Saturday, August 9, 2008

Origin of biennials


Art biennials originated from the Olympics. However, I take a dim view on the nationalism both events seem to promote.
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The image on the left is the Chinese Taipei Olympic flag and the right image is Taiwan's national flag (which Beijing refuses to let fly).
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So following the world's logic that is dictated by Beijing, should the "Taipei Biennial" be renamed the "Chinese Taipei Biennial?"
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Now that the Beijing Olympics have officially begun, hopefully the incessant F16 flyovers in Hualien can now cease.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi,
"Chinese Taipei Biennial" sounds great idea! I agree with you entirely and I hereby revaluate your Blog. Thank you. -K

Marcel@FD said...

Ya lets see,what happens in this event.