14th Taishin Arts Award announces winners

Hsu Che-Yu, Microphone Test, 2015, single channel video installation. Courtesy the artist and Taipei Fine Art Museum

Hsu Che-Yu is the winner of the Taishin Arts Award's Grand Prize; he will receive NTD 1.5 million (approx. £35,000) for his work Microphone Test, premiered at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum in the fall of 2015. Organised by the Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture, the award is presented annually to artists for outstanding works in the fields of dance, theatre, music and visual arts that have premiered in the preceding year.

An additional four NTD 500,000- cash prizes (approx. £11,500) were awarded to Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation by Lee Mingwei; Mailulay: Traces on the Wall by Chu-Yin Culture and Arts Troupe; Wall of Fog, 2015 TIFA by Body Phase Studio, and The Painting of 18 Lohans by National Center for Traditional Arts Guoguang Opera Company. The five winning artworks are on view at the Museum of National Taipei University of Education (MoNTUE) through 17 July. 

30 June 2016.