The Taiwan Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale features works by Hong-Kai Wang and Yu-Hsien Su that explore the social soundscape of Taiwan. For her project Music While We Work, Hong-Kai Wang invited retired workers of a sugar factory in her hometown to record sounds found in their former workplace and filmed them during the process. Yu-Hsien Su's Sounds of Nothing showcases the musical creations of marginalised members of society, such as scavengers, foreign boatmen, and the homeless, released by his newly-launched record label. Another component of the exhibition is the Sound Library/Bar organized by cultural critics Tieh-Chih Chang and Jeph Lo, and designed by architect Kuo-Chang Liu. It comprises an audiovisual installation and documentation outlining the evolution of Taiwan history by providing a narrative of the sound of social movements and of sound production since martial law was lifted in 1987.

Artists' statements and biographies are included. With information on opening performances by Fujui Wang, Chi-Wei Lin and DJ @llen. An English language edition of this catalogue is available.

Alternative title

Ting jian, yi ji na xie wei bei ting jian de — tai wan she hui sheng yin tu jing

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Onsite

Location code EX.ITA.BVE.2011
Language

Chinese - Traditional

Publication/Creation date

2011

No of pages

96

ISBN / ISSN

9789860280067

No of copies

2

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
聽見,以及那些未被聽見的──記述台灣社會聲音圖景

- ZHENG Hueihua Amy, 鄭慧華

獻給國族的繆扎克之樂

- Kevin MUHLEN

沒有藥物,沒有性,但我們比什麼都逼近搖滾──蘇育賢與業餘者的聲音藝術

- YU Wei, 游崴

時代的聲音:台灣的音樂與社會抗議

- CHANG Tiehchih, 張鐵志

台灣的聲音解放運動

- LO Jeph, 羅悅全

The Heard & The Unheard: Soundscape Taiwan (Chinese Edition)
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The Heard & The Unheard: Soundscape Taiwan (Chinese Edition), 聽見,以及那些未被聽見的──台灣社會聲音圖景