Asian Art Biennial 2015
Artist Making Movement
9 September – 6 December 2015
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
Curator: Iris Shu-Ping HUANG
The theme of 2015 Asian Art Biennial reflects on the restlessness and instability observed in today’s Asian society, with these anxious movements coming from people’s feelings of discontent with life, dissipation of the so-called small happiness, a sense of comfort zone, and also security mechanism failures.
* 1970 Sydney, Australia; lives there.
* 1969 Sydney, Australia; lives there.
Independent media lab established in 2011 by performance artist Anida Yoeu ALI (*1974 Battambang, Cambodia) and filmmaker Masahiro SUGANO (* 1972 Osaka, Japan). They live and work in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and Chicago, United States.
* 1983 Guangdong, China. Lives in Beijing, China.
* 1980 Liaoning, China. Lives in Beijing, China.
LEE Kai Chung
* 1985 Hong Kong; lives there.
* 1959 Mumbai, India; lives there.
* 1963 Kolkata, India. Lives in Manhattan, United States
* 1976 Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Lives in Yogyakarta and Bali, Indonesia.
Irwan AHMETT & Tita SALINA
Work together since 2010 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
* 1971 Baghdad, Iraq. Lives in New York, United States.
* 1972 Tokyo, Japan; lives there.
* 1978 Kyoto, Japan; lives there.
Formed in 2009 in Seoul, South Korea: Shiu JIN * 1975 Seoul; Hwayong KIM * 1979 Incheon; Joungmin YI * 1971 Seoul.
Sun K. KWAK
* 1966 Seoul, Korea. Lives in New York, United States.
* 1965 Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Lives in Malaysia and Australia.
Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency (DAAR)
Architectural collective dedicated to speculate on the reuse and transformation of colonial architecture. Founded 2007 in Bethlehem by: Alessandro PETTI (* 1973 Pescara, Italy), Sandi HILAL (* 1973 Beit Sahur, Palestine), and Eyal WEIZMAN (* 1970 Haifa, Israel).
* 1964 Manila, Philippines. Lives in Australia and the Philippines.
* 1974 Manila, Philippines. Lives in San Francisco, United States.
* 1975 Manila, Philippines; lives there.
* 1957 Singapore; lives there.
* 1969 Taipei, Taiwan; lives there.
* 1976 Taipei, Taiwan; lives there.
* 1956 Chiayi County, Taiwan. Lives in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
ZHANG XU Zhan (Mores Zhan)
* 1988 Taipei, Taiwan; lives there.
* 1965 Bangkok, Thailand; lives there.
* 1970 Bangkok, Thailand. Lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
NGUYEN Trinh Thi
* 1973 Hanoi, Vietnam; lives there.
Image: Courtesy Asian Art Biennial.