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Lee Tzu-Tung: Taiwan’s political artist

Artist Lee Tzu-Tung reflects on art, culture and politics in Taiwan

Can art heal divisions in Taiwan? The political activist and conceptual artist Lee Tzu-Tung reflects on Taiwan’s political past and gives her vision of how art can play a role in creating a better future for all its citizens.

We discover the songs that have formed the soundtrack to a city at protest. The writer and journalist Vivienne Chow reveals why pro-government and opposition groups are creating new music in the battle for the political future of the Hong Kong.

Can you find laughs at a time of protest? The comedian Vivek Mahbubani tells us how he is responding to the Hong Kong protests through stand-up.

Plus the writer Elaine Chiew shares her secrets for the perfect Chinese New Year.

Presented by Tina Daheley.

Image: Lee Tzu-Tung
Image credit: MOCA, Taipei

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27 minutes

Broadcasts

  • Sat 25 Jan 2020 02:32GMT
  • Sat 25 Jan 2020 11:32GMT
  • Sun 26 Jan 2020 05:32GMT
  • Sun 26 Jan 2020 11:32GMT
  • Sun 26 Jan 2020 23:06GMT

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