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Taipei Fine Arts Museum director profile

The Photo of Director of Taipei Fine Arts Museum Jun-Jieh Wang

Jun-Jieh Wang

E-mail: director-tfam@mail.taipei.gov.tw

 

Expertise
Specialization in new media art, trans-disciplinary arts, contemporary curating, and art education.

 

Education
In 1996, Wang graduated from the HdK Art Academy in Berlin, completing a master class.

 

Career

  • In 1984, he started working with video, and became one of the pioneers of new media art in Taiwan. Wang received the Hsiung-Shih New Artists Award in 1984 in Taiwan. In 1995, Wang received the Berlin Television Tower Award for his video installation Little Mutton Dumpling for the Thirteenth Day. In 2009, he received the Taishin Arts Award in the visual art category for his video installation David’s Paradise. Jun-Jieh Wang is currently professor at the Department of New Media Art of the Taipei National University of the Arts.
  • Wang has been active on the international contemporary art arena from an early stage. Invitations to major international exhibitions came from, among others, the Venice Biennale, the Gwangju Biennale, Taipei Biennial, the First Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Ars Electronica Linz, Transmediale Berlin, Dogo Onsen Art and European Media Art Festival etc.
  • In recent years, Wang has also worked as an independent curator. In 2004, he curated "Navigator: Digital Art in the Making", the first exhibition to introduce digital art to Taiwan on a large scale. His main work as curator includes: "Faces of the Time" (National Palace Museum, 2002), "B!AS: International Sound Art Exhibition" (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2005) , "2006 Taipei Biennial: Dirty Yoga" (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2006) , "The 4th Taipei Digital Art Festival" (MOCA Taipei, 2009) , " Re-Base: When Experiments Become Attitude" (Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab, 2018) etc.