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CHIEN-CHI CHANG, Burma: The Promise Betrayed, 2017, still from single-channel video with color and sound: 15 mins 59 secs. Courtesy the artist; Chi-Wen Gallery, Taipei; and Magnum Photos, New York.

Taiwan

Along with casting ballots for the leaders of local municipalities and counties, Taiwanese citizens voted on ten referendums on November 24. Voters rejected same-sex marriage and the adoption of “Taiwan” as the country’s name at international sporting events. The results saw a heavy defeat for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, which lost mayoral elections in Taiwan’s three largest cities. 

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