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May 11, 2018 (New York, NY) –The Taipei Cultural Center in New York and Metrograph will co-present the first major U.S. retrospective celebrating Sylvia Chang, the most influential and prolific actress-writer-director of Chinese language cinema, starting from May 18 through 27. Sylvia Chang will be in attendance for post-screening discussions. In a career spanning four decades, Chang has been captivating audiences with her remarkable on-screen performances, award-winning screenplays, and directorial visions. She has starred in nearly one hundred films, among them are renowned titles directed by Chinese auteurs, including King Hu, Edward Yang, Jia Zhangke, Tsui Hark, Stanley Kwan. She also wrote, directed and produced numerous other films, including her award-winning directorial works including 20 30 40 (2004) and Love Education (2017). Featuring a survey of her representational works, this 15-film retrospective addresses the ways in which Sylvia Chang explores complex feeling like love, heartbreak, and family life in her movies. Kicking off the retrospective on the weekend of May 18 are the screenings of All About Ah-Long by Johnnie To, her earlier directorial work Xiao Yu, and her latest feature Love Education with Chang in attendance for Q&As. Highlights also include many other iconic titles that have rarely been …

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The Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development, Ministry of Culture (MOC) held a press conference today (26 April) announcing the launch of 2018 Golden Melody Awards & Festival series events. In attendance for this annual celebration of Chinese-language pop music scene were the Minister of Culture Cheng Li-chiun, Chairman Sunny Chang and Vice-Chairman Denver Chang Keng-Yu of the Recording Industry Foundation in Taiwan (RIT), winner of the 28th GMA best album Sanpuy Katatepan Mavaliyw, winner of the 24th GMA best album Chung Hsing-min, DJ Dela, DJ Didilong, Kowen Ko, and J.Sheon. In her address, Minister Cheng stated that GMA is renowned internationally for its place in Chinese-language pop music, and also as an expression of the depth and strength of Taiwan’s pop music culture and industry. This year’s GMA series events breathe a new life into the label, allowing the audience to experience the cross-domain integration between digital technology and audiovisual representation, as well as reinforcing the goal of cultivating a new generation of talents, reinvigorating the Taiwan music scene with our best and brightest of the future, all in all a spectacular and wonderful event. The minister also announced the five major aspects of MOC’s pop music policy, …

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Sunday, May 13th, 2018, 8PM Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center (129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023) Dvorak’s love for American scenery inspired him to compose String Quintet No.3. Mozart’s Piano Quartet influenced generations of composers to fashion works for this instrumentation. Likewise, Shih-Hui Chen’s Flashback Moments – a world-premiere work commissioned by NACMS, exhibits memories, inspirations, and thoughts that are unforgettable. Joined by celebrated violist Paul Neubauer, this concert will be recorded live. Hailed by New York Concert Reviews as “an impressively organized and professional group…”, NACMS delves into the giants of chamber music repertoire, cultivating new voices of contemporary composers that meld this traditional Western art with elements of Eastern cultures. ARTISTS: Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, violin Yi-Jung Huang, violin Ji In Yang, violin Wei-Yang Andy Lin, viola *Paul Neubauer, viola Nan-Cheng Chen, cello Jung-Hsuan Ko, cello Tzu-Yi Chen, piano REPERTOIRE: MOZART – Piano Quartet no. 1 in G Major SHIH-HUI CHEN – Unforgettable Memories DVORAK – String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 97, B. 180 Tickets: $25-$40

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Rising Star Vibraphonist Yuhan Su and her quintet will return to Cornelia Street Cafe presenting a series of new music from her upcoming album “City Animals”. Wed., May 9, 2018. 9:30pm Cornelia Street Cafe (29 Cornelia St, New York, NY 10014) Ticket $10 ($10 drink minimum) Yuhan Su 蘇郁涵 / Vibraphone Matt Holman / Trumpet Alex LoRe / Saxophone Petros Klampanis / Bass Nathan Ellman-Bell / Drums ‘Like the best fiction, it’s entirely enveloping’ – Downbeat (December, 2016) Listing as Rising Star Vibraphonist at DownBeat critic poll 2017, Yuhan Su continues her journey with her quintet and will return to Cornelia Street Cafe presenting a series of new music from her upcoming album City Animals. Yuhan’s music is innovative, emotional, cerebral and most importantly, always lyrical. Her compositions and improvisations are uniquely hers, marked with an amalgamation of complexity, intensity and emotional resonance. And though she is capable of blistering technique, she always maintains a sense of melodic lyricism and wonder in her playing. Since the release of her second record A Room Of One’s Own, the album has been listed on the Best of 2016 on Downbeat magazine and received numerous music awards and nominations including the Best Jazz …

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The Human Impacts Institute’s Creative Climate Awards are an annual series of events that showcase artists creating climate-inspired, public works. In an effort to inspire us to think more critically about our actions and their impacts, the Creative Climate Awards program uses the arts and creativity to share knowledge, broaden the climate conversation, educate, and incite action. For details and apply online at: www.humanimpactsinstitute.org/creative-climate-awards Submissions Due 11:30PM May 31st, 2018; Selections Announced June 15th, 2018. WHAT Creative Climate Awards Open Call accept* ● All 2D works, including graphic design, drawings, painting, photographs, collage, and mixed media ● Films (both shorts and feature length) ● Performative works , including dance, theatre, music, and other works **NOTE: Artists are responsible for costs of shipping works to and from NYC. All performers must be able to perform in NYC between September 17th and October 12th , 2018. WHAT YOU GET ● First place cash prize of $2,000 ● Month long exhibit at 42nd St. gallery in Manhattan, NYC ● Work viewed by our judges

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和 (he’) in Mandarin Chinese can be translated into, among other things, “with.” This month the Taiwan Academy in New York will present a contemporary art exhibition and film screenings centered on “multiculturalism and immigration.” This series of events aim to capture the impacts of globalization on Taiwanese society through various lenses, and through the perspectives of the participating artists. As of now, the foreign worker population in Taiwan has grown to over six hundred thousand people, yet they exist outside of Taiwanese society. [和heʼ] presents a diverse collection of mediums including photography, videography, art installation, and sculpture. The exhibition uses Taiwan as a subject to question our ideas and interpretations of commonality, of being-in-common without presuming a common-being, of searching for commonality without defining that one specific thing we all share in common. Curated by FOGSTAND Gallery, the contemporary art exhibition [和heʼ] features 9 artists : Chang En-Man, Lee Jo-Mei, Lin Jin-Da (from Taiwan) and other artists including Joo Choon Lin, Chun Kai Feng (Singapore), Song-Yun Kim (Korea), Fiona Burke (Ireland), Samuel Weinburg (USA), and Brandon Cramm (UK). Alongside the exhibition, 4 films and documentaries, “See You, Lovable Strangers,” “Stilt,” and “Towards the Sun,” have been selected for screening. …

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For four straight years as the only gallery from Taiwan participating in Frieze-New York, Chi-Wen Gallery will return to the art fair with a multi-national line-up and a group show pondering over present-day environmental issues. Central will be a flower installation by Ikebana master Atsunobu Katagiri, who by means of radioactive waste from Fukushima contemplates the meaning of nature reviving itself where humans are struggling to do the same. Also addressing nuclear issues, Takashi Arai uses daguerreotype and video as mediums to create individual records of encounters with deeply interconnected subjects of Fukushima, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki. Jawshing Arthur Liou’s video “Behind the Waves” is based on his foot journey in areas savaged by the 2011 tsunami in Japan. The project evokes a sense of resolve and empathy through the participation of local volunteers. In Yuan Goang-Ming’s unsettling video “Landscape of Energy”, a camera floats over a coastal landscape towards the domes of a nuclear power plant in the distance, suggesting the looming possibility of ecological disaster. “The plastic bag is a vessel for an ever-changing content” says Heidi Voet who uses the immediacy and fleeting nature of everyday commodities, which places her work in a critical relationship with globalized culture. …

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