Taipei Fine Arts Museum is presenting the exhibition A One and A Two: Edward Yang Retrospective, co-organized by the Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute. The exhibition is co-curated by TFAM Director Wang Jun-Jieh and Professor Sing Song-Yong of the Taipei National University of the Arts. It features a rich collection of Yang's manuscripts, documents, archives, films, plays, animations, and other creative works that span his entire career.

The exhibition showcases Yang's unique aesthetics and spirit through seven thematic sections that correspond to the central topics in his creative work, such as urban representation, gender power, political reflection, historical violence, and social change. The exhibition will also incorporate precious relics and archives which will be shown to the public for the first time, including Yang's notebooks, project proposals, scenarios, correspondences, production papers, and various audiovisual materials.

Yang was one of the pioneers who spearheaded the Taiwan New Cinema movement in the 1980s, which marked the beginning of a unique and innovative culture of Taiwan cinema and brought extraordinary achievements in the global cinematic scene. Yang directed one television series, one short film, and seven feature films throughout his life, including A Brighter Summer Day (1991), Mahjong (1996), and A One and a Two (2000), which won him the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival.

An international forum has been concurrently organized with the opening of the exhibition. TFAI will be presenting a retrospective film program of Yang's films during the length of the exhibition as well.

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