Minister Cheng Li-chiun names five aspects ― cultural financing, cultural technology, upgrade of cultural equipment, cultural education, and international branding ― that will help Taiwan music become a driving force behind the development of cultural content.
Premier Lai Ching-te conferred the National Cultural Award to artist-writer Hsieh Li-fa and filmmaker-scriptwriter Wu Nien-jen at a ceremony held in Taipei on April 26. Both are prolific artists who have been promoting Taiwan culture and creating works for decades.
As an architect seeking to connect people's lives through practicing architecture, Huang Sheng-yuan has taken root in Taiwan's eastern county of Yilan, where he has conducted many public projects since 1993 to make Yilan a better place to live.
Jun T. Lai is part of an outstanding artistic generation born in Taiwan in the wake of WWII. Her creative history reveals an artist who draws together Western modernism, Eastern philosophy, and the social practice of public art.