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51st AICA Congress in Taipei, Taiwan – Invitation & Registration


Invitation & Registration

51st AICA Congress in Taipei, Taiwan:  

Art Criticism in the Age of Virtuality and Democracy


We would like to cordially invite you to take part in this year’s 51st AICA International Congress. The Congress is organized by the Taiwan section of AICA (International Association of Art Critics) and will be held on 14-21 November, 2018 in Taiwan.

The Congress Theme Art Criticism in the age of Virtuality and Democracy addresses some key issues concerning the role of art criticism from the perspectives of

  1. Art criticism in the age of virtuality
  2. Art discourse facing challenged democracy

For more details, please check our website-




Nov. 14-15  AICA Committees,Board Meeting and General Assembly (in Taipei)

Nov. 16-18  Symposium (in Taipei)

Nov. 19-21 Post-Congress Trip (in Tainan, Kaohsiung and Taichung)


Date Schedule Place/Venues/Stay
Nov 13, Tue Arrival in Taipei, Taiwan  
Nov 14, Wed Pre-Congress Day1: AICA Committees Museum of National Taipei University of Education (MoNTUE)
Nov 15, Thu Pre-Congress Day2: AICA Board Meeting & General Assembly Sages Hall in NTUE
Nov 16, Fri Congress Day1: Symposium
(Evening: Joining in the Opening Ceremony of Taipei Biennial 2018 )
B1 Auditorium, Taipei Fine Arts Museum
Nov 17, Sat Congress Day2: Symposium
(Parties at a private art foundation and MoNTUE)
Sages Hall in NTUE, MoNTUE
Nov 18, Sun Congress Day3: Symposium
(Planning Event with 2018 Digital Art Festival Taipei)
Sages Hall in NTUE, MoNTUE
Nov 19, Mon Post-Congress Trip Day1: Trip to Tainan
Tainan Historical Sightseeing, Visit to private galleries, collectors.
Stay in Tainan
Nov 20, Tue Post-Congress Trip Day2: Trip to Kaohsiung
Visit to Chimei Museum, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, and Weiwuying National Kaohsiung Centre for Art.
Stay in Tainan
Nov 21, Wed Post-Congress Trip Day3: Trip to Taichung
Visit to National Taichung Theater(Opera House), National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.
Going back to Taipei/Airport in the evening
Nov 22, Thu Departure  


* Some details are subject to change*



Registration Fee for the Symposium on Nov. 16-18

2200 NTD (≒ 60 EURO, 72 USD)

1800 NTD (≒ 50 EURO, 59 USD) for the Early Bird Price (before Aug 26, 2018)


Travel Fee for the Post-Congress Trip on Nov. 19-21

9000 NTD (≒ 250 EURO, 294 USD)

*It is a package tour. Transportation, accommodation, dinning and tours are all inclusive.


Early Bird Price (before Aug 26, 2018) for the Symposium plus the Post-Congress Trip-

9000 NTD (≒ 250 EURO, 294 USD)


Registration Guidelines:

  1. Please fill out the Registration Form.
  2. Once receive your form, we will sent you an Online Payment Link in 2 days.
  3. Secure the payment online by credit card(via the encrypted third-party payment).
  4. After the checking process, you will receive the Confirmation Letter.


*Registration deadline- Oct 21, 2018

*All the Speakers/Presenters, The Secretariat, AICA International (ie President, Secretary-General, Treasurer, Administrative Assistant) and Chairs of AICA Committees are exempt from the fee for symposium.



If you are attending the Symposium days from Nov.16 to 18, we suggest to book through us for discounted price, please check the registration form (No deposit, pay at the hotel desk.)



TEL: +886-2-77122323

Address: No.30, Sec. 3, Sinsheng S. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City


Discounted price for AICA Congress participants-

Single Room 1950 NTD  (≒55 EURO) per night *


Other Options:


TEL: +886-2-2707-0101#1701、1702

Address: No.8, Sec. 3, Ren’ai Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City 106, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Price per single room: around 3800 NTD  (*contact us for a discount)

or via

searching for “Daan” district in Taipei, metros and buses connect with hotels and our venues.


Accommodation in Tainan (Nov.19-21):

The PLACETainan

TEL: +886-6-2361680

Address:No.368, Sec. 1, Zhonghua E. Rd., East Dist., Tainan City 701

*The price is included in the post-congress trip fee.





You will find all necessary updated information at

For any inquiries please feel free to contact us.

Thank you and we look forward to your participation.


51st AICA Congress Preparatory team

AICA Taiwan, 2018