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Curated and produced by ICI, co-organised by TheCube Project Space, Notes for Tomorrow—Southern Taipei Version featured the works by a total of 35 curators and 34 artists / collectives from around the world. The curatorial philosophy behind this exhibition was to respond to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world and reflect on the instability and unknown state caused by the pandemic. Through a renewed focus and discussion on the life experiences, local cultures, colonial histories, as well as current issues about life and survival in different places, this exhibition not only resumed the human exploration of sustainability and shared wisdom, but also galvanized the viewers to re-envisage a new global future. For the first time, TheCube Project Space was collaborating with eight art spaces (ten locations) in Taipei City, thereby extending the viewing experience to the places with different atmospheres, and inviting the viewers to space-hop in the southern part of Taipei Ci

Initiated in 2016, TheCube’s research residency program has annually supported artist(s) and curator(s) to Taiwan or foreign countries for their respective research projects. In 2021, TheCube invited Ting-Jung Chen, the winner of the Kunsthalle Wien Prize 2018, back to Taipei for the four-month research residency. Orientating her research toward the subject of “sound as a tool for identity and community construction,” the artist is going to stage her solo exhibition— Harmonielehre that treated surround sound, sculpture, and image as the media. Visitors were welcomed to this exhibition where they could immerse in the mesmerizing world of sound waves interlaced by the real and the virtual.

Following his four-channel video installation work The LED Future (2020), which investigated artificial light and the consciousness behind technology, artist Chi-Yu Wu presented his work Atlas of the Closed Worlds at TheCube Project Space. Through the approach of scenario planning, this work unfurled extensive research, stretching beyond historical facts along the long river of time, and including a cornucopia of changes in the surroundings and myriad imagined possibilities. Events from history and novels were amalgamated into a repository of information, generating different closed worlds through random numbers and evoking dystopian fantasies.

Artificial Unit, curated by Sun Yi-Cheng, seeks to reexamine how the existing units (incl. nation, family, race, and self) were formed through the “regulated co-production,” and on the other hand tries to construct an ideational model for the question as to “how people fabricate units” on the basis of exhibition and scenario-based performance.

Curated by Amy Cheng of TheCube Project Space in Taipei, The Ouroboros is an international joint exhibition that marks the second phase in the 2018-2019 Taiwan-Luxembourg Exchange Program. This exhibition will be synchronously on view at TheCube Project Space in Taipei and the Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art Contemporain in Luxembourg.

The international exchange exhibition dust to dust: of myths and men was presented by Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, TheCube Project Space, and VT Artsalon. The exhibition is curated by Kevin Muhlen, director of the Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, featuring the collaborative work by Karolina Markiewicz and Pascal Piron, and the work from Marco Godinho.

Seeing art as alternative activities to produce knowledge, this exhibition has grown out from the project, Selves-Educating, to focus on the collectives or communities formed for co-production of alternative knowledge, as well as the political subjects constructed during the process of co-production, in which common ideology and active/resistant agencies are established via negotiation. For this exhibition, these self-organizing political subjects, which co-produce alternative knowledge, are saw as the "unit of interdependency" for us to re-imagine an ideal society.

This exhibition, titled “The more I ignore you, the closer you get.” started on view from 18 February until 9 April, 2017. Lee Kit tends to project the indescribable spiritual dimension of our quotidian existence to the exhibition venues with paintings, texts and images based on the dialogues that embody his personal attributes and implicit political struggle for survival. His artworks always leave the spectators with a feeling of empathy for his deep sentiments and acumen.

TheCube Project Space is honored to present Chen Chieh-Jen’s solo exhibition The Bianwen Book: Images, Production, Action and Documents of Chen Chieh-Jen. Date of the exhibition is from October 24th, 2015 to January 10th, 2016, and the special screening “Realm of Reverberations Returns to Losheng” and the artist talk will be held on 3-6pm, Sat., January 9th, 2016.

The exhibition curated by TSAI Jia-zhen, adopting the narration of Underground, this exhibition will focus on the “narrative syntax of political reality in video works and its construction and expression of context,” inviting two young Korean artists Jungju An and Sojung Jun, who also teach in the university, and often partake in residencies abroad, which have astutely enriched their observation of subjects and phenomena, expanding the expression of their work.

TheCube Project Space of Taipei, in collaboration with Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, is pleased to present on September 11th UNGROUND, an 8-channel audio-visual installation by the Luxembourgish artist-duo Gast Bouschet and Nadine Hilbert. Kevin Muhlen, artistic director of Casino Luxembourg, where the exhibition had its first reveal in 2012, is curating the Taipei exhibition.

TheCube Project Space is delighted to host A Journal of the Plague Year’s first touring stop in Asia. The exhibition curated by Cosmin Costinas(Director of Para Site, HongKong) and Curator Into Guerrero. Taiwan and Hong Kong share many chapters of their history. This exhibition wants to serve as a start for a reflection on this shared historical background and rhetoric narratives between the two regions facing a tumultuous present and an uncertain future under the same specter.

Living As Form is a research-based audio-visual documentation exhibition, curated by chief curator of Creative Time of New York, Nato Thompson. It surveys more than 100 projects in the past 20 years that blur the line between art and everyday life, and that emphasize participation, dialogue, and community engagement.

Project 35, curated by ICI (Independent Curators International) is a program of single-channel videos selected by 35 international curators who have each chosen one work by an artist that they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today.

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