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The Unrestricted Society: Artist Talk|Her Lab Space (AU Sow-Yee, CHEN Yow-Ruu)

Join us after the last performance of A World: If, a Family Trip (2022) on November 27 to explore the artistic practice of Her Lab Space (AU Sow-Yee and CHEN Yow-Ruu) in conversation with CHUANG Wei-Tzu, the curator of The Unrestricted Society.


Time: 11/27 (SUN) 18:30-19:30
Venue: CREATORS’ Space R102 Coworking Space

Free Admission via Online Registration


Her Lab Space (AU Sow-Yee, CHEN Yow-Ruu)
AU Sow-Yee
Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, AU Sow-Yee now lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan. She specializes in mixed formats of video, conceptual art, and installation, while she creates artworks that explore and extend from images and the production of images, as well as the connections between history, politics, and power. She received the Honorable Mention Award at 2021 Taipei Art Awards, and her works have been shown in Busan Biennale 2022—We, on the Rising Wave, Taipei Biennial 2018: Post-Nature—A Museum as an Ecosystem, etc. She is also a guest writer for online magazine No Man’s Land and co-founder of Kuala Lumpur’s Rumah Attap Library and Collective.

CHEN Yow-Ruu
Born in Kaohsiung, the Taipei-based artist CHEN Yow-Ruu received her MFA in Directing from the Graduate Institute of Theatre Performance and Playwriting at Taipei National University of Arts. Her works often integrate the local environment by using sound, video, installation, and live performances as creative tactics. Her theatre works as director include Hypnocity: An Immersive Musical Theatre (2022), Glory Hole (2022 Taipei Arts Festival), Night Monster (2022 Taipei Children's Arts Festival), etc. She also participated in the group exhibition Letter.Callus.Post-War in 2019 and was selected as the sponsored artist-in-residence at Akiyoshidai International Art Village in Japan in the same year.

The curator of C-LAB and the former Editor in Chief of Artist Magazine. CHUANG Wei-Tzu has been highly interested in the diversity of contemporary art in Taiwan. Her research focuses on the change of artistic idea and technology rendered in the exhibition and performance, as well as the gender issues in the art history. Her recent curatorial projects are “Display on Live” in C-LAB annual exhibition Re: Play (2020), Project: The Folly (2021, nominated for the 20th Taishin Arts Award), and (De)phallocentrism (2022).


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