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unhappily zipped / unhappily zipped

unhappily zipped
unhappily zipped

“Unhappily Zipped” is about the current situation of the Aboriginal people born on Taiwan. They feel as if their mouths are zipped and their land forgotten and ignored by the world at large. Over the last 500 years, the name of their home has changed: “Formosa”, “Takasago”, “Taiwan”, “R.O.C”, and with each of these name changes comes a different occupier, who try to re-identify the aboriginals in their own terms, bringing the aboriginals further away from what they were. They feel as if the true blood of their destiny has been stolen. These people are the source of the Austronesan language family; the largest language family on Earth.

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China University of Technology

China University of Technology
Hsinchu County, Taiwan

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Pinang, Sabung

Pinang, Sabung
Hsinchu County, Taiwan