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Chien Cheng Hou

Belgium

Biography

Education

2007-2009
 MA in Visual Arts, KASK School of Arts University College Ghent, Belgium
2004-2007
 BA in Fashion Design, KASK School of Arts University College Ghent, Belgium

Selected solo exhibitions

2014 A Proud Archive, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn (NL)
2013
 EXT. INT. De Zondvloed, Mechelen (BE)
2011
 All the Others, Ruimte Morguen, Antwerp (BE)

Selected group exhibitions

2014 Tales of an Imagined City, Delfina Foundation, London (UK)
2014 Open Studio, Les Maisons Daura, Saint-Cirq-Lapopie (FR)
2014 OPENING february, Croxhapox, Ghent (BE)
2013
 TO BE OR TO HAVE PRESENTS, Project Space Tilburg, Tilburg (NL)

2013 18th International Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, São Paulo (BR)

2013 Eine kleine Geschichte der Bilder, Culture Center Hasselt (BE)
2012
 Schriftuur/Scripture, De Bond Culture Center Bruges (BE)

2012 exDox1 Cologne Experimental Documentary Film Festival (DE)

2012 Contrapposizione, Alden Biesen, Bilzen (BE)

2012 Fat Birds Don't Fly, Netwerk, Aalst (BE)
2011
 Young Belgian Art Prize 2011, Bozar, Brussels (BE)

2011 8th Busan International Video Festival, Busan (KOR)

2011 Narrative/Identity, AC Institute, New York (US)

Nominations

2013
 BNP Paribas Fortis Young Talent Award
2011
 Young Belgian Art Prize

Filmography
A Proud Archive, 2014, 6’46”
Fiction Quotes Fiction Reality Vanishes, 2012, 11'53"
All the Others, 2011, hidden camera, 10'16"
You Are My Translator for Nothing, 2010, 3'13"
Screenplay Scene III, 2010, 20'41"

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A Proud Archive

A Proud Archive (Orig.) / 2014 / Netherlands, Taiwan / 7 min

A Proud Archive is an auto-docufiction that speaks of rejection and disappointment. It tells a tale of a failed artist who surrendered his dream to reality and became a postman...

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News

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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