Born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 1978, Wu Tzu Ning holds a PhD in Art Creation and Theory, Tainan National University of the Arts, and is now Associate Professor at the Art Industry Department, National Taitung University. She was the curator of Assistive Technology Art Tools - Experimental Projects at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in 2009, and has been focused on issues of technology and body in her contemporary art and curatorial practice. Her early works are mainly mixed media installations that integrate a theatrical quality and a sense of poetry; her recent works incorporate interaction between new media and digital projection as well as performance. Her works, early or recent, demonstrate an excellence sense of mise-en-scene that engages the creator, artwork and audience, and propose conceptual questions regarding life and various issues and relations in our society. In her series of solo exhibitions, from Cyberbeings(2003) to Mind Your Body (2011) to WORDS (2013), the artist has explored the issue of “body as a cybernetic medium.” Her 2016 solo exhibition, Born Beyond the Womb, tackled the issue of biotechnology, and continued her study and creative work on the “post-human body.” Since 2018, she has been involved in the art project of “Doomsday School,” which discusses the technical nature of virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality, and combines 3D scanning technology to create a virtual ark to explore the means of survival on doomsday from the viewpoints of modernology and the conservation of cultural assets.
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