Daniel Lee Origin, Digital video animation, 1999-2003 Origin was a series of manipulated photo images and animation created in 1999. It describes the human evolution based on my own imagination. I suggest that there were ten stages in human evolution, from the fish form (as Coelacanth) and then transformed to the reptile, monkey and human...
Wu Chi-Tsung Wire II, Mix media installation, 2003 As I reviewed the artist statement for Wire I, I thought the second version should not be very different so I wouldn’t need to write redundant words. However, as I made the mechanism, I gradually felt I was learning something from the interaction of forms and ideas. It seemed I still had something to share after all.
Yao Chung-Han_DzDz, Mix media installation, 2015 Yao Chung-Han tried to deconstruct sound by eliminating the elements of sound in traditional musical instrument, and furthermore refined pure and accurate sound. However in recent years, Yao Chung-Han thought abstract and cold sound creates distance between the art works and audiences’ physical experiences, as well as oppressing hidden sentimental needs inside human being. Hence he started to bring warmth of humanity to abstract sound.
Lin Jiun-Ting “Spirit of Flower” – Brilliant Colors, Interactive image installation, 2009 Since ancient times, flowers have been important to the human soul. The reason we are so enchanted by and have such strong feelings about flowers is their ethereal nature. They are a manifestation of nature, living in accordance with the ebb and flow of the seasons. For most people flowers are the very essence of beauty and in their solemnity we understand their inner meaning.
Shyu Ruey-Shiann Eight Drunken Immortals, kinetic installation, 2012 The erratic motions of shopping cart roller sets in Eight Drunken Immortals (originally created in 1997) echo the “drunken kung fu” moves of one of the artist’s brothers, a martial arts enthusiast. (The Eight Drunken Immortals of Chinese legend were high-level adepts of Taoist meditation, who traveled together and, overjoyed at having attained spiritual elevation, put on demonstrations of extraordinarily, seemingly carefree physical agility.)