邱承宏
CHIU
Chen-Hung

CHIU Chen-Hung, born 1983 in Hualien, Taiwan, graduated from National Taiwan University of the Arts, graduate School of Plastic Arts. He currently lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan.

His creative works revolve around collecting those inadvertently hidden objects/people and legends surrounding him, as well as rewriting the ambiguous ties between these “anonymous identities” and the locality, in a sense analogous to the connections between body and building, city and cells, monuments and intimacy. Comparable to the process of remodeling monuments, he strips away the logic designed and rationalized by social structures in attempt to rename those that offer significance and meaning to each material. Yet, unlike the citations made through reminiscing in the past, his works are instead sincere observations which explore personal experience and logic.

 

Important exhibitions Chiu participated in include the Liverpool Biennial: City States (2012), ThaiTai: A Measure of Understanding, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (2012), Une terrible poetique, La Biennale de Lyon, Galerie Olivier Hong (2011), Arte da Taiwan, Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genova (2011), Taiwan Calling-The Phantom of Liberty, Műcsarnok Museum, Budapest (2010), etc.

 

In 2012, he was also chosen as an artist in residence at Cite internationale des arts Paris for the 12th Visual Arts Talent Exchange Program conducted by the Taiwan Ministry of Culture.

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  • 2014 05/24 - 2014 07/25

    Kwan Yin - Chiu Cheng-Hung Solo Exhibition

    The Goddess of Mercy’s features slowly emerge with each and every one of the sculptor’s strike and chisel. The fallen marble chips scattered on the ground are still cast by the breath of the goddess and morph into vivid animals in the work “Guanyin”. Collect--cleanse--remodel. First from marble, to the Bodhisattva and finally to the animal sculptures, the artist reactivates the chiseled...

  • 2010 05/29 - 2010 07/02

    Around Us - Chiu Chen-Hung Solo Exhibition

    The work Around Us is like a journey. Chiu Chen-Hung discovered a bunch of thrown away mine carts by chance, abandoned in a place called “Hoping Marble Mine” in the eastern mountain areas of Taiwan. In the past, these carts were not only used for transport, but also as working stations for the miners to mend imperfect diamonds.

  • 2014 11/05 - 2014 11/30

    One Has Said That...

    Starting with the words  one has said that... , the audience are presented to the historical background of the exhibition site. The true identity of that someone is never actually revealed. As the main theme of this exhibition, that “someone” does not necessarily represent........

  • 2012 09/15 - 2012 11/25

    Liverpool Biennial 2012 | Metro - Wonderland : Taiwanese Artists and Urban Morphology

    Taiwanese architect HSIEH Ying-Chun and his Atelier-3 will present in the Liverpool Biennial 2012 exhibition The Unexpected Guest. In addition, three young artists from Taiwan, CHEN Chia-Jen, CHIU Cheng-Hung, and HSU Chia-Wei, have been invited to join in the collateral exhibition City States.