Shu-Jung CHAO is the winning artist of the Open Call published by Cultural Office of Ministry of Taiwan to realize a residency in Homesession during September and October 2019.
Shu-Jung CHAO (Taipei, 1982) is an interdisciplinary artist.
Her works focus on the ideas behind fundamental human experiences such as memory, travelling/time travel, culture/language and aspects of consciousness, as well as “globalization” issues in the public sphere.
Shu-Jung grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. After long residence in France, she evolved a lifetime ambition to the video, new media, multimedia and contemporary art. In 2009, Shu-Jung graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Bourges with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts. In 2011-12, she participated in the Post-graduate programme at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure
des Arts Décoratif de Paris. In addition to participating in several international art festivals and exhibitions (in France, Germany, USA, Singapore and China), Shu-Jung is the only Taiwanese artist whose work was selected by the French- German Arts and Culture TV (ARTE Video Night), broadcast on ARTE, the Cinematheque of Toulouse, the Digital Culture Art Center in Paris (La Gaîté Lyrique ) and the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. In 2017, her first solo exhibition in Japan Sound! Soundings!! was broadcast on NHK and RSK TV. In 2011, she was selected for Taiwan’s Emerging Artists by the Ministry of Culture (Made in Taiwan – Young Artist Discovery).
Several of her works have also been added to the collection of the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts and ArtBank, supported by the Ministry of Culture.