CHEN Yun-Ju

Assistant Professor, Department of Interactive Entertainment Design, China University of Technology.


CHEN Yun-Ju is a New Media Artist from Taiwan. Her interests include art and technology, philosophy, interactive media, and embodiment. Her work spans multiple fields including video, installation, and performance art to express personal emotions and self-reflections utilizing technological and metaphorical means. Referencing Eastern philosophy as well as issues in our contemporary society, she communicates our living conditions through her constructions of visual languages that explore topics of self-existence. She was selected for a residency at the Edith Russ Site for Media Art in Germany (2000), at the Unitec Institute of Technology in New Zealand (2012), and at the Cité International des Arts in Paris (2012). She received her MFA from The National Taiwan University of Arts and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute of Applied Arts, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Interactive Entertainment Design, China University of Technology, Taipei. She is currently working as an artist, researcher, and teacher with interests in perception and consciousness, embodiment and technology, interactive installation, and new media aesthetics.

Research / Creative field
Digital Art, Interactive Design, Technology and embodiment

Education

2012 ~    Ph.D. of Institute of Applied Arts, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
2006-2009 Department and Graduate School of Multimedia and Arts. National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan.
2002-2006 Department of Visual Communication Design. National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan.

Honor

2019 Director of the 11th Taiwan Women's Art Association.
2018 Director of the 10th Taiwan Women's Art Association.
2018 Selected by China University of Technology of the recruit and retain flexible salary reward for special talents.
2018 Selected 107-1 China University of Technology of the innovation teaching awards - creative teaching materials production award.
2017 Supervisor of the 09th Taiwan Women's Art Association.
2016 Director of the 08th Taiwan Women's Art Association.
2015 Focus of the artist magazine's 40-year edition of "Taiwan Contemporary Art"
2012 Selected by the National Taiwan University of Arts, the 41th outstanding alumni.

Residence

2015 Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan.
2012 Ministry Of Culture - Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France.
2010 Digital Art Center Taipei-Edith Russ Site for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany.
2010 Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government International Residence Project - Unitec Institute of Technologies, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014 “Time Slot” Accton art gallery, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
2012 “Chen Yun-Ju Open Studio” Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France.
2010 “Chen Yun-Ju Solo Exhibition” Snowwhite Gallery, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

Curation

2019“Wonder of Art and Technology”, Arts Facilities Management Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
2018 “Have a good time together”, Hsinchu 241 Art Space, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

 

Joint Exhibitions

2019 “Unjust Deadline-Postwar Journalists”, National Human Rights Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, Silent Group Picture.
2019 “A Land of Happiness-2019 Treasure Hill Light Festival”, Treasure Hill, Taipei, Taiwan, Which one is true.
2019 “Mom and baby create love and be loved”, Taoyuan Children's Art Museum, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Initial Memory.

2018 “2018 Have good time together”, Hsinchu 241 Art Space, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Greenhouse.
2018 “2018 Taoyuan Feminist Art Exhibition”, the Cultural Affairs Department of the Taoyuan Public Government, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Spring upⅡ–Coexistence, Monologue.
2017 “Conflux.Infinity-12th Digital Art Festival Taipei 2017”, Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan, Greenhouse.
2017 “NTUA Design Enlightenment In 60 Years”, Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan, Greenhouse.
2017 “Simulating, Object and Perception”, Taiwan Art Bank, Taichung, Taiwan, Spring upⅡ–Coexistence.
2016 “2016 Taipei Art District Festival”, Neihu Public Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2016 “2016 Digital Performer Arts - Art and Technology Installation Exhibition”, GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Spring up.
2016 “2016Creative EXPO Taiwan-Art Bank: Feel and Immersed Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring upⅡ–Coexistence.
2016 “The 21st ifva Awards”, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong, Spring upⅡ–Coexistence.
2016 “Never End- Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Pier-2 Art Center, Da-Yong C5 Warehouse, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring upⅡ–Coexistence.
2015 “Short-Term Memory”, Taipei Artist Village, Barry Room, Taipei, Taiwan, Purification.
2015 “Digitnl Attraction - International Contemporary Art”, Fuzhong15, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2015 “Symphonic Meloy: Cross-Media Synesthesia Space”, Yo-Chang Art Museum, NTUA, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2015 “On Site Artfest”, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2015 “Dances with the Times – 40 Years of Artist and Contemporary Art in Taiwan”, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Monologue.
2014 “Code:Cytus - multimedia video game theater”, Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2014 “Mirage & Aural Beauty of Virtual Insects: Interactive Digital Art Exhibition”, National Taiwan Science Education Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2014 “The 13th Artist Fair Taiwan”, Xinyi Place A9 9F, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2014 “The 12th Taoyuan Contemporary Art Award”, Cultural Affairs Bureau of Taoyuan County Government, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Spring upⅡ–Coexistence.
2014 “Digital Art Creation Competition Program”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taichung, Taiwan, Time in Between.
2013 “New Taipei creative Newcomer Award”, New Taipei City Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2013 “NTUA New Wave Series: Department Of Multimedia And Animation Arts Alumni Exhibition”, Yo-Chang Art Museum, NTUA, Taipei, Taiwan, Spring up.
2012 “Xi'an Qujiang International Light and Shadow Festival”, Qujiang Datang Furong Garden, Xi'an, China.
2011 “A Splendid Digital NPM: Four Seasons of the NPM”, Hushan Culture Park, Taipei, Taiwan, Four Seasons of the NPM.
2011 “Taiwan International Cultural & Creative Industry EXPO”, Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, Technology Culture Hall-Peach Blossom Spring.
2011 “100 Gender Photographs”, Taipei freshwater fisherman's Wharf, Taipei, Taiwan, Nu Shu.Sequence.
2010 “Cluster-5th Taipei Digital Art Festival”, Taipei Digital Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Starry, Starry Night.
2010 “Mash Up-Europen Media Art Festival”, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrueck, Germany, Starry, Starry Night.
2009 International Festival of Electronic Art 404, Rosario, Argentina, Monologue.
2009 “Interdisciplinary Horizon”, Providence University, Taichung, Taiwan, Monologue and Play.
2008 5th Chinese Character Festival, Hushan Culture Park, Taipei, Taiwan, Monologue.
2008 “Technology-Ink Painting” Second Taipei International Modern Ink Painting Biennial, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, “Wu” Ink Painting.
2007 Siggraph Taipei Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan, Under Table.
2007 “Taoyuan Artistic Creation Awards”, Taoyuan County Government, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Play.

Performing

2014 “An Adventure of Dancing in Ink Chinese Calligraphy Images in Dance “ Assembly Dance Theater, Xinzhuang Culture and Arts Center performing hall, Taipei, Taiwan, 25°21'00.5"N, 111°27'17.7"E.
2012 “I am Beautiful Facetival “ Shakespeare's Wild Sisters Group, Nanhai Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.
2011 “Taiwan Trade Fair in Nanjing and Hubei” Nanjing International Expo Centre, Wuhan International Conference & Exhibition Center, Nanjing and Wuhan, China.
2011 “2011 Taipei Fringe Festival”, Ruin Academy, Taipei, Taiwan.
2011 “Next Choreography Project”, Hushan Culture Park, Taipei, Taiwan.
2010 “The Edith Russ Site for Media Art”, Oldenburg, Germany, Monologue.
2009 “Bains numériques#4” International Digital Art Festival, Center Des Arts Of Enghien-les-Bains, Paris, France, Monologue.
2009 “Poem100” Opening Performance, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan.
2009 “Interdisciplinary Horizon” Opening Performance, Providence University, Taichung, Taiwan, Monologue.

Awards

2016 “The 21st ifva Awards”, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong, Spring upⅡ–Coexistence.
2015 Featured in a 40 year edition of Chronicles of Contemporary Taiwanese Art, published by Artist Magazine.
2014 “2014 Kaohsiung Awards”, Kaohsiung Museum Of Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Spring upⅡ – Coexistence, Selected.
2014 “The 12th Taoyuan Contemporary Art Award”, Cultural Affairs Bureau of Taoyuan County Government, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Spring upⅡ – Coexistence, Selected.
2014 “Digital Art Creation Competition Program”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan, Time in Between.
2013 “New Taipei creative Newcomer Award”, New Taipei city, Taiwan. Spring up, First Prize.
2011 “4th Taipei Fringe Festival”, Ruin Academy, Taipei, Taiwan. SQUAT UN-Limited House, Best other performance.
2010 “Mash Up-European Media Art Festival”, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrueck, Germany, Starry, Starry Night.
2009 “S-An Cultural Foundation-Performing Art”, Taipei, Taiwan, Monologue.
2009 “Bains numériques#4- International Digital Art Festival”, Center Des Arts of Enghien-les-Bains, Paris, France, Monologue, Special Jury Award.
2009 “SEASON VI 404 FESTIVAL” International Digital Art Festival, Argentina, Monologue.
2007 “The 5th Taoyuan Contemporary Art Award”, Cultural Affairs Bureau of Taoyuan County Government, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Play, Selected.


Collection

2014 Spring upⅡ - Coexistence, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Art bank, Taichung, Taiwan.
2013 Spring up, Cultural Affairs Department, New Taipei City Government, Taipei, Taiwan.

Media & Reports

王志誠、周貞伶,〈台北數位藝術節 松菸五號倉庫完美落幕〉,台灣新生報,2018年12月02日。@
地方中心,〈中國科大協力2018台北數位藝術節 打造VJ光雕投影表演〉,亞太新聞網 ATA News,2018年11月26日。@

羅蔚舟,〈桃園科技藝術節 中國科大攜手桃市府共創「電光抱爆」VJ電音光雕投影秀〉,勁報,2018年09月14日。@
羅蔚舟,〈桃園科技藝術節 中國科大攜手桃市府共創「電光抱爆」VJ電音光雕投影秀〉,大成報,2018年09月14日。@
羅蔚舟,〈暑假期間最夯的親子同樂活動 中國科大「數位童樂會」竹市登場〉,大成報,2018年07月07日。@
羅蔚舟,〈暑假期間最夯的親子同樂活動 中國科大「數位童樂會」竹市登場〉,勁報,07月07日,2018年。@
地方中心,〈暑期寓教於樂好去處 中國科大「數位童樂會」親子同樂啟發創意思維〉,亞太新聞網 ATA News,2018年07月07日。@
羅蔚舟,〈暑假期間親子同樂好去處 中國科大數位童樂會竹市登場〉,TechLife科技生活新聞網,2018年07月07日。@
〈迎接暑假時光 《數位童樂會》親子同歡〉,新竹振道節目新聞部,2018年07月06日。@
陳育賢,〈科技結合藝術 竹市241空間推出數位童樂會〉,中時電子報,2018年07月06日。@
林彥斌,〈迎接暑假時光 《數位童樂會》大小同歡〉,台灣好新聞報,2018年07月06日。@
魯鋼駿,〈互動遊戲 新竹241藝術空間暑期特展開跑〉,中央社,2018年07月06日。@
林師民,〈竹市《數位童樂會》 虛擬實境新藝術啟發創意思維〉,蘋果日報,2018年07月06日。@
林家琛,〈新竹241藝術空間暑假期間推出「數位童樂會」特展〉,聯合報,2018年07月06日。@
王志誠、周貞伶,〈中科大 親子同樂互動科技展〉,台灣新生報,2018年07月01日。@
羅蔚舟,〈中國科大攜手新竹241藝術空間 親子同樂互動科技展「數位童樂會」7/1登場〉,勁報,2018年06月26日。@
羅大佑,〈中國科大攜手新竹241藝術空間 親子同樂互動科技展「數位童樂會」〉,亞太新聞網 ATA News,2018年06月26日。@
羅蔚舟,〈中國科大攜手新竹241藝術空間 親子同樂互動科技展「數位童樂會」7/1登場〉,TechLife科技生活新聞網,2018年06月26日。@
羅蔚舟,〈中國科大攜手新竹241藝術空間 親子同樂互動科技展「數位童樂會」7/1登場〉,大成報,2018年06月26日。@
魏莨伊,〈厭世熱門字 「數據森林」告訴你〉,聯合報B2版,2017年11月11日。@
〈厭世熱門字 「數據森林」告訴你〉,聯合新聞網,2017年11月11日。@
〈"集.無限-永遠在合作中" 第12屆臺北數位藝術節開跑〉,新網新聞網,2017年11月10日。@
〈2016台灣科技藝術節 - 潮 科藝裝置特展〉,中央社,2016年07月07日。@

〈蟲聲幻影數位藝術互動展〉,法界衛星 UCTV,2014年8月3日。@
〈科教館蟲聲幻影特展〉把艱澀科技變有趣,BLTV 人間衛視,2014年7月1日。@

〈102年新北市創作新人獎〉,中央通訊社,2013年12月13日。@

〈2010 第五屆台北數位藝術節 Cluster 串〉,中央日報,2010年11月23日。@

〈《非墨之舞》奧登堡演出備受肯定,躍上當地新聞頭條!〉,台北數位藝術中心,2010年03月18日。

〈德國奧登堡駐村藝術家陳韻如新作Starry Starry Night〉,台北數位藝術中心,2010年。@

Remix aus Medienmasse, NDR ONLINE, 2010/04/27.@

Klau-Kultur oder kreative Adaption?, Kulturmanagement Network, 2010/03/11.@

Infostaub aus der Datenwust: European Media Art Festival: Ausstellung feiert das Prinzip der Collage und Montage, Datenwueste, 2010/04/21.@

Zehn Jahre Medienkunst: Edith- Ruß -haus feierte zehnjähriges Bestehen-International anerkannt ,Sonntags-Zeitung, Oldenburg, 2010/01/24.@

Zehn Jahre für die Medienkunst: Feier im Edith-Ruß-Haus-Tanz und Konzert auch Sonnabend ,Nordwest-Zeitung, Oldenburg, 2010/01/23.@

Seit zehn Jahren Medienkunst: Kostenlose Führungen durch das Edith- Ruß -haus und grober Festakt, Kreiszeitung Wesermarsch, 2010/01/21.@

MASH UP-European Media Art Festival Osnabrück, EMAF,2010. @

Bains numériques#4” International Digital Art Festival, Center Des Arts Of Enghien-les-Bains, 2009, P.20. @

Le corps augmente, DANSER, 2009/05/29.@

NUMÉRIQUES #4 /FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DES ARTS NUMÉRIQUES D'ENGHIEN-LES-BAINS, LA TERRASSE, 2009/05/27.@

'Monologue' wins international prize in France,Taiwan Today, 2009/05/25.@

吳垠慧,〈陳韻如《非墨之舞》 在法奪大獎〉,中國時報A10,2009年6月25日。@

周美惠,〈非墨之舞、虛實交疊 獲國際青睞〉,聯合報AA4,2009年6月24日。@

凌美雪,〈陳韻如舞進法國安亙湖藝術節〉,自由時報D8版,2009年6月29日。@

凌美雪,〈陳韻如舞進法國安亙湖藝術節〉,自由時報D10版,2009年3月16日。@

Journals

Chen, Y. J. & Cheng, H. W. (2018). Nu Shu GPS: 25°21’00.5N, 111°27’17.7E—An Interdisciplinary Cooperation between Dance, Calligraphy, and the Body in Multimedia Performance. Body, Space & Technology. 17(1), pp.118–130. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/bst.299

​Conference

Chen, Y. J., Lin, Y. L., Chou, Y. K. & Li, P. Y. (2019, January). Interrogative Design in Experimental Course: A Case Study of Mobile Graffiti Projection Mapping Design (ECEI 2019), Singapore.
Li, P. Y., Chou, Y. K., Lin, Y. L. & Chen, Y. J. (2019, January). When Media Archaeology Meets Maker Practice:
The Trans-disciplinary Design of Flower of Time - Universal Correspondence (ECEI 2019), Singapore.
Chou, Y. K., Chen, Y. J., Li, P. Y., & Lin, Y. L. (2019, January). Research on creative team's Learning Style and creative effectiveness (ECEI 2019), Singapore.
Lin, Y. L., Li, P. Y., Chen, Y. J. & Chou, Y. K. (2019, January). Effects of Cognitive Style on Interactive Behavioral Patterns and Learning (ECEI 2019), Singapore.

Chen, Y. J., Li, P. Y., Chiu, R. S. & Chou, Y. K. (2018, January). Interdisciplinary praxis in Interactive Visual and Dance A Case Study of Nu Shu GPS, Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation (ECEI 2018), China, Macau.
Chiu, R. S., Chou, Y. K., Li, P. Y., & Chen, Y. J. (2018, January). Experiment and Analysis of TRIZ Application to Heat Insulation of Paint on the Steel Deck Roofs, Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation (ECEI 2018), China, Macau.
Li, P. Y., Chou, Y. K., Chen, Y. J. & Chiu, R. S. (2018, January). Problem-based Learning (PBL) in Interactive Design: A Case Study of Escape the Room Puzzle Design, Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation (ECEI 2018), China, Macau.
Chou, Y. K., Chiu, R. S., Li, P. Y. & Chen, Y. J. (2018, January). The Methods and Applications of Creative Teaching in Design, Eurasian Conference on Educational Innovation (ECEI 2018), China, Macau.