Jul 19, 2008 - Aug 31, 2008

Very Fun Park 2008

Fubon Art Foundation

Comtemporary Art Exhibition in Taipei's East District

Taipei's East District

Legend Li-Chen Lin uses the theme of a nomadic nest to look into the concept of human's future and the continuation of life, and amain elemant in her creative works is the sperm spoon.The tadpole sperm-like icon comes from the French word,L’oeuf ,which means egg and sounds similar to the English word, love, and the L’oeuf icon "," then becomes the source of transformation in Lin's iconic creations. Through the fusion of love and life as the starting point, various creative works are extended out from dialogues with life.

This simple character is cute and amicable, and is not set out to probe at any complex ideologies. It is merely trying to lead a trouble-free life. Kwon Ki Soo has enlarged this simple image on the facade of the building.

Happy Taxicabs is a project in conjunction with the taxi company, and has transformed a familiar mode of transportation into a nostalgic ride. Upon sitting in a Happy Taxicab, you will hear classic old songs, and the blissful message board inside the cab welcomes anyone to leave a message for your friend or be pleasantly surprised to find a message that was left for you. When getting out of the cab, you will receive a blissful receipt from the driver in six different versions of Luck, Peace, Health, Diligence, Perseverance, and Wellbeing. Each receipt will have on it a touching short story to fill your heart with blissful happiness.

Chen once again uses push pins, and attempts to develop a three dimensional work from his past two dimensional work. By layering and using multiple combinations, a hypnotizing group of cacti seems to have emerged from the illusive desert, and the shimmer from the push pins gives a mirage-like temporary optical illusion, and an alternative visual experience is presented.

Information supercharged is a kind of attitude that Yao Chung-Han uses to describe today's life. Replacing the anxiety that information explosion brings, scattered coordinates resemble this type of attitude that he describes.

The “Objects” guide us to trace back to the first mode of communication for man-kind, the imageries. The written languages of man-kind have derived from images, and in the beginning, each image represents a certain meaning, and it is deciphered by the communal experiences and memories that the community holds together.

Fubon Art Foundation
Credits: Story

CEO:Maggie Tsai
Director:Vivian Hsiung
Administration:Tai-Mou Li, Yen-Hsin Chen, Yu-Hsuan Lu
Exhibition:Yu-Lun Liang, Wei-Lun Chen, Wei-Ling Tsao
Promotion:Jada Chan, Chyi-Ju Chiu, Shu-Li Chen
Animation:Kuo-Feng Yao
Photography:Shun-Lung Chung
Documentary Production:On-Works
Book Design:Onion Design

Artist:
Chen Wan-Ling, Huang Chien-Hua, Wu Keng-Chen, Lin Taifong, Huang Wei-Huei, Liu Shih-Tung, Yu Wen-Fu, Chen Jun-Hau, Chung Shung-Ta, Kwon Ki Soo, Legend Li-Chen Lin, Kang Ya-Chu, Huang Pei-Ying, Wang Shin-Yi, Chen Hon-Wei, Anthony Luensman, Wang Liang-Yi, Chou Chu-Wang, Hu Hui-Chin, Wang Chung-Kun, Chow Y.Y. April, Hung Pei-Chi, Tsao Ting-Ting, Hou Lien-Chin, Huang Hsin-Yu, Li Hsin-Yuan, Hung Yi, Hsu Yung-Hsu, Chu Fang-Yi, AGUA Design, Yao Chung-Han, Sung Heng, Chou Weng-Yeh, Lin Guan-Min, Lai Pei-Yu

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