Artists Biography 參展藝術家簡介
Adam Cvijanovic based in New York City. He paints in large-scale format often using Tyvek sheeting as a substrate, which allows his work to be easily installed at multiple locations. His work is concerned with exposing the historical and enduring hubris of American culture, painting forms that depict the search for and physical manifestation of American power and success on a monumental scale.
Being an artist, a gardener and a philosopher, Jacek Pałucha started to learn painting when he was young. Following Prof. Wiesław Szamborski at the Faculty of Painting of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, and getting in touch with different art mediums, Jacek Pałucha exposed himself to different art genres.
作為一個藝術家，園丁和哲學家，Jacek Pałucha自小便開始學習繪畫。師承克拉科夫馬泰依科美術學院繪畫學系的Wiesław Szamborski，並接觸不同的藝術媒介，Jacek Pałucha沉浸在不同的藝術種類之中。
Jon Ching’s upbringing in Hawaii instilled him indigenuous lessons of appreciation and respect for the beauty of nature, building the foundation of his fascination with the natural and wild world, oftenly appearing in his current work as a self-trained artist. Inspired by the interconnectedness of nature, his works in detailed realism, yet combined with the surreal imagining, reflects the limitless wonders that nature can produce.
Kacey Wong 黃國才
Born and working in Hong Kong, Kacey Wong was trained in both fine arts and architecture, dedicated to investigating the space between men and their living environment with a social intention through his experimental art practice. He thinks being an artist is similar to being a detective, the case in hand is to investigate the self. Most famous for his protest art, his works span from installation, performance, sculpture and sound.
Telling the story through drawing on paper, Karlotta Freier is a visual narrator who uses illustration and cartoon to deliver the story. Her works comprise untold stories about real life events and personal fantasies that carry viewers into an intimate dimension, at the same time fully express herself through the use of an elaborated and tailor-made visual language.
Karlotta Freier擅於視覺敘事，慣常使用插圖和卡通來說故事。 她的作品包含了現實生活中不為人知的故事和給予觀眾親密感的個人幻想，同時這些故事也能通過其度身定造的視覺語言充分表達創作者的思想。
Liu Di 柳迪
Liu Di is a Chinese artist who uses digitally manipulated photographs to investigate the friction between the natural world and urban residents in China. His images are composed of over-sized animals set in suburban settings like residential compounds, Hutong districts, and the scenes of demolished homes. He transforms the urban landscape into a surreal playground over which massive inflated animals tower, yet are confined by their surroundings.
Born in 1980, Lukošaitis is well-known for his drawings, but he is also good at sculptures and objects. Graduated from the Sculpture Department at the Vilnius Academy of Arts in 2003, his works demonstrate the power of vision and imagination that allows having a sharper look at topics, which crashes people’s normal understanding towards different things.
Nick Brandt is an English photographer who focuses his work around humanity’s destruction of the natural world. Spending nearly two decades devoted to photographing African wildlife and former wild areas decimated by human development, he showed his fascination with the changing natural world, like the series of Inherit the Dust (2016) and This Empty World (2019). Often photographing animals in black-and-white or sepia tones, Brandt portrays his subjects as sentient creatures not so different from humans.
Nick Brandt是一名關注人類破壞自然環境的英國籍攝影師。用接近兩載的實踐拍下非洲野生生態和被人類毀壞的野生生態環境，他表現出對不斷變化的自然世界的迷戀，例如Dust (2016)和This Empty World (2019) 這兩個系列。布蘭特經常以黑白或棕褐色的動物為題材，將他的主角描繪成與人類沒有太大區別的有情生物。
Olafur Eliasson’s art is driven by his interests in perception, movement, embodied experience, and feelings of self. He strives to make the concerns of art relevant to society at large. Art, for him, is a crucial means for turning thinking into doing in the world. Eliasson’s works span sculpture, painting, photography, film, and installation. Issues of sustainability and climate change is one of the issues engaged in his practice. He lives and works in Copenhagen and Berlin.
Olafur Eliasson的藝術實踐源於他對認知、運動、體現經驗和自我感覺的興趣。他致力於使藝術與人類社會相關連。對他來說，藝術是將思考化為現實的重要手段。Eliasson的作品涵蓋雕塑、繪畫、攝影、電影和裝置等等。有關可持續性和氣候變化的議題是他其中一個創作主題。 他現在在哥本哈根和柏林生活及工作。
Pau Morstad born and raised in the western provinces of BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan, while his longing for the Pacific Rim brought him back west to East Vancouver where he now lives and works. Whales and volcanoes are common elements in his works and he is known for his distinctive watercolor works depicting the relationship between humans and animals.
Pau Morstad 在加拿大西部的卑詩省、艾伯塔省和薩斯喀徹溫省出生及長大，而他對環太平洋的喜愛使他回到了現在居住和工作的溫哥華東部。 鯨魚和火山是他作品中的常見元素，他以其描繪人與動物關係的特殊風格水彩作品而聞名。
Rebecca Norris Webb
Rebecca Norris Webb explores the complicated relationship between people and the natural world in her eight books, including with her monographs The Glass Between Us (2006) and My Dakota (2012), with a solo exhibition of the latter at The Cleveland Museum of Art in 2015. Originally a poet, Norris Webb often interweaves her words images in her books. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Le Monde, National Geographic, and is in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Cleveland Museum of Art, and The Museum of the City of New York. An NEA grant recipient, Rebecca has a new book, Night Calls, in which she retraced the route of some of her 100-year-old country doctor father’s house calls through the same rural county where they both were born.
Rebecca Norris Webb透過她的作品探討人與自然世界之間的複雜關係，著作包括The Glass Between Us (2006) and My Dakota (2012)，後者曾於2015年在克利夫蘭藝術博物館展出。 身為詩人的Norris Webb經常把她的文字和照片交織在書本上。作品見於《紐約客》、《紐約時報》雜誌、《世界報》、《國家地理雜誌》，並被收藏在波士頓美術館，克利夫蘭藝術博物館和紐約市博物館。曾獲National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grants的Norris Webb在最新著作Night Calls中，追溯了年邁父親和她在原居出生地的家庭足跡。
Susan Cohen Thompson
Established a style of painting in watercolor, now also discovering the medium of oil painting and ceramics, Susan Cohen Thompson always gains inspiration from nature. Interested in indigenuous Earth wisdom as her vision of the world, her works are deeply inspired by her relationship with earth and spiritual kinship with trees.
Susan Cohen Thompson擅長水彩畫，同時也會以油畫和陶瓷作為她的創作媒界。她偏愛以大自然作為靈感，並認為世界充滿了自我意識，故其作品亦深深受到了她與地球和樹木的靈性關係所啟發。
Ting Sze Lok 丁詩樂
Ting graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts of Hong Kong Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in 2014, and works primarily in the medium of painting. She enjoys observing quotidian scenes in life that are so often taken for granted. Her artistic practice revolves around piecing together these banal elements to create a microcosm of its own.