Kao Jun-Honn was born in 1973 in Taiwan, graduated in 1998 from Taipei National University of the Arts with a BA in Fine Arts, and graduated in 2017 from Tainan National University of the Arts with a PhD in Art Creation and Theory. His artistic practice mainly focuses on issues about the contemporary society, space, politics, and history thought the forms of video art, physical practice, and writing. Kao Jun-Honn currently lives and works in Taipei.Read More
His solo exhibitions include: Taoist Trinity Fairyland (Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, 2018), Abandoned Path: A Creator's Geopolitical Method (A+ Contemporary project, Taipei, 2017), Overtime in Tokyo (Amateur's Revolt, Tokyo, 2015), Daddy Taught Me How to Behave (Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei, 2010), Pass – Platform of Friends (Auditorium of Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture, Taipei, 2008), Waiting for Germany at Liumaoan (Taipei MOMA Gallery, Taipei, 2005), The Home Project, Fond Memories Too Far (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2006).
His group exhibitions include: Island Tales: Taiwan and Australia (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2019), Wild Rhizome – 2018 Taiwan Art Biennial ( National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 2018), The Essential: New Acquisitions (Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung,2018), Frontier: Re-assessment of Post-Globalisational Politics (OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Institute, Beijing, 2018; OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Shanghai, Shanghai, 2017), Taipei Biennial 2016: Gestures and archives of the present, genealogies of the future (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2016), Asia Triennial Manchester – Harmonious Society (Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester, 2015), Gestures：Body Arts Stories (Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, 2015), Ghosts return – Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition (Hong-gah Museum, Taipei, 2014), The 12th Taishin Arts Award Exhibition (Museum of National Taipei University of Education, Taipei, 2014), Trading Futures (Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei, 2012), Forum Biennial of Taiwanese Contemporary Art 2010 (Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei, 2010), Empty Fields – A Dialogue Between Contemporary Art and Contemporary Philosophy (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 2006), New Taiwanese – The Testimony of Digital Image (Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, 2005), In a Relationship??!! (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei; Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, 2005). Screenings include: Cosmopolis #2: rethinking the human (Centre national d'art et de culture Georges-Pompidou, Paris, 2019). His artworks were collected in: National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture.
Text courtesy Asia Art Center.