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Liu Yu
LAST UPDATE : 2017.10.18 / EDITOR : a926242
10 artworks / 33 exhibition

Born in Taiwan, works and lived in Taipei. She is an artist and engaged in many art-related productions and social activities. She is sentimental, sensetive, intuitional and onwer of sharply accurate personal phrases like other image generation young people born in 80s. LIU grew up indulging in great amount of movies, all the narratives, scrpits, image languages, fictinal plots have become her approaches towards this world. She has been chasing an irrational, unusual, fantastic and accidental transpassing experience in her works. Her major solo exhibition LA “Several Ways to Believe, “The ship of fools mooring at the train station”, “Life rented from STARFLY” at eslite gallery has received 14th Taishin Art Award first season nomination. Double solo show with Wu Sih-chin “Two Ends” received honerable mention in Taipei Arts Awards, 2012. She has participated in Taiwan Biennial of National Taiwan Fine Art Museum, theme exhibition “Life is a metaphor, you are the metaphor” in Artist Arfair, “Unknow Refraction” in Artist Fair. She is also included in many overseas group shows, such as “NEW DIRECTIONS #2 TRANS-PLAX” in Tokyo and “Discomfort’s Calling” in Czech Republic.

birth year
1985
Place of Birth
Taiwan
Place of Residence
Taipei
Taiwan
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2016
The ship of fools mooring at the train station
Kuandu Museum Of Fine Art , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
Several Ways to Believe
Taiwan academy , Los Angeles , USA
2014
The Life Rented From STARFLY
Eslite Art Studio , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
Two Ends Collaboration Project
Art Museum at The Art Park , Shinchu , Taiwan
2017
You are the Sunshine of my Life
Taipei Artist Village - Treasure Hill , Taipei , Taiwan
2017
Aerobraking
The Pier-2 Art Center , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2016
Mille-Feuille de Camélia
Arko Art Center , Seoul , Korea
2016
Tea Time or Art Time
Howlspace , Tainan , Taiwan
2016
Dance with the Museum Collection:Retrieved, Reimagined, Restated
Taipei Fine Arts Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
The Laboratory of Image Invasion
The Pier-2 Art Center , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2015
Artist Fair Taiwan - Refraction of Unknown
Taipei Expo Park Expo Dome , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
The Contemporary Art of Chinese Characters
National Taiwan Institute of Arts Education , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Such Place We are Living
Howlspace , Tainan , Taiwan
2012
Discomfort's Calling
I.D.A , Prague , Czech Republic
2012
Ambiguous Being
Tamtam ART , Berlin , Germany
2012
Ambiguous Being
Kav-16 gallery Israel
2012
Ambiguous Being
Houg-Gah Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Taiwan Biennial
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts , Taichun , Taiwan
2012
Life Is A Metaphor. You Are The Metaphor
Songshan Cultural and Creative Park , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
2012 Taipei Art Awards
Taipei Fine Art Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
Discomfort’s calling
Videokemp , Brno , Czech Republic
2011
Trans-Plex:Weaving Platform
Kuandu Museum Of Fine Art , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Forum Biennial of Taiwanese Contemporary Art 2010
Taipei Contemporary Art Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
NEW DIRECTIONS #2 TRANS-PLAX
TOKYO WONDER SITE , Tokyo , Japan
2010
OOPJECT_un/intentional objects exhibition
TINA KENG GALLERY , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
2010 Key Words
Juming Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Prattle: Young Artists And Publicity
Kuandu Museum Of Fine Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Future O
Bamboo Curtain Studio , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Wonder Show
Location ONEder , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
College Festival
TNUA Under Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Perception Standing On The Earth
Xinyi Public Assembly Hall , Taipei , Taiwan
2007
One Piece Exhibition
Open contemporary , Taipei , Taiwan
2007
The Noctambulation Under The System
Biissful Fine Art museum
2014
Book
The Life Rented From STARFLY
Independent Publish
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Timber,,aluminum,glasses,,,
06'31''
Timber,,aluminum,glasses,,,
06'31''
Timber,,aluminum,glasses,,,
06'31''
01 / 10
Mirage
Liu and Wu’s video installation is located on a window of Pagoda Plaza in Treasure Hill, like a small cinema that integrates reality and fiction. The video is taken during their West Coast road trip in United States. West Coast is where Hollywood is at, it is where everything and everyone is related to the movie industry. West Coast even creates an illusion for people of being in a movie. It was a very familiar place for them, since many science fiction movie are shot there. The realit ...
Installation Art ,

Dimensions Variable

Dimensions Variable
01 / 10
Nameless
Installation Art ,
Double channels Video,Space installation,
25'16''
Double channels Video,Space installation,
25'16''
Double channels Video,Space installation,
25'16''
01 / 10
The ship of fools mooring at the train station
“Ship of Fools” is a literature term derived from Sebastian Brant’s work “Ship of Fool” published in 1949, which depicts a wandering vessel with 111 fools. Each fool represents a kind of secular character or social problem. The allegory soon became popular at the time. However, the ship of fools did exist. In 15th century, the deranged passenger on the ship of fools wandered from one city to another, leading a carefree life style. The cities expelled them, so they were allowed t ...
Installation Art ,

50X30X30cm

50X30X30cm

50X30X30cm
01 / 10
Donzen
Installation Art ,
Liu Yu, 2014, Installation Art
Liu Yu, 2011, Installation Art
Liu Yu, 2011, Installation Art
Liu Yu, 2010, Installation Art
Liu Yu, 2009, Installation Art
Liu Yu, 2009, Installation Art
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