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  • THAT FIRST CUT ... THE MAKING OF FORMOSA, FORMOSA BY JONI SMITH
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THAT FIRST CUT ... THE MAKING OF FORMOSA, FORMOSA BY JONI SMITH

THAT FIRST CUT ... THE MAKING OF FORMOSA, FORMOSA BY JONI SMITH
Formosa is the old name for Taiwan, originally named by Portuguese sailors who called it Illa Formosa, meaning ‘Beautiful Island’. It’s Antipodean counterpart is the province Formosa on the border between Argentina and Paraguay and is the only antipodean place to ever have had the same name at both ends.

 

The exact location in Taiwan is the metropolitan park in Taichung City.

 

Below is an excerpt of Joni at work...

 

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    Paul Vater
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