Biography

CHEN Yujun is one of the most distinctive Chinese contemporary artists, whose works always use the emotion between individual and hometown as a link to explore the concept about family, identity and space in the context of immigrants from generation to generation. CHEN Yujun was born in Putian, Fujian province, China. In his hometown, many people immigrated to Southeast Asia. These "immigrants" constantly strive to adapt to the new cultural environment and balance the conflict between external influence and personal identity. His works convey visual narration with sociologically meaningful through the depiction and examination of specific individuals, showing the transformation of individual identity and internal transformation, and their impact on the whole country and contemporary culture. In addition, CHEN's works also attempt to provide a profound interpretation of people's self-awareness in the face of continuous changes in their surroundings and culture.

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