Convenor of Photo ONE
Photographer/ Adjunct Associate Professor of National Taiwan University of Art
Shen Chao-Liang was born in Tainan, Taiwan, in 1968. He obtained his master’s degree from the Graduate School of the Applied Media Arts, National Taiwan University of Arts. He worked as a Deputy Chief photographer for the Liberty Times, Taiwan, the artist in residence at National Central University and currently is the adjunct associate professor at the National Taiwan University of Arts and Taipei National University of the Arts. Aside from photographic creation, he also works on photography commentary, research, curation, and convener of the Photo ONE, Taipei. His major works include Reflections of Nan-Fang-Ao (2001) to the latter series of YULAN Magnolia Flower (2008), Tsukiji Fish Market (2010), STAGE (2011), SINGERS & STAGES (2013) and Taiwanese Vaudeville Troupes (2016).
Shen won the Golden Tripod Award for Best Photography (magazine category) of R.O.C.(Taiwan) in 2000, 2002 and 2012, the Asia Award in Sagamihara, Japan (2004), the Dong-gang Photography Award, Korea (2006), the Artists Wanted: Photography Category Award, NY, USA (2011), the IPA (International Photography Awards) 1st Place in Professional: Book of Documentary, LA, USA (2012), and the 2015 Wu San-Lien Award, Taiwan, among others.Curated events included the On the Cutting Edge: Aspects of Korean Contemporary Photography, The Journey of a Lifetime–The Photo Exhibition of Chang Chao-tang, the Yet Another Gaze – A New Horizon for Contemporary Taiwanese Photography, Looking Back ─Taiwanese Photographers' Island Gazes 1970s-1990s, and Contemporary Photography From North – eastern Asia Transition of Meaning.