Drawing Biennial 2019

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 20 February – 26 March · Auction: 11 March 10am – 26 March 9.30pm


Yu-Chen Wang

In Which Direction Time Flows

Year 2019
Medium Coloured pencil on paper
Dimensions 20.5 x 29.7 cm
Bidding Open Mon 11 March, 2019 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

About the work:

Making drawings often makes me very much aware of the existence of time – ephemeral, prolonged, suspended or in flux. Looking back at my own drawing, it not only condenses, but reconfigures all these different qualities of time onto the surface of the paper.

About the artist:

Yu-Chen Wang (b. 1978,Taichung) lives and works in London.  Graduated from Goldsmiths College, London (2001); and Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (2002). Residencies include Grand Union, Birmingham (2018); Seoul Museum of Art (2017); Metal Liverpool (2017); Drawing Room, London (2016-17); Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester (2015); Treasure Hill Artist Village, Taipei (2014); and Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester (2011). Wang's work is included as part of the Collide International Awards (2016-2018), a partnership programme between Arts at CERN and FACT. Select solo exhibitions include Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester (2016); Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei (2016); Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester (2016); and Yeo Workshop, Singapore (2015). Select group exhibitions include  Broken Symmetries, FACT, Liverpool and touring (2017-19); I Wish to Communicate with You, FACT, Liverpool (2017-18); Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (2016); Taipei Biennial, Taipei (2014); Hayward Gallery, London (2014, 2012); Art Lending Library, Glasgow International (2012); Cornerhouse, Manchester (2011); TÜYAP Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul (2010); Barbican Centre, London (2008); FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque (2007); Galerie L'Oeil de Poisson, Quebec City (2007); Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2006); and Camden Arts Centre, London (2006).