Liu Cheng-hsiang

 Liu Cheng-hsiang

janvier - mars 2022


Liu Cheng-Hsiang was born in Taichung, Taiwan in 1986. He graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture UCL in London. His works continuously reflect and dialect the essence of life and the relationship between artificial being and nature over the past ten years. His photography work “Build / a world in the eye" has won awards and been published in many countries around the world. The generative artwork "Cosmos of thoughts" echoes the characteristics of Taiwan's science and technology, and has been selected for the Kaohsiung Award, the Tainan New Art Award, and the MIT New Artist Recommendation of the Ministry of Culture. In 2021, he was recommended as the representative visiting artist to France from Taiwan by Taipei International Art Village.

Liu is the founder of Shawn Liu Studio and has been its director since 2016. The studio is a visual consulting firm, which is deeply involved in the field of visual creation and exhibition design. The studio is mainly responsible for the creation of large-scale public constructions and cultural-related images in Taiwan, including museums, transportation, industry, campus and art, as well as their related short film production and exhibition. Liu also served as a visual art and design lecturer at national and private universities in such as National Cheng Kung University ,National Yangming Jiaotong University in Taiwan and oversea The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Liu Cheng-Hsiang’s digital art has been exhibited extensively with acclaimed Taiwan art institutions and organizations including National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art and Kaohsiung Fine Art Museum. Cosmos of Thoughts was the winner of Tainan New Arts Award (2019) and the National Ministry of Culture MIT New Art Recommendation (2019). He currently lives and works in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. In September 2021, Liu has been selected as the resident artist of Young-Artist-in-Residence@V54 scheme organized by Po Leung Kuk, which not only houses his first Hong Kong art presentation, but also offers the artist a rare opportunity of local community exchange. Cosmos of Thoughts and the program centered around the art series are part of the “Y-Lot SciTech series”, designed by the charitable organization to increase accessibility to Science and Technology initiatives. In 2022, Liu participated the International Artist Exchange Programs of le lieu unique in Nantes, France.

2021-Present Start a artist world tour,
The First Taiwan artists to participate the International Artist Exchange Programs
"Open Call for Artist-in-Residence Taipei 2021" to Le lieu unique in France in 2022,
solo exhibition and the first exchange Taiwan artists to the V54 Art Exchange Program in Hong Kong in 2021.

2017-Present "Cosmos of thoughts"series have awarded by 2020, 2018 Kaohsiung,
2019 Ministry of Culture MIT new artist recommendation, 2019 Tainan New Arts Award, 2018 Hualien Awards,
2019 and 2018 Yilan Awards, etc., and their new series are still progressing and announcing.

2014-Present "Build a world in the eye" series has awarded by the 2018 Art Exhibition of Chiayi City;
The firstprize of the 2014 American IPA Modern Art Still Life;
In 2016, the second place of the architectural work of the French PX3 professional group and various honorable awards;
2015 Russian MIFA architectural honorary award; 2015 Sweden 1X Architectural Image People's Choose award;
and other various cross-cultural variables.

2016-Present National Cheng Kung University, National Jiao Tong University, National Ping Tung University,
Chinese Culture University, Ming Chi University of Science and Technology,
Nan Tai University of Science and Technology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
served as lecturers in visual arts and design.

2009-Present Established The professional team of Shawn Liu Studio which focuses on the field of visual arts and design fields,
in addition to the studio's own creative efforts, the team execute the creation of photography projects of large-scale public construction in Taiwan,
including museums, transportation, industry, campus and art.

2015 Graduated from The Bartlett UCL, Master of Architecture with Distinction award, London UK,
the design work was published in the same year to New York.