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  • Mar 09, 2022

Taiwan Terminates Venice Biennale Plans Mired By Sexual Assault Allegations

Portrait of SAKULIU PAVAVALJUNG. Courtesy Taipei Fine Art Museum.

After social-media posts by women claiming to be sexual-assault victims of Sakuliu Pavavaljung began to circulate online in mid-December 2021, the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) decided to cancel the artist’s solo showcase at Taiwan’s collateral pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale.