CHEN Chia-Jen
CHEN
Chia-Jen

CHEN Chia-Jen born in Yunlin, Taiwan, graduated from National Taiwan University of Arts, M.F.A. He also taught at the College of Fine Art in NTUA, and attended the doctoral program of Art & Technologies de l’image, University Paris 8. He currently works and lives in Taipei, specializing in contemporary photography. His works have been exhibited in the Liverpool Biennial: City States(2012), and also Paris, Lyon, Rome, Budapest, etc. His work reveals the situations which contemporary urban dwellers may face by directly photographing or digital processing.

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  • 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........

  • 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. 

  • 2016 05/03 - 2016 05/07

    Sweet Water - Chen Chia-Jen Solo Exhibition

    Sweetwater is Chen Chia-Jen’s public showcase in Taiwan that features works inspired by a residency program in Indonesia. During the residency, the artist focused his investigation on rivers flowing through the city as well as different ways of life within urban and rural water systems. A few video and photographic installation pieces are selected to demonstrate his observatio...

  • 2016 06/12 - 2016 06/12

    Notes from Yogyakarta - Chen Chia-Jen Residency Sharing

    In the evening, a small vender serving with a small dim light sitting outside of tourist area - I find myself eating hot chicken fried rice sitting on the sidewalk. I cannot describe the visual presentation of the food, but the taste is quite good. Often I see chickens ‘wandering’ on the road. Just in front of the lobby, three white feathered chicken passing...