Charwei Tsai’s works will be included in the exhibition Ritual: The Past in the Present. The exhibition explores the many complex narratives, histories, traditions, beliefs and issues which inform art produced by contemporary artists in Australia as well Asian cultures. Ritual: The Past in the Present opens on May 15th, 2021 at the Cairns Art Gallery in Australia.
The film trilogy Songs We Carry by Charwei Tsai and Tsering Tashi Gyalthang is currently on view at the Vernacular Institute in Mexico City. The trilogy is composed by Songs of Chuchepati Camp (2017), Songs of the Migrant Workers of Kaohsiung Harbor (2018) and Hear Her Singing (2017) which form a site specific installation. Showcasing three vastly different human conditions in the face of global uncertainties, the three […]
From Charwei Tsai’s spiritual representations of Buddhist scriptures to Rosângela Rennó’s exploration of penitentiary mug shots, our upcoming booth at Frieze New York will examine the practice of self-portraiture and identity. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Carlos Motta, Oscar Muñoz, Liliana Porter, Rosângela Rennó, Charwei Tsai and Hajra Waheed. Register at frieze.com in order to visit our online viewing room, VIP previews open on May 5th.
Charwei Tsai will be part of the group show Welcome, Stranger, to this Place opening on March 20th, 2021 at the University of the Arts in Tokyo. The exhibition focuses on the feeling of displacement and defamiliarization that has been generated by the current pandemic and how it has affected daily life.
Charwei Tsai will be part of the Art Explora Residency in Paris in Spring 2021. The partnership is located on the site of Montmartre, a stone’s throw from the Sacré-Cœur, in Paris. Since 1971, La Cité Internationale des arts has been developing residency programs with a capacity of 40 studios. During her residency, the artist will be […]
“Rituel·le·s” à l’IAC From 30 October 2020 to 31 January 2021
The collection We Came Whirling Out of Nothingness, by the artist Tsai Charwei, is aimed for discovering the intriguing relation between human history and the forms of organisms. Similar swirls are repeatedly shown in all scales, from the tiny shell of a snail to the infinite galaxy. The mystery of whirling figures connects the space […]
Out of the more than 100 videos collected by Mr. Miyatsu in the past 25 years, the exhibition “Daisuke Miyatsu: 25 years of video art – A point of transit signals from East and South East Asia” presents a selection of 8 classical works by East Asian artists as media representatives of Mr. Miyatsu’s perspective on […]
Charwei Tsai’s video installation Hear Her Singing 2017 was made in collaboration with Tibetan filmmaker Tsering Tashi Gyalthang. Commissioned by the Hayward Gallery, the work takes the universality of song to create a platform for refugees and asylum seekers currently living or detained in the United Kingdom. Through a series of film installations, the artist presents […]
‘Water’ opens this summer at GOMA, exploring the vital element which sustains all life on Earth. From major immersive experiences to smaller-scale treasures by Australian and international artists, the exhibition will highlight this precious resource and spark conversations about the environmental and social challenges we face today.
Charwei Tsai’s videos bring some sense of nostalgic feeling from the songs sang by women in detention center in London, which emphasise her investigation of memory of homeland within their despair and displacement.