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Che-Wei Chen
LAST UPDATE : 2018.12.3 / EDITOR : a926242
2 artworks / 33 exhibition

Che-Wei Chen (b. 1986, Yilan, Taiwan) holds an MFA from the Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan. Chen’s work encompasses photography, film, text, sound and object. Interweaving narrative and memory, time and space, reality and fiction, history and the present, his practice crosses boundaries in an effort to explore and interrogate the complexities of human existence. He has participated in international residencies in Melbourne (2016), Berlin (2015), Istanbul (2013) and Busan (2011). He has held solo exhibitions at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (2016), Howl Space, Tainan (2013) and Nanhai Gallery, Taipei (2011). He currently works and lives in Taipei.

birth year
1986
Place of Birth
Yilan
Taiwan
Place of Residence
Taipei
Taiwan
education
2008
M.F.A Department of Fine Arts
Taipei National University of the Arts
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2017
The Vessel of Time
Museum of Contemporary Art , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
Yang-Shen-Yuan
Project Space , Melbourne , Australia
2016
Yang-Shen-Yuan – Oblivion
Taipei Fine Arts Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2013
HOWL in Howl space
Howl space , Tainan , Taiwan
2011
The Storyteller – Remembrance, Images and Narration of Micro-stories
Nanhai Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2017
Tropical Cyclone
Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2017
Osiris and Ganesha
Marso Galería de Arte Contemporáneo , Mexico City , Mexico
2017
An Ode to Thirty
Eslite Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2017
RIVERRUN
Taipei Fine Arts Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
Blue Bird in the Labyrinth : A Walk from Japanese Modern Art to Asia Contemporary Art Scene
Galerie Nichido Taipei , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
On The Road
Jing Lü Art , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Che-Wei Chen and Feng-Ling Liu
Kalos Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
GlogauAIR Open Studios
GlogauAIR , Berlin , Germany
2014
The spine of Spectrum
Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Taipei Arts Awards
Taipei Fine Arts Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Taipei Free Art Fair
Huashan 1914 Creative Park , Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Summer Screening Room - Part One
Kalos Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2013
LOVE LETTER
Garden City Publisher , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
China Pingyao International Photography Festival
Shanxi , China
2012
Kaohsiung Awards
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2011
DOCUMEN+A
Space Odyssey , Cheongju , Korea
2011
Ahhhh…Planaria!
Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
The Evolutionary Reiterator
Agora Art Project × Space , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
Vibrancy - The 9th Taoyuan Creation Award
Department of Cultural Affairs in Taoyuan County Government , Taoyuan , Taiwan
2010
Ear Canal
Art Canter of Soochow University , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
GinGin Project
Nanhai Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
2972
Taipei National University of the Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Early Spring
Shijie Gallery , Taichung , Taiwan
2009
Daily Gesture
Taipei National University of the Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
KOTA
ART SPACE YUL , Seoul , Korea
2009
Ring-Ring Hhhhello
Taipei National University of the Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Semicolon
ZABU , Taipei , Taiwan
2018
Cité internationale des arts
Paris , France
2016
RMIT iAIR
Melbourne , Australia
2015
GlogauAIR
Berlin , Germany
2011
Openspace Bae - International Artist-in-residence program
Busan , Korea
2017
2018 Winner
Cité internationale des arts
 
Paris , France
2017
Nomination
2017 TIBE Book Prize
 
Taiwan
2016
Nomination
The 15th Taishin Arts Awards Season 2
Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Nomination
The 13th Taishin Arts Awards Season 4
Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
 
Taipei Arts Awards
Taipei Fine Arts Museum
Taipei , Taiwan
2012
 
Kaohsiung Awards
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2011
 
The 9th Taoyuan Creation Award
Department of Culture Affairs in Taoyuan County Government
Taoyuan , Taiwan
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Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
01 / 10
Childhood
The Childhood Series was presented by Chen in 2015 during his artist residency at Berlin, German. Continuing his creational realization of describing stories among different mediums, this series also contains images, photograph, audios and texts, etc. Through these seemingly very individual stories and images, those long forgotten historical memories as well as political reality behind these stories are able to be released and awaked; Chen intends to create possible conversations in-between a ...
Video Art ,
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
Mixed Media Installation
尺寸依空間場域而定
01 / 10
HOWL in Howl Space
HOWL in Howl Space series began in 2013. Chen chose Howl Space, an art space at Tainan, and the prose poem shared the same name Howl by American poet Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) as inspirational text. The multi-layered complicated descriptions call out different times and cultural meanings. It further discusses and projects some issues and circumstances of Taiwan in contemporary era, such as authority structure, gender politics, and marginal groups, etc. Chen projects collective sub-consciousn ...
Video Art ,
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