The Nomadic Museum is a temporary structure used to house the Ashes and Snow photography and film exhibition by Gregory Colbert. The first Nomadic Museum, designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and engineers Buro Happold, debuted with the opening of Ashes and Snow in New York City in March 2005. The museum then traveled to Santa Monica, California, in 2006, Tokyo in 2007, and Mexico City in 2008.
The International Container Arts Festival was first held in 2001, and has been held once every two years since that time. The container arts festival has now become a major cultural event in Kaohsiung City. Each work of container bears witness to the role of shipping in the advance of civilization in Kaohsiung over the most recent decade. Thanks to the artists’ versatile talents, each empty container is transformed from nothing to something, and the rust-filled, warped waste containers are neatened up and reused as unimaginably creative art. Continue reading “Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival” »