Oct. 4, 11:10 a.m.-12:40 p.m., Conference Room
Chair: Chi-Lin HSU許綺玲 (National Central University, TAIWAN)
Speaker: Chao-Liang SHEN沈昭良( Artist)
About the Artist
Shen Chao-Liang was born in Tainan, Taiwan, in 1968. He obtained his master degree from the Graduate School of the Applied Media Arts, National Taiwan University of Arts. He worked as a photojournalist and Vice Convenor for the Entertainment, Art and Literature News Center of the Liberty Times, the Artist in Residence at National Central University, Taiwan, and Chairman, Portfolio Review Committee, Young Art Taipei. Shen has been dedicated to feature photography since 1993. From his early works of Reflections of Nan-Fang-Ao (2001) to the latter series of YULAN Magnolia Flower (2008), Tsukiji Fish Market (2010) , STAGE (2011) and SINGERS & STAGES (2013), he has been recognized by his sophisticated style of image creation and commitment to documenting the evolution of Taiwan society.
Shen won the Golden Tripod Award of Best Photography (magazine category) of R.O.C(Taiwan) in 2000, 2002 and 2012, the Asia Award in Sagamihara, Japan (2004), the Dong-gang Photography Award, Korea (2006), the Artists Wanted: Photography Category Award, NY, USA (2011), and the IPA (International Photography Award) (PRO), Book of Documentary Category 1st Place, LA, USA (2012), respectively. In addition to being published in journals home and aboard, Shen’s works have been exhibited in the United States, Canada, France, UK, Spain, Nederland, Denmark, Peru, Brazil, Guatemala, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Cambodia and PRC China. Currently he is a freelancer and photography critic, and teaches photography at National Chengchi University, Tamkang University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology.