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Vigar:  Reggae Beach Fest Photos

Vigar: Reggae Beach Fest Photos

It rained, it poured, and people danced. Just right for Reggae Beachfest, which drew hundreds despite a not so jammin forecast. Because true to the reggae spirit, all the rain did was add a little bit more soul into reggae heads who swept in from all over the island. More importantly, it brought out the […]

Vigar: Digital

Vigar: Digital

So Digital came and played at VU. It was always gonna be tough competing with the Soccer World Cup but all who were there had a wicked night. The majestic Sir Vigar came with his camera all funky and fresh after not having his artillery for NO PHOTOS the previous night. After a little confusment […]

Vigar:  DATA in 3D … at the WALL

Vigar: DATA in 3D … at the WALL

DatA DatA DatA DatA DatA. The hottest word buzzing around Taipei in the last few weeks, sparking quite the hype that fully carried over to the event itself. Karma and E for Electro presented DatA (Ekler’o’Shock-Naïve/France) at the Wall on 5/29, a banger of a party with the most eccentric and eclectic blend of electro […]

No Photos Pre-Party Interview Series Pt. IV

No Photos Pre-Party Interview Series Pt. IV

By Matt Gibson What: No Photos Interactive Art Party and Exhibition When: Friday, June 11th. Where: Roxy Roots Notorious party photographer Steven Vigar (http://www.stevenvigar.com) is moving from Tainan to Taipei so that he can blind partygoers with his flash and post embarrassing pictures of them on his website on weekdays, in addition to weekends. In […]

Work in Taiwan: Beyond teaching: Part I

Work in Taiwan: Beyond teaching: Part I

After going through the usual stages: teaching… then studying Chinese… then thinking i had made all this effort to study i should try and get a job where i had to speak it – I started to apply for jobs other than teaching. Interviews for teaching English were artificial worlds in which every compensation was […]