Street Smarts: Capturing Taipei Street Scenes with Flaneur

A single street can tell you lots about a city. Follow Fabian, the editor-in-chief of Flaneur Magazine, to know the streets you must explore in Taipei.

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More Than Calligraphy: Hsu Yung-Chin, a Calligrapher Combining Old and New

Hsu Yung-Chin, a contemporary Taiwanese calligraphy artist, breaks free from the conventions of inscription, elevating calligraphy to a different level with its flowing and agile strokes.

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Pick Up Your Weapon, Even If It’s a Pen: A Conversation with Taipei Illustrator A ee mi

A ee mi, a young illustrators who just started a career in Taipei, uses her creations to raise public awareness regarding social issues with her pen, leading an artistic trend in Taipei that shows people the true power of art.

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Beauty in the Neighborhoods: A Fines Lee’s “Five Senses” Taipei Guided Tour

Fines Lee (李取中), the publisher of The Big Issue Taiwan, sat dowm and talk about his vision and misson of sharing the beauty in the neighborhoods wih us.

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Breaking into the Mainstream: Meet the Spanish B-boy Helping to Grow Hip-hop Dance Culture in Taipei

You would be forgiven for not knowing much about Taipei’s breaking scene. But for Spainish b-boy Krishna, it is alive in Taipei and a subculture that is very much on the rise.

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An Art Festival Never Sleeps — Nuit Blanche Taipei

WORDS BY Takayuki ShinoyamaPHOTOS BY Nuit Blanche Taipei 2019TRANSLATION BY JR Wu, Joe Henley “Nuit Blanche,” or White Night as it means in English, has become a spreading phenomenon around the world recently. Museums, galleries, and art centers that usually open only during the daytime will open their doors at the witching hour to hold…

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Celebrate the beauty of the eastern coast at Taiwan East Coast Land Art Festival

Taiwan East Coast Land Art Festival, a celebration of local indigenous art, music, culture, identity and more in Taitung.

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Summer in Taipei: Calendar of Good Times

Summer is a wonderful time when festivals are all over Taiwan.
Here’s a few festivals that TaiwanScene list for you.

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If Only You Were in a Pair of Traditional Cloth Shoes: Dongtai Cloth Shoes Shop

Dongtai Cloth Shoes Shop (東台布鞋莊) is hidden within an alley of the Chengzhong Open-Air Market (城中市場) off Wuchang Street (武昌街).
TaiwanScene is going to show you how this particular shoe shop mesmerizes tourists, embroiders new ideas on shoe uppers, and custom-made comfort to bring in swarms of orders.

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From Fingertips to Paper: Papercraft Artist Johan Cheng Cuts a Slice of Life’s Most Beautiful Moments

Papercraft artist Johan Cheng has been in the field for more than seven years, and the reason that urged her to put penknife to paper was a car accident in her last year of college. Though she already had a job waiting for her after graduation, during her recuperation period Johan couldn’t help wondering about her future path, her field, and her life in general.

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