1st edition of Taiwan Pattern Design Festival features forty artists’ works
By: Lyla Liu, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The first edition of the Taiwan Pattern Design Festival features forty artists’ works based on the theme “Invisible Peacock” and will kick off tomorrow (June 11) and run through Sept. 22 at Songshan Cultural Park.
The Taiwan Pattern Design Festival is hosted by the Taiwan Design Museum and the curator is the founder of Freedom Men Art Apartments, Andy Yen (顏寧志). The exhibition’s theme is“Invisible Peacock,” which aims to explore the meaning of totems in modern society.
There are seven artists invited to showcase their multi-media works, including the renowned artists Chu Cha-Ray (曲家瑞) from Taiwan, Gongkan form Thailand、Zlism from Hong Kong、Girenhao (紀人豪)、Wu Chi (吳騏57 Art Studio), Eszter Chen (陳純虹), and Lee Chia-Chun(李嘉泉). They will be exhibiting their works at the 05 venue of the Taiwan Design Center (台灣設計館05展區).
Yen stated that the pattern design can be traced back to ancient times when our ancestors created totems to represent the tribes or their faith. [FULL STORY]