Donggang

Donggang

Donggang, which literally means “East Port”, is a vibrant fishing harbor nestled on the western coast of Taiwan. This contradiction between name and location illustrates the complexity of this place. Navigating disputed waters, there is tension between Taiwanese fishermen and those from neighboring countries. The growing number of fishing boats and a depleted fish population […]

Tale Of Number 168

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in Donggang Port, essays, Taiwan | No Comments
Tale Of Number 168

The photographs for this narrative were taken during a visit to Donggang Port in southern Taiwan. While we were there the fisherman brought a nice catch of yellowfin tuna to market. This thriving commercial fishing port was originally opened in the 17th century. This linear story is composed of 11 images.