Thirty-one years old, Hsu Che-Yu holds an MFA in Plastic Arts from Tainan National University of the Arts. He specializes in video and installation art, and his exhibition experiences include Microphone Test, Familiar Otherness: Art Across Northeast Asia, Language is a Virus, etc. He has won the First Prize of the Kaohsiung Award by the Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, and the Gold Medal in New Media Art in the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. It is his first time winning the Taishin Arts Award and the Grand Prize Winner.
About the Taishin Arts Award: The Taishin Arts Award was founded in 2002 by the Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture, sponsored and supported by the Taishin International Bank. The Award acknowledges creative achievements in works of visual, performing and inter-disciplinary arts, a pioneering idea among arts awards at home and abroad. Its unique selection process includes nominations year-round by professionals, release of observations and art reviews, as well as yearly involvement of international jurors. In addition to its importance in recognizing the professional creative achievements in Taiwan, the Taishin Arts Award is also dedicated to establishing a platform enabling international networking for contemporary Taiwanese artists.
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