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Chiu Kuo-Chun
LAST UPDATE : 2018.10.20 / EDITOR : avatintern
3 artworks / 31 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
1999
MFA Fine Art Photography
State University of New York at New Paltz
1994
BFA Advertising
National Chengchi University
career
2012
Present Position
Graduate School in College of Creative Media 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
Chengchi University, 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
2012
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 , Tainan , Taiwan
2008
True Love Faking
Kyut Art Center, Nanhai Gallery , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2007
Human, Animal, Loving
Kifu Gallery , Kifu , Japan
2006
Almost Famous
Social Education Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2003
The Period of Transmition
Tainan county Culture Center , Tainan , Taiwan
2001
Self Portrait
Tainan county Culture Center , Tainan , Taiwan
2000
Strange Journey
Hwa -San Art and Culture Center , Taipei , Taiwan
1999
Subconscious
Tainan municipal culture center, Art Centre of Chengchi University , Tainan , Taipei
1997
murmur
Taichung Photo Gallery , Taichung , Taiwan
2014
Land of Deities
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2013
Land of Deities
Dali Photography Festival 2013 , Dali , China
2013
Fishing Every year
Cheng Long Wetland Environmental Arts Festival 2013 , 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, Queens Botanical Garden, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,Accident Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke A & D Gallery, , Taipei, Flushing, Philadelphia, Eureka, , Taiwan, America
2010
Taiwan, Ocean
China Pingyao I international Photography Festival , Taiyuan , China
2010
HAIKU-sculpture 2010 An International joint Exhibition among Art University
National Taipei Art University , 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 and Shanghai Library , Taipei, Shanghai , Taiwan, 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
2014
 
Kaohsiung Award 2014
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art
Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2011
 
An incentive selected project from Council for Cultural Affairs, R.O.C
Art Corridor in Long Shan Village
Yunlin , Taiwan
2010
 
Awarded the honor
China Pingyao International Photography Festival
Shanxi , China
2008
 
An incentive selected project from Ministry of Education, R.O.C
Nervous People and Empty Space
Taipei , Taiwan
2007
 
An incentive
National Culture and Arts Foundation
Taipei , Taiwan
1999
 
Selection Show
National Digital and Photography Exhibition
Taipei , Taiwan
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01 / 10
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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