Ishtar Hsu’s works are often presented in shattered images, photographic collages, abstract textures, and zoom-in displays. In the process of creation, she has always indulged herself in questioning the common sense of beauty, keeping trying to break the rules that limit us and the entire society. At present, Ishtar is a freelance graphic designer and also a visual artist, swinging between 3-D objects and 2-D images with various medias that include ready-made items, resin, pottery, moving images, a home printer, collages, and an iPhone 6X that has been dropped for many times.
Chun Yao Lin is a land-based artist who explores various-issue of society through photojournalist experience. Central to his research are mainly focus on “ temporary” and "landscape”, which he used to connect the diverse topics of society, including ownership and politic, post-industrial development. Throughout his practice in using temporary landscapes as a stage, these undefined fields opened up a dialogue in topics.
ChunYao’s works have been shown in the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in 2019 and a series of works ”I’m going home” which were collected by the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts in 2018, He currently lived in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Sheng-Wen Lo’s works investigate the relationships between non-humans and contemporary society, often taking daily experiences as points of departure. As a maker his practice comprises still/moving images, installations, video games, escape rooms and various media. He received MA in Photography from AKV|St.Joost in the Netherlands, and MSc in Computer Science from the Computer Music Lab at National Taiwan University. He is is a post-academic alumnus at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten (2019-2021) in Amsterdam.
Sheng is the creative director of Lightbox, a public photo library and a center for contemporary photography at Taipei. During his residency in Europe, he facilitates connections between Taiwanese and the international contemporary photography scene through talks, discussions, writings, and collaborations.
He was selected as Foam Talent (2021), and received fellowships from De Nederlandsche Bank and Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds/ Prince Claus Fund (2019).