Yuan Goang-Ming Biography

Yuan Goang-Ming (b.1965) currently lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan. 

Yuan Goang-Ming is one of the foremost Taiwanese artists of media art and a pioneer of video art in Taiwan. He has started working with video in 1984 and received a Master’s degree in Media Art from the Academy of Design, Karlsruhe in 1997. Combining symbolic metaphors with technological media, his work eloquently expresses the state of contemporary existence and profoundly explores the human mind and consciousness. His works, ranging from photographs to multi-media installations, have been exhibited worldwide, including “Dwelling” at Art Night London, Hayward Gallery, London (UK, 2018), “Tomorrowland” at South Bank Centre, London (UK, 2018), “The 20th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, Transparent Country: Taiwan”, Jihlava (CZ, 2017). “Ghost”, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu (KR, 2017), “Open Space 2017: Re-envisioning the Future”, NTT InterCommunication Center, Tokyo  (JP, 2017), The 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan Theatre; Ann Arbor Art Centre, Michigan (USA, 2017), “Before the Rain”, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney (AU, 2017),”Mille-feuille de Camélia“, Arko Art Center, Seoul (KR, 2016), “Disappearing Landscape ― PassingⅡ”, QAGOMA, Queensland (AU, 2016), 13th Biennale de Lyon: La Vie Moderne, Musée des Confluences, Lyon (FR, 2015), “Mobile M+: Moving Image, Midtown POP”, Hong Kong (CN, 2015), Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale (JP, 2014), HMKV Germany, Dortmund, Les Instant Video, France, Marseille (FR, 2014), “Schizophrenia Taiwan 2.0”, Ars Electronica, Austria, Linz (AT, 2014), “CYBERFEST”, St. Petersber (RU, 2014),  Transmediale Germany, Berlin (DE, 2014), the 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Gallery of Modern Art and Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (AU, 2013), “In Between, Asian Video Art Weekend”, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (JP, 2008), Singapore Biennale 2008 : Wonder (SG, 2008), “Our Future : The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection”, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (CN, 2008), “X-Generation : National Taiwan Museum of Digital Art Collection Exhibition”, Engien-Les-Bain (FR, 2007), “A Strange Heaven: Contemporary Chinese Photography”, National Gallery of Prague (CZ, 2005) and Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland (FI, 2005), Liverpool Biennial, Tate Modern, Liverpool (UK, 2004).