2012 Theme

  • October Gala Event Welcomes Combined International and Professional Photography Art Fair
    The second “TAIWAN PHOTO” will be upcoming on October 5 to October 10, 2012. It will be across the Double Tenth National Day weekend at the Shinkong Mitsukoshi Taipei Xinyi Plaza A11, 6th floor, A11 Cultural Center. This exposition is Taiwan’s only “pure photography” art fair. From the gallery of 1839 Contemporary Gallery which will host this grand event. There will be invited domestic and foreign galleries as well to improve Taiwan’s photographic works of art into the international art market in the meantime also to promote cultural exchanges and expanding the world of Asian photography art into the collection market.

2012 Program

  • 80% of International Overseas Photographic Artist at Advantage
    Taiwan currently has many different types of art fairs, but the most significant feature of this exhibition is that it is purely photography-based. Taiwan Photo will present to both gallery exhibitors and individual photographers in such a way that on one hand it gives exhibitors the professional performing space and the other hand; educate  individual photographers a special feature to promote commercially and educationally. So, collectors and viewers can have enough gradual understanding of contemporary photography art and the current status of the international art market.
  • Special Feature Exhibition – It will Shake Your Nerves
    The exposition has invited internationally renowned photographers from Japan, Photographer Hal and Britain, Thomas Hodges. Both photographers use portraits and applying different expression. Photographer Hal uses a special vacuum feature to describe the gluey emotion between couples. Photographer Thomas is based on political propaganda on certain special issues. Both photographers do exceptionally well in the field of exhibition area, not only do they invite international galleries but also incorporate domestic galleries to present their works. This exhibit will certainly bring many works of renowned artist, so it will absolutely be a brilliant show that cannot be missed.

    Dates & Time


    Taiwan Photo 2012 is going to be held 6 days from Friday 5th of October to Wednesday 10th of October, 2012 at Taipei ShinKong Mitsukosh A11 Building

    ShinKong Mitsukoshi, Xinyi Place A11, 6F Cultural Center, Taipei City
    Address:6F, No. 11 Songshou Road, Taipei 110, Taiwan ROC

    11:00 am – 09:00 pm, Friday, 5th of October, 2012
    11:00 am – 09:00 pm, Saturday, 6th of October, 2012
    11:00 am – 09:00 pm, Sunday, 7th of October, 2012
    11:00 am – 09:00 pm, Monday, 8th of October, 2012
    11:00 am – 09:00 pm, Tuesday, 9th of October, 2012
    11:00 am – 06:00 pm, Wednesday, 10th of October, 2012

    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Thursday, 4th of October, 2012 

    6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Thursday, 4th of October, 2012 

    Guiding by
    Ministry of Culture
    Council for Cultural Affairs
    Tourism Bureau, M.O.T.C

    Taiwan Photo 2012 Executive Committee 

    Exhibition Executor
    Graduate Institute of Cultural & Creative Design, TungFangDesignUniversity
    1839 Contemporary Gallery