Yu Cheng-Ta at 2019 Performa Biennale

Yu Cheng-Ta at 2019 Performa Biennale

Yu Cheng-Ta is invited by 2019 Performa Biennale for the Taiwanese Pavilion. The artist will explore systems of labor, exchange and trade in New Yorks Financial District, by tracking the movements of distributed goods such as whole wheat. The biennale is 15 – 17 November, 2019.

“Flowers of Taiwan”Asiatica Film Festival at MAXXI

"Flowers of Taiwan" at MAXXI Auditorium

Yin-Ju Chen’s “One Universe, One God, One Nation”,  “Extrastellar Evaluations III : Entropy : 25800”,  “Dogs of Straw” (in collaboration with James T. Hong), Yuan Goang-Ming’s “The Strangers”, “Everyday Maneuver” will be screened at Flowers of Taiwan at MAXXI Auditorium, Rome from 6 to 8 September, 2019.

Yu Cheng-Ta at Das Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Yu Cheng-Ta at Das Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Yu Cheng-Ta is invited by Das Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin for participation in Flaneur Festival on 31 Aug, 2019. The festival is organised in cooperation with Flaneur Magazine, which current issue is devoted to Kangding/Wanda Roads that lead through the oldest part of Taipei and which can be understood as both the center and periphery of the city. Yu Cheng-Ta uses his research of the Taiwanese geisha Wong Xiangchan and his studies with masters of geisha body practices to transform into “Shasha”, who plans to welcome guests of the festival into her pop-up live piano karaoke bar where she will sing and invite others to sing along with her. This special performance will be presented on 31 August, 2019

Chien-Chi Chang at MoCA Taipei

Chien-Chi Chang at MoCA Taipei

Chien-Chi Chang’s “The War That Never Was” is part of the group show “Once Upon A Time-Unfinished Progressive Past” at MoCA in Taipei. The exhibition runs from 20 July to 13 October, 2019.

Yu Cheng-Ta at Guangdong Times Museum

Yu Cheng-Ta at Guangdong Times Museum

Yu Cheng-Ta’s three channel video “adj. Dance” is part of the group show “The Racing Will Continue, The Dancing Will Stay” at Guangdong Times Museum​ in Guangzhou. The title of the exhibition comes from a saying popularised in Hong Kong and Mainland China since the mid-1980s. As per the museum’s information, “the phrase suggests the speaker’s expectations for a better future and the collective imagination of effective social systems”. Showcasing the work of twenty-four artists and collectives, “this exhibition considers the body and performativity as a method of responding to the absence and presence of the subject”.  The exhibition runs from 22 June to 18 August, 2019.

Victoria Sin at Hayward Gallery

Victoria Sin at Hayward Gallery

Victoria Sin’s A View from Elsewhere, Act 1, She Postures in Context (2019) is exhibited at Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, London. Kiss My Genders is a group exhibition that explores and celebrates gender identity and gender fluidity. Spanning the past 50 years, it brings together over 100 artworks by more than 30 artists from all over the world, some of whom were born almost a century apart. Exhibition starts from 12 Jun to 8 Sep 2019.

Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s

"Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s" at Singapore National Gallery

Wang Jun-Jieh’s early work “Face/TV” ( 1989), “How History Was Wounded” (1989; in collaboration with Cheang Shu Lea), Chang Chao-Tang’s “Banqiao” (1962) and Chen Chieh Jen’s “Dysfunction No. 3” (1983) are exhibited at Singapore National Gallery for last stop of “Awakenings, Art in Society in Asia 1960s-1990s.” The Exhibition is co-organised by National Gallery Singapore, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea and the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and the Japan Foundation Asia Center. Awakenings draws connections across Asia through over 150 artworks by important artists from China, India, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia. Exhibition starts from 14 Jun to 15 Sep 2019.

Watermelon Sisters Go Camping in Paris

Yu Cheng-Ta at Centre National de la Danse Paris

Yu Cheng-Ta and Ming  Wong are invited by Centre National de la Danse Paris for Camping Workshop from 17 to 21 June, 2019. They propose to explore the space between virtual and real performance avatars, based on footage found from the internet “Mème”. Participants will think about forming their ‘avatar’ based on found footage from the internet such as viral videos, Cat videos, YouTube Makeup Tutorials, Games footage, by casting themselves in the video reference and by re-interpreting the source as a choreographic and theatrical exercise, introducing variation, repetition and extension. The work “Watermelon Love” will be presented at “Watermelon Sisters Party” on 22 June, 2019.

FT Series Venice Biennale 2019

Victoria Sin at 58th Venice Biennale

Performance art comes to the Venice Biennale 2019. Eight different works will be staged during the opening week of “Meetings on Art” including performances by our gallery artist Victoria Sin. “If I had the words to tell you we wouldn’t be here now” (2019), commissioned by Chi-Wen Gallery, and “A View From Elsewhere​” (2018).

Su Misu at Udine Far East Film Festival

Su Misu at Far East Film Festival

Su Misu is invited for Far East Film Festival, Udine. They will appear for their performance “MAKE UP, FAKE UP” in collaboration with Barbara Stimoli and Marcella Larice.

Victoria Sin at Planetsex

Victoria Sin at Serpentine Galleries

“If I had the words to tell you we wouldn’t be here now”, conmissioned preformance by Chi-Wen Gallery, will screen at the PLANTSEX symposium (reflecting on botany and eroticism) April 12 as part of the Serpentine Galleries General Ecology Project.

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