Historical Introduction Taiwan political status has been a controversial matter since the end of the 19thCentury, when the island passed under Japanese dominion after the First Sino-Japanese War; only at the end of the Second World War, Taiwan returned to be a Chinese possession. Taiwan became the stage of the politicalRead More →

Art makes populations immortal. Art is something that speaks words, by staying silent through the passage of centuries. The great monuments of all countries are like big and wise men, that perpetuate history thanks to their existence. They are symbols, priceless masterpieces. But, despite having the capacity to make thingsRead More →

Graffiti. Everyone knows what that word means. They are those strange, and often ugly, paintings and words scribbled all over the buildings of the big cities. Cursing, gangs’ names, insults. Low-level paint coming out from a dirty spray can. People look at them frowning, thinking that graffiti are the markRead More →

The theatre room becomes dark and the projector behind us makes the movie begin. The pictures start flowing in front of our eyes full of colours, noises and faces. We find ourselves completely captured by the spider web that has been created by the director and his actors in aRead More →

“If you behave in this way, you are going to be punished”. “Do this thing, and you will end up in jail”. Or “If you don’t behave in this way, you are going to be forgotten”. “Do this thing, and everyone will hate you”.   These are four threats andRead More →

William Shakespeare. Famous poet, a genius of the Elizabethan theater, a pillar of the human cultural history, a hopeless and romantic dreamer. Usually dreams are just a sweet and nebulous parenthesis that inhabits the night, something to think about with a smile as soon as we awake in the morningRead More →

“Black is not sad. Bright colours are what depresses me. They’re so… empty. Black is poetic. How do you imagine a poet? In a bright yellow jacket? Probably not.” (Ann Demeulemeester) Black. Black as death, as the plague that destroyed Europe in 1300, as the colour of loss, of funerals,Read More →

Art has no rules, no boundaries. It cannot be controlled or chained. Art is part of a hidden world, it comes from another universe, different from the real one. Artists are just the way through which art can reach people. Its freedom should not be blamed or questioned, and everyone must be awareRead More →