Taiwanese Association of Madison (TAM)-WI,

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Dance Department,

&Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago present


a series of events October19 – November 5, 2016

A cultural feast of Taiwan for ALL ages including films, arts, music, glove puppetry, and academic discussions of Taiwanese culture are coming to Madison city to mark and rejoice the rich traditions as well as the contemporary practice of artworks from Taiwan.  From October 19 to November 5, 2016, Madison city and University of Wisconsin-Madison campus will celebrate “Taiwanese Culture in Madison 2016”, a series of events that include Taiwan Cinema film screenings at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the art exhibition of a prominent Taiwanese artist Chen, Cheng-Po (1895-1947) and a local Taiwanese artist Dr. C.K. Chang at Overture Center Playhouse Gallery, a reception with music to honor the brilliant artworks of Chen, Cheng-Po, series of academic lectures focus on Design History and Studies of Taipei and Design for Social Good, and a final component of the diverse program, the world-renowned Taiyuan Puppet Theater Company’s performance of “A Sea of Puppets” will showcase the unique artistic brilliance and an everlasting tradition of Taiwan.

FREE ADMISSION for all programs.

Official website: MadAboutTaiwan2016.wixsite.com/home

Taiwanese Cinema & Opening Reception

Presented by TAM-WI, Mad About Taiwan Documentary Club, and NATSA-WIC

Oct. 22 (SAT) @ Museum of Madison of Contemporary Art

2-4 PM Taiwanese Cinema: Wansei Back Home (Documentary; director Ming-Cheng Huang)

4-5 PM Grand Opening and Reception of “Taiwanese Culture in Madison 2016”

5-7 PM Taiwanese Cinema: Panay (directors Cheng Yu-Chieh and Lekal Sumi Cilangasan)

7-8 PM Q&A with Directors

Lecture Hall & Lobby of MMoCA, 227 State St.


Cheng-Po Chen & C.K. Chang Art exhibition

Presented by Overture Center for the Arts and Madison Arts Commission

Oct 19–Nov 2 @ Overture Center for the Arts

Playhouse Gallery of Overture Center, 201 State St.

Reception & Music Interpreting C.P. Chen’s Artworks

Presented by Overture Center for the Arts and Taiwanese students of Music Dept. of UW-Madison

Oct 28 (FRI) @ Overture Center Playhouse Gallery

6:30-7:30PM Playhouse Gallery of Overture Center, 201 State St.

Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company

Performance of “A Sea of Puppets”, a world-renowned puppet show is presented by the Overture Center for the Arts& Madison Arts Commission, Appropriate for all ages.

Oct 28 (FRI) 7:30-8:30PM @ Overture Center Rotunda Stage, 201 State St.

Oct 29 (SAT) 3-4PM @ Oakwood Village Retirement Center, 6205 Mineral Point Rd

Oct 30 (SUN) 1-2PM @ Overture Center Rotunda Stage, 201 State St.

Workshop & demonstration on the tradition and history of Taiwanese glove puppetry

Oct 30 (SUN) 2-3PM Workshop @ Overture Center Rotunda Studio, 201 State St.

**Click to Enjoy the Trailer of Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company’s Performance!

Academic lectures by Dr. Tingyi S. Lin

Presented by Dance Dept. of UW-Madison

Nov. 4 (FRI) @ Lathrop Hall

3:30PM Introduce International Conference on Design History and Design Studies 2016 Taipei

Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space,1050 University Ave

Nov. 5 (SAT) @ Elvehjem Building (Chazen Museum)

3:30PM “Design for Social Good”

Room L150, 800 University Ave.

For more information, including details about individual events, press may visit official website at MadAboutTaiwan2016.wixsite.com/home or contact Li-Lin Cheng at hlnttis@gmail.com or Jin-Wen Yu at jinwenyu@wisc.edu.

Taiwanese Culture in Madison 2016 co-sponsors: Taiwan Academy, Council for Cultural Affairs, R.O.C. (Taiwan), Overture Center for the Arts, Madison Arts Commission, Formosan Association of Public Affairs-Wisconsin Chapter, North America Taiwanese Professor Association, UW-Madison East Asian Studies Center, Mad About Taiwan Documentary Club, NATSA-WIC, UW-Madison Student Association of Taiwan, and UW-Madison Taiwanese Undergraduate Student Organization.

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Source from NATPA Forum 09/2016

Posted in 09/2016