Photographic Studies MA , 2009
"I enjoyed the well-structured modules of both theory and practice. And you can always find the connections with the tutors no matter what area you are interested in."
Ting-Ting Cheng was born in 1985, Taiwan. She moved to London in 2008 and received her first MA in Photographic Studies from University of Westminster the year after. After participating in a number of exhibitions internationally, she continued her research at MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London in 2012.
In her practice, Cheng applies images, videos, sound, texts and objects to form installations or interventions, exploring the concepts of foreignness, nationhood and immigration by examining languages, history and mass media. Her previous exhibitions include solo shows at Taipei Fine Art Museum, Galerie Grand Siècle (Taiwan), Identity Gallery (Hong Kong), Gallery Nomart (Japan), Addaya Art Centre, Luis Adelantado (Spain), Rowan Art (London) as well as other group shows, biennales and art fairs, including Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitechture (Shenzen), III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil (Sao Paulo), KuanDu Museum (Taipei), National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art (Taichung), National Art Museum of China (Beijing), and ARCO Madrid.
After being nominated for the Taipei Art Award in 2011, Cheng was selected by Perspective Magazine in Hong Kong as one of the Top 40 artists in Asia the year after. In 2015, Cheng was awarded the Asian Exchange Prize by Asian Creative Awards in Japan. She has been artist-in-residence at Addaya Art Centre (Spain), GlogauAIR (Berlin), Zero Station (HCMC), Beatrice Tate School, Ben-Uri Museum (London) and Xianger (Taiwan). Her works are in the collection of Taipei Fine Art Museum, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Fundació per amor a l’art and Fundación Entrecanales.Read more profiles