PechaKucha Presentation

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Yuma Taru

in Taipei

Ancient Wisdom of the Indigenous in Taiwan

PRESENTED ON OCT 20, 2018
IN TAIPEI @ VOL 39

.2016年國家文化部指定為重要傳統藝術暨文化資產保存技術保存者

.2016年完成桃園國際機場公共藝術「島嶼.四季」纖維創作

.2016年公共藝術「展開夢想的翅膀」獲文化部第一屆公共藝術卓越獎

.2010年創立「色舞繞民族教育學園」開立全族語幼兒學園、2016年協

助成立博屋瑪民族實驗小學

 

.In 2016, the Ministry of National Culture designated the holder of important traditional arts and cultural assets preservation technology

.Complete the "Island. Four Seasons" fiber creation in the public art of Taoyuan International Airport in 2016

.2016 Public Art "Wings of Dreams" won the first Public Art Excellence Award of the Ministry of Culture

.Inauguration of the “S’uraw kindergarten” in 2010 Opened the Minority Language Learning School and assisted in the establishment of P’uma elementary school in 2016

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Adornments of the Ancient World

BY WILLIAM HURLIN
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 18, 2013

William Hurlin, an antique jewelry expert, presents 19 pieces and explains how they were used. Some were charms to ward off evil, some were symbols to show your status, while still others had practical uses such as seal stamps to designate something as belonging to you.

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Traditional Phallacies

BY SHINOBU MACHIDA
@ VOL 112 ON MAR 26, 2014

Renowned collector Shinobu Machida returns to speak on the topic of lucky cats, large-balled tanuki often found in front of izakaya-style Japanese bars, big-headed "fukusuke" statues, as well as numerous well-endowed figures and phallic statues. 

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Indigenous People and Cultural Art

BY NICOLAS GALANIN
@ UNITED STATES ARTISTS 2014 ARTISTS ASSEMBLY ON MAR 24, 2015

Nicolas Galanin was brought in a traditional creative environment. He studied Jewellery design and Silversmithing, and dedicated his life to the continium of cultural art and to regain the displacement of his culture. He is also a musician and is interested in creating progress for the next generation.

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Ancient Coins and Modern Chinese Paintings

BY SHENTON SONG
@ VOL 2 ON APR 01, 2016

Shenton Song shares his passion in collecting items ranging from ancient coins that he turned into unique cufflinks to modern Chinese art that is unique to Sarawak, his home.

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Indigenous Art Fair, Cairns Queensland

BY SANDY MCCATHIE
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 20, 2016

Sandy McCathie shares the platform for Queensland indigenous artists to tell their stories through visual art, performance, theatre, fashion, screen, workshops and more.

 

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Ancient Hand Axe

BY DOM RUSSELL
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 03, 2016

In Ancient Hand Axe from PechaKucha Night Coventry Vol. 25, Dom Russell reveals that, "as a historian, I spend a lot of time drinking tea" which led him to the realisation that his treasured Stone Age hand axe was made for a left-handed hunter. This realisation - and the subsequent human connection this made him feel with its creator - is what makes his hand axe one of his favourite things!

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Mnemosyne & Sleep Temples of Ancient Greece

BY SARAH JANES
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Writer and host of The Explorers Club - a small lecture salon in St. Leonards on Sea, Sarah Janes talks about her interests in dreaming, the occult and spiritual sciences. An intelligent and humorous look at Mnemosyne - the personification of memory in Greek mythology, and her influence.

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Inviting the Indigenous Sports World to Edmonton

BY JODI STONEHOUSE
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 01, 2017

"We have to get back to that circle where we're sitting together because that was the intention—that we're all Treaty people. We have a responsibility and an obligation to the lands, the waters, to each other and to our children."

In "Inviting the Indigenous Sports World to Edmonton" from PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 28, Jodi Stonehouse sheds light on the beauty of the World Indigenous Nations Games soon to visit Edmonton—what they mean for the city, for Indigenous peoples, and for every one of us looking to grow and reconcile together.

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Design and Resistance

BY LINDA KENNEDY
@ VOL 34 ON MAR 05, 2018

Linda Kennedy is Yuin, an Aboriginal Australian whose people have been living on their land since the first sunrise.  Her talk shares the experiences of battling over land and how, as a designer, she looks at this land.

She is an architectural designer and design activist with a focus on decolonisation. Her independent design studio, Future Black, was established in 2017 as a development of her blog Future-Black.com - Decolonising Design in the Built Environment.