Archive for September, 2008


Street Festival in Jaingzicui, Taipei

Last Saturday evening on my was to the salon I passed by this street festival and took these photos?  Does anyone know anything aboout the meaning behind celebrations?


Photographs from China White, Taipei

Last Saturday night Carrie and I went out to China White to go dancing with some new friends- including Olivia who just moved to Taipei from Ottawa.  Taipei has a great club scene that I should make more time to experience between the stress of teaching and PhD term papers.

Photo by Olivia


Images from Nara and a visit with artist Uemura Atsushi at the Shouhaku Art Museum

Dr. Micheal Day and his wife Virgie.

Kai Yen in her beautiful kimono

Wei-Shiuan SUN also wore a kimono to make the most of the occasion.

Dr. Ann Kuo and Jade Shaw

Many thanks to Dr. Kuo for the opportunity to meet Uemura Atsushi and visit the Shouhaku Art Museum.

Ann and Uemura Atsushi


Snapshots from the 32nd InSEA World Congress 2008

Here are some quick photos from the 32nd InSEA World Congress Osaka, Japan.

Dr. Brent Wilson, Dr. Marjorie Manifold, and Dr. Kevin Tavin present  Children’s Minds and Society- Tradition and Innovation in Visual Culture

Dr. John Steers presented on Creativity and Innovation

Dr. Patti Pente presented Arts-Based Research into Place, Subjectivity, and Community

Min Fang presented on using blogs as a learning tool in Secondary Art Education.

Kuanhsien enjoyed the conference with her mother.

Mei Hui presented on using the Taiwan goddess Matsu to deepen artistic and culutral understanding.

Cha-Lin presented on how to preserve cultural identity in commercial advertisements.


Random Images from Osaka

Here are some photos of Jade and Carol with some images of the experiences we encountered that evening. 


Osaka at Night

Here are some photos of Osaka, Japan at night.


Photographs of Dr. Ann Kuo and Jan Kindler

Here are some photographs of Dr. Ann Kuo and Jan Kindler from an August afternoon in Taipei. Dr. Kuo completed her PhD studies at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Dr. Anna Kindler in the mid 1980’s.  Ann has known Jan since birth he and refers to her as “my Chinese mother”.

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