Hsu Che-Yu

b. 1985, Taipei

Hsu Che-Yu primarily creates animation and videos to explore the relationship between media, history, and personal memories. His works often possessa documentary quality that blurs the boundary between reality and fiction. In his recent practice, Hsu has incorporated 3D scanning and VR technology to reanimate bodies, architectural structures, and sites from past events, aiming to unfurl the interplay between body, space, and the politics of death. His works transcend mere documentation of historical events, delving deeper into the construction and representation of personal and collective memories.Hsu held solo exhibitions at ARGOS centre for audiovisual arts (Brussels, 2024), Fundació Joan Miró (Barcelona, 2023), Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève (2023), Vernacular Institute (Mexico City, 2023), MOCA Taipei (Taipei, 2023), KuanduMuseum of Fine Arts (Taipei, 2023, 2012), and Taipei Fine Arts Museum (2015), among others. He has also participated in group exhibitions at Beijing Inside-Out Art Museum (Beijing, 2023), Kaohsiung Museum (Kaohsiung, 2023), Total Museum of Contemporary Art (Seoul, 2022), The Museum of NTUE (Taipei, 2022), MAXXI Museum (Rome, 2022, 2021), Seoul Museum of Art (Seoul, 2021), KunstmuseumBonn (Bonn, 2021), Museum of Contemporary Art (Taipei, 2021), Museum of Contemporary Art (Eupen, 2020), Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art (Shanghai, 2020), and National Taiwan Museum (Taichung, 2020). His work has beenexhibited at biennials and film festivals including Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil (São Paulo, 2023), Bienal de São Paulo (São Paulo, 2021), Seoul Mediacity Biennale (Seoul, 2021), Shanghai Biennale (Shanghai, 2018, 2012), London Design Biennale (London, 2018), Asian Art Biennial (Taichung, 2017), IFFR International Film Festival Rotterdam (2023, 2022, 2020, 2018), and NYFF New York Film Festival (2020).

Hsu was awarded the Videonale Award of the Fluentum Collection (KunstmuseumBonn, 2021), the Loop Barcelona Video Art Production Award (Han NefkensFoundation, 2020), the Taishin Annual Grand Prize (Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture, 2016), and was a finalist for HUGO BOSS ASIA ART (2019).

He currently lives and works between Taipei and Amsterdam.