Greater Taipei Biennial of Contemporary Art 2020 | Authentic World
2020 | 裝置，LED顯示器、鐵支架，尺寸依場地而定，創作者溫晉豪
2020 | Installation, LED monitors, iron shelves. Dimensions variable, created by Ching-Hao WEN.
Reality always amazes us in a surprising way. The artist borrowed an article describing the geographical relationships [between Taiwan and China] and replaced the term “cross-strait” with “men and women”, showing these texts on a LED message board. Hence, the complex and power play between the two geographical regions was transformed into relationships between men and women. The artist usually separates the image from the texts so that the two mediums could refer to different things, and through the conflicting juxtaposition of texts and images, specific meanings can thus be created.
The Object Monument
2020 | Local materials found in Taiwan. Dimensions variable, created by Elizabeth Cardozo
The online city series created by artist Margot Guillemot originated in 2016. She conducted a comprehensive research about the city landscape and used a “single-point perspective” to photograph the centre of roads outside the exits of metro in the city. The multiple samples were then reconstructed into an image using montage. Through a single-point perspective, the checkerboard-like boulevards and towering buildings are highlighted, and together, they form a scene similar to modern cities.
2020 | 植物標本、平板電腦、三腳架，尺寸依場地而定，創作者西蒙．喬布
2020 | Plant specimens, computer tablet and tripods, dimension variable, created by Simon Job
Can the screen support the entire world? In the pandemic era, information relies on the binary computer system more than ever. The artist proposed the following thought: The reality that we know relies on the transcription and transmission of information, and the binary system creates a new version of the reality. Hence, “Conveyor(s)” attempts to create a new reality with the new medium. Is it a gradual betrayal of reality, or is it moving towards another kind of reality?