CHOU Man-nung

Interdisciplinary Artist

Active as a playwright, director, author and interdisciplinary artist, CHOU is currently pursuing a doctorate in drama at the Taipei National University of the Arts, having previously received her MFA in playwriting there. Her current interests are in digital performance, with numerous previous works receiving invitations from abroad, including the Festival OFF d’Avignon. Her play For Plath (Fever 103°) was presented by Shakespeare’s Wild Sisters Group, and was a finalist at the 9th Taishin Arts Award. Her poetry has been commended at the 10th Taipei Literature Award. She was an artist in residence at the Taipei Artist Village in 2016, and was selected for the 2019 Cloud Gate Wanderer Project. Her works include the poetry collection, Fever 103°, as well as numerous technological art performances in recent years, including Sin City (2013), The Night of Sodom (2015), Highswimming (2018 Kuandu Light Art Festival), and The Ship of Fools (2019). In addition, she has collaborated in exhibitions at the Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (“Re-Base: When Experiments Become Attitude”, 2018) and the Greater Taipei Biennial of Contemporary Art (“daily+”, 2018-19).

|Creative Experiences|

The Ship of fools, co-creator and director(2019)
Girl Machine, playwright, director and installation. C-LAB “Re-Base: When Experiments Become Attitude”(2018/10-2019/1)
Highswimming, program manager. Kuandu Light Art Festival(2018)
One Hundred Years of Solitude, playwright. Shakespeare’s Wild Sisters Group(2016)
The Night of Sodom, stage presentation, installation and graphic design. Co-created with Melancholy Youth Encyclopedia(2015/10-2016/1)