Hou Chien Cheng

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)

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

2016 GREEN, Hou Chien Cheng, published by Back Door Books (a Publication Studio Rotterdam imprint), ISBN 9789492308061 2014 BROWN, Hou Chien Cheng, supported by Be-Part Platform voor actuele kunst & published by APE Ghent, ISBN 9789490800222

Residencies with grants and/or stipend


jul – aug / Jan Michalski Foundation for Writing and Literature, Montricher, Switzerland

mar – apr / Saari Residence by Koneen Säätiö (Kone Foundation), Hietamäki, Finland


sept – oct / Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Schöppingen, Germany


nov – dec / HMK, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, The Netherlands

sept – oct / Les Maisons Daura, Maison des arts Georges Pompidou, France

feb – apr / Be-Part, Platform voor actuele kunst Waregem, Belgium


nov 2012 – jan 2013/ RAVI Résidences Ateliers Vivegnis International Liège, Belgium

A Proud Archive
Fiction Quotes Fiction Reality Vanishes
All the Others
You Are My Translator for Nothing
Screenplay Scene III

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