b. 1985 Artist CV
Musquiqui Chihying was born in Taipei. He graduated from Taipei National University of the Arts with a BA in Fine Arts in 2008 and graduated from Universität der Künste Berlin with Meisterschüler in 2015. He currently works and lives in Berlin and Taipei. Chihying specializes in using multimedia creation to explore the human condition and environmental system in the age of global capitalisation, and engages in the study and research about issues of subjectivity in contemporary social culture. His solo exhibitions include: The Chinese Museum F (In extenso, In extenso, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2019), The Power of My Smile (Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, 2019), I’ll Be Back (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2018), Resistance is Futile (CAAC / Gallery 456, New York, 2017), Modern Life is Dull (NON Berlin Asia contemporary art platform, Berlin, 2016). His selected group exhibitions include: China Africa (The Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2020) (Upcoming), Berlin Art Prize (Very, Berlin, 2019), The Return of Guests: Selections from the PSA Collection (Power Station of Art, Shanghai, 2019), The Racing Will Continue. The Dancing Will Stay (Times Museum, Guangzhou, 2019), 12th OSTRALE Biennale: ism (Gedenkstätte Bautzener Straße, Dresden, 2019), 68th Berlinale Forum Expanded (Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 2018), Crush (Para Site, Hong Kong, 2018), Trans-Justice: Para-Colonial@Technology (Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, 2018), 5th Huayu Youth Award (Huayu Art Center, Sanya, 2017), A Chemical Love Story (Tang Contemporary, Beijing, 2017), Beyond Freedom (Cattle Depot Artist Village, Hong Kong, 2017), Taipei Biennial: Gestures and archives of the present, genealogies of the future (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2016), Millefeuille de Camélia (Arko Art Center, Seoul, 2016), 2015 Taipei Art Awards (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2015), Boys and their Toys (Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin, 2015), 10th Shanghai Biennale : Social Factory (Power Station of Art, Shanghai, 2014), Place an Image / Place in Image (Museum für Fotografie, Berlin, 2014), Modifications (ZK/U Center For Art and Urbanistics, Berlin, 2013). At the same time, Chihying regularly publishes articles in art publications and is also the member of Taiwanese art group “Fuxinghen Studio”. His artworks were collected in: KADIST (Paris/San Francisco), Power Station of Art (Shanghai), National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art (Taichung), Seaport Art Center (Taichung).