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LAST UPDATE : 2018.10.4 / EDITOR : photographicart
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Ying-Chih Chuang lives and works in Taipei City, Taiwan. From 2012 to 2016, she photoed private interior spaces at Ximending, a community situated in the west side of Taipei City. This photo project, “A Topographical Tale of Ximending”, emphasizes the emotion and atmosphere in the private spaces belonged to different groups. This work won the 2012 New Photographer’s Award (Epson Award) funded by Taiwan International Visual Arts Center and earned an honorary mention in the 2016 Kaohsiung Award competition. In 2016, she participated in a community art project (Zhongshan Hao Rong Yi Street Art Project) to photo the commercial and public spaces in a number of historical neighborhoods in Zhongshan district in Taipei. These photos serve as a trigger to suggest local people to use different perspectives to interact with their own neighborhoods. In 2017, she won a special jury award in the Photo Eye portfolio review in the Young Art Taipei Contemporary Art Fair. “A Topographical Tale of Ximending” was also shortlisted for the 2017 Belfast Photo Festival. Her works were exhibited in different museums and art fairs in Taiwan and were collected by the Taiwan International Visual Arts Center.

birth year
1972
Place of Birth
Taipei
Taiwan
education
2001
Ph.D. Department of Health Behavior
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1997
M.S. Community Health Sciences
The University of California at Los Angeles
1994
B.P.H Department of Public Health
National Taiwan University
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2017
Spaces and Portraits in Veteran Villages
Chia-Yi Cultural and Creative Industries Park , Chia-Yi , Taiwan
2016
Taiwan Annual
Taipei Expo park Expo dome , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
Kaohsiung Awards Exhibition
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2015
Artist Fair Taiwan
Taipei Expo park Expo dome , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Young Emerging Stars Taiwan 6
Aki Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Young Art Taipei
Sheraton Grande Taipei Hotel , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
TIVAC New Photographer Award Exhibition
Taiwan International Visual Arts Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2006
The People of Muzha Documentary Photography Exhibition
Gallery of Wan-Fang Hospital , Taipei , Taiwan
2003
Images of East Palo Alto
East Palo Alto City Hall , East Palo Alto , United States
2017
Book
A Topographical Tale of Ximending
Self-publishing
2017
Special Jury Award
Photo Eye portfolio review
2017 Young Art Taipei Contemporary Art Fair
Taipei , Taiwan
2017
Photo Exhibition Shortlisted
Belfast Photo Festival
Belfast Photo Festival
Belfast , United Kingdom
2016
Honorable Mention
Kaohsiung Awards
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art
Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2012
Epson Award
TIVAC New Photographers Award
Taiwan Art Connection
Taipei , Taiwan
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Dusk inside the Military Dependents’ Housing
The formation of veteran villages could be dated back to 1949-1950, when the troops of Nationalist government retreated from Mainland China to Taiwan. The government built village-typed housing in various corners of Taiwan in order to take care of the lives of soldiers and their dependents and to meet the needs of the warfare with centralized management. A unique culture of veteran village was thus formed. After 1990s, owing to the dilapidated infrastructure, the residents move from the veter ...
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A Topographical Tale of Ximending
2012-2016
This project (2012 to 2016) is to capture the private spaces of the diverse groups at Ximending. Ximending is situated in the west side of Taipei City. Influenced by diverse cultures throughout the various stages in history, it thus becomes the window to sub-cultures of all sorts. In addition to Japanese manga magazine stores, video game stores, tattoo parlors, and fashion shops of different countries that attract youngsters, Ximending hosts the biggest gay community in Taipei by numerous gay ...
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Familiar/Unfamilar Places
This project is a part of the Zhongshan Hao Rong Yi Street Art Project. In this project, I took photos of commercial and public spaces in the three neighborhoods including Yuan Shan Li , Ching Guang Li, and Heng An Li in Taipei. This area comprised by these three neighborhoods has an exotic atmosphere of its own. There are different groups of people living in this area including Taiwanese, Filipinos, and people from other countries, but they rarely communicate/interact with each other. For lo ...
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