Born in 1983 in Kaohsiung lives in Taipei, Chen Jen Pei had residency in France, Vietnam and the Philippines for food research and art works. The statement is about food how to be expressed in history and culture, as well as to explore the local conditions and customs of their own cultural differences. The summer of 2014 began a long-term project with strangers in Paris focusing on the relationship between food culture and memory.
Born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1993, Jr-Yun Lee received her bachelor’s degree at Taipei National University of the Arts. She is currently studying for her master’s degree at the same institution, focusing on the art of printmaking. The majority of her art pieces are based on the indirection and communication properties of the printing medium, in an attempt to intervene it into people’s daily experience. Since Lee thrives in direct collaboration with the public, she gained rich experience in various curated exhibitions.
Chun-liang Liu is an interdisciplinary artist previously based in Melbourne and now in Taipei. She is the creative director for Long Distance Collective Theatre Company in Taiwan and a theatre/dance critic for http://pareviews.ncafroc.org.tw. She is currently working on a 3-year project “Food Concert” co-produced by Taipei Arts Festival and Castlemaine State Festival.
Poyen Wang was born in 1987, Taichung, Taiwan. His practice utilizes digital media as a primary medium to examine how the archived memories in the digital realm affect our perception of reality, and how synthetic identities oscillate between the fabricated and the authentic, the performed and the documented, the private and the public. He received his master’s degree in New Media Art from Taipei National University of the Arts in 2015, and his second master’s degree at the School of Visual Arts with a Paula Rhodes Award in Computer Art in 2017.
Tang Wei Hsu (b. 1980 Taiwan) is an international artist based in New York. He is a recipient of the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship (2009) and was a residency artist of the international studio & curatorial program, Brooklyn (2011).
Chen Yow-Ruu is an artist, theatre director and performer. Graduated from Taipei National University of the Arts with MFA degree in Directing, her works often integrate local environment, using sound, video, installation and live performances as creative tactics. She has worked for many theatre companies such as Yang Ching-Hsiang Ensemble, We Theatre, Creative Sociery and All U People Theatre, and also participated in many theatre projects. She likes to use mixture of forms and sound for developing theme in each performance works.
Yu Ya-Lan was born in 1987 in Yunlin, Taiwan. Yu obtained both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Fine Arts from the Taipei National University of the Arts in 2010 and 2014 respectively. The artist uses printmaking as a creative medium to depict inner feelings we experience everyday, but are unable to accurately express in words. Yu believes that memories and induced emotional feelings vary over time. The reason why she uses the woodcut technique is because once a cut is made, it cannot be unmade.
Chihhung Liu, born in Hsinchu (Taiwan) in 1985. He graduated from M.F.A Program, Department of Fine Arts at Taipei National University of the Arts. He is a freelancer/artist who lives and works in Taipei currently. Recent paintings embody his understanding of life and his personal experiences. His approach to narration and interpretation from a mundane perspective allows him to tightly interlock emotions and images.