Public Spittoon Pride? The Anti-spitting Movement in Hong Kong, New York, and Shanghai
C-LAB Co-Working Space2019/11/30 14:00-16:30
This talk departs from the first controversy over the anti-spitting movement in a Chinese community (which occurred in Hong Kong between 1907 to 1909) and traces back to the origin of the movement launched by the Health Department of New York City in the 1890s, further extending to the anti-spitting movement launched in Shanghai in the 1930s.
“Stains”: We Thought Culture was a Sanitizer, But You Really Should Be Getting Dirty
CREATORS' Space2019/11/08 19:00-21:30
People yearn to be cleansed and wish to elevate themselves and become upper-class. But, as we chase after being purified, what have we missed along the way?
Labtalk | City Flip-Flop: Curation as a Way to Shape the Character of a City
CREATORS’ Space 102 Coworking Space2019/07/28 13:00-18:30
Though this Labtalk, we will discuss features of our modern culture, history, customs, and geography and try to come up with ideas that transcend time and space together. Let our experiences from the past help us imagine the infinite possibility for the future.
CREATORS Weed day Exploration and Imagination of Urban Gatherers
CREATORS’ Space 102 Coworking Space2019/07/14 14:00-16:00
In the city there is an abundance of weeds, that are common herbal tea ingredients, wild vegetables and living materials. Through the observation, we can have an intimate connection with the land, create biodiversity in the city, heal yourself and the land. We invited experts from different fields to explore the possibilities and imaginations of collecting life in urban cities.
Tiɑngong Kɑiwu: Modern Life and the History of Technology
2018/09/15 - 2019/02/23
Tiɑngong Kɑiwu (The Exploitation of the Works of Nature): Modern Life and the History of Technology, explores the relations between humanity and objects as well as their history, and how we should respond to the evolving history of technology. Lecturers and discussants include Huang Sun-Quan, Li Shang-Jen, Liu Yan, Hsieh Ying-Chun, Manray Hsu, and Hung Kuang-Chi.