The exhibition concerns itself with the spread of fake news and disinformation globally, featuring works reflecting both Taiwanese and international artists.
If you've heard of Jiufen, you might know it is the site of filming for many Taiwanese movies, most notably City of Sadness. You might have heard it has wonderful teahouses, and maybe from a friend you heard to try the taro balls there. But you probably first and foremost know it as where Hayao Miyazaki allegedly drew inspiration from in Spirited Away.I
A recent scandal involved singer Rainie Yang (楊丞琳) claiming not to be Taiwanese, but a “Guangdong person that grew up in Taiwan” on a Chinese program. Yang claimed this despite being born in Taipei in 1984 because her father is of Cantonese descent.
Pili Puppetry is a well-known Taiwanese glove puppet series, which transposes wuxia tales of martial arts chivalry to a fantasy setting.
Although most discussion of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan has been about geopolitical implications, a bizarre undertext to the visit were the times food came up as part of political attacks.
People need to hear about Taiwanese perspectives
This is a No Man is an Island film review written in collaboration with Cinema Escapist as part of coverage of the 2022 New York Asian Film Festival. Keep an eye out for more!
cold refreshments faithfully served, as the world changed all around this small corner
The children of dictators often attempt to evoke nostalgia for the good old days.
Taiwan’s Ecological History as Performance: The Collection of Time in the Polymer Age
Part of coverage of the 2022 New York Asian Film Festival.
The latest online blow-up by authoritarian leftists–commonly referred to as tankies–proves a bizarre one.