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Student Showcase Archive

Cheng-Hsu Chung

MA work

MA work


Adorable is an animated film that illustrates a mental journey of a queer person. It presents observation and imagination about the current queer community by combining characteristic and abstract animation.



  • MA Degree


    School of Communication


    MA Animation, 2018

  • Cheng-HsuChung, (born 1994, Tawian) holds a BFA Animation from Taipei National University of the Arts and is currently studying MA Animation at the Royal College of Art in London. Chung’s artistic practice focuses on animation, although he often uses media such as photography and painting to articulate the changing nature of emotion. His interest is in interpersonal relationships, physical experiences and the human spirit. He has completed two artists in residencies in Bangkok (Tentacles Gallery) and Taiwan (Taipei Artist Village) and has participated in a solo show in Thailand, and several group shows in Taiwan, including OnSite Visual Art Fest in 2015 and Expanded Experimental Animation Festival III – Endocrine in MOCA Taipei in 2016.

  • Degrees

  • BFA Animation, Taipei National University of Arts, 2016
  • Experience

  • Artist in Residence, Tentacles Gallery, Bangkok, 2015; Artist in Residence, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, 2016
  • Exhibitions

  • ThePeepingToms, Speedy Grandchild Gallery, Bangkok, 2015; 2015 Onsite Visual, Chung Shan Creative Hub, Taipei, 2015; The End of 2nd Floor, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, 2016; Becoming, RCA Dyson Gallery, London, 2017; WRO Media Art Biennale, WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, 2017; ORBIT, Berlin Blue Art, Berlin, 2017; Queer Society Show: The New Darkroom, RCA Dyson Gallery, London, 2017
  • Awards

  • Taichung International Animation Festival, JuryPrize, 2016; Urban Nomad Film Festival, JuryPrize, 2016; Cut Out International Animation Festival, Jury Prize, 2016