2003 03/08 - 2003 03/30

Open - Contemporary Art Center 6, Politically Correct Installation Art — Witnessing the Contemporary: Log into Focus

We launched this project in response to the invitation of the Art Site of Chiayi Railway Warehouse. The curatorial project follows the trajectory of the Taiwanese contemporary art world and reflects its present conditions. In particular, we investigate the creative methods and thinking concerning installation art. A total of 22 artists — each with an aim to describe their conditions and environment using their unique artistic vocabulary — will participate in the exhibition. The works are hand-made reflections of organic textures and artistry, such as stages constructed using sculptural concepts. They are also installations based on photography, video, and ready-made objects, as well as other installation works — all made using sound as their source material — that encourage participation and interaction with the audience. Additionally, we look at household objects made by females and observe their traces of labor. By doing so, we may observe social conditions and investigate and question the political correctness of installation art. 


Artists:Zhu Shixian, Zhu Xianxu, Wu Youwen, Zhou Wenqin, Shao Qingwang, Qiu Xuemeng, Hou Junming, Hong LiyongXu Yuxiang, Mei Dingyan, Chen Chiajen, Chen Kaihuang, Chen Jiahong, Kuroki, Huang Chunzhen, Huang Rongzhi, Liu Youcheng, Liu Yuliang, Liu Baicun, Zhang Huilan, Zhao Shichen


  • 2006 10/18 - 2006 12/17

    Systems Inside Constructions

    In October 2006, OCAC had an exhibition titled “Systems inside Constructions” at Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts. In questioning body and space, the exhibition look into another form of body in contemporary living - the materiality of bodies. In order to raise awareness for the viewer the changes in our living condition (especially in being immersed in new media technology)...

  • 2001 01/01 - 2001 12/31

    The Sculpture Realm of Tomorrow

    Another feature topic in the exhibit is the first Taiwan Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition. It discusses the problem about the art performance and the education in Taiwan’s contemporary sculpture. Various forms of art works are demonstrated in the exhibit; they are of metals, soft sculptures, mechanical powers...

  • 2013 12/07 - 2014 02/08

    ThaiTai : A Measure of Understanding

    Following the end of the namesake demonstrated in Bangkok Art and Culture Center in 2012, ThaiTai: A Measure of Understanding toured to Taiwan for exhibition and was highly marked as the cooperation project milestone between Taiwan and Thailand. It inherits and emphasizes the significance in the interaction process... 
    Lee Jo MeiChou Yu ChengLin ChiweiWu Chien HsingChiu Chen HungChiu Chao TsaiFan Hsiao LanShih Pei ChunChi Kai YuanHsu Chia WeiSyu Jia JhenChia Chen JenHuang Chunzhen + Liu Youcheng + Liu YuqiaoChang En ManYeh Wei LiLiu HojangLo Shih Tung