Taiwan is a mountainous island, with diverse climates ranging from sparse tips of high altitude mountains to ecological hotspots of coastal wetlands.
The overflowing faint red light from the box of memory raises the vision to 3000 meters high, gazing at the mountains as visitors walk counter-clockwise, presenting a birds-eye view of the land of Taiwan.
The exhibition gathered designers and artists across disciplines to explore the idea of uniting local industry with the concepts of the circular economy. Visitors could readjust their opinions toward traditional craftsmanship and appreciate the beauty embedded in glass. The event also hoped to embed glass manufacturing into the Hsinchu identity.
Based on the traditional ceremonies celebrating the birthday of “Lord Guan” (Guān Gōng) in Daxi, from 14th of July till 5th of Aug, the three-week long modern festival named “Daxi Daxi” is developed as the pre-celebration and a modern take on the ancient tradition. Creators from various fields join forces to modernize all aspects of the traditional parade.
Stage On the Move, being the thematic hub of 2019 Creative Expo Taiwan, was a 12-day exhibition that showcase the process of Taiwan’s culture evolvement.
The exhibit will be presented as a design firm named “Taoyuan Reflecting.”
2019’s Lantern Festival is held in Pingtung County’s Dapeng Bay.
“FUTURE: FUTURE” starts with the concept of 12 time scales and transformed into 12 circular areas. Each 2 are connected in pairs – One circle tells the idea of “FUTURE Is Now”, represents the R&D achievements of client; Another responses to “now Is FUTURE” through the creations from 6 design teams.
The Tainan Pavilion of the 2019 Culture Expo is themed “Simmering Fire.” This Taiwanese expression of cooking gently with a small flame echoes with how people in Tainan live a composed, laid-back lifestyle.
Under the curatorial theme of Upside Down City, Nuit Blanche Taipei provides various perspectives in exploring the relations between day and night, in and out, tradition and modern, prosperity and decline, and the mobile and the stable.