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Kuo Yu-Ping
LAST UPDATE : 2018.10.24 / EDITOR : newmedia
6 artworks / 16 exhibition

Yu-Ping Guo was born in Taiwan, and graduated from National Taiwan University of Arts in 2008. She lives and works in Taipei ,and studies at the Graduate Institute of Trans-Disciplinary Arts, Taipei National University of Arts.

Her early works focuses on Taiwan’s unique national background and the modernity of relocation. Her works often involve the changing landscapes and people’s memories. She emphasizes on field research to get in touch with the sites and people, which form the base of her works.

Her creation currently lies in between experimental animation and contemporary art, and treats her real-life experiences and the complex colonial history of Asia as the subject matters. Guo is skilled in combining and transforming painting, sculpture, and animation into poetic narratives. Her works primarily concerns the ethical-political changes and the emotional turmoil occurred in the newly emerging Asian nation states that are undergoing rapid modernization. The media she adopted for creation shifts among video, installation, and many other genres.

birth year
1986
Place of Birth
Nantou
Taiwan
Place of Residence
Taipei
Taiwan
education
2015
MFA Graduate Institute of Trans-disciplinary Arts
Taipei National University of the Arts
2008
BFA Department of Sculpture
National Taiwan University of Arts
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2015
Sun Yat-San Freeway
Michael Ku Gellary , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Delay and Pit
Haohaus Contemporary Art , Hsinchu , Taiwan
2013
Cement Love
Nan-hai Art Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Taipei Arts Award
Taipei Fine Aarts Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Taipei South Town Art Festival 2014 —The Contemporary Art of Chinese Characters
National Museum of History , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
The Red Bloc
Treasure Hill Artist Village , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Open Studio
Taiwan Photo Museum Preparatory Office , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Pineapple Queendom Party
Taipei National University of the Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
Measuring temperature of City
Taipei National University of the Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Green Label (, or its Negative)
Nan-hai Art Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Punto Diablos
Open Contemporary Art Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Mobile Man
Wolong 29 , Taipei , Taiwan
2008
Perception-Standing on The Earth
Forty-Four South Village , Taipei , Taiwan
2008
From There to Here
Xian Guang Second Village , Taoyuan , Taiwan
2007
A Piece of Cake
National Taiwan University of Arts , Taipei , Taiwan
2007
Biolistic Technology
435 Art Zone , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Finalist
Taipei Arts Award
 
Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Honorable Mention
Taipei Arts Award
 
Taipei , Taiwan
2013
in Video Arts
S-An Cultural Foundation Art Award
 
2009
in Visual Arts
S-An Cultural Foundation Art Award
 
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SELECTED ARTWORKS
,Document,
依場地而定
,Document,
依場地而定
01 / 10
Goose
In the wor《k Goose》, the artist simulated a pseudo-history of the species “goose.” She constructed a monument on which stands a statue of goose. Then she attached two light-salmon-colored and wax-made columns to the body of the goose statue. Organs of female sexuality carved in relief covers the two wax columns. Accompanying this statue, the artist selected various images derived from entering the term “goose” to the Internet search engine. The contents of these images include daily streetsca ...
New Media Art ,
sound installation,pamphlet,
依場地而定
sound installation,pamphlet,
依場地而定
sound installation,pamphlet,
依場地而定
01 / 10
Gift
In the work《Gift》, the artist treated the families of public servants as the object of survey, while her parents are also public servants. These families can be regarded as the bourgeoisie in terms of economy. However, they lack the capability for comprehending symbols. The artist collected various objects such as ornaments and souvenirs from these families, and interviewed the owners of these objects about their attachments and memories. Together with the detailed sketches of these objects, ...
New Media Art ,
Three-frequency Projection
依場地而定
Three-frequency Projection
依場地而定
Three-frequency Projection
依場地而定
Three-frequency Projection
依場地而定
Three-frequency Projection
依場地而定
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Punto Diablos
The work 《Punto Diablos》 documented a headland at the north coast of Taiwan (now known as Yehliu) with images. There were a number of settlements supported by small-scale capture fisheries, which began to decline after Taiwan was incorporated into the labor-division system of global production. Thanks to its unique geomorphological features, Yehliu has become a tourist attraction since the 1960s. In the 1970s, the government built a nuclear power plant there. Nowadays, Yehliu is transfo ...
New Media Art ,
site-specific,Photography,Printing Materials,
依場地而定
site-specific,Photography,Printing Materials,
依場地而定
site-specific,Photography,Printing Materials,
依場地而定
site-specific,Photography,Printing Materials,
依場地而定
site-specific,Photography,Printing Materials,
依場地而定
01 / 10
Landscape
In the work《Landscape》created in 2010, the artist tried to find the previous resident of a now-abandoned house in a military dependents’ village, and record his life story and his journey back to China to visit relatives on behalf of his father. During the interview, the interviewee invited the artist to the memorial hall of soldiers to offer sacrifices to his father. The artist then narrated the man’ s life story with the photo documents and the contents of interview, along with audio instal ...
New Media Art ,
Kuo Yu-Ping, 2013, New Media Art
Kuo Yu-Ping, 2015, New Media Art
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