The 6th edition of TAIWAN PHOTO 2016

This year’s edition focuses on landscape and architecture

TAIWAN PHOTO fair offers the possibility to art collectors to enjoy a lively and innovative art event, approaches contemporary art through the collection of photography. One can obtain/purchase the original prints immediately from 50+ artists’ works within 10 countries. More than 90% of International Overseas Photographic Artists exhibit their original prints. The over 50+ artists come from 10 different countries/regions, including China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, Sweden, Taiwan, UK and the U.S. etc.

This year, They have exclusively invited notable Eastern and Western international photographers Toshio Shibata from Japan and Michael Wolf from Germany, to showcase both of their well known artworks “constructed landscapes” and “Architecture of Density” photographic works.

Japanese photographer Toshio Shibata is known for exploring the delicate balance between human-made structures and nature. He feels like he is borrowing a place to make his photographs. Photographing erosion control barriers, water catchments, roads, dams and bridges, he examines the unique appearance of such structures in his native land. Through his lens, riverbeds can look like origami, and waterfalls resemble kimono, as well concrete symbolizes something contemporary.

German photographer Michael Wolf produced a beautiful series called “Architecture of Density” to reflect the living conditions in Hong Kong. He captures this maddeningly dense and repetitive shoe-box type claustrophobic residential structure.

6th edition of TAIWAN PHOTO 2016
Public View: 2016 December 8th (Thursday) ~ 12th (Monday)
Venue: ShinKong Mitsukoshi, Xinyi Place A9, 9F Cultural Center, Taipei City
Admission: Day Pass Ticket NT$200 (Student/Senior Ticket NT$180) / Package (Day pass ticket + Fair Catalog) NT$550
・Fair Catalog NT$350/each

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