Jia-Ling Hsu

 

Education

2006-2009       BFA in Studio, specializing in Performance and Filmmaking, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, U.S.

1995-2000      BA: Double major in Legal Science and Sociology, National Taiwan University, Taipei,Taiwan.

Grants

2016  “Artist in Residence Grants” by Tainan City Government, Taiwan

2015  “Cultural Exchange with Artist in Residence Grants” by Ministry of Culture of Taiwan

Artist Residencies

2016  Soulangh Artist Village, Tainan, Taiwan.

2015  Hangar, Barcelona, Spain.

 

Works

1. Individual Exhibition

2016  “Whisper of Heart.” Soulangh Artist Village: Tainan, Taiwan.

2. Performance/Performing art

2017  “Together.” Director and performer. "Every Film is an enigma: Ghosts in the darkness." VENUE B1: Taipei, Taiwan.

2017  “Antti Myllyoja: Inhale/Exhale: Words Without Language.” Director and performer. “Experimental Winter- Contemporary                    Music Concert.” Taipei, Taiwan.

2017  “My Daily Life and Performance—a Performative Diary.” Lecture/performance. Etat Forum: Taipei.

2016  “Phinn Phang/The Scent of Sweetness.” Solo performance. Soulangh Artist Village: Tainan, Taiwan.

2015  “A way for the ambivalence.” Solo performance. Hangar: Barcelona, Spain.

2014  “Washing off.” Monodrama. Fantasy Theatre’s production “Wash.” Solo Singer Inn and Tainaner Ensemble: Taiwan.

2014  “Daily Life.” Group exhibition “Taiwan-Hiroshima Performance Art Show.” Polymer: Taipei, Taiwan.

2014  “FOURbidden.” Director and performer. Hopscotch Body Movement Theater production. Changee: Taipei,Taiwan.

2014  “I am breathing, and so is it.” Solo performance. Sidewalk of Zhongxiao East Road, in front of the construction site of                        Taipei Dome: Taipei, Taiwan.

2012  “Passing by.” Monodrama. Riverbed Theatre’s production “Just For You.” Museum of Contemporary Art: Taipei, Taiwan.

 

3. Installation

2016  “I want to make a garden, or be one.” Soulangh Artist Village: Tainan, Taiwan.

4. Moving image (director)

2016  “Still here”  2hr 15min︱loop︱HD︱color

2013  “One Day.”  21min︱16mm to DV, HD︱color and B&W︱producer, director, performer, editor, and sound designer.

            2013 Nominated. International Festival, Signes de Nuit, France. Screened in Paris and Saarbrücken.   

            2013 Nominated. Beijing Independent Film Festival, China.

2009  “I Am.”  11min︱16mm to DV︱color and B&W︱producer, director, editor, and sound designer.

           2015 Nominated. Escents Film Festival. Taiwan

2009  “How I Learned to Fly.”  13mins︱HD︱color︱producer, director, performer, editor, and sound designer.

           2010 Award of Excellence in Filmmaking, Canada International Film Festival.

           2009 “More Than Intimacy” Taiwanese Student Film and Animation Showcase, University of Chicago.

2008  “Best Wishes.”  10mins︱16mm to DV︱color︱producer, director, performer, editor, and sound designer.

           2009 “More Than Intimacy” Taiwanese Student Film and Animation Showcase, University of Chicago.     

           2008 Nominated. Akira Kurosawa Memorial Short Film Competition, Japan.

           2008 Second Prize. 2nd SAIC Undergraduate Film/ Video Festival, Chicago, USA.

           2008 Asian American Showcase, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, USA.

2006  “536 W. Addison” 18mins. director and cinematography.

2006  “Portrait #002” 6mins. director, cinematography and sound design.

 

5. Performer/Actor (live)

2017  “Hypnosis: the Just For You Project.” Produced by Riverbed Theatre. BOK Festival. Macau, China.

2016  “Xavier Le Roy: Retrospective.” Taipei Biennial 2016. Taipei Fine Arts Museum.Taiwan.

2016  Guest artist. “Solo exhibition of River Lin: Encounter Project: The Exhibition of Our Own.” Taipei Artist Village: Taipei.Taiwan.

2015  “A Monkey for All.” Produced by Radical Snail Office. Guling Street Avant-Garde Theatre:Taipei.Taiwan.

2014  “A Monkey for All.” Produced by Radical Snail Office. Director Tsai's Cafe Galerie:Taipei.Taiwan.

2013  “The Idea of North.” Produced by Fantasy Theatre. The Bamboo Curtain Studio:Taipei.Taiwan.

2013  “Nobody Gets Hurt.” Produced by Riverbed Theatre. Taipei Fine Arts Museum:Taipei.Taiwan.

2012  “Entrance.” Produced by Riverbed Theatre’s “Just For You Theatre Festival.” Hotel Eight Zone: Taipei.Taiwan.

2012  “Beautiful Cruelty.” Produced by Riverbed Theatre.Experimental Theater:Taipei. Taiwan.

2012  “Wu Jie.” Produced by Wu-Fa-Biao-Da Dance Company. Huashan 1914 Creative Park:Taipei.Taiwan.

2011  “Room 206.” Produced by Riverbed Theatre’s “Just For You Theatre Festival.” Hotel Eight Zone: Taipei.Taiwan.

6. Actor (film/TV)

2015  “Communication.” Leading role. Short film.

2015  “Angle.” Leading role. MV produced by I'm not Dorothy.

2015  “Wang Cong-Wei, Writing for Presence.” Leading role. Produced by Taiwan Public Television “Literature Face&Book.”

2014  “Li Ang, Writing without Taboo.” Leading role. Produced by Taiwan Public Television “Literature Face&Book.”

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