Curators Talk- DAFT x ARKO Video Art Screening Project

Venue|Digital Art Center, Taipei
Date and Time|11/25 (Sat.) 14:00-16:00

Curator of DAFT x ARKO Video Art Screening Project
Artistic Director, Digital Art Center, Taipei (DAC)

Hsiang-Wen CHEN

A curator with a background in art history and art critique, Hsiang-Wen Chen serves as the Art Director at Digital Art Center, Taipei, with research focuses on moving images and an array of new media art. Chen is a heavy user of cellphone, an addict to the Internet, and a cat fancier. In recent years, she has participated in numerous curatorial projects, including “Jungle Jungle-Zhang Xu-Zhan solo exhibition”(2023, Taiwan), “Live in-betweens-Mongolia and Central Asia, A Contemporary Art Perspective”(2022, Taiwan), “16th Digital Art Festival Taipei- Borderless Shelter”(2021, Taiwan), “Traveling Backwards-to the stories we left behond”(2021, Taiwan), “A Rhythm of Tree Forming the Forest” (2021, Taiwan)“15th Digital Art Festival Taipei-01_LOVE” (2020, Taiwan), “Letter.Callus.Post-War” (2019, Taiwan; Indonesia), “Expanded Experimental Animation Festival IV” (2019, Taiwan), “Is/In-Land: Mongolian-Taiwanese Contemporary Art Exchange Project” (2018, Taiwan; Mongolia).

Curator of DAFT x ARKO Video Art Screening Project
In-house curator of ARKO Art Center, Seoul

Haena Noh

Haena NOH (盧해나 )is a Seoul-based curator currently working at ARKO Art Center. Noh is interested in curating exhibitions as dialogues and responses, which capture changing phenomena in time and space and deal with “what comes after now.” She contemplates practice in art that connects the legacy of the past to the present time and space to gauge the current state of the world and open the path into the future. She served as a researcher for an archiving project of Asia at the Asia Culture Center (2015-2017) and worked at the 2019 Venice Biennale Korean Pavilion. Since 2022, she has been part of WESS, a cooperative platform with eleven curators. The exhibitions Noh curated include the 2022 ARKO A&T Festival, The Fable of Net in Earth (2022), the retrospective exhibition of Jeoung Jae Choul (2021), and Diplopia-Double Vision (2020) at ARKO Art Center, and Our Sculptural Journey: The Path to Today at WESS (2022).