Sensuous Tua-Tiu-Tiann | December 2019
Time: 2019.12.13 – 22，open on Monday 12.16, detailed schedule could be found in each part
Venue：Taipei Contemporary Art Center and its neighborhood
Different sensations aggregate to become our dailiness. Senses are not only mediation between physical body and its environment, but also mediums that encode and decode exposed information. When visuality became the dominant sensory faculty with the development of modernity, human beings seemed to forget how senses of hearing, touching and smelling communicate and connect with seeing. Our language consequently lacks the verbs for auditory, tactile and olfactory experiences. In order to re-enact our sensory experiences, Sensuous Tua-Tiu-Tiann is a series of program focusing on explore and comprehend this neighborhood through senses except vision. It is also a celebration of our settlement in the historical area of Taipei for the fourth year. We convivially invite you to creatively portray the landscape of Tua-Tiu-Tiann by different senses, perhaps by listening to the aroma of the street food in front of Cisheng temple, smelling the convoluted stories in the hidden massage parlors, or, moving your body as a workout utilities.
🎧🎧 Part 1: 1# To Choose, Sound Route:Shen Sum-Sum, Wu Chi-Yu, Musquiqui Chihying
Schedule: 12.13 – 12.22, Daily 14:00/16:00, Maximum five participants for each session
In ever-hybridised construction of contemporary society, the indicative function of language and sound plays an essential role in politics among different communities. The auditory and speaking faculties are commonly seen as a communication tool between individuals and/or embedded in mass media. Sound tour 1# To Choose focuses on the auditory technology, and the technology’s relation with culture and history as well as its potential in creating impression and memory. This voice guide work leads the audience to navigate the neighborhood of Tua-Tiu-Tiann through stories of the street food, examining the importance of verbal narrative and street food culture in our recognition capacity in late-capitalism world.