (University of Edinburgh)   TIME 2 June 2021 5:00-...
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TAIWAN FILMFEST 2020 //電影//開麥拉//

13/10/2020
Special Screening Days 日子 17:00 - 19:00, 8th October 2020 (Thursday), Screen 2, Cineworld, Edinburgh Director Tsai Ming-Liang / 2020 / Taiwan / 127 mins   Under the pain of illness and treatment, Kang finds himself living the life of a drifter. He meets Non in a foreign land. They find consolation in each other before parting ways and carrying on with their da...
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Me, the Film Worker 李康生//從影生活

Taiwan Academy Lecture “Me, the Film Worker” This is a live stream event, please register your space via Eventbrite Lecture by Lee Kang-Sheng Lee Kang-sheng has received recognition for his acting, winning the Best Actor Award at the 2002 Cinemanila International Film Festival for What Time Is It There? He was nominated for a Golden Horse Award in 1994 for Viv...
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Hand-crafted Films: In the Age of Film Industrialization 蔡明亮 // 手工電影:在電影工業的時代

Taiwan Academy Lecture Hand-crafted Films: In the Age of Film Industrialization  This is a live stream event, please register your space via Eventbrite Lecture by Director Tsai Ming-Liang Tsai Ming-liang has written and directed ten feature films and has also directed many short films and television films. Tsai is one of the most celebrated "Second New Wave" film ...
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Tomorrowland 袁廣鳴//明日樂園

16/11/2020
Taiwan Academy Lecture Tomorrowland  Lecture by Professor Yuan Goang-Ming   Born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1965 Now lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan A pioneer of video art in Taiwan, Yuan Goang-Ming has worked with video since 1984, and is now one of the foremost Taiwanese artists active in the international media art circle. He received a master’s de...
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When Past Becomes Future and History Becomes Art 高千惠//未終結的過去進行式

Taiwan Academy Lecture When Past Becomes Future and History Becomes Art Lecture by Chien-Hui Kao How to tell an art story, which has experienced modernism, colonialism and globalism since aftermath to now? Taking the exhibition “Once Upon A Time-Unfinished Progressive Past” as the case study, this talk wishes to reinvestigate the unresolved issue loaded with the following ...
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The Algorithm of Gender & Sexuality in the Digital Age 鄭淑麗//數位時代性慾與性別的算法

02/10/2019
Taiwan Academy Lecture The Algorithm of Gender & Sexuality in the Digital Age Lecture by Shu Lea Cheang Cheang constructs networked installation and multi-player performance in participatory impromptu mode. She draft sci-fi narratives in film scenario and artwork imagination. She also builds the social interface with transgressive plots and open netwo...
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TAIWAN FILMFEST 2019 //電影//開麥拉//

17/09/2019
13th September 2019 Father to Son 范保德 Director HSIAO Ya-Chuan / 2018 / Taiwan / 115 mins Screening followed by Director's Q&A Van Pao-Te, who is now 60 years old, finds himself suffering from a serious illness, instead of getting treatment, he decides to go to Japan to look for his father who abandoned him 50 years ago with the accompany of his son. At th...
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Interbreeding: The Vitality of Taiwan’s Art Group after 1990s 薛保瑕//插枝接枝 - 90年代後臺灣藝術團體的活力

26/09/2019
Taiwan Academy Lecture Interbreeding: The Vitality of Taiwan's Art Group after 1990s   Lecture by Professor Ava Hsueh   Photo credit to Joy Chuang Prof. Ava Hsueh obtained her D.A. degree of School of Education, Department of Art and Art Professions in New York University; currently serves as the Honorary Professor i...
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Taiwan Animation Festival 2018 2018台灣動漫節

24/06/2018
Screening and Director's Q & A 19, 21 and 22 June 14:00-15:30, Hunter Lecture Theatre, 74 Lauriston Place 20, 23 and 24 June 14:00-15:30, Museum of Fire, 76-78 Lauriston Place Animation Director Ching-Hsuan Lin Ching-Hsuan Lin, filmmaker and artist. Graduated from Graduate Institute of Sound and Image Studies in Animation, Tainan National University of the Arts. And...
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REALITies Incubation – VR Exhibition of Tzu-Ning Wu 孵化現實 // 吳梓寧VR創作個展

30/06/2018
Artist Tzu-Ning Wu’s work involves 3D animation to demonstrate virtual identities, virtual cities, and virtual natures in the cyber space. Her Cyberbeingsseries, created in 2003, was chosen as one of the Honourable Mentions for the Taipei Arts Awards in 2004. The Cyber Nativeseries, from 2006 to 2009, describes a self-portrait of the artist’s avatar through the dynamic cha...
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From The Concept of Social Sculpture to the Public Art in Taiwan: My Artistic Journey 從社會雕塑到台灣公共藝術: 我的藝術歷程

28/10/2017
Taiwan Academy Lecture From The Concept of Social Sculpture to The Public Art in Taiwan-My Artistic Journey Lecture by Artist Mali Wu Chaired by Marko Daniel, Tate Modern Ma-Li Wu (Mali Wu 吳瑪悧) lives and works in Kaohsiung and Taipei, Taiwan. After graduating from the National Art Academy, Dusseldorf, Wu returned to Taiwan in 1986 to a new environment and this inspired he...
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The Power of Action – Lectures by Yao Jui-Chung (姚瑞中) Part I //姚瑞中//後民國意象//

This lecture is cancelled. The Power of Action -  Four Lectures by YAO Jui-Chung (姚瑞中) Internationally acclaimed artist Yao Jui-Chung gives a series of lectures over the themes he has been working on over 30-years of his career. Chaired by Marko Daniel (Tate Modern, London)             Lecture 1: Post-Republican Act...
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The Power of Action-Lectures by YAO Jui-Chung (姚瑞中) Part II //姚瑞中//後民國意象//

This lecture is cancelled. The Power of Action -  Four Lectures by YAO Jui-Chung (姚瑞中) Internationally acclaimed artist Yao Jui-Chung gives a series of lectures over the themes he has been working on over 30-years of his career. Chaired by Marko Daniel (Tate Modern, London)     Lecture 3: Copyleft: Appropriation Art in China (借屍還魂的反正統繪畫) Lecture 4: Life...
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Art and Translation in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea 藝術與翻譯: 台灣, 香港和韓國

29/10/2017
Art and Translation Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea   International Symposium 28–29 October 2017 School of History of Art, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland In Collaboration With Art In Translation Journal and The Taiwan Academy   Symposium Poster Click Here Full Programme and Abstract: Art in Translation programme Free Admission, RSVP Required (email: L.Hs...
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TAIWAN CINEMA IN EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 //電影//開麥拉//

27/06/2017
To mark the ‘Taiwan Season’, the project brings an exciting collaboration with the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) to showcase the Taiwanese film on 22 & 24 June 2017 for Godspeed and 26 & 27 June 2017 for Receptionist.   22 and 24 June 2017  Godspeed (一路順風)              Mong-Hong Chung / Taiwan / 2016 / 1h51min Michael Hui, Na-Dou Lin, ...
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In Conversation with Film Director Jenny Lu (The Receptionist, 2017) //盧謹明//接線員//

27/06/2017
Post-screening Q&A with Film Director Jenny Lu  Cineworld Fountain Park, Edinburgh TICKETS are available now   The Receptionist (接線員) Jenny Lu / Taiwan / 2017 / 102 mins  Part of the Best of British Strand   Director Bio Jenny Lu has written and directed The Man Who Walked on the Moon (2014), which won Best Fantasy Award in Ams...
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TAIWAN CINEMA IN EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015 //電影//開麥拉//

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28/06/2015
To mark the ‘Taiwan Season’, the project brings an exciting collaboration with the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) to showcase the Taiwanese film on 24 & 26 June 2015. Paradise in Service (Jun Zhong Le Yuan 軍中樂園) Doze Niu Chen-Zer / Taiwan / 2014 / 133 mins Ethan Juan, Chen Jian Bin, Wan Qian, Chen Yi Han / Fiction / Mandarin, Taiwanese A coming-of-...
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CURATING BEYOND NATIONAL REPRESENTATION //策展//美感無國界//

20150429
Michael Lin exhibition (2010)
Dr Felix Schöber (Independent Curator) For the last two decades, Taiwan- or rather the Taipei Fine Arts Museum of Taiwan- has represented Taiwanese contemporary art through group shows, which used different artists to fill in positions inside a pattern that changed only very little over the years. Dr Schoeber will present a series of exhibitions that dealt with Taiwanes...
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HYBRID REALITY OF ABSTRACT PAINTING: MY ARTIST JOURNEY //薛保瑕//境界.動能//

20150611
Prof. Pao-Shia Hsueh 薛保瑕 Artist, National Tainan University of Fine Arts “As a messenger I move between source and pathway, until I find my destination.”     About the Artist Pao-Shia Hsueh was born in Taichung in 1956 and received her Doctor of Art (D.A.) from the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University in 1995. She directed the National Taiwan ...
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BEYOND ISLANDS: CONTEMPORARY ART OF TAIWAN AND EAST ASIA //島嶼之外//臺灣當代藝術論壇//

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12/06/2014
  History of Art at the University of Edinburgh hosts an Spotlight Taiwan Art Forum on contemporary East Asian Art, focusing on artists who received aboriginal Taiwanese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Western art inspirations and developed their own art into an unique visual presentation with a great diversity in East Asia now. Through the study of contemporary ar...
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ALTERNATED AUDIO FILES: FROM REVERBERATIONS AND AFTERIMAGES //陳界仁//殘響世界//

20140611
  Chieh-Jen Chen 陳界仁 (Artist) About the Artist Chieh-Jen Chen was born in 1960 in Taoyuan, Taiwan, and graduated from a vocational high school for the arts. He currently lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan. In 1980s, the Cold War/Martial Law period in Taiwan, Chen challenged the limits of expression under the Martial Law system and the conservative art establishment with ...
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MISSING FRACTIONS: THE CHINESE DIPLOMATIC ARCHIVE IN TAIWAN AND ITS CONTEMPORARY MEANING //沈呂巡//失落的歷史//

20131003
  Speaker: Dr. Lyu-shun Shen (Taipei Representative in the US) This talk falls into two parts. In the first part, Dr. Shen -- speaking in his capacity as one of the co-editors of an important book entitled A Century of Resilient Tradition: Exhibition of the Republic of China's Diplomatic Archives -- offers a critical review of the diplomatic archives of the Repub...
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