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The Moment: Taiwanese American Contemporary Arts

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August 8, 2015 - September 13, 2015

Opening: August 8, 3 – 5 pm. RSVP only.

August 9 – September 13.

Free with NYSCI Admission.

As defined in the Merriam Webster dictionary, “moment” can mean a minute portion of time, importance, a stage in historical or logical development, or the product of quantity (as a force) and the distance to a particular axis or point.

While presentation through visual practice has many different interpretations, artwork displays its own physical and psychological moment, as the product of a unique insight and the distance the artist has carried his or her conception. The concept of The Moment is to investigate the play of the virtual and the real, inward and outward, our intimate reflection on a surface, dark and light, or a view of self in the outside environment. The Moment is a glance to visualize a picture, an object, a location, a person, or a memory.

The Moment uncovers artist encounters commenting upon the intersection of the inner mind and the outside environment. Artists fuse their creativity in two dimensional painting or manipulate it in new technology to discover new modes of relaying ideas, frameworks, and innovative interfaces between physical worlds in ways that provoke the imagination and problematize art interaction.

The Moment is a live direct or indirect program that brings participants to view, physically touch, and spiritually experience elements that might be generated through graphic, sound, video, or other art presentation. Through re-interpreting the idea of festival, we take technology to a wider application in the real world. Creative humanness, when the visitor is watching a video, seated at a computer, or touching a screen, will supplement reality and increase the two dimensional plane to a time axle moment. In one direction, it points to the past, and in another direction it imagines the future.


Luchia Meihua Lee
C.J. Yeh

Participating Artists:


Chin Pao CHEN 陳敬寳

CHIN PAO CHEN, Circumgyration
(Photography, illustrations projection)


Yu-Ting FENG 馮鈺婷

Yu-Ting FENG, Dear Deer

Dear Deer
(Interactive installation)


Chemin HSIAO 蕭喆旻

Chemin HSIAO, My Journey to the West
My Journey to the West


Scottie HUANG 黃致傑

Scottie HUANG, Portrait of Dandelion
Portrait of a Dandelion
(Interactive installation, fractal and recursive algorithm)


Shih Chieh HUANG 黃世傑

Shih Chieh HUANG, EP-2
(Single chanel video)


Ming Jer KUO 郭明哲

Ming Jer KUO, Suburban Form
Suburban Form
(Site specific installation)


Daniel LEE 李小鏡

Daniel LEE, Origin
(Single Channel Video)


HsiangLu MENG 孟祥璐

Hsian LU MENG, Parts of a Whole
Parts of a Whole
(Site specific installation)


NI Hao 倪灝

Hao NI, Window
Window IV, III.
(Window installation sculptures)


Amy Ching Chun WEN 溫淨淳

Amy WEN, Senses 1
Senses Part 1 & 2, Pupil, Touch.


Mennie Hsiu-Ying SHEN 沈秀穎

Mennie SHEN, Lettergraphy


Chin Chih YANG 楊金池

Chih Chih YANG, Enduring Love
Enduring Love
(Mixed Media installation, manikin, LED light, paper,wire)


C.J. YEH 葉謹睿

C J Yeh, Perfect 10
Perfect 10


Rosalie YU 余香瑩 & Alon Chitayat

Rosalie YU, Skin Deep
Skin Deep
(Single channel video)


Presented by the Taiwanese American Arts Council.



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