Political Provocation in YAO Jui Chung’s Republic of Cynic

Did Taiwan score a diplomatic win? A virtual nation, called the “Republic of Cynic” (R.O.C.), 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. Artist YAO Jui Chung was invited here to curate a solo exhibition featuring video installation works and contemporary art featuring paintings, photography, video installations related to the territory.

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