CHOU Yu-Cheng

©Courtesy the Artist and Edouard Malingue Gallery

CHOU Yu-Cheng was born in Taipei in 1976, he graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris and the research program-La Seine. Working across a wide range of mediums from installation, publication, performance to painting, the artist investigates the interrelationship between society and aesthetics through a minimalist yet thoughtfully choreographed skill set of knowledge and aesthetics that allows him to reveal the peculiarities of art, object, and space.

Chou Yu-Cheng has exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at the TKG+, Taipei (2018); Edouard Malingue Gallery, Shanghai (2017) and Hong Kong (2016), China; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2015); Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (2014); Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2014); and Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. (2008); as well as group exhibitions at the Lyon Biennial, France (2019); Performa Biennial, New York (2019); Liverpool Biennial, U.K. (2018); Art Basel in Hong Kong (Encounters sector) (2018); The Great Ephemeral, New Museum, New York (2015); Queens International, Queens Museum (2013); and Taipei Biennial (2012). Awards and recognitions include the Taipei Art Awards, Taiwan (2012) and Taishin Arts Award, Taiwan (2011).

|Biography|
1976 Born in Taipei, Taiwan
1999 B.F.A., Department of Fine Arts, National Taiwan University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
2004 M.F.A., l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
2007 Post-Diploma AII, l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
2008 Research Program La Seine, l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

|Selected Solo Exhibitions|
2018 Refresh, Sacrifice, New Hygiene, Infection, Clean, Robot, Air, Housekeeping, www.jackercleaning.com, Cigarette, Dyson, Modern People III, TKG+, Taipei
2018 Refresh, Sacrifice, New Hygiene, Infection, Clean, Robot, Air, Housekeeping, www.agentbong.com, Cigarette, Dyson, Modern People II, Art Basel Hong Kong Encounters, Hong Kong

|Selected Group Exhibitions|
2020 Duration: Chinese Art in Transformation, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China
2020 Search and Discover, The Private Museum, Singapore
2020 Close to Nature, Next to Humanity, Taitung Art Museum, Taitung Taiwan
2019 Lyon Biennial, Fagor factory, Lyon, France
2019 Performa Biennial, New York City, U.S.A.
2019 Condo, Petzel Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
2019 Condo, Kate Macgarry Gallery, London, UK
2019 Unfolding Acts, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, Australia
2019 Contagious Cities: Far Away, Too Close, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong
2019 The Evolution of Communication, Design Society, Shenzhen, China.
2019 Close, Crane Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2018 Liverpool Biennial, Saint George’s Hall, Liverpool, United Kingdom
2018 10th anniversary, Coconut, Banana tree, Memorial, Sulfur, Storytelling, Arrangement, Perfect, Hyper trace, Third., Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan
2018 The Extra Extra Ordinary, Museum of
Contemporary Art and Design, Manila, Philippine

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