The Forum

/ Lin Hong-Wen: Sensory Light and Form

Curator’s Perspectives
Robert C. Morgan

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In 1957 we decided to do an event using the stage. We had no intention of doing theatre or a concert; we just wanted to express the art of using the stage.

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/ ESPERIMENTO DA 16MM

Shozo ShimamotoCreator of forms

In 1957 we decided to do an event using the stage. We had no intention of doing theatre or a concert; we just wanted to express the art of using the stage.

Exhibitions

"I don’t create abstract paintings but convey my true feelings about and responses to what is happening in the society. As a matter of fact, my works cannot be more about the real world." — Lin Hong-Wen

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/ In Silence

Lin Hong-Wen2021.01.16-2021.10.31

"I don’t create abstract paintings but convey my true feelings about and responses to what is happening in the society. As a matter of fact, my works cannot be more about the real world." — Lin Hong-Wen

One can only gain insight into the secret of Ch'an through the passion for facing up obstacles. When one gets focused, one can throw off the shackles of worldly affairs. Permit oneself to be free and create beauty without restraint. Open a new window...

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/ Encountering Serenity in the midst of Madness

Yungtien Shao.Yaman Shao 2020.11.15-2021.08.01

One can only gain insight into the secret of Ch'an through the passion for facing up obstacles. When one gets focused, one can throw off the shackles of worldly affairs. Permit oneself to be free and create beauty without restraint. Open a new window...

Lai Chih-Sheng’s works opt to leave appearance to transformation through the process. The truth to which appearance refers is the spiritual understanding that is not normally unfamiliar to us, yet that we usually have no chance to ruminate upon.

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/ Lai Chih-Sheng: Linger

Lai Chih-Sheng2020.10.16-2021.05.23

Lai Chih-Sheng’s works opt to leave appearance to transformation through the process. The truth to which appearance refers is the spiritual understanding that is not normally unfamiliar to us, yet that we usually have no chance to ruminate upon.

For over half a century, the American artist James Turrell (b. 1943) has worked directly with light and space to create artworks that engage viewers with the limits and wonder of human perception. His fascination with the phenomena of light is related to his personal, inward search for mankind’s place in the universe.


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/ Corinth Canal

James TurrellPermanent Exhibition

For over half a century, the American artist James Turrell (b. 1943) has worked directly with light and space to create artworks that engage viewers with the limits and wonder of human perception. His fascination with the phenomena of light is related to his personal, inward search for mankind’s place in the universe.


After the rain, a few raindrops clang onto the power cable. Pulled by gravity, they glided and glittered against the colourless sky.

Two flame trees stood tall outside Kinma Military Hostel. A Taiwanese friend once told us: flame trees are trees...

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/ Crossing

Kingsley Ng | Stephanie CheungPermanent Exhibition

After the rain, a few raindrops clang onto the power cable. Pulled by gravity, they glided and glittered against the colourless sky.

Two flame trees stood tall outside Kinma Military Hostel. A Taiwanese friend once told us: flame trees are trees...

Kin-ma Military Hostel (Now, ALIEN Art Centre) was founded in 1967, located next to Mountain Shou Shan, near the ancient Kaohsiung sea ban area, which was once warship’s intermediate stop and residency for the army. Nowadays it is still surrounded by a few marketplaces of the old town. The word “Kin and Ma” represents Kinmen and Matsu, which is the front line between Taiwan and China during the Cold War.

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/ Memory

Documentary of Kin-ma Military Hostel (reborn as ALIEN Art Centre in 2018)Permanent Exhibition

Kin-ma Military Hostel (Now, ALIEN Art Centre) was founded in 1967, located next to Mountain Shou Shan, near the ancient Kaohsiung sea ban area, which was once warship’s intermediate stop and residency for the army. Nowadays it is still surrounded by a few marketplaces of the old town. The word “Kin and Ma” represents Kinmen and Matsu, which is the front line between Taiwan and China during the Cold War.

Projects

The project Flower Visage - The Harmony of Art and Noh Theater by Mari Hiraga fuses Noh*, a form of Japanese traditional performing arts, with contemporary art. This exhibition consists of two parts. One is an installation titled Flower Visage...

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/ Flower Visage - The Harmony of Art and Noh Theater

Mari Hiraga2021.01.01-2021.07.04

The project Flower Visage - The Harmony of Art and Noh Theater by Mari Hiraga fuses Noh*, a form of Japanese traditional performing arts, with contemporary art. This exhibition consists of two parts. One is an installation titled Flower Visage...

In 2020, the universe starting a journey of belonging, all the things are forced to slow down, forced to reorganize every tangible and intangible value, the impact of the process of thinking, still continuing influence in practical and virtual way.
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/ Interrelation
Hsieh MinLing

2020.05.05-2020.12.27

In 2020, the universe starting a journey of belonging, all the things are forced to slow down, forced to reorganize every tangible and intangible value, the impact of the process of thinking, still continuing influence in practical and virtual way.
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The written words are used to keep track of what we see, what we do and what we thinkin everyday life.

The daily things are simplified as some images and altered with written symbols. The repetition, collection and accumulation of the fragments o...

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/ Daily
Ku ShangLing

2020.01.21-2020.05.03

The written words are used to keep track of what we see, what we do and what we thinkin everyday life.

The daily things are simplified as some images and altered with written symbols. The repetition, collection and accumulation of the fragments o...

Lounge

Seasonal cuisine is offered with a selection from brunch to afternoon tea.
Surrounded by green mountains and joyful art,
have a nice rest and ready to embark on a more exuberant lifestyle.

© ALIEN Art Centre

© ALIEN Art Centre

© ALIEN Art Centre

Publications

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Collaboration

/ Daisuke Miyatsu: 25 years of video art


“Daisuke Miyatsu: 25 years of video art” endeavors to deconstruct the cultural ecology of the future through the prism of behavioral science

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/ Taipei Dangdai


Collaboration

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