Biography

Lives and works in Luxembourg and Berlin


Grants and Awards

2014/15           
Artist Residency, Villa Medicis, French Academy in Rome, Italy

2009                
Prix International d'Art Contemporain, Fondation Prince Pierre, Monaco

2008                
Short residency at MIT List Visual Arts Center and MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA, USA
2007  
Artist in residence, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA, USA
Residency and Lecture, Acadia Summer Art Program, Bar Harbor, Maine, USA
2006     
SR-Medienkunstpreis, Saarländischer Rundfunk, Saarbrücken
International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York, US 2005 Edward Steichen Award, Grant and Art Residency in NY for 2006
Residency and Lecture, Acadia Summer Art Program, Bar Harbor, Maine, USA

2003                
Golden Lion for the Best National Participation, 50. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

2001                
Prix d'art Robert Schuman, interregional prize SaarLorLux

 

Solo exhibitions (Selection)


2021                
Su-Mei Tse Solo exhibition at ADAA Art Fair New York, USA
Enough or alive
, Galerie Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg 2

2020                
Spotlight Art Basel Hong Kong Solo Booth at Edouard Malingue Gallery, HK
2019                
Nested, Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM), Taiwan

2018                
Nested
, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China
Waterloo Billboard Commission, Hayward Gallery London, United Kingdom
Nested
, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

2017                
Between Eggs, Stones and Floating Balls, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
Nested
, Mudam, Luxembourg
A Certain Lightness
, AD Gallery, Athens, Greece
Elegy
, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong, China
2016       
Moony Tunes,
Art Front Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2015                
one thousand and one dreams behind us…
, Peter Blum Gallery, New York 2014 Faded and the space between, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
Gewisse Rahmenbedingungen
, Frieze Art Fair, Peter Blum Gallery, New York
… et à l'horizon il y avait l'orage
, CAC-Château des Adhémar, Montélimar, France
2012
The Source
, Project One, Eslite bookstore, Hong Kong, China

2011                
Distant Voices, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
Lapses of Time
, AD Gallery, Athens, Greece
Vertigen de la Vida,
Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
2010           
Stille Disco
, Solo Exhibition, Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
New Sense Of Order
, Su-Mei Tse & Yves Netzhammer, Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg
2009      
Words and Memories
, Peter Blum Gallery Chelsea, New York, USA
VARIATIONEN
, Galerie Serge Le Borgne, Paris, France
Prix International d'Art Contemporain Fondation Prince Pierre, Monaco
Floating Memories
, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA
Solo exhibition at Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan

2008                
Some Magical Clangs,
Su-Mei Tse & Virginie Yassef, CRAC Alsace, France Bird Cage, Su-Mei Tse & Jean-Lou Majerus, Public Art Project, Luxembourg East Wind, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, USA

1000 words for snow, Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg

2007                
DUOLOGUE
, Lee Mingwei & Su-Mei Tse, 2 Solo Exhibitions at MOCA Taipei, Taiwan Media Test Wall : Su-Mei Tse, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, USA

Su-Mei Tse, AD Gallery, Athens, Greece

2006                
Su-Mei Tse, solo show, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Proposition de détour
, Peter Blum Gallery Chelsea, New York, USA
The ICH-Manifestation
, Noctour by Contour Video Festival, Mechelen, Belgium PS1 New York, New York, USA
Albion Gallery, London, United Kingdom

… …, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg

2005                
Su-Mei Tse: Video works,
Franklin Artworks, Minneapolis, USA The ICH-Manifestation, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, USA Su-Mei Tse SOLO, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Danemark

2004                
Recent Works
, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, USA Tim Van Laere Gallery, Anvers, Belgique

The First of Moderna Su-Mei Tse, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
JETZT
, AD Gallery, Athens, Greece

2003                
Air conditioned, Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, Biennale di Venezia (Luxembourg pavilion), Italy

2001                
[E:R] conditionné, Galerie Premier Regard, Paris, France

2000                
Rien à voir, projection vidéo, Instants Chavirés, Montreuil, France


Public Art


2018    
Hayward/Southbank Billboard Commission, London
2008                
Bird Cage, Su-Mei Tse & Jean-Lou Majerus, Projet d'Art Public, Kirchberg, Luxembourg

 

Group exhibitions (Selection)

 

2021                
Inventing Nature, Pflanzen in der Kunst
, Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany

Tree Connections, Kulturstiftung Basel H.Geiger, Switzerland 2020/21   L'œil de Huysmans : Manet, Degas, Moreau au MAMCS, France

Online Exhibition II curated by Jenn Ellis : aoraspace.com

2019                
Land of the Lustrous, curated by Han Shuang, UCCA Dune Art Museum, Aranya Gold Coast, China
Dreams, illusions, phantom flowers
presented by Edouard Malingue Gallery with Elephant, London

2018                
REFLECTION about / about REFLECTION,
Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
on longing and consolation,
Art Festival Watou, Watou, Belgium

SUPERPOSITION: Art of Equilibrium and Engagement, 21st Biennale of Sidney, curated by Mami Kataoka, Sidney, Australia

Still Waters run deep, Kaoshiung Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

2017                
Listen Hear: The Art of Sound, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, USA
If it be your will, that I speak no more,
Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
What is not visible is not invisible
, FRAC Collections in Asia, BACC-Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Bangkok, Thailand

What is not visible is not invisible, FRAC Collections in Asia, SongEun Art Space, Seoul, South Korea

2016                
Premier Regard 15 ans / 2001-2016,
Bastille Design Center, Paris, France Gigantesque! Expérience Pommery #13, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France Moony Tunes, Setouchi Triennale 2016, Honjima Island, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
What is not visible is not invisible
, FRAC Collections in Asia, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore

Not Early Not Late, Pace Gallery Beijing, Republic of China Boom Bang III, NN, contemporary art space, Northampton, UK People Like US, USNW, touring Exhibition 2016-2019, Australia

2015                
30 Years, Artists of the Gallery, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
Steichen! Making Meaning of a Legacy
, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium Personal Notes for a Public Poem, curated by Sofia Eliza Bouratsis, YBDD, Berlin About Trees, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Conversation Piece
, Fondazione Memmo, Roma, Italy
Taking Time
, Théatre des Expositions #6, Villa Medicis, Académie de France à Rome, Italy
2014           
Days of Endless Time
, Hirschorn Museum, Washington, DC

Visions and Beyond, The 2nd Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale, Shenzhen, China Mythos Wald? Historische und zeitgenössische Interpretationen zum Thema Wald und Bäume, Neu Galerie im Haus Beda, Bitburg, Germany
Bloom
, Eslite Gallery 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan
Guess What ? Hardcore Contemporary Art's Truly a World Treasure : Selected Works from YAGEO Foundation Collection,
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
A corps perdu, Mouans-Sartoux, France
Les Rencontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Fruits de la Passion, La Collection du Centre Pompidou, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan Days of Endless Time curated by Kelly Gordon, Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpure Garden, Washington, USA
Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique et Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
NY-LUX.
Edward Steichen Award 2004-2014, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2013                
Exposition des œuvres de la donation Daniel et Florence Guerlain, Musée Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
St. Moritz Art Masters
, St. Moritz, Switzerland
Little Water,
Dojima River Biennale, Osaka, Japan

Rhythm in it. Vom Rhythmus in der Gegenwartskunst, Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

The Distaff Side, Collection Melva Bucksbaum & Raymond Learsy, The Granary, Connecticut, USA
2012           
10 Years in Zuoz , Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
Ateliers Luxembourg
, The Venice Biennale Projects 1988-2011, MUDAM Luxembourg, Luxembourg

John Cage, KUAD Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

A House Full of Music. Strategien in Musik und Kunst, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany  4 Films : Adrian Paci, Luisa Rabbia, SUPERFLEX, Su-Mei Tse, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, USA
Neon who's afraid of red yellow and blue?
Maison Rouge, Paris, France

2011                
ANICROCHES, Variations, choral et fugue
, curated by Fabienne Fulchéri, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Brick + Mortar International Video Festival, curated by Christopher Cox, MA, USA Incongru. Quand l'art fait rire, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland Thirty Years Peter Blum Edition, Peter Blum Gallery Soho, New York
Pour une République des Rêves
, curated by Gilles A. Tiberghien, CRAC Alsace, France Silent Echo, Collection I & II, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan Walking Through …, MUDAM Collection, MUDAM Luxembourg, Luxembourg

HELP ! exposition au profit des victimes du Séisme au Japon, Galerie Premier Regard, Paris, France

Quiet Attentions : Departure From Women, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan
Echoes
, Centre Culturel Suisse Paris, France

2010                
The Yvonne Rainer Project
, screening program, BFI Southbank, United Kingdom
The Record,
curated by Trevor Schoonmaker, Nasher Museum of Art Duke University, Durham USA
Lebenszeichen
, curated by Peter Fischer & Brigitt Buergi, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland BRAVE NEW WORLD, From the perspective of Mudam Collection, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
CUE: Artists' Videos,
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2009                
ARTLV_09 - The Tel Aviv Bienial, Tel Aviv, Israel
Far and Near: Nature in Contemporary Art
, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Tenants
, AD Gallery – Remap2, Keramikos, Athens GR
Contemporary Art Collection
, The Cleveland Museum of Art, USA
Reflection: The World Through Art
, Dojima River Biennale, Osaka, Japan Tenants at ReMap2, parallel project to the 2nd Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece Invasion of Sound, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Biennale Cuvée, World Selection of Contemporary Art, OK, Linz, Austria
2008   
Images in the night
, pour le 10e anniversaire Le Fresnoy, Grand Palais, Paris
Time Square
, Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg
WONDER
, Singapore Biennale 2008, curated by Fumio Nanjo, Singapore L'Art en Europe, Pommery Expérience #5, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France

2007                
ReMap KM, parallel project to the 1rst Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece
Kunstpreis Robert Schumann – Best Of,
Trier, Germany Lieux Communs, Instants Chavirés, Montreuil (Paris), France Merveilleux, Château de Malbrouk, Manderen, France
Une Collection Pour Une Région, Chemins de Traversés GR FRAC Lorraine: 550 km

Musée de la Lutherie et de L'Archèterie Française, Mircourt, France A L'Horizon de Shangri-La, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France SAMLING´07, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Danemark
Body as Spectacle
, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Croatia
in midair_soundworks
, Hong Kong, China
Listening Awry
, Christian Marclay, Santiago Sierra, Kimsooja, Su-Mei Tse curated by Jim Drobnick, McMaster Museum of Art Ontario, Canada

2006                
Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art
, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Dans les Alpes-Panorama
, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
Tell me/ Raconte-moi
, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
Women of Europe
, Saint Tropez, France Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennal 2006, Japan

2005                
i-Dentity_An exhibition celebrating 25 years of i-D magazine, London, UK
Art Unlimited,
Art 36 Basel, Switzerland
Tell me/ Raconte-moi,
Musée national des Beaux-Arts, Québec, Canada
Variations Xanadu
, MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan

Dis_appearance, Fri-Art, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Fribourg, Switzerland
AURAL CULTURES, Walter Philips Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada Radiodays, Foundation De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nouvelles Vagues, collections du Musée National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Shanghai, Canton, Beijing, Chine

Irreducible, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA

2004              
18e Rencontres Parallèles
, Festival, Centre d'Art Contemporain de Basse-Normandie, France 26e Biennale de São Paulo, São Paolo, Brazil
Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art – 18 Solo Exhibitions
, Kinmen, Taiwan
InVisible Silence,
David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, USA Fiction Love, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Emotion 1
, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

2003                
Montagna arte scienza mito
, MART, Rovereto, Italy
Affinités sélectives - Wahlverwandtschaften
, Metz, France Réalités_Collections sans frontières II, Galerie Zacheta, Warsaw, Poland
Scale 1:1
, beaumontpublic + koenigbloc, Luxembourg
Mursollaici
, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France

 

Artist Talks

 

2018                
Double Feature
, Video Screening & Talk with curator Matthias Ulrich, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany
Nested
, Book Launch and conversation with Su-Mei Tse, Christophe Gallois and Anja Lutz, Mudam, Luxembourg
Nested
, Book Launch and conversation with Su-Mei Tse, Christophe Gallois and Katrin Weilenmann, Aarau, Switzerland

Nested, Su-Mei Tse in conversation with Christophe Gallois and Katrin Weilenmann, Mudam Luxembourg

2017                
Nested, Su-Mei Tse in conversation with Christophe Gallois and Katrin Weilenmann, Mudam Luxembourg
Art Basel Hong Kong : Salon, The Language(s) We Speak, Art as Communication, Su-Mei Tse, Sir Michael Craig-Martin, Abigail Reynolds and Alan Lau

2014                
Lecture, ESAD, Valence, France

2009                
Many Spoken Words, Embassy of Luxembourg, Tokyo, Japan Artist Talk, in conversation with Pieranna Cavalchini, ISGM, Boston Artist Talk, Art Tower Mito, Japan

2008                
Creatively Speaking: The Artist's Point of View,
Seattle Art Museum, WA, USA Lecture and studio visits at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA, USA

2007                
Lecture and studio visits, Program La Seine, ENSBA, Paris, France Conversation Lee Mingwei & Su-Mei Tse, ISGM, Boston MA, USA Lecture, Acadia Summer Art Program, Bar Harbor, Maine, USA

Public Collections

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan Coppel Collection, Mexico
CNAP – Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France ECB – European Central Bank, Frankfurt
FRAC - Lorraine, Metz, France
Ministère de la Culture, Luxembourg
MART - Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Schweden
MUDAM - Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg Musée d'Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Museet for Samtidskunst, Museum for Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, USA
NMNM - Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
UBS Art Collection, UBS (Luxembourg) S.A., Luxembourg YAGEO Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan
Yeh Rong Jai Culture & Art Foundation, Taiwan

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