LAI Chih-Sheng "Between Dog and Wolf"

LAI Chih-Sheng "Between Dog and Wolf" LAI Chih-Sheng "Between Dog and Wolf" LAI Chih-Sheng "Between Dog and Wolf" LAI Chih-Sheng "Between Dog and Wolf" LAI Chih-Sheng "Between Dog and Wolf"

LAI Chih-Sheng’s latest solo exhibition “Between Dog and Wolf,” running from September 2nd to October 8th, 2017, features approximately 10 new works ranging from paintings, sculptures, videos to installations.

Exhibition Period
02 Sep 2017 - 08 Oct 2017
ESLITE GALLERY | 5F, No. 11 Songgao Road, Taipei 11073 Taiwan
Opening Hours
3-6pm, Saturday, 2 September

LAI Chih-Shengs latest solo exhibition Between Dog and Wolf”, features approximately 10 new works ranging from paintings, sculptures, videos to installations. The exhibition title is drawn from the French saying that refers to the specific time just before dawn or dusk when everything is shrouded by dim light. Looking at an approaching silhouette, one is uncertain if it is a dog or wolf, friend or foe. With this as his theme, Lai Chih-Sheng proposes different approaches to look at ordinary things, captures memorable moments in daily living, and imagines the no longer imagined.

LAI Chih-Sheng

LAI Chih-Sheng's work is not based on artistic technique but conceptual practice that imparts his audience a familiar yet new experience that is both immediate and poetic. Born in 1971 in Taipei, LAI's recent solo exhibitions include "An Exception to Reality—LAI Chih-Sheng" (ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, 2011), "Instant" (IT Park Gallery, Taipei, 2013). In 2012, his work Life-Size Drawing was invited to participate in "Invisible: Art of the Unseen 1957-2012" (Hayward Gallery, London, 2013). 


LAI Chih-Sheng



Born in Taipei, Taiwan


B.F.A., Department of Fine Arts, Taipei National Institute of the Arts, Taipei,




M.F.A., Institute of Plastic Arts, Tainan National College of the Arts, Tainan,









“Between Dog and Wolf”, ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan


“Scene”, ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan


“Room 1734”, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France


“LAI Chih-Sheng: Instant”, PROJECT ONE, Hong Kong, China


“Instant”, IT PARK, Taipei, Taiwan


“An Exception to Reality: LAI Chih-Sheng”, ESLITE GALLEY, Taipei, Taiwan


“1996 – 2005 Someday, Something and Someone”, IT PARK, Taipei, Taiwan


“Reality in the Sky”, Domicile, Taipei, Taiwan


“Between Art and Life”, Paint House, Tainan, Taiwan







“Kau-Puê, Mutual Companionship in Near Future: 2017 Soulangh International Contemporary Art Festival”, Soulangh Cultural Park, Tainan, Taiwan


“If it be your will That I speak no more”, ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan


Aichi Triennale 2016: “Homo Faber: A Rainbow Caravan", Aichi Arts Center,


Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya city, Toyohashi city, Okazaki city, Japan


"Delayed", NHCUE ART SPACE, Hsinchu, Taiwan


"Untitled", ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan




 80 Days Across America


“Utopias and Heterotopias—Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition”,


Wuzhen Northern Silk Factory, Zhejiang, China




Nanjing, China


"At" Lai Chih-Sheng & Lee Kit, Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan


The 13th Biennale de Lyon: “La vie Moderne", Lyon Museum of Contemporary


Art, Lyon, France


"Alice's Rabbit Hole–Everyday Life, Comprehensible and Incomprehensible",


Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan


"Abstract on-site", ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan


“A Hundred Years of Shame—Songs of Resistance and Scenarios for Chinese Nations”, Para Site, Hong Kong, China


“The Pioneers of Taiwanese Artists, 1971-1980”, National Taiwan Museum of


Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan


“Bloom” ESLITE GALLERY 25th Anniversary Exhibition, ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan


“YES, TAIWAN—2014 Taiwan Biennial”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan


“Art for Oneself”, TKG+, Taipei, Taiwan


The 8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale: “We Have Never Participated”,


Shenzhen OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China


“Margin Archive & Film Fest”, ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan


“Transcoding: The Grography of Digital Images”, National Taiwan Museum of


Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan


“NO SHOW MUSEUM”, http://www.staging.noshowmuseum.ch


“Mind on Forms”, Mobile Museum, Taipei, Taiwan


“Asia Cruise—Evidence”, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan


“Drawing·Expression and Limit”, AMNUA, Nanjing, China


“Invisible: Art of the Unseen 1957-2012”, Hayward Gallery, London, UK


“The 2nd Chongqing Biennale for Young Artists”, Chongqing Art Museum,


Chongqing, China


“The 2011 Material Language—Soil”, Juming Museum, Taipei, Taiwan


“Micro-Image”, Ping Pong Art Space, Taipei; Paint House, Tainan, Taiwan




“Ctrl Z”, inFIDI space, Taipei, Taiwan


“A Realm with No Coordinates”, Hong Kong, China / Taipei, Tainan, Taiwan


“Every Time”, Nanhai Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan


“Taipei Arts Award”, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan


“1st Tainan Biennial”, Tainan Municipal Cultural Center, Tainan, Taiwan


“Cross-cultural Project in Asia”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Taipei, Chiayi,


Taiwan / Hong Kong, Beijing, China


“1st Taiwan Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition”, Huashan Culture Park, Taipei, Taiwan


“Nation Oxygen Group Exhibition Part I”, Bali Abandoned House, Taipei, Taiwan


“Nation Oxygen Group Exhibition Part II”, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan


“Island, Penghu, Nation Oxygen”, Penghu Islands, Taiwan


“Interactive Experiment”, Shanchi Abandoned Factory, Taipei, Taiwan







Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

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