Timeline

1960
Born in Taoyuan, Taiwan.
2000
The Special Prize, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
2008
PULSE Prize, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, USA
2009
The 13rd National Award for Arts, Taiwan
Currently works and lives in Taipei, Taiwan

Exhibitions

2013
West Bund 2013: A Biennial of Architecture and Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2012
Twenty years of Chinese video art, Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prado, Italy
2012
Encounter: The Royal Academy in Asia, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Lasalle College of Arts, Singapore
2012
The 4th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2012
2012 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2012
Border Crossing, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark
2012
Image Anxiety, PHotoEspaña, Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid, Spain
2012
Boundaries on the Move – a Cross-culture Dialogue, Herzliya Museum for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv –Yafo, Israe
2011
Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize 2011 Finalists Exhibition, Singapore Art Museum, Singapor
2011
Past Desire, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria
2011
Rewriting Worlds, 4th Moscow Biennial, Moscow, Russia
2011
Super Organism, CAFAM Biennale 2011, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
2011
Thirty years of Chinese Contemporary Art – Moving Image in China 1988-2011, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
2011
ACT-TION video exhibition, Long March Space, Beijing, China
2011
Chen Chieh-jen, Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen (solo)
2011
Pandemonium: Art in a Time of Creativity Fever, 6th Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg, Sweden
2011
The Eye is a Lonely Hunter – Images of Humankind, 4th Fotofestival Mannheim-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg, Germany
2011
Terrible Beauty: Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance, Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland
2011
Museum on Paper: Twelve Chinese Artists, Iberia, Beijing, China
2011
Empire’s Borders I & Empire’ s Borders II-Chen Chieh-jen, Stiftelsen 3·14, Bergen, Norway (solo)
2010
Factory Makers, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, USA
2010
The 8th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
2010
Empires Borders I & II- Chen Chieh-jen, Long March Space, Beijing (solo)
2010
On the Empires Borders, Chen Chieh-jen 1996-2010, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (solo)
2010
Empires Borders II- Chen Chieh-jen, REDCAT, Los Angeles (solo)
2010
The Right to Protest, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
2010
The 4th Artes Mundi Prize, National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff
2010
There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Pavilhao Ciccillo Matarazzo, Parque do Parque do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo
2009
The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
2009
NS Harsha: Nations & Chen Chieh-jen: Factory, Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts), London
2009
The 21st Century, The Feminine Century, The Century of Diversity and Hope, 2009 Internal Incheon Women Artists' Biennial, Incheon
2009
Foreign Affairs, 53th Biennale di Venezia-Taiwan Pavilion, Venice
2009
Hundred Stories about Love, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
2009
A Factory, A Machine, A Body, Archaeology and Memory of Industrial Spaces, Centre d’Art La Panera, Lleida; Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo de la UNAM de México, Mexico City
2009
Fact and Fiction: Recent Works from the UBS Art Collection, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
2009
Biennial Cuvee 09, O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
2009
Empires Borders I & Military Court and Prison, Main Trend Art Gallery, Taipei (solo)
2009
Vacuumnoise, Trafo - House of Contemporary Arts, Budapest
2008
Crossing Values, les Ateliers de Rennes biennale d'art contemporain, Rennes
2008
Biennial Cuvee 08, O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
2008
Art is for The Spirit: Work from UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2008
Encounter the landscape, The individual and his self-formation in the social transformation, Palazzo della Esposizioni, Rome
2008
Under the Pain of Death, Austrian Cultural Forum NYC, New York
2008
Prospect.1, New Orleans Biennial, New Orleans
2008
The Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
2008
Memoria- Casting a Gaze, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto-CAMK, Kumamoto
2008
Tiefenrausch (Rapture of the Deep), O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz
2008
Memories for Tomorrow: Work from UBS Art Collection, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
2008
Military Court and Prison- Chen Chieh-jen, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (solo)
2008
Military Court and Prison, Galerie Olivier Robert, Paris (solo)
2008
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen: Border-Crossers and Trouble-Makers, Oberhausen (Film festival)
2008
2008 Image Forum Festival, Japan (Film festival)
2008
The 37th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam (Film festival)
2007
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Toronto (Film festival)
2007
After the Fact, National Film Theatre, London (Film festival)
2007
Condensation: Five Video Works by Chen Chieh-jen, Asia Society and Museum, New York (solo)
2007
Not Only Possible, But Also Necessary--Optimism in the age of global war, the 10th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
2007
Shooting Back, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
2007
Collectors 1, Collezione La Gaia, Cesac - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
2007
Thermocline of Art-New Asian Waves, ZKM (Center for Art and Media), Karlsruhe
2007
Geopoetics, Subject, class and identity, Centro Guerrero, Granada
2007
Cloth That Shook The World, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto
2007
The Screen Eye or The New Image, Casino Luxembourg Forum of Contemporary Art, Luxembourg
2007
World Factory: Resistance and Dreams, Exhibitions & Public Programs Coordinator, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
2006
The Route, Main Trend Art Gallery, Taipei (solo)
2006
Lingchi-Echoes of a Historical Photograph, De Hallen Museum, Haarlem (solo)
2006
Factory, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague (solo)
2006
Naked Life, Museum of contemporary Art, Taipei
2006
Undercurrents 06, Museum of Art in Goteborg, Goteborg
2006
Equal and Less Equal, Museum on The Seam, Israel
2006
Liverpool Biennale: International 06, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
2006
Fever Variations, Gwangju Biennale 2006, Gwangju, South Korea
2006
Altered States, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
2006
Zones of Contact, Biennale of Sydney, Gallery 4a, Sydney
2006
Beautiful Suffering: Photography and the Traffic in Pain, Williams College Museum of Art, MA
2006
Edinburgh International Film Festival, Edinburgh (Film festival)
2006
Hong Kong International Film Festival: Avant-Garde, Hong Kong (Film festival)
2005
Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente (BAFICI), Buenos Aires (Film festival)
2005
Chen Chieh-jen, La Fabrica Galeria, Madrid (solo)
2005
Parallel Realities-Asian Art Now, the 3rd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial 2005, Fukuoka
2005
This Storm is What We Call Progress, Arnolfini, Bristol
2005
Variation Xandu, Museum of contemporary Art, Taipei
2005
The Agony and the Ecstasy, FACT( Foundation for Art & Creative Technology), Liverpool
2005
Slow Rushes for Auckland, Artspace, Auckland
2005
The experience of art, 51th Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Italia, Venice
2005
Lisboa Photo 2005, Sociedade Nacional de Belas-Artes, Lisbon
2004
Lingchi-Echoes of a Historical Photograph, Claudio Poleschi Arte Contemporanea, Lucca (solo)
2004
Chen Chieh-jen, Galerie Alain le Gaillard e Olivier Robert, Paris (solo)
2004
Factory, IT Park Gallery, Taipei (solo)
2004
Do You Believe in Reality?, 2004 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
2004
Techniques of the Visible, 2004 Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
2004
New Zealand Community Trust Art & Industry Urban Arts Biennial 04, Christchurch
2004
Slow Rushes- Takes on the Documentary Sensibility in Moving Images from Around Asia and the Pacific, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
2004
Ruins and Civilization, Eslite Vision Art Space, Taipei
2004
Histories: Eyelids and Lips, Photo Espana 2004, Antigua Fabrica de Tabacos, Madrid
2004
New Identity Part. 5-Tracing Self, Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka
2004
The human condition, museum d'Historia de la Ciutat, Barcelona
2004
Spellbound Aura, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei
2004
2004 Taiwan Documentary International Festival, Taipei (Film festival)
2004
The 48th London Film Festival: Experimental Short Films, London (Film festival)
2004
2004 Vancouver International Film Festival: Experimental Short Films, Vancouver (Film festival)
2004
Image Forum Festival 2004-Experimental Film and Video, Image Forum, Tokyo (Film festival)
2003
Lingchi-Echoes of a Historical Photograph, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles (solo)
2003
2003 City_net Asia, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
2003
Shifting Time/ Space, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich
2003
A Strange Heaven-Contemporary Chinese Photography, Rudolfinum Museum, Prague
2003
Invisible City, The Vancouver International Center for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver
2003
Videoart et Cinema Expe©rimental de Chine Populaire et de Taiwan, Light Cone, Paris (Film festival)
2002
Great Theatre of the World, 2002 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
2002
The Realm of Illusion, Main-Trend Art Space, Taipei
2002
Translated Acts, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
2002
Lingchi-Echoes of a Historical Photograph, an abandoned factory, Taoyuan (solo)
2001
Chen Chieh-jen, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris (solo)
2001
Floating Chimeras- Contemporary Asian Art, Edsvik konst och kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden
2001
From Iconoclasm to Neo-Iconolatry, Cherng Piin Gallery, Taipei
2001
Translated Acts, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Queens Museum of Art, New York
2000
Le soleil se l Est, Hanlim Museum, Seoul
2000
The 31st Rencontres Internationale de la Photographie, Abbaye de Montmajour, Arles
2000
The Mind on the Edge (of the New Centres), Photo Espana 2000, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid
2000
New Identity 4-Digital Edge, Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka
2000
Sharing Exoticisms, 5th Biennale de Lyon Contemporary Art, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon
2000
Man & Space- Art & Human Rights, Gwangju Biennale 2000, Gwangju, South Korea
1999
International Photography Biennale, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City
1999
Close to Open, 48th Biennale di Venezia-Taiwan Pavilion, Venice
1998
Routes, Routes, Routes, Routes, Routes, Routes, Routes, XXIV Bienal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
1998
Site of Desire, 1998 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
1998
Revolt in the Soul & Body II, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (solo)
1997
Revolt in the Soul & Body I, Lin & Keng Gallery, Taipei (solo)
1996
The Quest for Identity-Sexuality and Power, 1996 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei