I-Chun Chen

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Most Recent Affiliation:

  • Taipei National University of the Arts


  • Taiwan


  • Chen I-Chun was born in Nantou, Taiwan, and is currently a PhD student at Taipei National University of the Arts. Chen’s artworks include both paintings and video art, in addition to interactive new media projects. Chen’s exhibitions and festivals, include Illuminations: Taiwanese Media Art Exhibition, Taiwan Biennial (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 2012), FILE 2010, 2011, 2012), Cologne International Video Art Festival and Pixilerations v.8.

Writings and Presentations:

  • Title: Light Storm PLUS
    Writing Type: Sketch / Art Talk
    Exhibition: SIGGRAPH Asia 2016: Mediated Aesthetics
    Abstract Summary:

    In the analogue world, electronic signals are based on waveforms. Transmissions of sound waves, light waves, and water waves, all use waveforms to transmit vital information directly related to energy distribution, making waveforms an integral part of our daily lives. The art work Light Storm PLUS uses power generated by waveforms to control the motor of a high-speed rotation device transmitting electroluminescent (EL) cold light. The artwork replicates the shape of wave forms in the real world, thus the light waveforms fluctuate with same rhythm as they do in the analog world. Through interacting with the artwork, people sense that their bodies are key to the transmission of data, as they become active components in the feedback loop, but also become part of the mechanism of transmission.