Four girls from the U.S. state of Vermont are using their voices and powerful performance poetry to get their message out about being Muslim in America, stereotypes, and other issues near to them.
Berlin, the cash-strapped capital of Europe's top economy, has long tried to turn alternative culture into gold, but ambitious new bids to present underground art in museum settings could break new ground.
Four Taiwanese groups are set to perform in the Festival Off d'Avignon (Avignon Off) in southern France this month, bringing drama and dance performances to audiences there.
Since its debut five years ago, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has showcased works by well-known American artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol. Now the Arkansas museum founded by a Wal-Mart heiress is turning its attention to ordinary objects made by unsung craftsmen, quilters and painters.
On a rainy night in the middle of Daan Park, hundreds of children and their parents filled the seats of the park's amphitheater and piled in on the grass in front, using raincoats as tarps to sit on, to watch Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) open the 17th Taipei Children's Art Festival (臺北兒童藝術節).
Since 2012, Taiwan has been cooperating with the city of Eindhoven in the Netherlands to hold the "International Designers in Residence Project," inviting Dutch designers to visit Taiwan and experience the local culture. In order for designers and citizens to cross the cultural divide between Asia and Europe, Taiwanese designers also have the opportunity to conduct short stays in the Netherlands, thanks to the aforesaid program, which includes flight tickets, accommodation and a NT$45,000 stipend.
Members of Turner Prize-winning "Assemble Studio" met with the press on Tuesday, in hopes of collaborating with Taiwan locals at seminars during their weeklong visit.
Istanbul's towering Camlica mosque will receive its first worshippers Friday, as Turkey unveils the latest grand project emblematic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's big ambitions.
Eight local and international artists will join the Exploring Taoyuan artist-in-residency project as resident artists, including famous sculptor Fang Marvin-Minto or Fan Jiang Mindao (范姜明道), Korean artist Daeil Lee and Indonesian artist Arya Pandjalu, who are joining at the invitation of sponsors of the projects, according to Taoyuan Culture Foundation, one of the co-sponsors.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea on Thursday opened a museum showcasing its history, including the founder's Nazi-tainted past, attracting enthusiastic visitors but also critics saying it's just another marketing tool.