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Under the interplay of irregular material shapes and light and shadow, the five elements complement each other and the colors grow and grow together, forming a myriad of changes in the shape of the cut.

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/ Weight of Continuation

Mengfan Huang
2024.05.17-2024.06.16

Under the interplay of irregular material shapes and light and shadow, the five elements complement each other and the colors grow and grow together, forming a myriad of changes in the shape of the cut.

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“ I dream that the spaces could be pneumatic, transformable, transportable from one place to another. ”— Getulio Alviani

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/ Responsive Vision

Getulio Alviani
2023.12.02-2024.10.27

“ I dream that the spaces could be pneumatic, transformable, transportable from one place to another. ”— Getulio Alviani

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It is an anonymous note. Each sentence, may well be a long-awaited reunion.

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/ Leave a message

Wu Nien-Jen 、Shao Yung-Tien、Chou Shu-Yi、Joyce Ho、Fangyi Liu
2023.08.09-2024.09.01

It is an anonymous note. Each sentence, may well be a long-awaited reunion.

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Tick Tuck Tick Tuck Tick Tuck, “Is time the greatest enemy of memory?”

Back to the beginning, _____ is the echo of your inner blooming.

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/ Echoes of All The Flowers

Joe Fang、René Liu、George Chen、Yaman Shao、YILE YIN、Mayday Masa、Luo Jr-Shin、Cosmos people、Loudly Lighting、Chen-An Lee、Mayday Ashin、Maywa Denki、waa wei、Rhydian Vaughan、LuxuryLogico、Accusefive、Chung Lun Wu、EggPlantEgg、Cowper Wang、HUSH、Lee Chi、Jia Jia、Vvzela Kook、Liang Su2022.06.25 - 2022.10.30

Tick Tuck Tick Tuck Tick Tuck, “Is time the greatest enemy of memory?”

Back to the beginning, _____ is the echo of your inner blooming.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has made many impossibilities possible and has also turned many things that were taken for granted out of reach... Now that the ordinary has become a dream; the imaginary has come real instead; there seems to be nothing eternal in nature. Therefore, for modern people, the ability to adapt to changes has become an indispensable one in the face of an unpredictable future. Rehearsing the future will open your imagination and get a glimpse of the changes and the unchanged in the changing situation.

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/ Rehearsing the Future

aaajiao, CHOU Yu-Cheng, Jake ELWES, Nile KOETTING, LIU Yu, LU Yang, Kyle MCDONALD, Ana PRVAČKI, WU Chuan-Lun, Gary Zhexi ZHANG2021.11.20 - 2022.05.29

The COVID-19 pandemic has made many impossibilities possible and has also turned many things that were taken for granted out of reach... Now that the ordinary has become a dream; the imaginary has come real instead; there seems to be nothing eternal in nature. Therefore, for modern people, the ability to adapt to changes has become an indispensable one in the face of an unpredictable future. Rehearsing the future will open your imagination and get a glimpse of the changes and the unchanged in the changing situation.

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“ALIEN Art Centre—Video Sandbox” is a National Video Art Creator Contest that marks the sixth anniversary of the establishment of the center, open to contemporary artists under the age of 40 (including).

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/ 2024 Video Sandbox – Video Art Creator Contest

ALIEN Art Centre, Tainan National University of the ArtsEntry Deadline: 2024.04.01 - 2024.04.30

“ALIEN Art Centre—Video Sandbox” is a National Video Art Creator Contest that marks the sixth anniversary of the establishment of the center, open to contemporary artists under the age of 40 (including).

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For over half a century, the American artist James Turrell (b. 1943) has worked directly with light and space to create artworks that engage viewers with the limits and wonder of human perception. His fascination with the phenomena of light is related to his personal, inward search for mankind’s place in the universe.


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/ Corinth Canal, The Diamond

James Turrell
Always On

For over half a century, the American artist James Turrell (b. 1943) has worked directly with light and space to create artworks that engage viewers with the limits and wonder of human perception. His fascination with the phenomena of light is related to his personal, inward search for mankind’s place in the universe.


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If we take a drive to the tea house near the museum, on the hillside of the Shoushan mountain, we could see the ocean beacon the unknown.

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/ Memory

Documentary of Kin-ma Military Hostel (reborn as ALIEN Art Centre in 2018)
Permanent collection

If we take a drive to the tea house near the museum, on the hillside of the Shoushan mountain, we could see the ocean beacon the unknown.

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After the rain, a few raindrops clang onto the power cable. Pulled by gravity, they glided and glittered against the colourless sky. Crossing is a two-part multimedia installation. Taking the history of Kinma Military Hostel as its point of departure, it approaches time as a continuum.

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/ Crossing

Kingsley Ng, Stephanie Cheung
Always On

After the rain, a few raindrops clang onto the power cable. Pulled by gravity, they glided and glittered against the colourless sky. Crossing is a two-part multimedia installation. Taking the history of Kinma Military Hostel as its point of departure, it approaches time as a continuum.

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Journey to the West- Flaming Mountains

The well-known Chinese classic myth Journey to the West is the subject of continuous research and creation by academic circles all over the world. It represents the social thoughts of modern ideological emanc...

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Journey to the West- Flaming Mountains

The well-known Chinese classic myth Journey to the West is the subject of continuous research and creation by academic circles all over the world. It represents the social thoughts of modern ideological emanc...

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“Hope” is a duo solo exhibition at the ALIEN Art Centre, presented by artists Jiro Kamata and Caroline Halley des Fontaines in collaboration with ALIEN Art. It took two years to create an environmental display of contemporary jewelry design combined with photographic art. The physical experience of light and color further triggers the scenery that people see at the critical point of reality and spiritual perception.

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/ Hope

Jiro Kamata, Caroline Halley des Fontaines
2021.07.13 - 2022.03.27

“Hope” is a duo solo exhibition at the ALIEN Art Centre, presented by artists Jiro Kamata and Caroline Halley des Fontaines in collaboration with ALIEN Art. It took two years to create an environmental display of contemporary jewelry design combined with photographic art. The physical experience of light and color further triggers the scenery that people see at the critical point of reality and spiritual perception.

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Through an ethereal, luminous impression; replenish life with void.

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/ Jean Claude Wouters:Light of Void

Jean Claude Wouters
2022.11.23 - 2023.11.19

Through an ethereal, luminous impression; replenish life with void.

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The exhibition “Arman: Think things”, aims to show the construction process by Arman of one of the most singular languages of art in the 20th Century through a special selection of some iconic works of the legendary artist founder of the New Realism movement.

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/ ARMAN : Think Things

Arman
2022.11.23 - 2023.07.12

The exhibition “Arman: Think things”, aims to show the construction process by Arman of one of the most singular languages of art in the 20th Century through a special selection of some iconic works of the legendary artist founder of the New Realism movement.

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Presenting alienated emotions and reflection through different scenes, still time, and characters.

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/ Video Sandbox VII:When the Silence Comes

Chang Chun-Ting
2024.03.15-2024.04.14

Presenting alienated emotions and reflection through different scenes, still time, and characters.

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The juxtaposition of two video tracks, invites the audience to experience the difference between the realty and the imaginary, such that internal sense of time, flow consciously free, and memories are just syntheses of the intertwined.

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/ Video Sandbox VI:Indifferent dreams, alike

Huang Tzu Ting
2024.01.17-2024.03.08

The juxtaposition of two video tracks, invites the audience to experience the difference between the realty and the imaginary, such that internal sense of time, flow consciously free, and memories are just syntheses of the intertwined.

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Remigrate uses 3D scanning to capture the images of Burmese Chinese people who have settled in Huaxin Street, located in New Taipei City, Taiwan. A combination of different surroundings at different times are placed into a reconstructed space coordinate.

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/ Video Sandbox V:Remigrate

Hu Ching Chuan
2023.11.24-2024.01.12

Remigrate uses 3D scanning to capture the images of Burmese Chinese people who have settled in Huaxin Street, located in New Taipei City, Taiwan. A combination of different surroundings at different times are placed into a reconstructed space coordinate.

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BELIEVING IS SEEING employs Generative Fill technology to redefine the authenticity of light, in the context of the emergence of Artificial Intelligence and its new technique, Generative Fill.

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/ Video Sandbox IV:BELIEVING IS SEEING

Hsieh Yu Ting
2023.09.29-2023.11.17

BELIEVING IS SEEING employs Generative Fill technology to redefine the authenticity of light, in the context of the emergence of Artificial Intelligence and its new technique, Generative Fill.

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This work presents a virtual coastal scene through real-time generated soundscapes and generative visuals, exploring the passage of time and fading memories. It simulates the images of waves and sun through data, highlighting the fleeting nature of information in the digital age.

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/ Video Sandbox IIl:Landscape, memory and time

YU-CHIN CHEN
2023.08.04-2023.09.23

This work presents a virtual coastal scene through real-time generated soundscapes and generative visuals, exploring the passage of time and fading memories. It simulates the images of waves and sun through data, highlighting the fleeting nature of information in the digital age.

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The viewer's presence in the artwork is not simply captured data but a deliberate proof of human intervention. This chaotic state reflects, to some extent, humanity's excessive reliance on technology.

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/ Video Sandbox II:On the way

PeiYing Lin
2023.06.09-2023.07.31

The viewer's presence in the artwork is not simply captured data but a deliberate proof of human intervention. This chaotic state reflects, to some extent, humanity's excessive reliance on technology.

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It’s a piece about trying to learn more about a distant family member— my late grandpa.
In this space, like in memory, nothing is flowing or moving, except sounds.
In memory, only small things change as time goes by.

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/ Video Sandbox I:What you forgot

Pinyi Tu
2023.04.14-2023.06.02

It’s a piece about trying to learn more about a distant family member— my late grandpa.
In this space, like in memory, nothing is flowing or moving, except sounds.
In memory, only small things change as time goes by.

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Committed to spotting new talents, ALIEN Art Centre joins hands with Tainan National University of the Arts to curate Video Sandbox- the first nationwide open call for works of video art. With outstanding entries in contemporary art, the project carries out six exhibitions in a roll spanning over one year. In the exhibition room named “Memory” on the first floor of ALIEN Art Centre, viewers will find diverse ideas of aesthetics realized through media that include traditional films, experimental films, documentaries, animations, and motion images.

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/ Video Sandbox


2023.04.14 - 2024.04.14

Committed to spotting new talents, ALIEN Art Centre joins hands with Tainan National University of the Arts to curate Video Sandbox- the first nationwide open call for works of video art. With outstanding entries in contemporary art, the project carries out six exhibitions in a roll spanning over one year. In the exhibition room named “Memory” on the first floor of ALIEN Art Centre, viewers will find diverse ideas of aesthetics realized through media that include traditional films, experimental films, documentaries, animations, and motion images.

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“ALIEN Art Centre—Video Sandbox” is a National Video Art Creator Contest that marks the fifth anniversary of the establishment of the center, open to contemporary artists under the age of 40 (including).

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/ Video Sandbox– National Video Art Creator Contest

ALIEN Art Centre、Tainan National University of the ArtsEntry Deadline:2023.02.06 - 2023.03.06

“ALIEN Art Centre—Video Sandbox” is a National Video Art Creator Contest that marks the fifth anniversary of the establishment of the center, open to contemporary artists under the age of 40 (including).

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ALIEN ART X ÄI ÄI ILLUM CANDLE LAB

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/ GOD CREATES, HUMANS MAKE. VER.2 : THE SHAPE OF SCENTS

Taffi C. / Äi Äi ILLUM LAB
2022.10.03 - 2023.02.28

ALIEN ART X ÄI ÄI ILLUM CANDLE LAB

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“It is light, as well as Relight & Music”

We live in groups, we are alone, we are isolated, we listen, we create, and we perform. In the resonance of the 2020 world, we look for the sound of life by Zhēnzhēnlab's collaboration with the sound artist Yenting Hsu, exploring the future possibilities beyond our accustomed cognition, pushing the boundaries through creation, and arrive the fronter of light.

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/ Relight + Music 2

Zhēnzhēnlab, Yenting Hsu
2021.12.24 - 2023.01.02

“It is light, as well as Relight & Music”

We live in groups, we are alone, we are isolated, we listen, we create, and we perform. In the resonance of the 2020 world, we look for the sound of life by Zhēnzhēnlab's collaboration with the sound artist Yenting Hsu, exploring the future possibilities beyond our accustomed cognition, pushing the boundaries through creation, and arrive the fronter of light.

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ALIEN Art Centre Annual Project, The Place Where There Is No Darkness
Explore the origin of perception: the fantastic interweaving of sight, sound and taste.

Create, just because this action represents our fascination with exploring the world;
perception, is the force that forms the world.
- Yaman Shao

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/ The Place Where There Is No Darkness

Shao Yung-Tien、Yaman Shao、George Chen、André Chiang、Shinpei Hirose、Fangyi Liu
2022.04.15 - 2022.10.30

ALIEN Art Centre Annual Project, The Place Where There Is No Darkness
Explore the origin of perception: the fantastic interweaving of sight, sound and taste.

Create, just because this action represents our fascination with exploring the world;
perception, is the force that forms the world.
- Yaman Shao

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One can only gain insight into the secret of Ch'an through the passion for facing up obstacles. When one gets focused, one can throw off the shackles of worldly affairs. Permit oneself to be free and create beauty without restraint. Open a new window...

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/ Encountering Serenity in the midst of Madness

​Shao Yung-Tien , Yaman Shao
2020.11.15-2022.01.23

One can only gain insight into the secret of Ch'an through the passion for facing up obstacles. When one gets focused, one can throw off the shackles of worldly affairs. Permit oneself to be free and create beauty without restraint. Open a new window...

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The project Flower Visage - The Harmony of Art and Noh Theater by Mari Hiraga fuses Noh*, a form of Japanese traditional performing arts, with contemporary art. This exhibition consists of two parts. One is an installation titled Flower Visage...

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/ Flower Visage - The Harmony of Art and Noh Theater

Mari Hiraga
2021.12.24 - 2022.12.25

The project Flower Visage - The Harmony of Art and Noh Theater by Mari Hiraga fuses Noh*, a form of Japanese traditional performing arts, with contemporary art. This exhibition consists of two parts. One is an installation titled Flower Visage...

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I don’t create abstract paintings but convey my true feelings about and responses to what is happening in the society. As a matter of fact, my works cannot be more about the real world. — Lin Hong-Wen

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/ In Silence

Lin Hong-Wen
2021.01.16-2021.10.31

I don’t create abstract paintings but convey my true feelings about and responses to what is happening in the society. As a matter of fact, my works cannot be more about the real world. — Lin Hong-Wen

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In the wake of the research and discussion on Shozo Shimamoto: Across The Borderlands of Art, In the Volcano: Cai Guo-Qiang and Pompeii was conducted with extended discussions in the form of online exhibition halls at ALIEN Art Centre. Complying with the artist’pursuit of social, moral, and aesthetic goals, the project attempts to aggregate the various fragments of the development of destructive art together, so that the audience might have a conceptual image of the attempted size and scale by the artist. The purpose is to show how the new style emerges from this aesthetic declaration through the discussion of this event.

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/ In the Volcano: Cai Guo-Qiang and Pompeii

Cai Guo-Qiang
2021.05.01 - 2021.09.30

In the wake of the research and discussion on Shozo Shimamoto: Across The Borderlands of Art, In the Volcano: Cai Guo-Qiang and Pompeii was conducted with extended discussions in the form of online exhibition halls at ALIEN Art Centre. Complying with the artist’pursuit of social, moral, and aesthetic goals, the project attempts to aggregate the various fragments of the development of destructive art together, so that the audience might have a conceptual image of the attempted size and scale by the artist. The purpose is to show how the new style emerges from this aesthetic declaration through the discussion of this event.

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Lai Chih-Sheng’s works opt to leave appearance to transformation through the process. The truth to which appearance refers is the spiritual understanding that is not normally unfamiliar to us, yet that we usually have no chance to ruminate upon.

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/ Linger

Lai Chih-Sheng
2020.10.16-2021.05.23

Lai Chih-Sheng’s works opt to leave appearance to transformation through the process. The truth to which appearance refers is the spiritual understanding that is not normally unfamiliar to us, yet that we usually have no chance to ruminate upon.

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Understanding of Space and Time Concept in Asian Art History

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/ Daisuke Miyatsu: 25 years of video art - A point of transit signals from East and South East Asia

Apichatpong Weeradethakul, Yang Fudong, Fuyuki Yamakawa, Ho Tzu Nyen, Su Huiyu, Charwei Tsai, Hsu Chia-Wei, Tao Hui
2020.05.22-2021.01.03

Understanding of Space and Time Concept in Asian Art History

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In 2020, the universe starting a journey of belonging, all the things are forced to slow down, forced to reorganize every tangible and intangible value, the impact of the process of thinking, still continuing influence in practical and virtual way.
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/ Interrelation

Hsieh MinLing
2021.12.24 - 2022.12.25

In 2020, the universe starting a journey of belonging, all the things are forced to slow down, forced to reorganize every tangible and intangible value, the impact of the process of thinking, still continuing influence in practical and virtual way.
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“More than anything else, I find stimulation in the materialization of an unpredictable expression. The biggest meaning of this phenomenon might just be Zen.”-Shozo Shimamoto

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/ Shozo Shimamoto:Across The Borderlands of Art

Shozo Shimamoto
2019.11.14-2020.11.01

“More than anything else, I find stimulation in the materialization of an unpredictable expression. The biggest meaning of this phenomenon might just be Zen.”-Shozo Shimamoto

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With the exhibition VOICES, ALIEN Art is proud to stage the first major retrospective exhibition by the artist Jiro Kamata in Taiwan, who has been engaging in many aspects of “optic experience” that inspired him over the past 20 years. By deploying a...

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/ VOICES

Jiro Kamata
2019.10.04-2020.08.27

With the exhibition VOICES, ALIEN Art is proud to stage the first major retrospective exhibition by the artist Jiro Kamata in Taiwan, who has been engaging in many aspects of “optic experience” that inspired him over the past 20 years. By deploying a...

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I believe that there is no absolute rule for art, but certainly should bring happiness to the viewers, moreover, to inspire desire and passion of life.-Shao Yung-Tien

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/ The Free Minds

Shao Yung-Tien
2019.09.10-2020.04.26

I believe that there is no absolute rule for art, but certainly should bring happiness to the viewers, moreover, to inspire desire and passion of life.-Shao Yung-Tien

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Franz Bette has been considering matters of design and critically examining the composition of jewellery, especially its conceptual and artistic formulation, for over 50 years. Apart from creating his own pieces, it is of great importance to him to c...

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/ Der rote faden

Franz Bette
2019. 02. 15 – 2019. 09. 08

Franz Bette has been considering matters of design and critically examining the composition of jewellery, especially its conceptual and artistic formulation, for over 50 years. Apart from creating his own pieces, it is of great importance to him to c...

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Art is a continuous work and research with no limit, the ambiguous paths are endless; just like the world, the universe. -Hsiao Chin

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/ Les couleurs du Ch’an.Hommage à Hsiao Chin

Hsiao Chin
2019. 05. 02-2019. 11. 03

Art is a continuous work and research with no limit, the ambiguous paths are endless; just like the world, the universe. -Hsiao Chin

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I don’t believe in inspiration. I would describe it as a discipline. A continuous discipline, starting from 8 o’clock at the morning, like any other work... I work with resin; it is a very noble material. It is the end product of the petroleum… always materials that come from the ground. I believe I am a grounded, earthy person… the picture lives by itself, and it does not need the artist. What makes me happy, is being like when I was a child, and seeing something without knowing how it comes about. La meraviglia, the amazement. -Robert Pan

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/ The Way of Seeing

Robert Pan
2019. 05. 01-2019. 09. 01

I don’t believe in inspiration. I would describe it as a discipline. A continuous discipline, starting from 8 o’clock at the morning, like any other work... I work with resin; it is a very noble material. It is the end product of the petroleum… always materials that come from the ground. I believe I am a grounded, earthy person… the picture lives by itself, and it does not need the artist. What makes me happy, is being like when I was a child, and seeing something without knowing how it comes about. La meraviglia, the amazement. -Robert Pan

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In the 17th Century, Isaac Newton discovered that prism could divide lights into different colors due to dispersion effect. Based on RGB color model, this exhibition adds shades and wavelength on top of spatial and historical axes. Artists Luo Yijun, Gao Yating and Tang Yawen respond to history and southern images of the venue. The exhibition functions like a prism in the architecture. Artists put historical trade incidents, contexts and unseen personal moments into their works, and transform into new colors and perspectives.

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/ Prism: Approach Unseen Scenarios

Lo Yi-Chun, Kao Ya-Ting, Tang Ya-Wen
2018. 11. 29 – 2019. 03. 31

In the 17th Century, Isaac Newton discovered that prism could divide lights into different colors due to dispersion effect. Based on RGB color model, this exhibition adds shades and wavelength on top of spatial and historical axes. Artists Luo Yijun, Gao Yating and Tang Yawen respond to history and southern images of the venue. The exhibition functions like a prism in the architecture. Artists put historical trade incidents, contexts and unseen personal moments into their works, and transform into new colors and perspectives.

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I’ve always believed, the man of good quality are born with mission, even they have never sensed the mission, their deeds are good enough to tie themselves with the mission. The tide raised by the mystery will include people from the world in resembling, gathering, the strong power thus rolls into ideal step by step.And I just can’t but say, in the field of photography, I’ve never encountered such man craving in presenting the power and the depth of photography.
- Jean Dieuzaide, 《The Interior Regard of Juan I-Jong》

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/ The Stare of Light:The Lost Grace

Juan I-Jong
2018. 11. 29 – 2019. 01. 31

I’ve always believed, the man of good quality are born with mission, even they have never sensed the mission, their deeds are good enough to tie themselves with the mission. The tide raised by the mystery will include people from the world in resembling, gathering, the strong power thus rolls into ideal step by step.And I just can’t but say, in the field of photography, I’ve never encountered such man craving in presenting the power and the depth of photography.
- Jean Dieuzaide, 《The Interior Regard of Juan I-Jong》

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