About TNUA


President / About the President

(President Chen Kai-Huang)

Educational Background :

1986/9-1990/6 : Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris , FRANCE.

1982/9-1986/6 : National Taiwan University Of Arts , TAIWAN.

 Main Awards :

2010  The Annual Curating Project : Bio-image 2009-2010 of National Culture Art Foundation.

2001  EARTH New York : Art lab. Constructive Project.

1998  The Creative Prize of National Culture Art Foundation.

1986  The Plastic Arts Schoolship of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

 Main Creation and Media :

conceptual (concept for arts)  


filmic / multimedia

total environment convert & trans-disciplinary curating


One of the original Interdisciplinary Conceptual artist in present day Taiwan.  A long-time interest on the identity exploration of Social Aesthetics, Contemporary Politics, and Interleaving History such as the Variation Flow of Culture Ontology, Tans-subjectivity Paralogic and Intervention Arts. Also the founder of Taiwan Independence Aesthetics. Also the founder of Independence Aesthetics of Taiwan. At the end of the 1980s, he began to use Cross Media Art Form such as Conceptual , Performance, Video and New Media, Interdisciplinary Multi-media Space and Environment Installation, to create Art Projects and Project-based Creations consistent with this topic. For thirty years, he made Art Projects and Project-based Creations related to this topic and till this day there are more than a hundred Art Projects made. The Projects are called Measurement of Inter-Cultures, which is a common focus and collective imagination on integrated cultural geography, land and recognition.


Since the beginning of 1990, it has influenced many connectivity oriented Taiwan new era art groups and developments of artist creations such as Kou-chia-young(國家氧)Hou-baa(後八)etc. All this time still focused on the Art Dissociation of Taiwan Subjectivity Discourse and the Process of National Change. Continuing to work on the general concept of the Measurement of Inter-Cultural Art and kinematics of mechanism and institutional movement. Furthermore, projects or art that is not needed or could be created in another way became a different exploration for his art. They were spreading everywhere though others that participate and help show the changes, difference and the flow that it should have. It was needed to be newly dealt with since it had already existed. He has been in many different fields of works and plans, first he taught at many major art universities. He is an artist of Environment Changes and Interdisciplinary Concept. He has many identities, he is a Cross cultural consultant and an initiator of micro-enterprises. He is an art movement activist and at the same time he is also an art educator. He served at Taipei National University of Art as director of the department of Fine Arts, chairman, dean, and also as a distinguished professor. Besides continuing the Project-based Creation mentioned above, currently he is the Interdisciplinary Art professor at Taipei National University of Art and also the president of San Jr Culture Foundation. Taipei, Taiwan is where most of his creating life, exhibitions and work take place.

 Recent Solo Exhibitions :

2014 Mona Is The Island: Which Kept Us Slant› filmic / multimedia / interactive installation

2011  MAYIN GINCHUNGZE   Taipei City(down town 7 areas).filmic / multimedia

2009   Move or not   Art center of LandMark hotel / Taipei.filmic / multimedia

2007   The Essence   Fukuoka Asia Museum/ Japan.filmic / multimedia/installation

2006   TEHCHING ROOM  Main Trand Gallery/ Taipei.filmic / multimedia/installation

2004   How this island would be possible?  IT Park Gallery/ Taipei.filmic / multimedia/installation

2004   The Circumference Moon is Sun   DAIMON Media Art Center, Canada / Gatineau.filmic / multimedia/installation

2003   The Circumference  National Tong-Hwa University / Hualien.filmic / multimedia/installation

2001  Oh! Where is the Deutschland?   Hanart TZ Gallery/ Taipei.filmic / multimedia/installation/   animation

2001  Cloning taiwan  Bamboo Curtain Studio/ Tamsui.filmic / multimedia/installation

1999  Plants turn Circles  Kuandu -Tamsui opened area.filmic / multimedia/installation

1998  The Circumference Moon is Sun  Waters around Taiwan island.filmic / multimedia/installation

Recent Collective Exhibitions :

2017  BAREHANDS Art Residency Project    Kuala lumpur (Malaysia National Gallery) .

 2015/16  Taoyuan Land Art Festival   (Interactive installation) .

2014  Taipei Biennial Intuition Academy   Taipei Fine Art museum ,Taipei (Filmic installation) .

2013  Documentation of MAYIN GINCHUNGZE   IT Gallery,Taipei (down town 7 areas).filmic / multimedia

2012  Taiwan International Video Arts   Kaohsiung Fine Art museum , Kaohsiung(Filmic installation) .

2012  the Sensible Knowledge   Kuandu Fine Art museum (KdMoFa), Taipei(Filmic installation) .

2011  Green Expo. Environmental Arts Festival, I-Lan, Taiwan. (installation) .                                         
Taiwan CallingBudapest Mucsarnok art museum, Hungary.

2009  Taiwanpics.doc› –Art Contemporain Taiwanais ,Fine art museum of E.N.S.B.A. Paris, France. filmic / animation

2008  Dwelling Place   Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong-Gah Museum/Taipei. (animation) 

2008  Kaohsiung Steel & Iron Sculpture Festival  Kaohsiung. (multi media/interactive installation)

2007  The Experimental   Beijing art fair exhibition ,China , animation

2006   The Odyssey of Arts in Taiwan, 1950-2000  National Art museum of ChinaNAMOC, Beijing, China.animation

2006  A Realm with no coordinates   Nan-hai Gallery, Taipei / TAVA Gallery ,Tainan / 1a space ,Hong Kong /

       Shao Yifu hall ,Chinese University, Hong Kong , ( August to December) filmic / multimedia/installation/ animation

2006  Taipei 23  Taipei Fine Art Museum (TFAM). 

2006  Empty fieldA dialogue between contemporary Art and contemporary philosophy   Kuandu Fine Art museum (KdMoFa). (February to May)filmic / installation/ animation/ document

2006  Empty field A dialogue between contemporary Art and contemporary philosophy  National Taiwan Museum. (June)  filmic / installation/ animation

2005  Art history during 1955-2005-the further generation in Taiwan  Sun Yatsen memorial hall / National Gallery.

      multimedia /documentary

2005  Kuandu Extravaganza  Kuandu Fine Art Museum (KdMoFa).(multi-media / installation)

2005  Visible and Invisible  Taipei Fine Art Museum (TFAM).filmic / multimedia/interactive-installation

2004  The Multiform Nineties:Taiwan's Art Branches Out  Taipei Fine Art Museum (TFAM). filmic /installation

2003  2003 City Net  Seoul Museum of Art , Korea.filmic / installation

2003  Performance Art in Taiwan  Dog& Pig art space, Kaohsiung.filmic/ interactive-installation

2003  Witnessing contemporary art   Chia-yi Railroaded Warehouse.filmic

2003  Streams of Encounter-electronic media based artworks  Taipei Fine Art Museum (TFAM).

      filmic / installation/ documentary

2002  Project Pu-ding  Tamsui river aroundings. filmic / installation

2002  Seeking the city (2)  Dog & Pig Art space, Kaohsiung.filmic / installation/ animation/ document

2001  POLIPOLIS   (Hamburg Kunsthaus) ,Germany.filmic / interactive-installation

 Curating :

2017  Taoyuan Land Art Festival   ( Taoyuan City government ) .

2016  Taoyuan Land Art Festival   ( Taoyuan City government ) .

2015/16  Taoyuan Environment Art Festival   ( Taoyuan City government ) .

2015  North Sea Art File:Floating Life   ( New Taipei City government ) .

2011  Environmental Arts Festival   I-LAN Green Expo.

2009-2010  Bio-Image   (N.C.A.F. curating project of 2009-2010).

2008  International Workshop For Art Academies-(Taipei Drift).

2007  Kaohsiung Steel & Iron Sculpture Festival  Kaohsiung ( Kaohsiung City government ) .

2005  Taipei - Fukuoka-Young Artist Exchange exhibition  Fukuoka City Art museum.

2005  Asian and Pacific artists forum  Taipei National University Of Arts.

2004  Kaundu Flowers Arts Festival  Taipei National University Of Arts /Council of Agriculture.

2001  50 minutes installation  Jinhua street/ Lee clinic.

2000  The magnificent posture of death  Taipei National University Of Arts.

1997  Nan-Liao Open-Air installations  Nan-Liao  fishing port, Hsinchu. (Hsinchu City government)

1996  The Happy Community---Laugh and Tear  of Young Taiwanese Artists ,

1995.  Lab.ETAT. The Interaction-Intersection  Sanchih abandoned warehouse.

1994  The new fact  experimental exhibition, IT PARK Gallery.

1993  The Indescribable boundary : Going to exile  chain exhibitions in Taipei A.P. Gallery / Tainan KaoKao Gallery / Kaohsiung A.P. Gallery

1991  IT International Mail Arts  (Co-Op) IT PARK Gallery

 Art related

2015-16  Public Arts General Consultant of Metro San Ying line

2014  Special Appointment Professor of Taipei National University of Arts

2013  Chairperson of SanJzr Culture Foundation

2013-16  Dean of Fine Arts School of Taipei National University of Arts

2006-2010  Chairperson of Fine Arts Dept.

                Director of Trans-disciplinary graduate

2005  Dean of students affairs of Taipei National University of Arts

2000  CEO of Communiversity E-learning

2000  Create Lab .TCHENOGRAMME『藝術與觀念實驗室』

1999  Create THE SCHOOL / LECOLE 

1998  Dreamer's media Art consultant

1996  Baleine Design Studio

1995   ETAT experiment Art directorEtat web tv site

 Current Position :

Lab. TCHENOGRAMME (Lab. Art and Conceptual 藝術與觀念實驗室)

Professor of Fine Art Department (M.B.A. Program) , Taipei National University of Arts(T.N.U.A.).

Professor of Graduate Institute of Trans-disciplinary , School of Fine Arts.(M.F.A. Program) , T.N.U.A.

Professor of Graduate Institute of Creation Artistic, School of Fine Arts(M.F.A. Program), T.N.U.A.

Professor in PH.D Program, School of Fine Arts, T.N.U.A.

Main Book :

1.  2006,TEHCHING ROOM, published by Taipei National University of Arts.

2.  2001,What of the permeated into the magnificentpublished limited ( 100 copy ) by Lab. TCHENOGRAMME.

3.  1995,AboutTCHENOGRAMME[a propos du TCHENOGRAMME' ] , published by Lab.ETAT.

4.  1993,Arts on exile, unpublished.

Videos And Documentary Film :

2014  Mona Is The Island: Which Kept Us Slant›  Full HD (20min.)  

2010  Mayin Ginchungze(麻英 金沖子)›, 18Min.45Sec. 


2005   Visible and Invisible  (TFAM)

2002  Only Le Pli- N kinds of Encounters from Dr. Mackay.  (8 Min. )

2001/2002  Cloning taiwan   (documentary film) (2 H. )

2001/2002  Cloning taiwan   (work movie) (2min. )

2001  Do you recognized the town? (2)   (5 H. ) (Hamburg circle)

2000  Do you recognized the town? (1)   (7 H. ) (Taipei circle), Oh! Where is the Deutschland

1998  The Circumference; Sea Route --Moon is Sun.   (45 H. )

1998  Wind tunnel: before us?   (1 H 40 min.)

1997   Cutting across the Northern Latitude 23 ' 28 ''-----Ones Own Voice is art!   (45 min.)

1992 93  So, as far as art is concerned, What do we have left?  (15 min. )

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