Yun-Ling Chen

MA work

The world today brims with stuff and things. To understand this overflowing, my practice explores the intrinsic properties of materials. 

My studio work starts with a fascination with what is discarded, found, taken and given. To challenge the boundaries between painting, sculpture and installation, my practice attempts to animate awkward conjunctions that illuminate the half-light between perception and action. These create what can be likened to new sentences, but sentences that appear to be empty of meaningful grammar. This is a process of shifting things into language-like forms and then back again. In this way I mix unstable components and create a new vocabulary. 

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Fine Art

    Programme

    MA Painting, 2017

  • The world today brims with stuff and things. To understand this overflowing, my practice explores the intrinsic properties of materials. 

    My studio work starts with a fascination with what is discarded, found, taken and given. To challenge the boundaries between painting, sculpture and installation, my practice attempts to animate awkward conjunctions that illuminate the half-light between perception and action. These create what can be likened to new sentences, but sentences that appear to be empty of meaningful grammar. This is a process of shifting things into language-like forms and then back again. In this way I mix unstable components and create a new vocabulary. 

  • Degrees

  • BA Plastic Arts, Dayeh University, 2014
  • Exhibitions

  • Creekside Open 2017 Selected by Alison Wilding, A.P.T Gallery, London, 2017; #Supercommunity, Royal College of Art Dyson Gallery, London, 2017; Play, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, 2017; Dimensions of Time, Crypt Gallery, London, 2017; Bankley Open Call Exhibition, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, 2016; What is the Future of Art?, Tate Modern, London, 2016
  • Awards

  • BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER,  Shortlisted, 2016