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Chien-Chi Chang

 
 

張乾琦

 
     
 

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張乾琦 pinyin Zhang Ganqi

1961

Chien-Chi Chang was born inTaiwan into a working class family.

 

 

 

He studied at Soochow University of Taipei.

   

1984

Graduated with a bachelor degree in Art, ( B.A.), he continued his studies in United States
  and started to develop an interest to photography.
   

1990

He graduated with a Master degree in Science, from Indiana University, Bloomington.
   

1991

He began working as a photojournalist at the Seattle Times then at Baltimore Sun.

   

1995

He joined the photography agency Magnum.
   
  His series The Chain, a collection of 48 portraits taken in a mental asylum, in Taiwan
  made him famous in Biennials of Venice ( 2001 ) and Sao Paolo ( 2002 )
   

2003

They are published in a book under the same title which obtained the First Place,
  in Pictures of the Year International, U.S.A.
   
 

Other topics in his books:

 

Marital ties through photos without joy of Taiwanese weddings IDo, IDo, IDo

2005

Description of the business around the marriages negotiated between Taiwanese

 

and Vietnamese: Double Happiness.

   

2008

His work Doubleness ( begun in 1992 ), on the life of illegal immigrants from China's coastal

 

Fujian Province, was first exhibited at the National Museum of Singapore and at the Taiwan

 

Pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2009.

 

Awards

   

1998

First Place,

Daily Life, World Press Photo, the Netherlands

1998

Magazine Photographer of the Year

National Press Photographers Association, USA

1999

Visa d’Or

Visa Pour L’image, Perpignan, France

1999

W. Eugene Smith grant

Memorial Fund for Humanistic Photography, USA

2003

First Place

Pictures of the Year International, USA

     
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    United States  

2004

28.02 12.12

Southeast Museum of Photography

The Chain
   

Daytona Beach

 
       
    United States China Town

2004

15.04 22.05

JulieSaul Gallery

 
    New York  
       
    United Kingdom  

2005

18.01 30.01

Ffotogallery

The Chain
   

Cardiff

 
       
    Taiwan  

2006

04.11 30.12 Chi Wien Gallery The Map
    Taipei  
       
   

Singapore

 

2008

  National Museum Doubleness
    Singapore  
       
    Taiwan  

2009

17.01 28.02 Chi Wien Gallery Chien Chi Chang
    Taipei  

 

     

 

     
       

© Chien-Chi Chang

       
       

 

 


Collective exhibitions  
selection

 
       
   

Italiy

 

2001

 

Biennial of Venice  

 
    Venice  
       
    Brazil  

2002

 

Biennial of Sao Paulo

 
   

Sao Paulo

 
       
    United States  

2003

 

International Center of Photography

Triennale
    New York  
       
    Italy  

2009

07.06 22.11 Biennial of Venice Taiwan Pavilion
    Venice  
       
    France  

2012

  Théâtre antique Rencontres d'Arles
    Arles  
       
    Australia  

2014

02.06 02.08 Sherman Contemporary Foundation Home
    Sydney  
       
    Australia  

2014

24.05 02.08

The Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation

Home
    Sydney  
       

 

  France  

2014

01.10 31.10 Esther Woerdehoff Galllery Drive In

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  The Netherlands  

2015

11.09 08.12 Foam Photography Museum Magnum
    Amsterdam Contact Shets
       
    Spain  

2016

26.05 10.06 loop Festivalp  
    Barcelona  
       
    France  

2016

20.09 20.06 Asia Now Art Fair
    Paris  


 

 

 

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© Chien-Chi Chang

 
 
 
 

   

Chi-Wen Gallery  Taipei

www.chiwengallery.com

   


 

 

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© Chien-Chi Chang  

Chien-Chi Chang  

 Ivy Liu -

 

I do, I do, I do

Premier

 

texts : Sarah Yeh, Cheryl Lai

Foundation

 

26,03 cm x 26,03 cm

2002

 

120 p

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
© Chien-Chi Chang  

Chien-Chi Chang  

APERURE

 

double happiness

2005

 

text : Claudia Glenn Dowling

 
 

23,49 cm x16,51 cm

 
 

160 p

 
 

isbn : 978193178856

 
       
       
       
© Chien-Chi Chang  

Chien-Chi Chang

 Hachette

 

Les grands photographes de MAGNUM photos

 2008

 

in french

 
 

25 cm x 22,5 cm

 
 

48 p

 
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
© Chien-Chi Chang  

Jet Lag  

 Hatje Cantz

 

Chien-Chi Chang

2015

 

texts : Chien-Chi Chang

 

 

in english

 
 

28 cm x 22,5 cm

 
 

120 p

 
 

isbn : 978 3 7757 4025 8

 
     
     
     
     
       
 

© Chien-Chi Chang -   Burmese Days 2012

       
       

© Chien-Chi Chang

       
       

© Chien-Chi Chang

   

Je vis par la photographie. Prendre des photos est ma manière d'agir et de réagir face à la vie.

J'ai une conscience sociale, mais au bout du compte, ce sont les images qui m'émeuvent réellement;

Chien-Chi Chang

 
 
 

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