While not a serious bird watcher, I’ve been fortunate to witness some of Taiwan’s endemic and migratory birds. When I applied for my Fulbright project, I knew Taiwan was a mecca for live birds as well as bird art, and Guandu especially was a prime location.Read More
One of my favorite experiences this fall was a two-day university art trip by bus along the East Coast of Taiwan, which is home to many indigenous communities. The invitation to join this tour, with the TNUA International Masters in Cultural and Creative Industries program, was an opportunity to view sculpture installations by indigenous and international artists amidst a stunning landscape of mountains and sea.Read More
My students and I have been exploring contemporary environmental sculpture—meaning conservation-minded in subject, intention, materials. We looked at inspiring images and visited the wonderful Guandu Nature Park nearby our campus.Read More
What Do You Know About Taiwan?
Taiwan is an independent democratic state in East Asia, officially called the Republic of China (ROC). It’s a compact mountainous island located off the coast of mainland China.Read More
I’ve arrived in Taiwan for my five-month Fulbright adventure, and I’m staying just outside the city at Taipei University of the Arts, in a guest room on a very beautiful campus.Read More