“The exciting thing about Taiwanese society is that many pre-modern cultural contents and values have been preserved and are still lived today,” says freelance artist Andreas Walther enthusiastically. During his studies at the Hochschule für Künste in Bremen, he made contact with students from Taipei and traveled to Taiwan for the first time in the late 1990s. “In the years that followed, the desire grew to relate the different lifestyles of my homeland and the Far East to each other as meaningfully as possible.” Walther traveled there again and again, and his artistic works are an expression of intercultural dialogue. His quiet nature photographs, with their misty voids, are reminiscent of Chinese ink paintings.
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