Chao Shu-Jung is the artist recommended by Bamboo Curtain Studio for a two-month residency at The Artists Village (TAV) in Singapore. Shu-Jung CHAO is an interdisciplinary artist. Shu-Jung grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. After long residence in France, she evolved a lifetime ambition to the video, new media, multimedia and contemporary art.
In 2009, Chao graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Bourges with a Master in Fine Arts. In 2011-12, she participated in the Post-graduate programme from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratif de Paris.
Chao’s works focus on the ideas behind fundamental human experiences such as memory, time travel, culture/language and aspects of consciousness, as well as “globalization” issues in the public sphere.
During the residency, Chao will continue and extend her work from 2005 until this year. There are a variety of themes and ideas that she is concerned with: exile, the voyage, voyages in memory, culture and language, sound space, nomadism, and globalization.