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LAST UPDATE : 2017.05.24 / EDITOR : avatintern
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Tsou I Chen was born in Taipei, Taiwan. In 2008 she obtained a bachelor's degree in fine arts and a minor in motion picture from National Taiwan University of Arts. In 2010 she obtained another bachelor’s degree in fine arts from ÉSAD ( L'ÉcoleSupérieured’Art et Design Grenoble-Valence, France). Later in 2012, she obtained a master’s degree in plastic art from ÉSAD. I Chen’s work focused on body art, conceptual, action and video art. In 2010, one of her video works won third prize in Festival of Video Art in Paris, France, and she was the only Asian among the three winners. In the same year, her short film was selected by 3th Festival Formosa Film in Lyon, France, and was shown in Documentary Month in France in 2012. Since 2011, she has joined tamtamARTArt Association as curator. Her curatorial works include "Lose Weight Exercise," a joint exhibition in MPA-B 2011 annual program; "Shaping Soul," a group exhibition of Germany, Austrian and Taiwanese female artists; “(Con)temporary, space-time, Performance and Action Art from Taiwan,” another joint exhibition in MPA-B Berlin Performance Art Month. In 2013, she collaborated with cooperates. She established tamtamARTTaipei IPIX in Taipei and works as founder till now.

birth year
1983
Place of Birth
Taipei
Taiwan
education
2012
DNSEP
L'École Supérieure d’Art et Design Grenoble
2010
DNAP
L'École Supérieure d’Art et Design Grenoble
2008
Bachelor of Fine Arts Fine Arts
National Taiwan University of Arts
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2013
Taihoku
tamtamART TAIPEI IPIX , Taipei , Taiwan
2013
X House
Taiwan New Art Union , Taipei , Taiwan
2007
One minute sculpture
Open-Contemporary Art Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Mach Bands
Pier-2 Art Center , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2014
Community of Ninja transferred excreting desire
instant 42 , New Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Command+N
Liang Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Creditable wearth
Grane Gallery , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2012
"Out of place - An ongoing archive
Corpo 6 , Berlin , Germany
2012
TYPOSPHÄRE, Galerie im Turm
Berlin , Germany
2012
Twice upon a time...
Stattbad Berlin , Berlin , Germany
2011
Lose weight exercise
tamtamART Germany
2011
Shaping soul
tamtamART Germany
2011
Nightentity unlimited
Stattbad Berlin , Berlin , Germany
2010
Squattage
Lyon , France
2010
8 femmes
tamtamART Germany
2010
journey
selected
FORMOSA FILM FESTIVAL
Lyon , France
2010
Corps sculpture
third price
FESTIVAL NOS YEUX GRANDS OUVERTS
Paris , France
2010
First step
selected
young film director unit, CHINESE FILM FORUM
Taipei , Taiwan
2008
one night
selected
WOMEN MAKE WAVES FILM FESTIVAL
Taipei , Taiwan
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SELECTED ARTWORKS
Three-channel video installation
2'33"
Three-channel video installation
2'33"
Three-channel video installation
2'33"
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Body Series - Prequel
2013
Body Echoes - Covered with thick flour paste, the body is hidden in the background. Both hands hold the speakers connected to the pudendum. With the weird echoes from the semi-vacuum state, the images of the face and the right breast come out behind the speakers slowly. Body Disassembly: The body parts in the image are disassembled and re-assembled again. In the beginning, it is like a plant with leaves and fruits growing out. Then, it looks like a bird flying. Finally, it is like a tr ...
Performance Art ,
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I'm…
is an autobiographical experimental video. It reveals the process of self-identity of being a lesbian, and how to face enthusiasm and the frustration of love. Like the conversation at the beginning, as she talks about the idea of “names”, she also talks about the fact that after leaving gays in the silent edge for a long time, the society comes up with many new names to classify them. At the same time, gay marriage comes up with many difficulties to gain recognition as well. In this vi ...
Performance Art ,
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