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Art exhibition listings

By Enru Lin  /  Staff reporter

Mind Set Art Center, 16-1, Xinsheng S Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市新生南路三段16-1號), tel: (02) 2365-6008. Tuesdays to Sundays 2pm to 7pm

Until Dec. 8

The Opposite Shore (對岸) presents several video installations and paintings by rising Chinese artist Wu Junyong (吳俊勇). In highly detailed though simply wrought animations, Wu updates ancient Chinese fables with contemporary slang to depict the absurdity of the human condition. The artist’s paintings show people participating in wacky exercises like slicing the neck of a dragon into steaks — a gently pointed metaphor for contemporary politics, particularly the manner in which it plays out on both sides of the Taiwan Strait.

■ Art Issue Projects (藝術計劃), 32, Ln 407, Tiding Blvd Sec 2, Taipei City (台北市堤頂大道二段407巷32號), tel: (02) 2659-7737. Open daily from 11am to 6pm. Closed Mondays

■ Until Dec. 15

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