Min-Tzu Chao

Min-Tzu born in 1983 Taiwan and graduated from MA Sequential design/ illustration at University of Brighton in 2009. Her wish to create artworks which can bring a positive impact when viewers discover them. She invested in narrative& emotion design and evocative colour palette. Her research in visualizing social and cultural difference with identity and symbolic representation. 

In Double Happiness, Min-Tzu assembled images, objects and symbols to interpret the times in which Taiwanese women in four generations were born, lived and married. Drawing on the many interrelated and overlapping themes in each work. This project seeks to the audience  participate in decoding meaning and sewing stories and ask how visual imagery can inform and understand the women's courageous spirit.

 

Born

1983 Taipei, Taiwan

 

Education 

2009 MA Sequential Design and illustration, University of Brighton  

2005 Ming Chuan University, Bachelor of Commercial Design, Taiwan

Experiences

Jul   2016           Fine arts work center, Provincetown, United States.

Jun  2014           ARTalks: Talk ART!, Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and culture, Taipei.

Sep  2012           Berliner list, MUMA Köpenicker Straße 70, Berlin, Germany.

Feb  2012           INTERLACE N_51° W_0°, The Outside World Gallery, London, UK.

Sep  2011            Double Happiness, Kaunas Biennial TEXTILE 11, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Aug  2011            Love, Cork Street Open exhibition Prevention of young suicide, London, UK.

Jun  2010            Double Happiness, CandidArt Trust Gallery, London, UK.

Feb  2010            Double Happiness, Summerfield Gallery, Cheltenham, UK.

Jun  2009             Double Happiness, Presentation in PECHA KUCHA NIGHT Brighton.

Sep  2009            The Wedding Dress of a Child Bride, University Gallery, Brighton, UK.

Sep  2008            Monkey Buddha / La Dance, The Rag Factory, London, UK.

Apr   2005            Monkey Buddha, Taipei Xinyi Public Assembly Hall, Taipei, TW.

 

Public collection 

Double Happiness    Kaunas Biennial TEXTILE 11

Bibliography

Artouch Magazine, July 2014

Berliner liste, Sept 2012

Shopping Design Magazine, Feb issue 2012

Kaunas biennial Textile'11: REWIND-PLAY-FORWARD  2011

Textile Forum Magazine issue 2, 2011

Cork Street Open exhibition Prevention of young suicide 2011

The Open West 2010