Artistic products with images of Taiwanese female farmers have become the latest rage in Europe and the US, and the unique cultures and totems of Taiwan's Aborigines have also attracted international attention.
Although the Paiwan artist Feng Chih-cheng (
When analyzing the European and US markets, Feng found that items in daily use have the greatest potential.
Therefore he has directed his efforts toward lamp shades with batik patterns, coffee cups, tiles and hanging decorations.
He has also produced plates with images of the Formosan Sambar deer in the hope that this could increase Taiwan's presence on the world stage by combining images of Taiwan's unique wildlife with images from Aboriginal culture.
Disabled painter Pan Chih-hung (
Pan says that Asian art is internationally popular right now, and that while images of women wearing traditional hats to block the sun and colorful gloves to protect their hands while picking onions may be commonplace for Taiwanese, they seems exotic to Europeans and Americans.
This month, the Council of Indigenous Peoples (
Pingtung artists joining the delegation include Hsiao Ai-lin (