Posts from No Man Is an Island

台灣的環境歷史作為藝術:在聚合世代採集時間

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Taiwan’s Ecological History as Performance: The Collection of Time in the Polymer Age

From No Man Is an Island
On July 19, 2022
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“Before Next Spring” Humanizes the Lives of Chinese Students in Japan

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Part of coverage of the 2022 New York Asian Film Festival.

From No Man Is an Island
On July 16, 2022
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Tankies Praise Hong Kong Police After Supreme Court Ruling

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The latest online blow-up by authoritarian leftists–commonly referred to as tankies–proves a bizarre one.

From No Man Is an Island
On July 2, 2022
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What Would “Cultural Sovereignty” Mean for Taiwan in an Age of Digital Media?

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Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te made comments at the recent National Culture Congress earlier this month that might strike as somewhat unusual.

From No Man Is an Island
On June 22, 2022
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The Journey Matters: A Conversation About Earthfest

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Brian Hioe spoke to Blaine Whiteley about Earthfest, which will take place in Miaoli from July 21st through July 24th.

From No Man Is an Island
On June 11, 2022
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The Sound of Ambient Rain with a Progressive Beat: NYORAI’s 雨の音

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雨の音 (rain sound) is a compact EP, but it manages to take listeners on a unique aural journey.

From No Man Is an Island
On June 5, 2022
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Taiwan Reliant on Voluntary Measures to Contain COVID-19

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As COVID-19 spreads throughout Taiwan as part of the current outbreak, what may be particularly of note is the degree to which the outbreak has interfaced with personal behavior.

From No Man Is an Island
On May 28, 2022
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Ethnography in the Club

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A Review of Dance Music Spaces

From No Man Is an Island
On May 18, 2022
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Review: Drifting Paris

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What now that capitalism has learned to embrace, eat, and digest attempts at subversion and criticism to the point that anti-capitalism becomes a vital force for capital?

From No Man Is an Island
On May 10, 2022
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The Many Repetitions of Hong Kong History

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There are few words fit to describe Blue Island (憂鬱之島), apart from “masterpiece.” The film stands out as an example of its genre, while also managing to be highly powerful and personal.

From No Man Is an Island
On April 22, 2022
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A Miao Church Choir Thrust into the Spotlight

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A Review of "Singing in the Wilderness" written in collaboration with Cinema Escapist, as part of coverage of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Keep an eye out for more!

From No Man Is an Island
On April 16, 2022
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A Glance into the Everyday of COVID

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This is a No Man is an Island film review written in collaboration with Cinema Escapist, as part of coverage of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Keep an eye out for more!

From No Man Is an Island
On April 12, 2022
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Immortality

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FOR A WEEK she stood inside a room at the Taichung train station. There was something quietly defiant about her stance, left foot crossed over her right, the weight of her body slightly on the back foot, as if she were just about to take a small step forward.

From No Man Is an Island
On March 8, 2022
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