Born in 1974, the curator Tzu-Chieh Jian earned his doctoral degree in art creation and theory from Tainan National University of the Arts and teaches in the Department of Fine Arts, National Kaohsiung Normal University. He served as a nominator for the 14th and 15th Taishin Arts Award. He started his first job in an advertisement company as an account executive, and had since taught as a member of adjunct faculty at two art universities in northern Taiwan for almost a decade. During that period, he used to work concurrently as a project manager at the “Intransigent at the Beginning Studio,” a senior editorial writer of ARTCO, and an observer of 2015 Kaohsiung Awards. He also founded the artist group “Post-Eight” in 2000, since when it has participated in prestigious domestic and international exhibitions. His major curatorial works include In the Flesh (2015) at Chine Gallery, New York Travel Program (2012) at Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Looking Up! Looking Down! (2009) at Eslite Gallery, and [Ctrl]Z (2008) at inFIDI space.