WU CHI-YU


Wu Chi-Yu was born in Taipei, Taiwan, in 1986. He holds a Master of Media Art from the Taipei National University of the Arts. Chi-Yu’s work has long been focusing on re-establishing the connections among humans, things, animals, and the ruined world left by technic capitalism. His practice revolves around the moving image, looking for contemporary narratives in lost memory through the reproducing of oral history and myths. He is also involved in different collaboration projects of installation, video installation, and performance.

 

Wu Chi-Yu’s works have been exhibited internationally. Include “Video Art Exhibition- CHEN I-Chun, HSU Chia-Wei, Hsu Che-Yu, WU Chi-Yu” at Liang Gallery in Taipei, Taiwan in 2019; In 2018, “12th Shanghai Biennale: Proregress” at Power Station of Art in Shanghai, China, “Re-Base: When Experiments Become Attitude” at Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab in Taipei, Taiwan, “Trans-Justice: Para-Colonial@Technology” at MOCA in Taipei, Taiwan, “Against Architecture” at SeMA Storage in Seoul, Korea, “f(r)iction in between” at Werkschauhalle in Leipzig, Germany, DATA “MANIA-Now&After’18” at CCI Fabrika in Moscow, Russia. And solo exhibition “91 Square Meters of Time” at TKG+ Project in Taipei, Taiwan in 2017. In 2019 and 2016, he was selected to participate in the Film Sector at Art Basel Hong Kong. Wu’s works have been included in the collections of the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts and National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in Taiwan.

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Residencies & Curatorial Experience

2016   Artist Residency Program, BAAN NOORG Collaborative Arts & Culture, Ratchaburi, Thailand

2014   Artist Residency Program, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2013   Artist Residency Program, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea

2013   “Not Promising Video Art Festival” (co-curated with Chang Li-Ren), Fotoaura Institute of Photography, Tainan, Taiwan

2012   “Post Office” (co-curated with Austin Chang and Chen Zian), Ping Pong Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2009 “Squid 5 – The King of Seafood Will be Back Fighting”, VT Art Salon, Taipei, Taiwan

Screenings

2018   “PETAMU Screening”, Rumah Attap Library & Collective, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2018   “The Unsettled Dust-Asia Short Film Festival”, Centre for Contemporary Arts(CCA), Glasgow, United Kingdom

2018   “Eyes, Bugs, Fishes and Birds”, Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2018   “FILMOSA FESTIVAL”, La Filmothèque du Quartier Latin, Paris, France

2017   “Beijing International Short Film Festival (BISFF)”, Beijing, China

2017   “All the Light We Cannot See”, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea

2017   “Digital Break”, Phoenix Leicester/ Fabrica Gallery Brighton/ Backlit Gallery, Nottingham/ CCA Glasgow

2017   “EXiS 2017”, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea

2017   “China ReMixed”, Indiana University, Indiana, USA

2016   “OSMOSIS – Audiovisual Media Festival”, Taipei, Kaoshiung, Taiwan

2016   “Marginal Matters – Arkipel International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival”, Kineforum, Jakarta, Indonesia

2016   “Canale Grande”, Neuer Pfaffenhofener Kunstverein, Pfaffenhofen, Germany

2016   “Short Film Program”, Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

2015   “FEST – New Directors New Films Festival”, Espinho, Portugal

2015   “Fotoaura Video Art Festival”, Fotoaura Institute of Photography, Tainan, Taiwan

Education

2011 MFA, Department of New Media Art, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

Collections

2015   Reflection, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2010   45nm, The Smoke, Linkou Monster, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2008   45nm,National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

Awards

2017   Taipei Arts Awards, honorable mention, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2017   Beijing International Short Film Festival (BISFF), Special Jury Award For Chinese Short Films, Beijing, China

2010   Kaohsiung Awards, Kaoshiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaoshiung, Taiwan

Solo Exhibition

2017   “91 Square Meters of Time”, TKG+ Project, Taipei, Taiwan

2011   “Flies 8: The Ten Thousand Beings”, VT Art Salon, Taipei, Taiwan

聯展

“Art Basel Hong Kong – Film Sector”, Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China

“Video Art Exhibition of CHEN I-Chun, HSU Chai-Wei, HSU Che-Yu and WU Chi-Yu”, Liang Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

“12th Shanghai Biennale: Proregress”, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China

“Re-Base: When Experiments Become Attitude”, Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab, Taipei, Taiwan

“Trans-Justice: Para-Colonial@Technology”, MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan

“Against Architecture”, SeMA Storage, Seoul, Korea

“f(r)iction in between”, Werkschauhalle, Leipzig, Germany

DATA “MANIA-Now&After’18”, CCI Fabrika, Moscow, Russia

“So Far, So Right”, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

“Taipei Arts Awards”, MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan

“The Aftermath: The Lift of Martial Law”, Liang Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

“Tropical Cyclone”, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

“Beyond Freedom”, Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong, China

“A Map of the World That Does Not Include Utopia Is Not Worth Glancing at”, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China

“365 Days: LIFE MUSE”, Art Centre Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

“For a Better Tomorrow”, InCube Arts, New York, USA

“Portrait Portrait”, Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

“Event Notes”, GArt, Nanjing, China

“Taipei Biennial 2016: Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future”, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

“Art Basel Hong Kong – Film Sector”, agnès b. Cinema – Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China

“Engage, Exchange”, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Rijksakademie Open 2015”, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Wild Legend”, Ju Ming Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

“The 2nd CAFAM Future Exhibition: Observer Creator – The Reality Representation of Chinese Young Art”, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

“A Climate Fictionalism”, Hong-gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

“Rijksakademie Open 2014”, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“The Other, The Distance”, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China

“Schizophrenia Taiwan 2.0”, Transmediale, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin, Berlin, Germany

“Schizophrenia Taiwan 2.0”, Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria

“Schizophrenia Taiwan 2.0”, La Maison des Métallos, Paris, France

“Schizophrenia Taiwan 2.0”, Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Marseille, France

“Schizophrenia Taiwan 2.0”, Ambika P3 Gallery, London, UK

“It’s Not a Real Film”, tamtamART Taipei IPIX, Taipei, Taiwan

“The Wormhole Theater”, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

“Here, There and Everywhere”, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, Korea

“Asynchronous States – AIA Asia in Independent Asia”, VT Art Salon, Taipei, Taiwan

“Stranger”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

“Greenbox: Remapping – The Space of Media Reality”, Tianhong Mei Heyuan Arts Center, Hangzhou, China

“Crush on EMU”, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

“Ambiguous Being”, tamtamART, Taipei, Taiwan; Hong-gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan; Kav16 Community Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Sincere Subversion”, VT Art Salon, Taipei

“Videonale: Dialogue in Contemporary Video Art”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

“Transparent Refraction”, tamtamArt, Berlin, Germany

“Flu-Fatigue Video Screening”, Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

“Donʼt Brush off What You See”, MEME Space, Taipei, Taiwan

“Trans-Plex Weaving Platform”, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

“Video Taiwan”, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkirk, France

“Bio-Image”, Paint House Studio, Tainan, Taiwan; Ping Pong Art Space, Tainan, Taiwan

“Trans-Plex”, Tokyo Wander Site Hongo, Tokyo, Japan

“Forum Biennial of Taiwanese Contemporary Art 2010”, Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

“Prattle”, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

“POST.O – The Reverse of TOPOS”, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

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