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CHEN Chun-Ming
LAST UPDATE : 2021.07.13 / EDITOR : tcaa
11 artworks / 32 exhibition / 0 essays

Chen is the vice professor of Department of Cultural Industry, Taipei Municipal University of Education. In the beginning Chen devoted to painting.

From 1997 to 1999, he studied art in New York and changed his style and medium into multimedia and conceptual installation. To retain his freedom of creativity, he usually held his solo exhibitions at unconventional art space like Huashan 1914‧Creative Park, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, and Nanhai Gallery.

Besides, he was dedicated to developing technical art and interdisciplinary art like curating Shin Leh Yuan Art Space Interdisciplinary Art Festival. Also he actively introduced artists of different nationalities and fields, encouraging them to work together.

In 2002, he established Floating Jellyfish Art Group and produced multimedia plays in interdisciplinary way. The art group was invited to perform in several major art festivals.

In 2004, it published DVD book of "The Road Not Taken." Chen has joined Asia Minor Interdisciplinary Creator Network. Chen’s crucial work includes "In-Between"(2001), "Marching‧Differences‧Connection"(2001), "Penetrate"(2002), “Paradise – The Road Not Taken”(2004), "Human Park"(2005), “Endlessness”(2006), and "Tomorrow’s World: Paradise Ocean" (2006), a multimedia dance drama which was written and directed by Chen, put on at Taipei Red Pavilion Theatre.

1967 - 2019
Place of Birth
Hsinchu
Taiwan
Place of Residence
Taipei
Taiwan
education
1998
MFA Multimedia Installation Art
Queens College, The City University of New York
experience
2019
Resigned
Department of Cultural and Creative Industries Management, National Taipei University of Education Associate Professor
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2012
where are you
Fremantle Art Center , Fremantle , Australia
2008
Between the Line
Gwangju Museum of Art , Gwangju , Korea
2002
Floating
Shin Len Yuan Art Space , Taipei , Taiwan
2001
In-Between
Huashan Arts and Culture District , Taipei , Taiwan
2001
In-Between
Public Space , Taipei , Taiwan
1998
In-Between
New York Queens , New York , USA
2014
Anderson Ranch Arts center
Snowmass Village , U.S.A.
2012
Fremantle Arts Centre
Fremantle , Australia
2008
Gwangju Museum of Art and Taipei Artist Village
Gwangju , Korea
2005
OK Center for Contemporary Art
Linz , Austria
2002
Exhibition
New Field Art Festival
Huashan Arts and Culture District, SLY Art Space
Taipei , Taiwan
2002
Lecture
New Field Art Festival
SLY Art Space
Taipei , Taiwan
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In-between
In the world we are living in, truth and meaning have become invalid. The world is reaching the border, hesitating to get away from the old times and suffering a sense of helplessness when it is beyond the limit of Modernist absoluteness. Truth is ambivalent while target is unclear. Everything is ambiguous. It is an era in-between, where everything is in-between. I base my concept on the physical quality of “entropy” to discuss and explore the new energy of a balanced “in-between. ...
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Running to track
Train, Driving force of a system. Travelers, Diversity from clash-confrontation-conflict. Life, Mutual connection among environment-individual-group. The performance first took place on a moving train, and it was later shown at Taichung No.20. Stockroom in the form of multimedia video installations and live interactive performance. The work attempts to connect art and daily life, through which it explores the contradiction and a sense of loss caused by hu ...
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Approach
At the moment when death is approaching, The last sparkle of the Universe Is spreading toward the end of the world. Approaching, approaching, approaching, The border between life and death. Adopting the concept of environmental theatre, Approaching integrates installations and elements such as the abandoned rails of the sugar factory’s cane trains, the north-south trains on the other side of the wall roaring past, high towers, fireballs, square frames, seats, a ...
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