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TAIWAN FILMFEST in Spotlight Taiwan Edinburgh 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : News 
Spotlight Taiwan 
Taiwan Film Festival 
There have been exciting developments in the Taiwan cinematic landscape in recent years, with more high quality and diverse films being made each year, gaining international attention and recognition. The Taiwan Film Festival provides a unique opportunity to see some of these great examples of contemporary Taiwan cinema on big screen, many of them screening for the first time in the UK. 

Seven award-winning feature films by emerging Taiwanese filmmakers ha...
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Taiwan Film (A Time in Quchi) in 57th BFI London Film Festival 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, October 13, 2013, In : News 

A Time in Quchi

Shu Jia Zuo Ye

Divorcing parents send their two kids to stay with Grandpa in a rural village for the summer in Chang Tso-Chi’s emotive film full of life lessons.

Date:
15th Oct and 18th Oct 2013

Booking Ticket:
BFI Southbank, NFT3 Oct 15, 2013  8:45 PM  Buy
BFI Southbank, NFT2 Oct 18, 2013  6:00 PM  Buy 

Location:
BFI Southbank
Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 8XT

Director-Screenwriter Chang Tso-Chi
With Liang-yu Yang, Yun-loong Kuan, Hui-ming, Wen, Zi-yan Jin, Han Tung
Taiwan 2013
in...

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Creative Talk 2013 - Position of Taiwan Design of Asia into Global Market?

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, September 14, 2013, In : News 

Creative Talk @ FORMOSA SHOW 2013 :: London Design Festival

Position of Taiwan Design of Asia into Global  Market?


FORMOSA SHOW SHOW 2013 is honoured to invite three Taiwanese designers 周育潤Chou, Yu-Jui (Kevin) / 曾熙凱 Tseng, Shi-Kai /陳函谿 Chen, Han-Hsi  to give talks about their design concepts and to share their experiences of entering the global market, from the perspective of both Taiwan and the UK.



Date:Friday 20st September 2013

Time:19:00pm-21:00pm

Admission Free Donations Wel...


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Creative Workshop 2013 - Apu Jan

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, September 14, 2013, In : News 

Creative Workshop @ FORMOSA SHOW 2013 :: London Design Festival

Use Your Dream as Your Muse


How to build up a unique source of inspiration for your design?


This workshop enables you to fully exploit 'sources' like your own dreams and experience to firstly doodle by mixed media, and then further design your unique works of pure authenticity.


Date:Saturday 21st September 2013

Time:19:00pm-21:00pm

Admission Free Donations Welcome

Booking:www.formosashow.co.uk/news/creative-workshop-2013-apu-jan


Venue:...


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2013 Exhibitor - 曾乙文 Tseng, Yi-Wen

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, September 8, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 

Time Is Up! (2012)

Clock, Metal

36x36x4.5

Turn-over your clock.

Every hour has sixty minutes,

every minute is passing.

Every day has twenty more hours,

every hour is counting down.

Every month includes around thirty days,

every day is counting down.

One year, twelve months,

every month is counting down.

Did you use your time wisely?

When we get older, we feel the time pass faster. Every hour is like counting down. Have you ever felt that before? The passing time is the unchangeable truth, but we never us...


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2013 Exhibitor - 王禎鈺 Wang, Chen-Yu

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, September 8, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 

Meow Meow Wang (2013) 
Neoprene With Personal Drawing, Wool
110x50x2



The graduate collection illustrates Chen- Yu's story, the journey of finding self identity. Each outfit is different stage of her, each felted/ print motif has its symbol behind. They are like hidden languages. Fashion helps her to express her feeling and to tell a story. From a girl who was afraid of making mistake and slowly found herself in these 4 years life studying in London. It’s a sum up of what she has been through a...

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2013 Exhibitor - 李見興 Lee, Chien-Hsing ( Eladio Lee)

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, September 7, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 



Rose Laser-Engraving Gift Box (2013)

Wooden

32x21.5x12


Gift boxes such as the Moon Festival gift box, New Year gift box, and the Tea and Wine gift box do not get thrown away as waste after use. The wooden gift box is delicately laser

engraved. At the same time, based on environmental principles, the reusable design allows the outer box to be a tissue box while the inner box can be used as a multipurpose container for organizing. It is not only a fashionable home decoration but also a great device...


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FORMOSA SHOW 2013 London Design Exhibition: List of Nominees

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : News 


The annual London based design exhibition, FORMOSA SHOW, organised by Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture in association with the UK’s Creative Enterprise Organisation, will open at Candide’s Art Gallery on the eve of the Chinese Mid Autumn festival, 18th September. Twenty four Taiwanese designers, each with their own unique artistic vision and style, will display their best work, bringing the startling innovation of Taiwan’s creative scene to the international stage.  

The 24 designers selec...

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2013 Invited Designer - 吳禮竹 Wu, Li-Chu

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 

FLORAL NECKLACE (2011)
Paper Jewellery-Necklace NPL-01
Paper, sterling silver
4x4x1.7, length: 22"




Mountains- Work VI (2012)
Paper Jewellery- Brooches (4 pieces)
Paper, sterling silver
6.5X7.5X1 /ea




Plants- Work II (2012)
One-off Art Jewellery- Brooch
Paper, sprig, golf leaf, sterling silver, nickel
10x3x3


FLORAL RING (2011)

Paper Jewellery- Ring

Paper, sterling silver

4x4x3.5
Paper has, without doubt, many varied uses. However, multiple layered paper interests me with its subtle movement and tactile qua...

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2013 Exhibitor - 朱俞如 Zhu, Yu-Ru

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 

Cheer Up for Taiwan (2013)

playbill output

85.2*59.8

These posters are designed to send best wishes to Taiwan. We use a traditional Chinese-New-Year paper art work to symbolize our blessing to Taiwan. Topics of the two posters are “Good fortune to Taiwan” and “God bless Taiwan”, respectively. “Good fortune to Taiwan” is designed using a local fruit “pineapple”as its Taiwanese pronunciation is similar to that of “good fortune”. The same concept was used to design the other p...

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2013 Exhibitor - 許雲清 Hsu, Yun-Chin (Dorry Hsu)

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 


Aesthetic of Fear- bracelet (2013)

3D PRINT SLA, Silver 12x7x6





Aesthetic of Fear-ring (2013)

3D PRINT SLA

14x6x7




Aesthetic of Fear-mask (2013)

3D PRINT SLA, Silver

13x8x7


Dorry Hsu's new collection ‘the aesthetic of fears’, is the finalist of International Talent Support with the Swarovski, and Swatch Projects, 2013. In this collection, Dorry well uses the quality of 3D print and color dye the transplant material – SLA. The handmade color dye gives the new energy and dimension of the 3D ...

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2013 Exhibitor - 鄭星慧 Cheng, Hsing Hui

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 


The Door (2013) 
Ink. Photoshop.Illustration
2x15.5x19




Two opening book can be like two doors. The story is about two men who live in their generation , and one day they just take a walk as usual and go back home. However, when
they open the door, they see the decoration is different from their owns . (They change to each other’s)
http://cargocollective.com/starrystar








鄭星 Cheng, Hsing Hui 
Kingston University (2013) 
金斯頓大學






FORMOSA SHOW 2013 - London Design Festival 
Since 2010,The lar...

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2013 Exhibitor - 李昀真 Lee, Yun-Chen (Jennifer Lee)

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 

Defence (2013)
Mohair, Chiffon, Glass Organza, Sponge Net
Top: 45x30x60 / Dress: 45x30x180

Humans are like animals, we fear, we defence. Through natural selection, all creatures are born to be capable of protecting themselves. Meanwhile, we present similar reactions as animals when we are frightened or anxious. This collection combines a sense of horror with different ways of defence and protection. Inspired by quay brother’s stop motion film. I was attracted to the scary atmosphere they ha...


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2013 Exhibitor - 趙天麒 Chao, Tien-Chi

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 


Metal Attacks Wood (2013)
Wood/Metal
93x36x50 cm

In contemporary society, because of a variety of products in large mechanized manufacturing, that the traditional handwork has gradually disappeared with the generations.
This work attempts to traditional mortise techniques chair to metaphor for a living form. To insert the Mechanize metal chair into the chair surface. The chairs with symbol of life
has begun feel pain and bounce. While the metal legs replaced the original Legs, it means the Mechani...

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2013 Exhibitor - 李孟書 Li, Meng-Shu

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 

Twine (2013)
artificial fur,pinewood
90x40x40



Four wooden chair legs spread upward and then to wind together to become a bird nest.
Our design is to make a new impression for Taiwan traditional stool. The chair was one-piece made and then to entwine the faux fur around the chair where is used to sit on.
The appearance of the chair is between the creature and the vegetation.



李孟書 Li, Meng-Shu 
Shih-Chien University, postgraduate of Industrial Design dept. (2012~)
實踐大學工業產品設計學...

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2013 Exhibitor - 吳慈瑛 Wu, Tzu-Ying

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 



Scent Balland - Harmony (2012)

Multi-materials, Printed Acetate, Felt, Essential Oil

50x50 1/ea





Open your eyes. Darkness flees from the dawn. The shadows cling to your surroundings; half-forgotten dreams. Breathe deeply. A fragrance hangs in the air, touching the darkness with colour. Everything is like stained glass. Life cannot be cast into shadow, only tinted by those passing by.




Harmony attempts to capture the sense of smell as a series of visualisations. The core concepts of these pieces are...

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2013 Exhibitor - 蔡幸季 Tsai, Hsing-Chi (Jill Tsai)

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 



3D Printed Jewellery Insect And Bug Series- Dragonfly (2013)
3D Printed Acrylic Based Polymer
21x27x6


The Dragonfly- It is characterized by large multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings, and an elongated body. This is the first part of series of 3d printed
jewellery design base around nature of insects. 





As an indicator of polluting levels dragonflies are among the first to suffer should the levels of toxins in local streams and water supplies rise. This is often never noticed...

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2013 Exhibitor - 鄧元鼎 Teng, Yuan-Ting (Daniel Teng)

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 



SPPORK (2013)
Plastic
5x36x25




SPOORK is a meal set designed for both mothers and babies. The brief was simple – to design a product that would increase the interaction between mothers and babies during the stage when babies are learning to feed themselves and to determine what benefits can be brought to the dining process for both mothers and babies. 
The result was a “fork” design that helps babies to feed themselves more effectively, and a “scoop” design that brings convenience to the...

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Creative Talk 2013 - Aaronn Nieh

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, In : News 

林宥嘉Yoga Lin《大小說家 Fiction》專輯

Creative Talk @ FORMOSA SHOW 2013 :: London Design Festival

The Face — The graphic design I've done in the past decade


Aaronn Nieh (聶永真Nieh, Yung-Chen) seen by most Taiwanese designers as a trend-setter, will be invited to FORMOSA SHOW to share his experience in Taiwanese music and publishing industries. In the talk, Aaron will not only discuss the most significant album and book covers he design these ten years, but will also gives the l...

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2013 Exhibitor - 張倚奇 Chang, Yi-Chi (Ariel Chang )

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 



The Table Bag(2013)
Nylon Fabric
35x26x6

The Table Bag is a design dedicated to the workaholics. It is a shoulder bag which can be easily transformed into a working surface anywhere and anytime.
 
With the special crossed straps design, the two straps not only provided friction between each other which stabled the table in place but also enabled the adjustability of the lengths for the straps, allowing the Table Bag to be fully supported by the two straps no matter when it is used as a bag or when...

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2013 Exhibitor - 曾雅培 Tseng, Ya-Pei

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, August 31, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 

A/W 14 wrapping memory in Japan (2013)

leather and embroidery texture wool

120x70x50


A/W 14 wrapping memory in Japan (2013)

wool and mohair

120x50x40


A/W 14 wrapping memory in Japan (2013)

leather and wool

170x50x40

This collection seeks to explore the core value of Japanese culture: How they translate the traditional to modern society.The inspiration are from the memory after the second World War ,their traditional wrapping culture and are thinking of how to mix the traditional culture with the po...
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2013 Equipment Supplier - ASUS

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, August 31, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Supporters 


ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era that is focussed on pushing and nurturing innovation through a focus on Research and Design.

With a broad product portfolio that includes Notebooks, Tablets, Smart Phones, Motherboards, Graphics cards, Displays, Desktop PCs, Servers, Wireless Solutions, and networking devices. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s home and office users.

http://uk.asus.com


TA...

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2013 Exhibitor - 洪若筠 Hung, Jo-Yun (Sharon Hung)

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, August 31, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 

社會認同的符號The Marks of Social Identity(2013)
Pear wood, Glass, Aluminium
8x25x12.5






What if our social identity is not represented by objects we owe, but by markings on our skin? Tattoo (Tatau) was first used by aboriginal people as marks of pride. Each tattoo symbolises a different achievement and social recognition in the tribe. If this ritual has carried on to our society, how would we hold this ritual, what would it look like and how will it alter our perception of each other? Whic...

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2013 Exhibitor - 張鈺其 Chang, Yu-Chi

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, August 30, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 


蘊Eternal life(2013)

925 sliver, resin

0.8x6x5.5


My initial inspiration came from the growth pattern of moss – moss plants always grow together, always as a group, and in a humid environment. They interact with each other and are closely linked. Nature is fantastic and full of unique forms, which have their own patterns, structures and qualities.Take the outline of moss as the patterns, the layers of oxidized-silver as the mosses plants which grow together, and the matted surface such as the ...

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2013 Exhibitor - 陳彥安 Chen, Yen-An

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, August 30, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Exhibitors 




Deer Hanger (2013)
wood, ceramics
16x40x4


The  Coat Hanger is evolved from a jumping deer, with the rear legs in its real shape and front legs in the traditional shape of a coat hanger. It symbolizes the evolution of society from being traditional to modern and industrialized in Taiwan. It also reminds us not to forget the past but rather, cherish the resources we have on the earth and love it so that we could keep the environment beautiful and develop it in a sustainable way.


http://cargocollect...

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FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Final Exhibitors List

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, August 23, 2013, In : News 


A big thank you to all applicants for your patience, and congratulations to the below designers for your successful application. Your are now officially part of FORMOSA SHOW 2013 : London Design Festival , held at Candid Arts Gallery, London.

FORMOSA SHOW would keep close contact with the selected designers and we need you to provide all information needed for us to showcase your work(s) to the best. For those who are not successful this time, we appreciate your time and effort, and hope that ...

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RCA Battersea London Design Festival 2013 - Mind The Gap

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Monday, August 19, 2013, In : News 


Mind the Gap looks at the challenges facing modern urban transportation hubs and the design strategies used to respond to them. This collaborative project between two groups of design students – RCA Design Products' Platform 17 and the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan – focussed on London’s Marylebone and Tainan train stations. From wayfinding to ticket machines, food stalls to health and safety installations, design has the potential to target areas of specific public n...
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The Crossing Sound

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, In : News 




The Crossing Sound concert is an event of live electronics, improvisation, composition, and music theatre. The act of crossing signifies the transition between the realms of the past, present, toward the future. It addresses the intercourse between the Occident and Orient, the intervention between the internal and external force, and the transformation of identity, embodiment, and space.  

The performance carries a transgression between certainty and uncertainty, with something invisible and b...

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An Artistic British Summer Feast - London Design Festival and International Festival

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Friday, August 9, 2013, In : News 

I hear my self / Yosifu


Taiwanese Designers are ready to bring more colours and lights into this world by their endless creativity. Being under the spotlight, Taiwanese brands and designers start to fill up the columns of the newspaper, their design works are expected to become more noticeable, as Taiwanese young blood energises the well-rounded creative country, the UK.

2013 Edinburgh International Festival, EIF, one of the most significant annual celebration in art and design, brings together...

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MUUSExVogueTalent: Vote now to support Taiwanese Fashion Designers of 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, August 8, 2013, In : News 

Vogue and international fashion label, MUUSE, have nominated 4 Taiwanese designers of 2013 for its Young Vision Award. Now it’s your turn to support these talented Taiwanese Fashion Designers.

You can cast your vote on the MUUSExVogue Talent site before August 26.


HELP SCOUT NEXT YEAR'S DESIGN STAR AND VOTE TO WIN A DESIGNER PIECE
By voting, your name will be entered to win a piece by last year's winner Ece Gozen, or a gift certificate for €500 in the MUUSE Boutique.



VOTING ENDS AUGUST 26, ...
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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Performers :Against Again Troupe: ALL THAT’S LEFT TO HAPPEN IS SOME DEATHS

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, In : News 


A group of 3 short performances, which focus on the unifying theme of the ‘non-presence’ of the performer. These three site-specific and micro-theatrical works change and evolve as the artists adapt to different alternative venues. As the audience and artists collectively experience this absence through the passage of time, it is as though we are experiencing the death of moments gone by.

The Against Again Troupe is a Taiwan-based theatre troupe that has been working with site-specific the...
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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Performers : Anarchy Dance Theatre and UltraCombos – Seventh Sense:

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, In : News 


Anarchy Dance combine dance and new media to wonderful effect. In this space all movements by the dancers and the audience interact with each other through the striking visual effects. The audience is not merely watching the show but actively participating in it.

Anarchy Dance Theatre and Ultra Combos focused on building up a new viewer centred performance venue.

Open to all.

This performance has travelled to World Stage Design 2013 from Taiwan.

Date :8 September 2013
Time:14:30and 16:30
Price: £...

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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Performers : Ex-Theatre Asia: A TRUE CALLING

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, In : News 


By rediscovering a folklore passed down from generation to generation, A True Calling reaches out to the human mind, and encourages the audience to make change outward, and change the society in which they live.

Open to all.

This performance has travelled to World Stage Design 2013 from Taiwan.

Date :8 September 2013
Time:13.30 and 18.30
Price: £6
Venue:The Willow Theatre,Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
 Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3ER

SUN 8 SEP 13.30 BOOK TICKETS
SUN 8 SEP 18....

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Taiwanese Speakers Yung-Chen Nieh - AGI Congress London 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, In : News 



Yung-Chen Nieh got his bachelor’s degree in design from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology and went on to study applied media arts in National Taiwan University of Arts, though he’s never completed the required courses with it. Nieh is now the proprietor of Aaron Nieh Workshop.


Nieh is among the few most outstanding designers of Taiwan of the past decade, with a body of work seen extensively in the music industry, publications and art-related projects. Every single birth ...
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2013 Supporter - The London Design Festival

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, July 25, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Supporters 


The London Design Festival was conceived by Sir John Sorrell and Ben Evans. Building on London's existing design activity, their concept was to create an annual event that would promote the city's creativity, drawing in the country's greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to a deliver an unmissable celebration of design.

First staged in 2003, the London Design Festival is one of the world's most important annual design events. The Festival programme is made up of over 300 ev...
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2013 Supporter - Creative Enterprise Organization

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Thursday, July 25, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Supporters 


Creative Enterprise Organization (CEO) Members consist primarily of freelance artists & designers as well as agents, clients, students and lecturers. The CEO  is run by a management team that reports to a board of Trustees.  
 

Creative Enterprise Organization  contributes significantly to their local economies. Defined as any business where creativity is essential to success and where the potential for wealth and job creation comes through the generation of ideas, products and/or services, cre...

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2013 Supporter - Ministry of Culture Taiwan

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : FORMOSA SHOW 2013 Supporters 


An antecedent organization of the Ministry of Culture, the Council for Cultural Affairs (CCA) was established on November 11, 1981 and tasked with planning the nation’s cultural infrastructure, promoting development of national and local culture, and drawing up and implementing related policies.
With the rise of the greater China region in the 21st century, Taiwan must contend with global competition, digitization and industrialization. In addition are the numerous challenges posed by shifti...

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2013 Bring Art Go Exhibition

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 



Following its successful London Pop-Up Exhibition in 2012, this year CAMPOBAG's "Bring Art Go" has teamed up with Second Floor Studios & Arts, located near the Thames Barrier in Greenwich for its 2013 world tour. The collaboration brings Taiwanese designers together with artists from England, Spain, Italy, and Hong Kong to explore the topic of "Sharing the Love," accomplishing this by a joint exhibition at London's No Format Gallery from July 15 to 21.
 
This project will also feature designers...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Designburg Inc.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Designburg jewellery designer, Jadis Cheng has successfully built a cosmopolitan brand recognised by award-winning creations without overly showing the founder’s Asian roots. Working with titanium underlines Jadis’ mission to create iconic contemporary jewellery that may literally last forever, realised by using 21st century technologies that attract niche fans looking for minimalist beauty and unconventional forms without sacrificing versatility, as well as by tapping historical aestheti...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Haoshi Design

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 






Haoshi, comes from the words 'good things', and they certainly live up to their name; the popular Swallow X Clock of 2012 is updated with Koi, intended to add purity and peace to your environment. Haoshi want to add a kind of purity and peace into their design concept; by using concrete to create exquisite technical, the designers' life philosophy can present completely and perfectly through the visual art.

http://www.haoshi.com.tw


Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Cache-Cache Design Inc

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 



Cache-Cache seeks its inspirations from life’s intriguing interactions, capturing these most “real” and rare moments, and translating them into simple yet provocative designs. Whether it is creating new designs or sustainable brand value, they insist we all jump and take risks.

http://www.cache-cache.com.tw/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 21 September: 10am - 8pm 
Sunday 22 September...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Yumaman Creative & Design Co. Ltd.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 




The name 'Yumaman' originally comes from one of the earliest existing anthologies of Chinese poetry and literature called Wen Xuan. Through professional superiority in aesthetics and visual design, Yumaman combine marketing together with design and successfully establish our own brand image.

http://www.yuma-m.com/


Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 21 September: 10am - 8pm 
Sunday 22 September...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Pinyen Creative Inc.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Specialising in adopting Taiwanese traditional culture, material and hand craftsmanship into product designs, Pinyen apply a criss-cross & hollow weaving techniques to bamboo, which gives the material a new contemporary image. This transformation not only makes the Pinyen designs delightful but also reintroduces traditional culture into people’s everyday life.

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Sat...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Freeform Marketing Ltd.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Since 1978, mother company accumulated experience on zinc alloy work and material application. Starting from Taiwan to the world of the future, upgrading from the hard work of traditional industries to technological innovation, we have experienced the era of original equipment manufacturing, economic take-off, and the new breakthrough in the use of zinc alloy. It is 2011 ZINCO ARTE that is about to lead in a completely new design topic.

http://www.zincoarte.com/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall...
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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Metal Pharmacy Creative Co., Ltd.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Metal Pharmacy is a studio that produces handmade jewellery, all based on original designs. Their style is described as 'Taiwanese Retro', and they experiment in combing every possible material with metal.

http://www.facebook.com/MetalPharmacy

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 21 September: 10am - 8pm 
Sunday 22 September: 11am - 6pm 
*Last entry to the exhibition is 45 minutes before the clos...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor :Rüskasa

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Traditional Taiwanese carving skills are used to create all furniture in Rüskasa's range; the subtle lines and shapes sympathetically highlight the qualities of the wood. Unnecessary decoration is abandoned, preferring to present the beauty in the natural material which connects with the natural elements in life. Along with the disappearing Taiwanese carving skills, handicraftsmen perform traditional mortise and tenon techniques to the perfection, hand-making piece by piece precisely to pass...
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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Xcellent Products International Ltd.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 




The goal of the company has always been to design value into our products. To Xcellent, 'value' stands for Variation. Aesthetics, Lifestyle, Utility and Economic; describing the way in which our products aim to deliver an outstanding user experience to meet every demand, from form and function to feeling affordability.
http://www.xcellentlighting.com/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am - 8pm
Saturday 21 Sep...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Y-Studio

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Y-Studio is a brand of products that blends in with the world around you, once a product is determined to be made, its sole purpose is to be used properly. The studio creates lighting by re-using elements from camera's in an attempt to halt the flow of disposable products, and to preserve the beauty and restore life to the original product.
http://www.ystudio-style.com/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 September: 10am - 7pm 
Friday 20 September: 10am -...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Moissue Intl. Corp.

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





Moissue explores the original expression and sensation of materials through the series of creations inspired by faded memories and emotions in life. Using wood and stainless steel as the main creative elements, Moissue intends to present the most fitting appearance of the object, so as to inspire each individual’s unique experience and feeling, in turn tacitly transform your lifestyle. The Dandelion stool subverts the stereotypical image of wooden furniture and serves a stunning visual feas...
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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitor : Kimu

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 





The Line Project, first shown at Tent 2012, is a balance of tradition & technology. The innovative manufacturing techniques using traditional paper & metal and the combination of complex & simple shapes create a stunning & versatile lamp. Kimu introduces design into our environment by the most simple and natural ways. They believe that design exists in close proximity with humanity.

http://kimudesign.blogspot.tw/

Tent London 2013
Stand: T3-A Hall

Date : 19-22 September 2013
Time: 
Thursday 19 Septe...

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Tent London 2013 - Fresh Taiwan 2013

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 
Returning to Tent for a second year, and under the guidance of Taiwan's Ministry of Culture, the Taiwan Design Center is presenting 12 of the most innovative Taiwanese brands in the Fresh Taiwan pavilion this September.

Showing the country's capacity in the culture and creative industries, the designers all demonstrate a creative energy true to the roots of Taiwanese culture and heritage through contemporary products.

Fresh Taiwan 2013 Exhibitors:
Kimu.
Moissue Intl. Corp.
Y-Studio
Xcellent Product...
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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Performers

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 
The country’s strength in art is also evidenced by the fact that three performance groups—Against Again Troupe, Anarchy Dance Theatre and EX-Theatre Asia—have been invited to perform at the WSD festival, he said.

Initiated by the OISTAT, the quadrennial WSD is the only global competition and exhibition for individual stage designers in such areas as architecture, costume, installation, lighting, multi-media, performance design, puppetry, set and sound.

Ex-Theatre Asia is a cross-cultural ...

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World Stage Design 2013 - Taiwanese Exhibitors

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : News 

Photo by Liu Chen – hsiang, Design by Yei-Sheng Wang
Yei – Sheng Wang is a designer from Taiwan who will be exhibiting his work at World Stage Design 2013 -


The exhibition will explore the diversity of capturing design, and along with traditional displays exhibitors will be able to propose innovative presentation techniques. WSD 2013 will question the boundaries of performance design and the designers’ work in both traditional and non-traditional performance spaces.

World Stage Design take...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Baroque Camerata: Splendour-When Western Meets Taiwanese Folk Songs

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Splendour - when Western Baroque meets Taiwanese folk songs. The Baroque Camerata from Taiwan was founded in 2004 and all members are professional musicians. They often play Baroque and early classical music. Famous musicians, both foreign and local, have been invited as guest players. Since 2006, the Baroque Camerata has been the resident orchestra at National Sun Yat-sen University, consistently fostering promising musicians. Regular performances are scheduled in order to promote the perfor...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Water Reflection Dance Ensemble: East, a Woman Shifting on Time Axis

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Water Reflection Dance Ensemble - repeatedly winning the CCA Outstanding Performing Arts Stabilization Fund, and being selected as one of the Outstanding Performing Groups of New Taipei City. East, A Woman Shifting On Time Axis... combines poetics, female consciousness and a certain oriental touch. Tan explore norms that Chinese traditional teachings have imposed on eastern women. The dancers wear three-inch golden lotus shoes, which act as symbols of how the roles of eastern women shift and ...
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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Tai Gu Tales Dance Theatre: Sekret

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 



Wu Tsai-Lin: solo dancer. Five aspects and multiple presentations. Decipher the Meta of Mother Earth as we step into the centre of the universe. To confine resurrection and destruction, to love and hate, of human nature. Wu Tsai-Lin was born in Taiwan and grew up in a performance art family. Her father was a Peking Opera actor and founder of Contemporary Legend Theatre Company. Her mother was founder of the Tai Gu Tales Dance Theatre Company. Her parents influenced her interest in dance and a...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Musitonik Ensemble: Wandering Voices II

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Led by two prize-winning Taiwanese musicians, Cheng-Ying Chuang (countertenor / Chinese lutenist on liuqin and zhongruan) and Ya-Ting Wang (percussionist). Musitonik Ensemble is devoted to exploring musical genres and building their contemporary dialogues. Together with acclaimed sitarist (Indian plucked-string) Ryohei Kanemitsu and erhu (Chinese fiddle) player Tanghsuan Lo, Wandering Voices II soars from ancient Chinese melodies, Indian ragas, European baroque / classical music into the cont...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Fun Theatre Company: Taiwan! Here I am

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 



A foreigner comes to visit Taiwan and stays with a Taiwanese opera performer and her family. The foreigner learns Taiwanese modern and traditional cultures while visiting there. Children, teenagers, and adults are in the group. Photos and videos will be applied to the production. Food, clothing, living style, transportation, education, languages, and leisure life issues will be presented in a creative way. A Taiwanese female’s life story will be presented here. She’s indeed made in Taiwan...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Cheng-Lung Lin: Music From a Piece of Leaf

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 

 
The leaf is readily available in lots of places and it can be a musical instrument. The timbre is loud and clear. My performance is to take a piece of leaf and flute out of music. The Taiwanese ballad, folk songs and world famous music will be presented. Let's connect and be touched by the leaf's music.

Date: 6-8 August
Time: 19:00
Duration: 1 hour
Suitability : U
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Venue:
St Cuthbert's Parish Church
5 Lothian Road,Entrances from Lothian Rd and Princes St,Edinburgh, EH1 2EP

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Body Expression Dance Theatre: Mr. R

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Mr. R, is a process of transformation. Subjects belong to me, in the presence of different stages, reveal the faces of each instants. They record these completed moments, in the gesture of memories, even though they are purely part of my developmental stages. Time had elapsed, the present me has belonged to the past. This is the state of my existence in the fluidic time.
 
About Body Expression Dance Theatre 
Returning from studies at New York modern dance graduate programs in 1999, Taipei-based...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - Formosa Impression

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


The Elite Artists Trio is among the most sought after chamber groups in Taiwan, with a reputation for stimulating performances, breadth of repertoire and exceptional audience rapport. The trio was founded by three accomplished artists: pianist Sherry Chen, the violinist Wen-Chuan Lin and the cellist Ya Limu. Individually they are multiple award-winning performers and together they bring a dynamic range of musicianship. The trio is dedicated to performing contemporary works and to the promotio...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 - International Theater Ensemble: Overcoat

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Poetic expression of Nikolai Gogol’s classic in the era of internet technology. Multimedia cross-border performance. Original combination of Chinese theatrical traditions and music with modern European physical theatre and contemporary projection technologies. Combines modern dance and narration, Chinese opera instruments and smartphone applications. Directed by acclaimed Russian-American director Oleg Liptsin. Theatre without borders!

Poetic theatrical expression of Nikolai Gogol’s classi...

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Edinburgh International Festival 2013 - Contemporary Legend Theatre: Metamorphosis

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Performance
Travelling salesman and sole breadwinner for his family, Gregor Samsa awakes one day to discover that he has been transformed into a giant insect. Unable to communicate and shocking to anyone who sees him, he is forced into a solitary existence confined to his room. As he becomes insufferable to himself and a burden to his family, when death finally comes it is a relief, freeing him from the anxieties of everyday life.
 
Contemporary Legend Theatre’s Wu Hsing-kuo returns with a mes...

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Edinburgh Jazz&Blues Festival 2013 - Graeme Stephen/ Fraser Fifield, SZK: Sizhukong

Posted by Taiwan Festival on Sunday, July 7, 2013, In : News 


Graeme Stephen/ Fraser Fifield, SZK: Sizhukong
Taiwanese band Sizhukong blend jazz idioms with traditional Taiwanese/Chinese folk music into an exotic mix of striking melodies and shifting tempos. Beautiful and beguiling Scottish folk music taken into the future with guitarist, Graeme Stephen, and piper, whistle player and saxophonist Fraser Fifield.

Performance
Taiwanese band Sizhukong blend jazz idioms with traditional Taiwanese/Chinese folk music into an exotic mix of striking melodies and sh...

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