Chi-Ming Lin was born in 1965, Taichung, Taiwan. He has studied in Paris and became doctor of Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in 1999. Now professor and chair at the Department of Arts and Design of National Taipei University of Education, he is specialized in the field of Theory of image, French contemporary thoughts, Cross-boundary study of arts and Contemporary aesthetics. His publication comprehends more than several dozens papers and articles in the journals, magazines, exhibition catalogues and books of collective assays. One of his recent book title is Multiple and Tension: On History of Photography and Photographic Portrait. (Taipei: Garden City, 2013).
He is also translator of important European philosophers including: Jean Baudrillard, Michel Foucault, Walter Benjamin, Pierre Bourdieu and François Jullien.
Participating actively in Taipei’s intellectual and artistic life, several-times jury member of Taishin Bank Art Award, he has co-founded Taiwan Avant-Garde Documenta and several new journals including Router: Journal of Culture Studies in Taiwan, dA (Documents of Contemporary Architecture and Aesthetics) and the Film Appreciation Academic Journal (published by Taiwan National Cinémathèque).
AICA international board member, he works also as curator of the exhibition of contemporary art and his important projects in this field include the “Future Museum” for the National Palace Museum (2008, MUSE silver award 2009 by AAM), the “Digital Hand” (2010, for National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, with Dominique Païni), “Le Festin de Chun-te” for MOCA Taipei at the 2011 Biennale Arte, Venice (with Dominique Païni), “A Contemporary Dialogue with Michaelangelo” (Grand Opening of MoNTUE, 2013), “Jean Baudrillard: Photography and Passwords” (2014, Honggah Museum, Taipei), “Future Media” (2014, MoNTUE).