In the past, going back to school was a requirement. Now, going back to school is a kind of spirit. With the decline of forestry, Taipingshan Elementary School has been abolished for nearly 40 years. The program “Homecoming” is an attempt to gather together old alumni who have not seen each other for a long time and to continue the old memories of the Taipingshan Forest Farm.
“Hand-made aesthetics” not only describe hand-made products but also the flavor of deeply experiencing life, thus raising a proposition for life. Texture is an aesthetics of subtraction, which gives people a simple happiness and is also an inevitable trend post-mass-production.
This is a large-scale design exhibition event with an eye to promoting public welfare. We hope to showcase the Taiwanese folk spirit and contribute our efforts to Taiwanese social welfare groups by using the strength and perspective of designers.
"Beautiful Chaos " is the first design exhibition of Taiwan and also the first local design exhibition in Taipei Fine Art Museum. It’s the beginning of the concept of "Taiwan design", through local design works to explore the possibilities of Taiwanese life style.