Tsui Kuang-Yu solo Exhibition— The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Invisible City

Tsui Kuang-Yu solo Exhibition— The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Invisible City

Exhibition Period
04 Aug 2007 - 26 Aug 2007
Opening Hours
4 Aug 2007

Kuang-Yu TSUI

1997        BFA, National Institute of the Arts (Taipei National University of the Arts)


2003       "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Superficial Circumstance, Solo Exhibition by K. Y. Tsui in

               IT Park Gallery & Photo Studio", Taishin Arts Award “Jury’s Special Award”
2008       "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Invisible City, Solo Exhibition by K. Y. Tsui in

               ESLITE GALLERY", Taishin Arts Award “The Visual Arts Award”


2004        Gasworks Studio, London, UK
2006-2007        Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten Stichting Trustfonds, Amsterdam,

                      the Netherlands
2008        OK Centrum, Linz, Austria
2009        Red Stable, The LAB / Dublin City Council, Dublin, Ireland



2013        "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Invisible City", Solo Exhibition by K.Y Tsui,

                PROJECT ONE, Hong Kong, China
2008        "Absence - 1995 and 2005 Documenta", Solo Exhibition by K. Y. Tsui, IT Park

                Gallery & Photo Studio, Taipei, Taiwan

2007        "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Invisible City", Solo Exhibition by K.Y Tsui,

                ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan

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

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

                IT Park Gallery & Photo Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
2005        "You So Crazy: Kuang-Yu Tsui’s Video Works", Solo Exhibition by K. Y. Tsui, The Chelsea

                Art Museum, New York, US
2002        "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Superficial Circumstance", Solo Exhibition by K. Y. Tsui,

                IT Park Gallery & Photo Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
2001        "Chien. Kuang. Huei Taking a Shortcut ", Solo Exhibition by K. Y. Tsui, Prototype Art Gallery,

                Tainan, Taiwan


2010        "Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Tokyo Branch, / Explore Project", 3331 Arts Chiyoda,

                Tokyo, Japan
               "Today of Taiwanese Art", Gyeongnam Art Museum, Changwon, Korea
               "ILLUSIONISMO", CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2009        "Niet Normaal * Difference on Display", Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 
               "Becoming Intense – Becoming Animal – Becoming…", Exhibition in the public space of

                the city of Heidelberg, Germany
               "Extra/Ordinary: Video Art from Asia", Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas, US
               "ILLUSIONISMO", CaixaForum Madrid, Madrid / CaixaForum Lleida, Lleida / CaixaForum Palma

                de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
               "Territoria # 4", a traveling project of contemporary art, Tuscany, Italy
               "Rendez-vous 09", Institut d’art contemporain, Lyon, Frence
               "A Perfect Day for Kangaroos", MOMA Contemporary, Fukuoka Japan
               "The View from Elsewhere", Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, AU/ Gallery of

                Modern Art and the Australian Cinematheque, Brisbane, Australia
               "VideoDictionary", Media Library of Fundación La Caixa, Madrid, Spain
               "City as Gymnasium", Centre for Urban Built Environment (CUBE), Manchester, UK
               "DIS-EASE", a new generation of video art from the Rijksakademie archives, South African

                National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
               "Living Room 09: My Home Is Where My Heart Is", Performance, film and video in Auckland

                Central business district, Auckland, New Zealand
               "Invisible Cities", The LAB / Dublin City Council, Dublin, Ireland
               "The Epic in the Everyday", PAN Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Napoli, Italy
               "Looking up! Looking down!", Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
               "Taiwan Pics.doc Art Contemporain Taiwanais", Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux arts de

                Paris, Paris, Frence
               "Socially Disorganised", Experimental Arts Foundation, Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace

                Adelaide, Australia
               "The Great Illusion", The Culture Gallery in National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
2008        "TAIPEI–BEIRUT–MADRID-BERLIN-ISOLA", ISOLA Art Center, Tantrika Shop, Via Pollaiuolo 2 /

                Soundmetak, Piazzale Segrino 1, Milano, Italy 
               "CORPOIMAGEM (Bodyimage) ", Palácio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brasil
               "Taipei Biennial 2008", Taipei Fine Art Museum / Taipei Art Park / Taipei Brewery / Zhongxiao

                Xinsheng MRT Station / PDP in MRT / Taipei Arena screen, Taipei, Taiwan
               "Ctrl Z", inFIDI space, Taipei, Taiwan 
               "Haikus", Kuang-Yu Tsui video art selection from 2002 to 2006, Le FRUC, Montpellier, Frence
               "Time Crevasse", Yokohama Triennial 2008, Center for Contemporary Art (CCA) Kitakyushu,

                Yokohama, Japan
               "Voyage without Boundaries", Sea Art Festival Exhibition in part of Busan Biennial 2008,

                Gwangalli Beach and three other areas, Busan, Korea
               "Experimenta Playground", Performance Space at Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia /

                The Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia / Western Australian Museum,

                Perth, Australia
               "Pacific Meridian", The 6th Vladivostok International Film Festival of Asian Pacific countries,

                Vladivostok, Russia 
               "Bad Joke", Riga Art Space, Riga, EE
               "DIS-EASE", a new generation of video art from the Rijksakademie archives, Bank Gallery,

                Durban, South Africa 
               "Eurasia. Geographic cross-overs in art", Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e

                Rovereto, Italy
               "Streetwise", Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain
               "Calypso", Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
               "Open Archive: 40 Years of Video Art in Germany + Chinese Video Art Archive", Vitamin Creative

                Space, Guangzhou, China
               "The Vernacular Terrain", International Digital Art projects, Monash University Gallery in

                Melbourne, Federation Square in Melbourne, Cube 37 Frankston Regional Gallery Australia,

                Creative Industries Block Space Gallery, Queensland University of Technology Australia,

                Australia  / Zaim Art Space, Yokohama, Japan / Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China
               "Deja Vu Realm", MOT ARTS, Taipei, Taiwan 
               "Gravity Art", Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, US
               "Bubble Tea: Art of Taiwan and its Contemporary Mutations", Moravska Galbrie in Brno, Brno,

                Czech Republic
               "Biennial Cuvée", OK Centrum, Linz, Austria
               "Decoder", Selected works from the 3rd Contour Biennial for Video Art (Mechelen, BE, 2007),

                Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania
               "There is no I in team" – Contemporary Chinese Artists' Work (part of the EAST'08), ISIS art

                center, New Castle / BFI London Southbank, London, UK 
               "Yes, No, and Other Options. " Art Sheffield 08, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield, UK
               "Kuang-Yu Tsui Action Video 1995-2006", Taiwan New Arts Union, Tainan, Taiwan
2007        "Decoder", Contour Biennial- third biennial for video art, Mechelen, Belgium
               "Open Ateliers 2007 Rijksakademie", Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
               "Taiwan Crossover Festival", OK Centrum, Linz, Austria 
               "Pay Attention Please", 26cc, Rome, Italy
               "Bad Joke", Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, EE
               "24th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival", BALi-Cinema, Kassel, Germany
               "Screening in Museum of Okinawan Time", Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum,

                Okinawa, Japan
               "Path of virtue: those who stay on the track", Taiwan New Arts Union, Tainan, Taiwan
               "Kuang-Yu Tsui Action Video 1995-2006", Lugar A Dudas, Santiago de Cali, Colombia
               "Experimenta Playground", BlackBox, the Arts Centre (extreme Arts plasma screen program) /

                Federation Square in Melbourne CBD / Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Australia 
               "Changwon 2007 Asia Art Festival - Peach flower, Apricot flower", Sungsan Art Hall,

                Changwon, Korea
               "Screening project from ‘Umelec’ art magazine", Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, Mexico
               "Very Fun part 2", Eastern Taipei city, Taipei, Taiwan
               "Liverpool Top 9! ", The Architecture Centre, Bristol, UK
               "(h)éros", KUFA / Centre Culturel Kulturfabrikin in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg / FRAC Lorraine

                in Metz, Frence / Saarlandmuseum in Saarbrücken, Germany / PEC – Pôle Européen Culturel in

                Aubange – Athus, Belgium / The Musée des arts contemporains Grand-Hornu - MAC’s in Hornu,

                Belgique or the B.P.S.22 in Charleroi, Belgium
               "Thermocline of Art-New Asian Waves", ZKM Center for Art and Media, Germany
               "Borderline 2007", Platform China (East End Art Zone-Caochangdi), Beijing, China
               "2007 The Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid", the Circulo de Bellas Artes,

                Madrid, Spain / Babylon Movie Theatre, Berlin, Germany
               "Space Invaders", aluCine Toronto Latin@Media Festival, Gallery 1313 / Trinity Square Video /

                National Film Board of Canada Mediatheque, Toronto, Canada
               "Program for WRO 07", 12th International Media Art Biennale WRO 07, National Museum in Wrocław,

                Wrocław, Poland
               "Transpacific. An Encounter in Santiago", La Moneda Palace Cultural Center (LMPCC),

                Santiago, Chile
               "National pride - the second layer", Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
               "European Media Art Festival", Lagerhalle, Osnabruck, Germany
               "Impakt Festival 2007", Panorama 10: Star Skattered Skies, Louis Harlooper Complex,

                Cinema 3, Utrecht, the Netherlands
               "A World of Make Believe", Screening tour program from Film Bank, Focus Filmtheater, Arnhem /

                Verkadefabriek, Den Bosch, i.h.k.v. Fabrikaat / De Fabriek, Zaandam / Filmfuis Den Haag /

                Cinema de Balie, Amsterdam / ’t Hoogt, Utrecht / Filmfoyer Tilburg / Plaza Futura, Eindhoven /

                Vera Zienema, Groningen, the Netherlands
               "Videowall", Lazy Marie i.s.m., Stadsschouwburg in Utrecht, the Netherlands
               "Honey, I understand you, but…", DUMBO Transitions, Safe-T Gallery, New York, US
               "IAQ-Infrequently asked questions", ISE cultural foundation, New York, US
               "New Wave of Taiwan Digital Art I", Chelsea Art Museum, New York, US
               "After The News", BankART1929, Yokohama, Japan
2006        "Liverpool International 6_Liverpool Biennial", Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
               "Open Ateliers 2006 Rijksakademie", Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam,

                the Netherlands
               "2006 The Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin", Centre Georges Pompidou / National

                Museum Jeu de Paume / French Cinematheque, Paris, Frence

               "Staring into Space", Temp d'Images Festival, Trafo Space, Budapest, Hungary
               "Happy Believers", 7th Werkleitz Biennale, Volkspark Halle / Saale, Germany
               "Wondering About (What, Where and Why) ", Moving Maastricht #3, Hotel La Bergère on the

                Wilhelminasingel, Maastricht, the Netherlands
               "V International Show of Video Art / VAIA 2006", Cultural Centre, Alcoi, Spain
               "I don't know what else to do with myself!* ", Screening in AK28, Stockholm, Sweden
               "Screen Culture in Asia", ART (212) Contemporary Art Fair, Asia Society Museum, New York, US
               "International Short Film Festival France and Asia" (part of La Fete Festival), At Bangkok Code,

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

                Le Divan du Monde, Paris, Frence

               "Première vue", Passage de Retz, Paris, Frence
               "Strobe 06 • Festival de Video Creació", Amposta, Spain
               "Taipei: Views and Points", Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
               "Festival Rayons Frais", Tours, Frence
               "War & Nature", Virgil de Voldère Gallery, New York, US
               "The Age of Anxiety", Chi-Wen Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
               "Empieza el juego", Video Festival, La Casa Encendida in Barcelona / Centro Cultural Caja

                Madrid in Zaragoza, Spain
               "Projected Realities: Video Art from East Asia", ACAW (Asian Contemporary Art Week program),

                Asia Society & Museum / Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, US / Little Theatre Auditorium,

                NCPA, Mumbai, India
               "KÖRPEREIN/SATZ", within the program "Secret Agenda", Hedah Centrum voor Hedendaagse

                Kunst, Maastricht, the Netherlands

               "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, UK
               "Eastern Alliance 3 or TeleDivision Show", MNAC (Muzeul National de Arta Contemporana),

                Bucharest, Romania / Centrul de Arta Contemporana KSA:K, Chisinau, Moldova

               "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, the Netherlands

               "VIM (Very Important Messages)", Amsterdam local television Salto A1 and produced by

                Bellissima Foundation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

               "Sex and Sadness", Platform Garanti, Istanbul, Turkey
               "Empty Fields", A dialogue between contemporary art and contemporary philosophy, Kuandu

                Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei/ National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taizong, Taiwan
               "i-Dentity ", Fashion and Textile Museum GB/ Biennale of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, BR/  House of

                Palomino/ The Chelsea Art Museum, New York, US
               "Wrong(ed) Attitude ", Sparwasser, Berlin, DE/ Paris (CCTP), Frence
               "Short Turns ", Argos Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 
               "Ionesco’s Friends ", Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin, Italy
               "The Peninsula: An Artist Film-Video Anthology in 3 parts + An Exhibition Part of M1 Singapore

                Frience Festival 2006 ", Singapore History Museum, Singapore
               "Islanded: Contemporary Art from New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan", the Adam Art

                Gallery in Wellington,  New Zealand/ Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore
2005        "The Spectre of Freedom ", 51.International Art Exhibition-La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo

                delle Prigioni,Venice, Italy
               "A Peep Into Contemporary Taiwanese Photography", Taipei MOMA Gallery, Presented in

                collaboration with British Council Taipei / Taipei MOMA Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
               "The Gravity in Art", De Apple Centre of Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
               "Impakt Festival-Video Dictionary", Casco Gallery, Utrecht, the Netherlands
               "Joy", Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
               "FORMAT ", TV program in SVT, Sweden
               "L' Oeil du touriste" (Tourist' s Eye), Project: "La Tour Eiffel n'a jamais été aussi belle"

               (The Eiffel Tower has never been this beautiful) , Galerie Frédéric Giroux, Paris, Frence
               "Unimovie", International Video and Short Film Festival, Pescara-Città Sant´ Angelo, Italy
               "The 1st Pocheon Asian Art Festival", Pocheon Ban Wol Art Hall, Pocheon, Korea
               "Dreaming Bodies", Video Art Screening: Tokyo Vol.4, Asahi Art Square, Tokyo, Japan
               "Taipei Croquis", Single Channel Video from TAIWAN, graf media gm: YOKOHAMA,

                Yokohama, Japan
               "Archaeology of the Future-The Second Triennial of Chinese Art", Nanjing Red Classic Gallery,

                Nanjing, China
               "Big Screen Asia Pills 11.12 Maggio Film Festival", Prato della Valle, Venice, Italy
               "Island Art Film and Video Festival 05-Video Dictionary", Prenelle Gallery, London, UK
               "Love & Peace & Rocket? ", International Conference of Independent Art Spaces, EiEi,

                Valparaiso, Chile
               "In and Out or In-between", SOKA Gallery, Beijing, China
               "Every Time", Nan-Hai Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2004        "Do You Believe in Reality? ", Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan 
               "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: City Spirits", Gasworks Studio, London, UK
               "Spin City 2004", Huashan Arts District, Taipei, Taiwan
               "Contemporary Taiwanese Art Exhibition-The New Identity Part-5: Tracing Self",

                Mitsubishi-Jisho Artium, Fukuoka Japan
               " Move on Asia-Animation & Single Channel Video Art Festival ", SBS Lobby, Korea
2003        "25hrs", International Video art show, EI Raval Sports Pavilion, Barcelona, ES
               "Taiwan Art/Film/Video Festival", Lothringer13/Laden, Munich, Germany
               "Random - Ize Taipei Video Art Exhibition", ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan
               "Overexposed", Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain
               "City_Net Asia", Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
               "King–Kong Never Die–Contemporary Performing & Video Art in Taiwan", Dog Pig Art Coffee,

                Kaoshiung, Taiwan
               "Discourses on Love: 64 Conversations in SARS' Era", IT Park Gallery& Photo Studio,

                Taipei, Taiwan
2002        "Citybody 2- The Port", Dog Pig Art Coffee, Kaoshung, Taiwan
               "P8 - Continual outflank- the eight immortals' trie to swim the ocean", "Project 1-P_A_U_S_E,

                _止_" The 4th Gwangju Biennial Exhibition, Gwangju Biennale Hall, Korea
               "Uudoubtedly, It’s P8", New Field Art Festival, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan
               "By~P8 ", "The Gravity of the Immaterial", "Project 8" - Total Museum, Seoul, Korea
               "C02 Taiwan Avant - garde Documenta ", American Cultural Center, Taipei, Taiwan
               "Magnetic Writing II Swirling in Light and Shadow-Gazing and Gazed Upon", IT Park Gallery &

                Photo Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
2001        "P8 - Happy Community - In The Meantime, P8 Is Taking The Shortcut. ", "The Gravity of

                The Immaterial"  M.O.C.A. Grand Opening Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Arts,

                Taipei, Taiwan
               "The 1st Exhibition of Contemporary Sculptural art in Taiwan Artistic site - a new [form] IV:

                The Sculptural Field of Tomorrow "Huashan Art District, Taipei, Taiwan
2000        "P8 - Happy Community: a gratifying harvest after total cultivation - Warning: heavy radiation,

                dangerous to get close ", IT Park Gallery& Photo Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
               "P8 - Happy Community - Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star", Paint House Gallery& Studio,

                Tainan, Taiwan
               "P8 - A Market Survey for 2001 Art in Taiwan- Diligent Research of Total Speed Lost", Huashan

                Art District,Taipei, Taiwan

                Arrondissement, Paris, Frence / Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
1996        "Happy Community - Total strategy, its laughter and tears description", ETAT Web TV Site,

                Taipei, Taiwan
1995        "Neo/Fact", IT Park Gallery& Photo Studio, Taipei, Taiwan


The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Invisible City

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