Southern Taiwan highway art spicing up road travel
08/30/2021|12:31:14 PM|Focus Taiwan

The South Link Highway is already renowned for its natural beauty, but a new art project has added to the allure of travel along the roadway connecting Taitung and Pingtung counties with 14 unique art installations.

The "Nanhui (South Link) Art Project," which runs to Nov. 14, is aimed at presenting a different side of the 100-kilometer highway by highlighting its many indigenous villages that have rich cultures and art to be explored, curator Biung Ismahasan said.

"Each artwork is used as a coordinate, allowing travelers to explore the Nanhui from this point of view," said Ismahasan, whose background is a cross-section of the Paiwan, Atayal and Kanakanavu Indigenous peoples.

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