The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: I Am Fine. I Don’t Get Wet.

  • Action Video/Single Channel Video
  • 04:24
  • 2002

Here the idea of ‘mimicry’ becomes the absolute reliance and insistence on the value of appearance—including the waterproof quality. To fit into the heavy raining climate in Taiwan, I custom make a few raincoats in formal dress styles. They provide not only practical but also good-looking waterproof surface membranes. One could be totally soaked and wet, yet still remain the appearance completed and decent.

SOLO EXHIBITION

2006 "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: City Crevice", Solo Exhibition by K.Y Tsui, Winchester Gallery, Winchester, GB

2005 "You So Crazy: Kuang-Yu Tsui’s Video Works", The Chelsea Art Museum, New York, US

 

GROUP EXHIBITION

2016 "Declaration / Documentation: Taipei Biennial, 1996-2014", Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, TW

2015 "Dances with the Times-40 Years of Artist and Contemporary Art in Taiwan", Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, TW

2010 "21st Century Art in the First Decade", Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, AU

2010 "Get It Louder 2010: SHARISM", Beijing Venue: Sanlitun SOHO / Shanghai Venue: 800show, CN

2010 "Invisible Stranger", TamTam 8 Art Space, Berlin, DE

2009 "The View from Elsewhere", Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, AU / Gallery of Modern Art and the Australian Cinematheque, Brisbane, AU

2009 "DIS-EASE", a new generation of video art from the Rijksakademie archives, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, ZA

2009 "Living Room 09: My Home Is Where My Heart Is", Performance, film and video in Auckland Central business district, Auckland, NZ

2008 "Taipei Biennial 2008", PDP in MRT, Taipei, TW

2008 "Bad Joke", Riga Art Space, Riga, EE

2008 "Eurasia. Geographic cross-overs in art", Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, IT

2008 "Biennial Cuvée", OK Centrum, Linz, AT

2008 "There is no I in team", Contemporary Chinese Artists' Work (part of the EAST'08), ISIS art center, New Castle / BFI London Southbank, London, GB

2007 "Bad Joke", Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, EE

2007 "Taiwan Crossover Festival", OK Centrum, Linz, AT

2007 "Kuang-Yu Tsui Action Video 1995-2006", Lugar A Dudas, Santiago de Cali, CO

2007 "Screening project from ‘Umelec’ art magazine", Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, MX

2007 "European Media Art Festival", Lagerhalle, Osnabruck, DE

2006 "Open Ateliers 2006 Rijksakademie ", Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

2006 "Made in Asia", Program: Le Monde Bouge / The World Movies, La Nuit Blanche Festival 2006, Le Divan du Monde, Paris, FR

2006 "Festival Rayons Frais", Tours, FR

2006 "International Short Film Festival France and Asia" (part of La Fete Festival), At Bangkok Code, TH

2006 "Exposed: Black Box & Crystal Ball", Cross cultural contemporary media art project in public sites in London, 10 places located in Central London W1, Harrods Department store, Window, Escalator (gate10), LG i-gallery 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL, London, GB

2006 "Eastern Alliance 3 or TeleDivision Show", MNAC (Muzeul National de Arta Contemporana), Bucharest, Romania / Centrul de Arta Contemporana KSA:K, Chisinau, MD

2006 "Exploding Television - Satellite of Love presents: Sex and Sadness", Curated by Jan Schuijren, In the framework of the Rotterdam International Film Festival, in collaboration with Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL

2006 "Sex and Sadness", Platform Garanti, Istanbul, TR

2006 "Wrong(ed) Attitude", Sparwasser, Berlin, DE/ Paris (CCTP), FR

2006 "Short Turns", Argos Gallery, Brussels, BE

2005 "The Spectre of Freedom", 51.International Art Exhibition-La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo delle Prigioni, Venice, IT

2004 "Do You Believe in Reality?" Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, TW

2003 "RANDOM – IZE TAIPEI VIDEO ART EXHIBITION", Taipei, TW

2002 "C02 Taiwan Avant - garde Documenta ", American Cultural Center, Taipei, TW