Eighteen Copper Guardians in Shao-Lin Temple and Penetration: The Penetrative

  • Action Video/Single Channel Video
  • 02:11
  • 2001
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The above series proposed the idea of ‘penetration’ as some shortcut willingly projected in our living environment. An access to a fluke, which leads us to ‘get through’ every difficulty we met in daily life. Unfortunately, the result turned out to be those ridiculous ‘bumps’ occurred in the video – if it would’ve been a tolerance test to the so-called shortcut.

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2006 "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: City Crevice", Solo Exhibition by K.Y Tsui, Winchester Gallery, Winchester, GB

2005 "You So Crazy: Kuang-Yu Tsui’s Video Works", The Chelsea Art Museum, New York, US

2002 "The Shortcut to the Systematic Life: Superficial Circumstance", Solo Exhibition by K. Y. Tsui, IT Park Gallery & Photo Studio, Taipei, TW

2001"CHIEN. KUANG. HWUEI TAKING A SHORTCUT", Retrospective of Tsui Kuang-Yu 1994-2001, Prototype Art Gallery, Tainan, TW



2023 "The Powerless", Outside Art Space, Beijing, CN

2022 "Along the Objects", Double Square Gallery, Taipei, TW

2020 "2020 Chiayi International Art DOC Film Festival: Create your own being", Auditorium of Cultural Affairs Bureau, Chiayi, TW

2019-2020 "THEN" The first ten years of White Rabbit, White Rabbit Gallery, Chippendale NSW, AU

2017 "Discipline the City", The Substation, Singapore, SG

2015 "Gestures-Body Art Stories-Marina Abramovic & The Others", Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, TW

2014 "The Pioneers of Taiwanese Artists 1971-1980", National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, TW

2014 "The Other ∙ The Distance", Cross-Strait Contemporary Art Exchange, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, CN / Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, TW

2013 "Intersecting Vectors", Experimental Projects from the TFAM collection, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, TW

2010 "21st Century Art in the First Decade", Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, AU

2009 "Becoming Intense – Becoming Animal – Becoming…", Exhibition in the public space of the city of Heidelberg, DE

2009 "DIS-EASE", a new generation of video art from the Rijksakademie archives, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, ZA

2009 "Living Room 09: My Home Is Where My Heart Is", Performance, film and video in Auckland Central business district, Auckland, NZ

2008 "Bad Joke", Riga Art Space, Riga, EE

2008 "DIS-EASE", a new generation of video art from the Rijksakademie archives, Bank Gallery, Durban, ZA

2008 "Open Archive: 40 Years of Video Art in Germany + Chinese Video Art Archive", Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, CN

2008 "Biennial Cuvée", OK Centrum, Linz, AT

2008 "Decoder", Selected works from the 3rd Contour Biennial for Video Art (Mechelen, BE, 2007), Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, LT

2007 "Bad Joke", Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, EE

2007 "Taiwan Crossover Festival", OK Centrum, Linz, AT

2007 "Kuang-Yu Tsui Action Video 1995-2006", Lugar A Dudas, Santiago de Cali, CO

2007 "Decoder", Contour Biennial-third biennial for video art, Mechelen, BE

2007 "Screening project from ‘Umelec’ art magazine", Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Mexico City, MX

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2007 "Transpacific. An Encounter in Santiago", La Moneda Palace Cultural Center (LMPCC), Santiago, CL

2007 "National pride - the second layer", Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL

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2006 "Strobe 06 · Festival de Video Creació", Amposta, ES

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2006 "The Peninsula: An Artist Film-Video Anthology in 3 parts + An Exhibition Part of M1 Singapore Frience Festival 2006", Singapore History Museum, SP

2006 "Exploding Television - Satellite of Love presents: Sex and Sadness", Curated by Jan Schuijren, In the framework of the Rotterdam International Film Festival, in collaboration with Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL

2006 "Sex and Sadness", Platform Garanti, Istanbul, TR

2006 "Wrong(ed) Attitude", Sparwasser, Berlin, DE/ Paris (CCTP), FR

2006 "Short Turns", Argos Gallery, Brussels, BE

2006 "Islanded: Contemporary Art from New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwanat", the Adam Art Galleryin Wellington, NZ/ Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore, SP/ Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, TW

2005 "Joy", Casino Luxembourg, LU

2005 "FORMAT ", TV program in SVT, SE

2005 "The Spectre of Freedom", 51.International Art Exhibition-La Biennale di Venezia, Palazzo delle Prigioni, Venice, IT

2005 "Archaeology of the Future-The Second Triennial of Chinese Art", Nanjing Red Classic Gallery, Nanjing, CN

2004 "The New Identity Part.5: Taiwan Contemporary Art Exhibition", Mitsubishi-Jisho Artium, Fukuoka JP

2003 "CITY_NET ASIA", Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, KR

2002 "C02 Taiwan Avant - garde Documenta ", American Cultural Center, Taipei, TW

2001 "The 1st Exhibition of Contemporary Sculptural art in Taiwan Artistic site - a new [form] IV: The Sculptural Field of Tomorrow ", Huashan Arts District, Taipei, TW