Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive

Cho Hyun Jae 趙顯才
Name in pinyin: Zhao Xiancai
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Place of birth: Seoul, Korea
Dates: 1958-
Art Medium: mixed media work,painting,performance
Cho was born in Korea and has been living in Hong Kong since 1997. She completed her Bachelor degree in Western Painting and Master degree in Art Education at Duk Sung Woman's University College of Fine Arts in Korea. She received the Inchon Grand Art Exhibition Grand Prize and the 4th Sea Art Festival Grand Prize in Korea in 1990. She also received the Prize of Peace and Friendship in the 4th International Asian European Art Biennial in 1992. Cho founded the 'Front Art Studio' in Oil Street in 1998 and 'Kwok Art Institute' Community Art Education in Cattle Depot Artist Village in 2001.
Fire and Water Series (1990) Performance and Installation in Seoul, Korea Moo, Moo, Moo (1990) Mixed media installation Monument - Column (1990) Acrylic on cloth (painting) 2.5x4mMonument - Column (1991) Painting & Sculpture 1x2.7x2.7m
Monument - Column (1991) Painting & Sculpture 2x3x3mSelf-ask, Self-reply (1991) Photography Fire, Water and Human (Vision) (1991) Performance in Chongju, Korea Human Moving Sculpture (1991) Performance in Korea
Inside and Outside: Skinless Skin (1992) Multi-media/Condom Installation, flexible size Dona, Dona, dona - Mony Project 1994 (1994) Installation and Performance Inside Outside (1998) Acrylic on canvas 152x122cmInside Outside (1998) Acrylic on wood 28.5x42cm
Inside Outside (1998) Acrylic on wood 28.5x42cmInside Outside (1998) Acrylic on canvas 152x122cmSpectacle I (1999) Installation Inside, Outside (1999) Installation
Black Tide (2000) Mixed Video Image Photograph 140x120cmInside Out (2001) Acrylic on wood, fabric, rice paper & Chinese script Pound Lane Happening (2001) Near Parasite Art Space, Hong Kong Inside, Outside (1990-1998, 2001) Acrylic on wood, fabric, rice paper & Chinese script
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Cho Hyun Jae 趙顯才 2003 Artist's Statement [in English & Chinese]
Contact the artist: cho@frogqueen.com, frogqueencho@gmail.com

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Last updated: 3 July, 2020.