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Chiu Kuo-Chun
LAST UPDATE : 2019.01.5 / EDITOR : avatintern
3 artworks / 39 exhibition

Chiu, Kuo-Chun concentrates on representing another side of Taiwan environment and culture with multi-mediums or photo-image. He tries to challenge the values of the contemporary sociality. Under his different concept, Kuo-Chun usually crossed the different field and combines different art materials to present his concept, and given the viewers various possibilities of art experience.

Place of Birth
Taipei
Taiwan
Place of Residence
Tainan
Taiwan
education
1997
MFA Fine Art Photography
State University of New York at New Paltz
1994
BFA Advertising
National Chengchi University
experience
2012
Present Position
Department of Motion Pictures and Video of Kun Shan University Associate Professor
2011
Resigned
Asia University Adjunct Associate Professor
2009
Resigned
Department of Motion Pictures and Video of Kun Shan University Chair
2009
Resigned
Graduate School t of Media Arts of Kun Shan University Director
2008
Resigned
National Chengchi University Adjunct Associate Professor
2008
Resigned
Tainan University of Technology Adjunct Associate Professor
1999
Resigned
Visual Communication Design of Kun Shan University Lecturer
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2015
Realm of Escapism and Worship
Art Door Gallery Taipei , Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Journey Toward Land of Deities
Artislong Gallery , Kyoto , Japan
2011
Entranced
Art and Performance Art in Chinese Culture University , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Another Landscape
Art Center of Kun Shan University , Tainan , Taiwan
2008
Nervous People and Empty Space
Multi-Theater of Kun Shan University, WanSha Performing Arts Center , Tainan , Taiwan
2007
True Love Faking
Kyut Art Center, Nanhai Gallery , Kaohsiung, Taipei , Taiwan
2007
Human, Animal, Loving
Kifu Gallery , Kifu , Japan
2005
Almost Famous
Social Education Center, Art Centre of Chengchi University , Taipei , Taiwan
2002
The Period of Transmition
Tainan county Culture Center , Tainan , Taiwan
2001
Self Portrait
Tainan county Culture Center , Tainan , Taiwan
1999
Strange Journey
Huashan Art and Culture Center, None Theme Park , Taipei, Tainan , Taiwan
1998
Subconscious
Art Centre of Chengchi University, Tainan municipal culture center , Taipei, Tainan , Taiwan
1997
murmur
Taichung Photo Gallery , Taichung , Taiwan
2018
SCENE IN REVERSE 2
SinPinPier , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2017
Sin Pin TWENTY x Southern Guerilla
SinPinPier , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2017
Faint Light, Dark Shadows
Taipei Fine Arts Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
People/Mirror Images: Portraits in Contemporary Art
Art Bank , Taichung , Taiwan
2016
Rivers – The way of Living in Transition / Asia Contemporary Art Links
Gwangju Museum of Art , Gwangju , Korea
2015
Dali International Photography Exhibition
Yunnan , China
2014
Land of Deities
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2013
"Land of Deities", Dali Photography Festival 2013
Yunnan , China
2013
Fishing Every year, Cheng Long Wetland Environmental Arts Festival 2013
Cheng Long Village , Yunlin , Taiwan
2012
City Life under the Lens A Century of Taipei
Taipei Photo Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
100 Gender Photographs
Art Space in Danshuei Fisherman’s Wharf , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
Rediscover Photography
China Pingyao I international Photography Festival , Taiyuan , China
2011
Experience of Tung Kung Lao
Park of Tung Kung Laos, Art Corridor in Long Shan Village , Tainan , Taiwan
2010
Going Green – New Environmental Art from Taiwan
Taipei Cultural Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Going Green – New Environmental Art from Taiwan
Queens Botanical Garden, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Accident Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke A & D Gallery , Flushing, Philadelphia, Eureka, Pembroke , USA
2010
Taiwan, Ocean
China Pingyao I international Photography Festival , Taiyuan , China
2010
HAIKU-sculpture 2010 An International joint Exhibition among Art University
Kuandu Museum of Fine Art , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Representation of the City via Cultural Exchange (A Cross-national Moving Image Production Plan)
Art Space in Elites Book Store , Tainan , Taiwan
2009
HAIKU-sculpture 2009 An International joint Exhibition among Art University
Okinawa university arts Center , Okinawa , Japan
2009
Taiwan 78 Contemporary Photographers~Photo Taipei
The Westin Hotel Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Is It Real?~Photo Bazaar
Xinyi District Office , Taipei , Taiwan
2008
The Door of Encounter~TAIWAN‧OKINAWA exchange exhibition
Art Site of Chiayi Railway Warehouse , Chiayi , Taiwan
2007
When Wind of April Flows~OKINAWA‧TAIWAN exchange exhibition
CAMP TALGANIE artistic farm , Okinawa , Japan
2007
Cities Image~Taipei‧Shanghai exchange exhibition
Taipei Culture Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2007
Cities Image~Taipei‧Shanghai exchange exhibition
Shanghai Library , Shanghai , China
2005
The Tendency of the Vision~International Contemporary Photographers exhibition
Kou Yuan University , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2005
Green Fish~The Phenomenon of Photography in South Taiwan
Kaohsiung Culture Center , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2004
The Changing of Art~Taiwan Avant- Garde Document ΙΙ
National Cultural Association , Taipei , Taiwan
2002
Existence and Struggle
Tainan county Culture Center , Tainan , Taiwan
1996
Contemporary Photography Selected Exhibition
Chicago University , Chicago , Illinois
2011
Exhibition
Park of Tung Kung Laos
Art Corridor in Long Shan Village, Longshan Community
Tainan , Taiwan
2009
Exhibition
The Boundary of Image
Living Stone Gallery
Tainan , Taiwan
2008
Exhibition
"Beyond Reality", 2008 Yong Design Exhibition
Taipei World Trade Center
Taipei , Taiwan
2007
Exhibition
Tsai Wen-hsyang: Time Differences in Memory
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art
Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2005
Exhibition
The Photographic Image of Kaohsiung, History, as a Simulation
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art
Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2002
Exhibition
Existence and Struggle
Tainan Culture Center
Tainan , Taiwan
2015
YOUNG ART AWARD
Young Art Taipei
Taiwan Contemporary Art Link
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
 
Fine Arts Regular Grant
 
Taipei , Taiwan
2014
 
Kaohsiung Award 2014
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art
Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2010
 
Awarded the honor
China Pingyao International Photography Festival
Shanxi , China
2008
 
Fine Arts Regular Grant
Ministry of Education, R.O.C
Taipei , Taiwan
2007
 
Fine Arts Regular Grant
The National Culture and Arts Foundation (NCAF)
Taipei , Taiwan
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Land of Deities
2011-2014
I’ve capture images from Taiwan temple activities, to expose the deeper meaning of interaction between "God" and human being. I’m hoping through photography and Taiwan embroidery, as mediums, trying to investigate the complex emotions of Taiwanese people on the "God". In the images, I pulled out or adjust color deliberately. To implied that people’s dilemma or bursting of the realistic ideal. Thereby brought out realistic photography, beyond the deep invisible of people. The complex re ...
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The Strange Journey 2000
1999-2000
This work is about my personal perception of the society and the city I live. As I observe, although people in this country have quickly improve their standard of living, they are not so happy. Because many people are getting use to be selfish, greedy, and cool to others, whoever live in this country is more and more isolated, disturbed. They are even fear of the threat of latent violence. Thus, I took the picture around the train station and the railway carriage to imply the si ...
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Something Unforgettable
2004-2007
A simulation so alive, it seems to be watching and judging us and sees us as human beings weak and frail. And when we become involved with such a simulation, mentally or physical we become part of it. And by extension we lose your selves within it. When you’re swimming in the currents of projection, the line blurs between the objects you desire, and your needs a human being. We become confused in the stream of time. The encompassing seduction, driven by simulation, is sometimes so ove ...
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