Chieh-Jen Chen Biography

Selected solo exhibitions

  • On the Empire’s Borders: Chen Chieh-Jen 1996-2010, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, TWN
  • Chen Chieh-Jen: Empire’s Borders II – Western Enterprises, Inc., REDCAT, Los Angeles, USA
  • Military Court and Prison — Chen Chieh-jen, Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, ESP
  • Military Court and Prison, Galerie Olivier Robert, Paris, FRA
  • Condensation: Five Video Works by Chen Chieh-Jen, Asia Society and Museum, New York, USA
  • Chen Chieh-Jen, Galerie Alain le Gaillard, Paris, FRA
  • Lingchi-Echœs of a Historical Photograph, De Hallen Museum, Haarlem, USA
  • Factory, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
  • La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid, ESP
  • Lingchi Echœs of a Historical Photograph, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, USA
  • Chen Chieh-Jen, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, FRA
  • Revolt in the Soul & Body II, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, TWN

Selected group exhibitions

  • Artes Mundi 4, Arts of the world, National Museum of Cardiff
  • Sao Paolo Biennale
  • Shanghai Biennale (October 2010 — February 2011)
  • Empire’s Borders, Taiwanese Pavillion, 53rd Venice Biennale, Italy
  • Prospect.1, New Orleans Biennial, New Orleans, USA
  • The Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, CHN
  • Memoria — Casting a Gaze, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto-CAMK, Kumamoto
  • Tiefenrausch (Rapture of the Deep) :Stream of Forgotten Memories, O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
  • Memories for Tomorrow: Work from UBS Art Collection, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, CHN
  • Crossing Values, les Ateliers de Rennes – biennale d’art contemporain, Rennes, FRA
  • Biennial Cuvée 08, O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
  • Art is for The Spirit: Work from UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  • Under the Pain of Death, Austrian Cultural Forum NYC, New York, USA
  • Not Only Possible, But Also Necessary— Optimism in the age of global war, the 10th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
  • Shooting Back, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
  • Thermocline of Art-New Asian Waves, ZKM (Center for Art and Media), Karlsruhe
  • Geopœtics, Subject, class and identity, Centro Guerrero, Granada
  • Cloth That Shook The World, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto
  • The Screen Eye or The New Image, Casino Luxembourg – Forum of Contemporary Art, LUX
  • World Factory: Resistance and Dreams, Exhibitions & Public Programs Coordinator, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA
  • Naked Life, Museum of contemporary Art, Taipei, TWN
  • Undercurrents 06, Museum of Art in Goteborg, Goteborg
  • Equal and Less Equal, Museum on The Seam, Israel
  • Liverpool Biennale: International 06, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, GB
  • Fever Variations, Gwangju Biennale 2006, Gwangju, South Korea
  • Altered States, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, TWN
  • Zones of Contact, Biennale of Sydney, Gallery 4a, Sydney
  • Biennial Cuvée 06, O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
  • Beautiful Suffering: Photography and the Traffic in Pain, Williams College Museum of Art, MA, USA
  • Parallel Realities-Asian Art Now, the 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial 2005, Fukuoka, Japan
  • This Storm is What We Call Progress, Arnolfini, Bristol, GB
  • Variation Xandu, Museum of contemporary Art, Taipei, TWN
  • The Agony and the Ecstasy, FACT, Liverpool, GB
  • The experience of art, 51th Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Italia, Venice, Italy
  • Lisboa Photo 2005, Sociedade Nacional de Belas-Artes, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Do You Believe in Reality?, 2004 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, TWN
  • Techniques of the Visible, 2004 Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
  • New Zealand Community Trust Art & Industry Urban Arts Biennial 04, Christchurch, N-Zealand
  • Histories: Eyelids and Lips, Photo Espaňa 2004, Antigua Fábrica de Tabacos, Madrid, Spain
  • The human condition, museum d’Historia de la Ciutat, Barcelona
  • Shifting Time/ Space, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich, CH
  • Great Theatre of the World, 2002 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, TWN
  • Translated Acts, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
  • Floating Chimeras — Contemporary Asian Art, Edsvik konst och kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden
  • Translated Acts, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA

Chieh-Jen Chen



Taiwanese artist born in 1960 in Taoyuan, Taiwan. 

Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan