Graduated from Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains, France, Chia-Wei Hsu stresses specifically on the actionability underneath image creation when comes to the practice of art, while linking up the relationships of humans, materials, and places omitted in the narrative of the conventional history through establishing the incidents beyond camera. Hsu has had solo exhibitions at MoNTUE, Taipei, Taiwan (2019), Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (2018), Industrial Research Institute of Taiwan Governor-General’s Office at Liang Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan (2017), Huai Mo Village at Hong-Gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (2016) that was recognised by the Annual Grand Prize of the 15th Taishin Arts Award, Huai Mo Village Project at Art Basel, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China (2016), and Position 2 at Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (2015). He has participated in exhibitions at Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2019), Biennial at Shanghai, Gwangju, Busan and Sydney (2018), 2 or 3 Tigers at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (2017), 2016 TAIPEI BIENNIAL – Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future at Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (2016), HUGO BOSS ASIA ART at Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2013), The 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia: This is not a Taiwan Pavilion at Palazzo Ducale, Venice, Italy (2013), and Faux Amis / An Ephemeral Video Library at JEU DE PAUME, Paris, France (2010).
He and a group of artists also run an art space in Taipei: Open-Contemporary Art Centre, an organisation with functions of curation, creation, narrative, inter-disciplinary exchange, education as well as the promotion of art that strives to seek every possibility to create communication in contemporary art. He is also the curator of Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition at Hong-Gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (2018), THAITAI: A Measure of Understanding at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand (2012), and co-curate the 2019 Asian Art Biennial at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (2019) with Ho Tzu Nyen.