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Yi Jie Shen

MA work


The great idea of this project is a furious attempt at violating the idea of painting and the institutions of painting. Those brushstrokes of painting are replaced by other elements, even cheesy ready-made objects which are valueless in painterly world.

Framing is another essential language alongside with the main idea. Most of them have their functions to disturb or violate the content aggressively.


  • MA Degree


    School of Humanities


    MA Painting, 2017

  • Degrees

  • Bachelor of Art, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan, 2013
  • Exhibitions

  • 2017 Kunst, coGalleries, Berlin, Germany; 2017 Show17, Royal College of Art, London, UK; 2017 Dimensions of Time, Crypt Gallery, London, UK; 2016 Secret RCA, Royal College of Art, London, UK; 2016 Fragmented Identifies, Borders festival, Venice, Italy; 2014 Immature Trace, Jazz Gallery,Taipei, Taiwan; 2013 Kaohsiung Awards,Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; 2012 Early Spring Works Exhibition, World Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan; 2011 {trois}, Tunghai NO.43 Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan; 2011 Contemporary art Exhibition,Huaqiao University, Xiamen, China; 2010 The 8th Taoyuan Contemporary Art Award, Taoyuan Museum of Fine Art, Taoyuan, Taiwan; 2007 U19 Prix Ars Electronica—Graphic Category, Ars Electronica Center,Linz, Austria
  • Awards

  • 2012 Finalist,Kaohsiung Awards—Oil Painting Category; 2011 Merit Award, Fine Art Class 28th Exhibition, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan; 2010 First Place, Fine Art Class 27th Exhibition, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwa; 2010 Judges' Award, The 8th Taoyuan Contemporary Art Award, Taoyuan,Taiwa; 2008 First Place, Graphic Design Class 98 Annual Exhibition,Fu Hsin Trade & Art School, Taipei, Taiwa; 2007 First Place, U19 Prix Ars Electronica—Graphic Category, Taipei, Taiwan