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YUAN Goang-Ming


Single-channel video 5'00"

“When the poetic appropriately comes to light, then man dwells humanly on this earth…”

− Martin Heidegger, 1889–1976 [1]

[1] Martin Heidegger, “…Poetically Man Dwells…,” in Poetry, Language, Thought, trans. by Albert Hofstadter (New York: Harp & Row, Publishers, 1971), p. 229

YUAN Goang-Ming

Yuan was born in Taipei, Taiwan, in 1965 and started creating video works in 1984, a pioneer in video art in Taiwan. Yuan received a master’s degree in media art from the Academy of Design, Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1997 and is currently a professor at the Department of New Media Art, Taipei National University of the Arts.


Yuan’s recent works center around the contemporary dilemma, worries, and fear toward survival and the theme of “the normalization of war” and “daily wars,” portraying the contemporary survival state and unease.

The 13th Taishin Arts Award – Shortlist Award|An Uncanny Tomorrow

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