“Poly” is the world’s largest crochet turtle and he is touring right now, raising awareness for plastic pollution. Be sure to visit him to find out all about plastic pollution and the damage it is having on the marine wildlife.
Read the full story of how the turtle was made and the inspiration behind it here
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7th January 2017, Until June 2017
Event: “Monga Longshan Cultural and Creative B2”
Details: Mayor Ko Wen-je presided over the opening ceremony for the Longshan Temple Visitor Information Center and Longshan Mall Cultural Base on December 20. The cultural base will form part of the “Zhongzheng Wanhua Revival Plan”.
Location: Long Shan Temple Station B2 (艋舺龍山文創B2) – MRT Exit 1 (Down the stairs) 108, Taipei City, Wanhua District, Section 1, Xiyuan Rd, 145號 (Google Link)
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4th December 2016, Until 7th January 2017
Event: Remant @ The Redroom
Details: Visual Dialogues XIII, Devoured 吞噬 –
T.K. 及 Anne Hsiao-Wen Wang 為我們合作獻上雕塑創作以促使大家面對人類在消耗資源過程中對我們環境造成的影響。
Annie 的 work, Remnant （殘餘）, 是一隻重100多公斤，高4.1公尺完全由回收居家及工業塑膠所製成的海龜。Remnant 探討地球的海洋物染問題並質疑拋棄垃圾的文化。
Artists T.K and Annie Hsiao-Wen Wang bring together their sculptural installation works to engage in a conversation on the effects of human consumption on our global environment.
Annie’s work, Remnant, is a 4.1 meter giant sea turtle weighing over 100 kg, made entirely out of recycled plastic from domestic and industrial waste. Remnant explores the world’s sea pollution issues and questions our disposable culture.
Location: Red Room – No. 177, Section 1, Jianguo S Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City, 106 (Google link)
In the news:
29 October 2016, Until 11 November 2016
Event: Remnant @ La Bella Vita
此次展出是藝術家王筱雯 Annie Hsiao-Wen Wang 首次發表新作品 『Remnant 遺留』， 這件作品是是一種呼喊， 為海洋也為海洋裡所有的動物。 現場也展出了Annie王筱雯近年其他『 源』 和『覓』等系列的作品， 在她的抽象油畫裡顏色的層次隨著當下的光，視覺和心一起變化， 可看到深邃的空間感， 以及靜謐空靈的氛圍， 足可讓人掉進冥想中…。
La Bella Vita in Taichung, Taiwan proudly presents the debut showing of Remnant, by artist Annie Hsiao-Wen Wang.
This work is about questioning our disposable culture, and the excessive human consumption of our times. It is a battle cry for our oceans, and for all the animals of our seas. The materials used in this work are all industrial, commercial and domestic waste plastics collected from factories, shops and friends.
Also showing at La Bella Vita is a collection of Annie’s recent paintings from her “Seek” and “Origins” series.
Location: La Bella Vita, corner of Shizheng North 5th Rd and Huizhong 3rd St, Xitun District, Taichung City, Taiwan (Google Link)
In The News – China Times Review