Artist Profile: ‘Yin-Ju Chen – Arcane Analyses’

Yin_Ju_Chen @ Kadist Foundation

Yin-Ju Chen researches the forces behind what we desire and looks for answers in astrology, science, pseudoscience, mythology and philosophy. Chen then collates these findings and weaves them together into elaborate narratives, told through a concert of artistic formats arranged in installations comprising moving images, photographs, clippings, objects and drawings. These multimedia installations unfold like stories and the artist further emphasizes their narrative structure by referring to their different elements as “chapters.” Each of her stories starts by presenting an event, the point in time and the space around which the narrative takes place.

Read more in Art Asia Pacific, Issue 100, September/October 2016 [pdf]