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Leslie Tsai

Event Planner, Project Manager, Institute of Creative Industries Design, NCKU in Tainan

Tainan's Design Culture

PRESENTED ON MAR 20, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 123

"This is one of the most dangerous festivals in the world! You must join!"

In Tainan's Design Culture from Pechakucha Night Tokyo Vol. 123, Leslie Tsai talks about the wonderful culture of Taiwan. He encourages many people to visit this great country with its many different customs and art.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Friday, September 25th, 2015. 

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Burgeoning Bemidji

BY CAL RICE
@ VOL 16 ON FEB 21, 2013

Cal Rice presents many of the best parts of Bemidji. He walks us on a tour of all things unique and enticing about Bemidji. From nature, local business, education, and leisurely areas, it's easy to see that Bemidji has a lot to offer.

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Arts Month Sampler

BY TERRY BUNTROCK
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 04, 2012

Williamsburg is a famous tourist destination, especially through the Summer season and some major holidays. The city was looking for ways to extend that draw to what they call the shoulder seasons. They then hired Terry Buntrock to create and orchestrate Arts Month. Terry has managed to fill the month with dozens of art related events, and this presentation gives us just a sampling of some of those events. 

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Williamsburg Arts District

BY MICHELLE DEWITT
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 20, 2014

The City of Williamsburg is quickly emerging as an arts destination, along with its two major draws of history and education (not to mention a nearby theme park). The economic development director for the city, Michele DeWitt, gives us all the W's of Williamsburg's newly created Arts District (except perhaps for who is NinjArt?).

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Anita C‘s Art & Life Method

BY ANITA CHANG
@ VOL 119 ON NOV 26, 2014

Anita C moved to earth 5 years ago. Now she is an artist, and also works in PR for a lighting design company. In this presentation, we are introduced to a few of Anita's recent works, as well as upcoming projects. She also introduce the Cytus project, an app music game made by the Taiwanese game company Rayark.

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Curating Taiwan by Design

BY ANNIE IVANOVA
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 10, 2016

國際策展人、創業家、《Taiwan by Design》作者


易安妮來自澳洲,長期關注藝術、科技與當代議題,多年來累積世界各地的生活經驗,對她來說,台灣就像是個親切的朋友。從收到一個青花瓷製的「趣遊碗」後,安妮開始深入了解臺灣文化並希望將青花瓷的美麗分享到全世界,之後便開始《Taiwan by Design》的計劃,彙整出 100 個有代表性的產品並訪談設計師,一路上充滿許多挑戰,但她仍跨越重重困難完成這項計畫。安妮笑著說:「當我隨著夢想努力時,所有的「不可能」,都成為了可能。」

International curator, Entrepreneur, 《Taiwan by Design》Author


Hailing from Australia, Annie is an award-winning curator working with art, technology, and contemporary issues. With many years of experience in different locations around the world, Annie is now a dear friend of Taiwan. She became deeply involved in Taiwanese culture after receiving a “Trip View Bowl” as gift. She thought that the blue-and-white porcelain bowl was beautiful but it needed someone to tell its story to global audiences. Soon after, Annie started a major book project to find 100 iconic products and interview the designers. Many challenges were on the way but she was brave and motivated to finish the work. Annie says: When I follow my dream, I see “impossible” as “I’m possible”.

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多美麗

BY DUMILE FUNGILE DLAMINI
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 10, 2016

LIHIYA 利希亞時尚社企共同創辦人 & 設計總監


多美麗來自非洲,從自己的原生家庭開始分享,也曾因舉辦走秀認識許多台灣原住民的孩子,驚訝於他們擁有許多想法也會勇敢提出。接著談到非洲與台灣的不同,在兩個國家間吸取養分再將其轉化為設計,也強調自己對台灣濃厚的情感。

LIHIYA Co-founder & Design Director


Hailing from Africa, Dumile begins by sharing about her original family. By hosting fashion shows, Dumile got to know many indigenous Taiwanese children. Dumile was surprised at how bold they were in proffering ideas. Then, turning to the differences between Africa and Taiwan, Dumile drew inspiration from both countries and turned them into designs, stressing her intense feelings towards Taiwan.

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Strand Ephemera Townsville

BY MARION GAEMERS
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

Strand Ephemera started in 2001 and Marion has exhibited work in all nine exhibitions.  She hopes to show you a little of the work that goes on to get this event happening.

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2017 AGI Member

BY CHIA HSING HO
@ VOL 35 ON DEC 09, 2017

Born and raised in Twatutia, where modern lifestyle and history collide, Ho graduated from the College of Fine Arts, National Taiwan University of Arts, with double majors in Calligraphic Seal Carving and Modern Art. Since 2000, he has been creating artworks inspired by seal script writing as part of his experimental exhibition series, Writing Words, through observing the evolution of lines manifested by the body at different periods of time. In 2006, he established Timonium Lake. Using the lines and silhouettes of seal script calligraphy as his design methodology, he became a long-time collaborator with creators from different realms. He reinvigorates his design language by drawing upon the nutrients of folk culture and inspiration from the ever-changing trends of contemporary Asian and Taiwanese design.

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Cosplay Culture

BY LILLIE FORTEAU
@ VOL 4 ON APR 26, 2018

Cosplay Culture and how it changes lives and brings strangers together in very special ways. Lillie Forteau explains.