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Wu Tien-Chang

Facing the Unknowable Future

By David Frazier

The work of one of Taiwan’s most prolific artists conveys the political, social and artistic awakening that followed the island’s transition from martial law to democracy.

BE IN THE SAME BOAT, 2002, digital print, 240 x 410.9 cm. 
Over the last half century, Wu Tien-chang has seen Taiwan go from political killings and martial law to McDonald’s and multi-party democracy. He has seen a rural, highly traditional society transform into a liberal, globalized marketplace that has been struck by sensational tragedies. In Be in the Same
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