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Che-Wei Chen
LAST UPDATE : 2018.10.11 / EDITOR : a926242
2 artworks / 17 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
2016
 
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
2016
RMIT iAIR
Melbourne , Australia
2015
GlogauAIR
Berlin , Germany
2011
Openspace Bae - International Artist-in-residence program
Busan , Korea
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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
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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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