As Taiwan’s LGBT community reels from the result of the referendum, they can find solace in the rich collection of Taiwan’s LGBT music cannon. Those songs that saw the community fight against discrimination, against inequality, and espouse the values of freedom, individuality and defying the status quo have an even more important meaning now than they did before.
While my past work focused on individual acts of resistance, my recent work investigates the possibility of collective actions to address the issue of gender inequality.
Written by Ji-ping Lin. Much like many countries, Taiwan has a long historical tradition of migration, including internal and international. Taiwan’s early developments were
Written by Chun-Ying Wei The long-anticipated Culture White Paper 2018 was officially published last December following the National Cultural Congress in 2017. I had the
Written by Terez Vincz The key figure of the second wave of Taiwanese New Cinema, Tsai Ming-liang’s The Walker (2012) consists of twenty-one shots recorded by a fixed camera. This article will
Written by Terez Vincze “I think that our present age is probably the worst time of all to be alive… Living in today’s world is terrible, I’m always
Written by Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley Professor Chris Berry (King’s College London) and I have been co-organising a project, “Taiwan’s Lost Commercial Cinema: Recovered and Restored”, since 2017. The
Written by Cecília Mello The films of Tsai Ming-liang have been helping to shape our world cinema landscape since the early 1990s. On one hand, they belong to what
Written by Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley Taiwan New Cinema (TNC) is a cinematic movement that emerged in the 1980s just as democracy was introduced to the island. Its impact cannot be overstated: TNC not only expanded cultural
Written by Chen-yu Lin Other than being known as the production centre for Mandopop in its heyday, in recent years, Taiwan has also a burgeoning
Written by Eric Scheihagen Whenever Taiwanese popular music of the 1980s, Taiwanese singer-songwriters or indeed the history of Mandopop in Taiwan in general is being
Written by Chen-Yu Lin. The night of 20th June 2018 was one of the most significant nights of my life when I finally managed to see No Party for Cao Dong playing live at the