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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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Taiwan Literature as a Window on the Paranormal
Ghosts, ghouls, and other residents of “shadowy realms” have long inspired creativity. However, the process of social modernization has already led to the irreversible loss of many traditional tales of the bizarre and paranormal.
DATE2019.09.02
Yao-Chi CityReconstructing the Paranormalparanormal literature
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Future Library for Cultural Experiments: A Reflection on “Yao-Chi City” as a Bridge between Literature and Art
A shift can be seen in what “Yao-Chi City” handles in terms of bridging between literature and art: How can contemporary art get involved in the world of contemporary paranormal literature?
DATE2019.09.02
Yao-Chi Citycultural experimentReconstructing the Paranormal
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Mashup the Old Order with Kaleidoscopic Exhibitions and Performances: MASHUP all the CREATORS
If MASHUP all the CREATORS is bringing an unprecedented disturbance to C-LAB, where the former Air Force Command Headquarters located, what does it aim to subvert exactly?
DATE2019.06.19
CREATORSexperimentContemporary ArtPerformance Art
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Speaking Up on Social Issues with Gentleness: Over Diamond Art Studio
OD adopts the approach of immersive experimental theater, which includes physical memories, participatory experiences and emotional resonances, providing a rehearsal site for real-world participation.
DATE2019.06.12
Performance Artplayful seniorsthe elderly
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Playful Seniors in Fields: Let’s Grow Old Together in Real Life and on Stage
When it comes to the aging issue, the applied theater has provided a new perspective that the social and cultural context is viewed as the fabric of mankind, treating aging as a kind of “field” constantly changing and evolving.
DATE2019.06.12
ethnodramacommunity theaterplayful seniors
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The Third Act in Life for the Elderly: Rock YeNai
How to Still Have Fun at an Old Age? Are you scared of getting old? According to statistics, the number of people aged 65 years or over is expected to take up 20% of the population in Taiwan by 2025. In other words, 1 in 5 people will be an elderly, which will officially turn Taiwan into a hyper-aged society.
DATE2019.06.11
the third actplayful seniorsintergenerational co-creation
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Theater in Education for Community Development and Empathy Learning: Think Feel Move
Inspired by the Sunflower Student Movement in 2014, people working in the fields of theater and civics education established Think Feel Move in the same year.
DATE2019.06.11
social issuesTheater in Educationplayful seniors
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Developing Community and Sharing Life Stories with Playback Theater: Pataauw Theatre Troupe
The Pataauw Theatre Troupe is composed of mothers who live in Beitou District. They transform the stories of the audience into plays, showing the energy of the community and their empathy for the audience with simple props and music.
DATE2019.06.11
inclusivecommunity theaterPerformance Artplayful seniors
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Seeking Cultural Experiments within Language and Memory: The Linguistic Explorations of Taiwanese Video Artists, 2007-2011
In the five years spanning 2007 to 2011, numerous relatively young Taiwanese artists around the age of thirty independently showed interest in the relationships between language, memory, and identity.
DATE2019.04.10
cultural experimentPerformativityidentification
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