River Lin

River Lin

Invisible Portraits, 2020

River Lin (b. 1984, Taipei) currently lives and works in Paris, France.

River Lin is an independent curator and artist working across the fields of performing and visual arts. Out of artistic boundary as strategy, River’s work includes site-specific performance, theatre, dance, and installation making. River concerns culture differences between generations, the contemporary psychological state, and the performative body in ritual process.

River Lin has participated in many important exhibitions, festivals and biennials, including: “Sensory Yoga”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung (TW, 2020); “RAM Hightlight”, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (CN, 2019); “Performatik Biennial of Performance Art”, Brussels (BE, 2019); “Jeune Creation”, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris (FR, 2018); “Do Disturb Festival”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR, 2018); “M+ Live Art: Audience as Performer”, M+ Museum, Hong Kong (CN, 2018); “ANTI Contemporary Art Festival”, Kuopio (FI, 2017); “Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future: A New Lexicon for the Biennial”, Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (TW, 2016); “Being in Asia- Body Performance in Contemporary Theatre”, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (CN, 2016).


Invisible Portraits

January 17, 2020


ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival

September 13 -18, 2022

Re: Play


October 17 – November 29, 2020

Sensory Yoga

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

March 7 – June 7, 2020

RAM Highlight: Before the Whistle Blows

Rockbund Art Museum

September 13 – 22, 2019

Performatik- Biennial of Performance Art


March 16 – 17, 2019

Asia Contemporary Art Week's Field Meeting

Alserkal Avenue

January 25 – 26, 2019

M+ Live Art: Audience as Performer


June 1 – 3, 2018

Tempting Failure

London’s Biennial of International Performance Art and Noise

July 9 – 29, 2018


Taipei Fine Arts Museum

August 11 – 19, 2017



River Lin: Workshopping Performance


August 31, 2020

Living Archive

CANVAS Magazine

April, 2019

Field Meeting Take 6: Thinking Collections


February 1, 2019

Asia Art Archive presents Out of Turn at Serendipity Arts Festival 2018

Asia Art Archive


Rituals of another kind

Real Time

Oct-Nov, 2016