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Tell Your Own Stories and Find a Foothold in the Red Ocean— An Interview with Taipei Game Developers Forum Co-founder Johnson Lin

Tell Your Own Stories and Find a Foothold in the Red Ocean— An Interview with Taipei Game Developers Forum Co-founder Johnson Lin

In recent years, many independent game developers in Taiwan have launched controversial but sophisticated creations like Detention (返校), created by Red Candle Games (赤燭遊戲), which have stirred up heated [...]

2021-12-07
Every Comic Has Something to Tell You, An Interview with Taipei West Town Founder Stanley Lee

Every Comic Has Something to Tell You, An Interview with Taipei West Town Founder Stanley Lee

In his depictions of the various facets of everyday life in Taipei’s west district in Taipei West Town (西城), WAN der LAND (萬華世界), and (再見了,萬華電器街), Stanley Lee (李政道) drew [...]

2021-12-07
Writing Stories of Taiwan in a Universal Language, An Interview with Director Po-Chou Chi

Writing Stories of Taiwan in a Universal Language, An Interview with Director Po-Chou Chi

Owner of MangoWork Studio (光之塔動畫) Po-Chou Chi (紀柏舟) is that rare beast: an all-round Taiwanese animator who specializes in both 2D and 3D. Chi’s 2011 work The Lighthouse (光之塔) [...]

2021-12-07
Borrowing from Life and Telling the Stories She Wants to Tell—Comic Book Artist Ying Chang

Borrowing from Life and Telling the Stories She Wants to Tell—Comic Book Artist Ying Chang

Ying Chang’s (英張) childhood memories are not so different from other people’s. Like many schoolchildren back then, the first thing she did when she got home was turn on [...]

2021-12-07
Cultivating Art through Destruction and Reconstruction—Cross-Media Artist Cowper Wang

Cultivating Art through Destruction and Reconstruction—Cross-Media Artist Cowper Wang

Having won the 32nd Golden Melody Awards BEST MV Award and participated in various crossover design collaborations, Cowper Wang (王宗欣) is without doubt the epitome of what has become [...]

2021-12-07
Keeping it Real with Fragility, An Interview with Graffiti Artist & Toy Creator SONG

Keeping it Real with Fragility, An Interview with Graffiti Artist & Toy Creator SONG

“Running about like a kid and sweating madly—it’s the most passionate thing in the world!” A message posted on Instagram by SONG (頌君), a graffiti and toy creator, after [...]

2021-12-07
Using Progressive City Branding to Create a New Image of Taipei City

Using Progressive City Branding to Create a New Image of Taipei City

The Taipei City Government Urban Branding Team (UBT) has initiated a progressive style of urban branding.

2020-12-28
2020 Taipei Culture Awards: Passion and duty—the pride of a life’s work

2020 Taipei Culture Awards: Passion and duty—the pride of a life’s work

In 2020, the Taipei Culture Awards entered its 24th year. The award was set up to recognize “long-term focus on social design, cultural diversity, and promotion of equal access to [...]

Glimpses into art alleyways on a walk through Taipei

Glimpses into art alleyways on a walk through Taipei

Street art gives big cities another kind of landscape, and provides many artists with an expressive medium. But more than that, it is an innovative art form. Graffiti culture brings [...]

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