Born in Taipei, 1987. Chien-Wen Lin is a New York-based visual artist specific on Photography and Film.
The forms of his works include fashion, documentary photography and experimental video. The concept of his works often derives from the glimpses of daily life. Through photography and short films, he tells the stories of the small but profound segments of life: the moments considered long forgotten yet are in fact rooted deeply in the memories throughout the course of life.
His recent works are mostly done with the format of collage, presenting a dialogue between the audience and the author. The use of collage can be seen in his first photography book, “Things i Lost”, by tearing up pages of books, it creates an interactive space between the viewers and the author. The book also reflects the worldview of the author.
He’s short film “Day by Day” has taken part in Berlin Interfilm Short Film Festival experimental film category, Backup Festival Weimar movie festival, and has won the golden prize of 39 hours Tainan short film awards.