Chao-Tsai Chiu 邱昭財

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Chao-Tsai Chiu was born in Miaoli, Taiwan in 1977. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from Taipei National University of the Arts (2004). Chiu’s work focuses on dynamic and reciprocal interactive mechanisms through audience participation. His solo shows include The Counterattack of Fatigue (2012), The World of Fatigue (2009) and The Object Park of Gravity (2004). His work has been included in international group exhibitions, such as THAITAI: A Measure of Understanding (Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, 2012), Republic without People (Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, 2011), Memories and Beyond – Kuandu Biennale (Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, 2010), Living with Art – Contemporary Art from Japan and Taiwan (Yi&C, Taipei, 2010), Dream in a Contemporary Secret Garden (Chelsea Art Museum, New York, 2009).

1977 Born in Miaoli , Taiwan

Education

2000-2004 M.F.A., Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei , Taiwan
1996-2000 B.F.A, National Institute of the Arts, Taipei , Taiwan

Solo Exhibitions

2012 The Counterattack of Fatigue, National Central University Art Center, Zhongli, Taiwan
2009 The World of Fatigue, VT Artsalon, Taipei, Taiwan
2004 The Object Park of Gravity, Hong-Gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Group Exhibitions

2012
THAITAI : A Measure of Understanding, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
Manifestation of Homunculi, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

2011
Republic without People, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2010
Memories and Beyond - Kuandu Biennale, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
Key Words - Latent sculpture.Renting.Rcenario, Juming Museums, Taipei, Taiwan
Living with Art - Contemporary Art from Japan and Taiwan, Yi&C, Taipei, Taiwan
Post-Adolescence, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

2009
Dream in a contemporary Secret Garden, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA
Speak.Describe - Cross-Strait Contemporary Art, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
Matter & Medium, My Humble House Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Material Language - Stainless Steel, Juming Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2008
Room19, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
Harmony in Diversity - Compatibility of 19 Cross-Strait Art Spirits, Asia Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Bubble Tea - Art of Taiwan and Its Contemporary Mutations, Moravian Gallery, Brno, Czech
BlueDot ASIA, Seoul Center, Seoul, Korea

2007
Very Fun Park, AcquaBar, Taipei, Taiwan

2004
Passages and afar : Contemporary Sculptures in Taiwan, Providence University, Taichung, Taiwan

2003
Come on everybody! King-kong, Barbie, More!, The Pier2 Art District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2002
Loops, Tainan National University of the Arts / Paint House, Tainan, Taiwan
Text Field - 15 Parabolas, Main Trend Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

The World of Fatigue

Mixed Media Installation, Interactive installment / 27×52×126cm / 2009 | Mixed Media, Interactive Installment / 27×52×126cm (Chiang), 33×40×147cm (Mao) / 2009

Last event

La friche la belle de mai
41 Rue Jobin
F-13003 Marseille
France