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Thoughts and observations on cultural trends and creative practices are collected. Authors are invited to write in-depth articles and commentaries, as well as accounts and reviews of cultural experimentation.
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An Introduction to the History and Development of Bio Art
Bio Art has blossomed as an art practice in the last two decades. What kinds of qualities define Bio Art? How do we draw the boundaries of Bio Art in myriads of discussions on intersecting art with science?
DATE2020.07.24
Eduardo KACGenetic ArtBio Art
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Recollecting C-LAB: Jointly Recording the Cultural History of a Space
We are initiating the Recollecting C-LAB Project this year. By gathering and compiling information and conducting interviews, we attempt to build an online cultural and historical database of this historic site.
DATE2020.06.09
storyhistoryC-LAB
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Political Provocation in YAO Jui-Chung’s Republic of Cynic
A virtual nation, called the “Republic of Cynic”, recently opened its “Embassy in the R.O.C.”, located at Art Space V (former U.S. Aid Building) at C-LAB, the nation comes with its own emblem, flag, anthem, and even passport.
DATE2020.06.09
historyCynicContemporary Art
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Technology Anxiety in a “Zero-Latency” Era: in the Footsteps of CHENG Hsien-Yu’s Assimilator
Through Assimilator, we grapple with the conflicts and tensions between human-machine interactions, and reflect on our anxiety towards technology.
DATE2020.06.09
machinetechnology Technology Art
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Creating a Welcoming Circular Structure: Record of the Experimental Architecture Project
In the southwest corner of C-LAB near the intersection of Jianguo South and Renai roads, where pedestrians and vehicles come closest to this site, is a large, suspended, “circular structure”.
DATE2020.04.01
Experimental ArchitectureCircular EconomyOpenness
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Imagining a Space from the Perspective of “Tower”: Light Weight Crossing Universities Work Camp at C-LAB
Sophomore students from three universities participated in the Light Weight – Crossing Universities Work Camp. This year, the theme is “tower.”
DATE2020.04.01
Experimental ArchitectureOpennessLight Weight 2020
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Is Immersive Art Just a Buzzword or a Must Know “Innovation”?
Is “immersive” a word of the brand-new era? Is it a new concept in aesthetics discourse following the latest technological advancements?
DATE2020.03.31
imageimmersive aestheticstechnology
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The Immersive Aesthetics of Performing Arts in Taiwan
The actor-spectator relationship have changed from confining the spectators to their seats into treating them as the trigger and propeller of the performances.
DATE2020.03.30
public engagementimmersive aestheticsPerforming Art
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Virtual Reality and the Three Modalities That Shaped the World
If “virtual reality” is not simply a “technique” but also a “medium” capable of “shaping the world,” what would such a world look like?
DATE2020.03.30
immersive aestheticscyberspacevirtual reality