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Guo Jau-Lan
LAST UPDATE : 2017.08.8 / EDITOR : tcaa
9 artworks / 2 exhibition

GUO Jau-lan is an independent curator and art critic based in Taipei. She received her doctorate in Western art history in 2006, with a primary research interest in how the American critiques constructed its anti-modernism postmodern art theory through an interpretation of Robert Rauschenberg and the American Neo-Dada art movement. As an Adjunct Associate Professor, Guo teaches Modern Art and Contemporary Art at MFA Program in New Media Art and Graduate Institute of Trans-disciplinary Arts, Taipei National University of Arts.

Her curatorial involvement began in 2006, with a focus on the cultural praxis of image、visual culture and Sound Art. She has curated numerous exhibitions including Polyphonic Mosaic: CO6 Avant-Garde Documenta (National Taiwan Museum of Arts, Taichung, Taiwan, 2006), Nostalgia for Future (2009, Taichung), Somnambulism: Phantasmagoric Fugue (Taipei, 2010), Paradise: Under RE-Construction (ISCP, New York, 2011), and Taiwanese Contemporary Art (TCA Project) (ISCP, New York, 2011), How Can I Tell You Who I Am?(Spain, 2012), Melancholy in Progress, The 3rd Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition at Hong-Gah Museum of Taipei (Co-curated with Amy Cheng , Taipei, 2012), 2015 Experimental Media Arts Festival in Taiwan: Habitation and Elsewhere(Taipei and Kuala Lumpur, 2015),Between Islands(Spain, 2015),Sound Exercise (Taipei , 2015).Guo Jau-Lan is the translator of the traditional Chinese version “Art Power” by Boris Groys.

career
2013
Present Position
Adjunct Associate Professor at MFA program in New Media Arts and Graduate Institute of Trans-disciplinary Arts, Taipei National University of Arts
2008 - 2011
Resigned
Adjunct Associate Professor in Department of fine Arts, National Taiwan University of Arts Adjunct Associate Professor
2002 - 2008
Resigned
Associate Professor in Hua Fan University, Department of Fine Art Associate Professor
1996
Resigned
Fashion and Art Editor in Heaper’s Bazaar
1991 - 1992
Resigned
Guide in English, National Taiwan Handicraft Center
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2015
Exhibition
International Conference Body Performance in the Theater, thesis critic of “Time and Body
Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Exhibition
Curating in Art Power, Taiwan Art Forum
Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Other Events
How is Contemporary Curatorial Practice the successor in Iconoclasm of Modern Art, Contemporary Curatorial Practice Workshop
Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Conference
In the Name of Who?, Cultural Studies Association Academic Conference
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Forum
Gender, Art and Archive: (De)Colonization, State Violence and Aesthetics of Trauma, Joy Luck Mirror Garden
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Lecture
Beyond Mediascape: Surveillance, Remote Sensing, Digital Control, and the Films of Harun Farocki, (Art) After Conceptual Art Lecture Series
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Exhibition
Panelist for Apple Core Contemporary Art Exhibition’s Talk
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Lecture
Panelist for Sound and Noise in Hong Kong, Lacking Sound Fest
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Conference
Panelist for Exhibition Making, Identity Politics, and the Dirty A-Word of Authenticity: the Case of Chinese Sound Art in Sound Art Curating Conference
London , UK
2014
Other Events
Specialist Guide, The Pioneers of Taiwanese Artist
Taichung , Taiwan
2014
Exhibition
Panelist for Retro: ConText Exhibition Talk
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Conference
Panelist for Insurance Scam: I am the Most Beautiful Today Exhibition Talk, Graduate Exhibition of Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts
Tainan , Taiwan
2013
Forum
Panelist for The Work of Tsu YungHsu’s Studio Forum
Tainan , Taiwan
2013
Conference
Panelist for Meeting No Man’s Land 03: Post Home Court Age, Lacking Sound Fest X No Man’s Land
Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Forum
Panelist for Memory Mode Exhibition Talk
Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Lecture
Curatorial and Art Practices in Contemporary Art
Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Conference
Panelist for Opportunities and Challenges of Visual Arts in the Environment of Cultural and Creative Industry
Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Lecture
The Role of Curator in Contemporary Art: Melancholy in Progress as an Example
Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Lecture
Politics and Society Inside/Outside of Art
Yilan , Taiwan
2012
Other Events
Interview, Introducing Melancholy in Progress, Philharmonic Radio’s General Relativity of Arts Program
Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Forum
Panelist for 7th Emerge New Talent Exhibition: Kuo Hsin-Hui and Chao Shu-Jung’s Walk in Reverse/Wandering Exhibition Talk
Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Conference
Panelist for Re-Envisioning Society Exhibition Series, “If can be a Normal Person, Dawang Would You?”
Taipei , Taiwan
2011
Lecture
Public Lecture
New York , U.S.A
2011
Lecture
Public Lecture
Washington DC , U.S.A
2010
Other Events
Reimagining and Rewriting Parties Involved: A Conversation with Chen Chieh-Jen
Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Other Events
Sound Forest Under the Cloud: Wang Fujui Sound Installation
Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Lecture
Lecture on Art and Technology: Just Like That, the Zen Moment Light of the Fire of Digital Art
Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Exhibition
Taiwan Cola: Mei Dean-E’s Solo Exhibition
Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Lecture
Digital Art V.S. Woman’s Art
Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Other Events
The Social Concern in Art: from Avant-garde to Taipei Biennial 2009
Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Other Events
Millet and His Time: the Masterpieces from Musee d’Orsay
Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Conference
Panelist for International Calligraphy and Culture Conference
Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Conference
Panelist for 2008 Culture and Design Conference
Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Lecture
Four Approaches toward Robert Rauschenberg: Combine Paintings, Gender Study, Post-modern, Cross Multimedia/Inter-subjectivity
Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Lecture
Spatiality of Time—Temporality of Space: from the Aspects of Media Art and Philosophy
Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Lecture
Splendor of the Baroque and Beyond: Great Habsburg Collectors—Masterpieces from the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna
Taipei , Taiwan
2007
Conference
Paper Presentation, Moderate and Closeted Opposition: Rauschenberg’s Authorship in His Early 1950s Works, 2007 NKNU Fine Arts Symposium
Kaoshiung , Taiwan
2007
Lecture
Splendor of the Baroque and Beyond: Great Habsburg Collectors—Masterpieces from the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna –Seventeenth Century Flemish Art
Kaoshiung , Taiwan
2007
Other Events
Specialist Guide, Polyphonic Mosaic
Taichung , Taiwan
2006
Exhibition
CO6 Taiwan Avant-Garde Documenta III: Polyphonic Mosaic
Taichung , Taiwan
2006
Lecture
Panelist for Speed/Noise Economics: Polyphonic Mosaic
Taichung , Taiwan
2015
Article
Performing Art Power in Art
ARTCO Magazine
Issue No. 270 / March 2015
P. 90-91.
2015
Article
Beyond Mediascape: Surveillance, Remote Sensing, Digital Control, and the Films of Harun Farocki
Artitude Magazine
February 2015
P. 41-47
2015
Article
The Balance and Negotiation of Power: Values and Awareness of the Issue No.s in Art Power
Artist Magazine
January 2015
P. 208-209
2014
Article
Traversing the Hinterland between Sounding and Volumetric Composition, Recognition System: 2014 Kuandu Biennial Exhibition Catalogue
Taipei
 
P. 18-21
2014
Article
Within Sound Above Curatorship: Axes and Position of Sound art and Its Curating, special topic planner
ARTCO Magazine
September 2014
P. 90-103
2014
Article
Mirage: Regarding Spatial Archaeology of the Future
Delta Zhi
Issue No. 30 / February 2014
P. 44-45
2014
Article
Reimagining Space: How the World is Sketched, Notes on Four Exhibitions in 2013
Artist Magazine
January 2014
P. 184-189
2013
Article
Storyteller in the Ruins
ARTCO Magazine
October 2013
P. 120-121
2013
Article
Regarding Field Report on Researching Scientific Visual Image
Taiwan Digital Art and Information Center
October 2013
 
2013
Article
Who is Afraid of the West: On the Production Line
ARTCO Magazine
February 2013
 
2013
Article
The Dignity of Memory: Man and Object
Art Collection + Design
Issue No. 75 / December 2013
P. 110
2013
Article
Art Movement of Mirage: Revealing Phantom of Modernity
included in Mirage III, edited by Yao Jui-Chung
2013
P. 65-68
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