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March-Past
2007
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Yao Jui-Chung
March-Past
2007
Single-channel video
02’28”
March-Past
2007
Single-channel video
02’28”
March-Past
2007
Single-channel video
02’28”
March-Past
2007
Single-channel video
02’28”
March-Past
2007
Single-channel video
02’28”
March-Past
2007
Single-channel video
02’28”
March-Past
2007
Single-channel video
02’28”
March-Past
2007
Single-channel video
02’28”
March-Past
2007
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If the value of art depends on its stance in history, does the potency of art’s challenge against society also validate its merit? One of my key topics in recent years is how I may reflect on life, when facing complex history and society, through an engagedness of art. In March Past, I attempted a satirical approach, dressing up as a colossal dictator, watching the military parade in front of a scaled model of Presidential Office in Longtan Window on China theme park. To the melodic marching music, I saluted the toy tanks passing incessantly the viewing platform. The intention is, through humour and absurd action, to highlight the overriding absurdity.

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10 artworks / 147 exhibition
Curators / Art Critics , Painting , Performance Art , Video Art , Sculpture
Yao Jui-Chung was born in 1969 in Taipei. He graduated from The National Institute of The Arts (Taipei National University of the Arts) with a degree in Art Theory. In 1997, he represented Taiwan in “Facing Faces-Taiwan” at the Venice Biennale and ...
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Yao Jui-Chung, 2007, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2011, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2007, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2013, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 1997-2000, Photographic Art , Performance Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2002-2004, Photographic Art , Performance Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 2005, Performance Art , Video Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 1996, Photographic Art , Performance Art
Yao Jui-Chung, 1994, Photographic Art , Performance Art