LIN Jin-Da

LIN Jin-Da

LIN Jin-Da's work has a precise yet poetic quality, in which memories, lives and spaces are fused and transformed into surrealistic images. Here he presents his video John's Township in which memory and history are blended, Platform Movie where life scenes are transformed into specimens, and his project about a public aquarium embedded with collective memory. Complex issues were raised from the artist’s personal experiences and constituted into scenes which are both realistic and dreamlike.

1983    Born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2011    M.F.A., Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts, Tainan National University of The Arts, Tainan, Taiwan


Solo Exhibitions

2009   “Harry’s Drug Store - Coral”, the Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2004   “Perforator”, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan


2014   “Cross-Strait Young Artists Exhibition Program/Taipei: The Lost Garden”, ESLITE GALLERY,
             Taipei, Taiwan
           “What We Are Mapping”, The Pier-2 Art Center, Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2012   “South country, South of Country”, Howl Space, Tainan, Taiwan; Zero Station, Saigon, Vietnam
2011   “TAIWANALE”, tamtamArt gallery, Berlin, Germany
2010   “Formose Cinema – Rencontre du film Taiwanais”, 6e CONTINENT, Lyon, France
           “Solitary Orchid II MOCA NO 2010 Autumn Exhibition & Table Edge Symposium”, Grass Mountain
             Chateau, Yangmingshan, Taiwan
2009   “POSTO- the reverse of Topos”, MOCA Taipei , Taiwan
           “Nostalgia for Future”, A7958 Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
           “Mobile man”, Wolong Gallery, Taipei , Taiwan
           “S-HOMO”, K's art Gallery, Tainan, Taiwan
           “Solitary Orchid”, MOCA NO, Chaming Lake, Taiwan
2008   “Asia Students and Young Artists Art Festival”, Old Building of Seoul Railway Station, Seoul, Korea
2007   “Red Ink - New Media Art” , Beitou Citizen's Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2006   “Zero”, National Taipei University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
           “Weather in my brain”, 284 , Taipei, Taiwan


2010  S-an Arts Prize, S-An Cultural Foundation, Taiwan
2003~2010   Hsing Tian Kong Long-Term Scholarship, The Hsing Tian Kong Culture and Education
                      Development Foundation, Taiwan
2009   Tainan National University of The Arts Scholarship for Studying Abroad: Osaka、Kyoto,
           Tainan National University of The Arts, Taiwan
2005   S-an Arts Prize, S-An Cultural Foundation, Taiwan 
2004   First Prize, Taoyuan Arts Prize, Taoyuan County Government, Taiwan
           Honorable Mention, Taipei Arts Prize, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan
           First Prize, MOCA in the Night, MOCK, Taiwan
           Excellence, Taipei Photography Prize, Photographic Society of Taipei, Taiwan

2000   First Prize in Illustration, ELLE「Young Talents」, ELLE, Taiwan
           First Prize, Design Award of Taiwan Creative Star, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan

Group Exhibition

2014   "Cross-Strait Young Artists Exhibition Program/Taipei: The Lost Garden", ESLITE GALLERY, Taipei, Taiwan

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