Michael Lin was born in 1964, Taiwan. He currently lives and works in Taipei and Paris. He attained a bachelor's degree of art from the Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, in Los Angeles in 1990, and obtained master's degree of art from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Solo exhibitions: 2003, Palais de Tokyo, Site de Creation Contemporaine, Paris, France ; 2004, Grind, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, N.Y., USA; 2005, Brussels Art Fair, Belgium and Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria. Group exhibitions: 2001, "49th Biennial of Venice", Taiwan Pavilion, Venice, Italy; 2004, "Flower Power/Lille", Palais des Beaux Art, Lille, France; 2005, "The Elegance of Silence: Contemporary Art from East Asia", Mori Art Museum", Tokyo, Japan; "Montpellier-Chine: 1st Biennale Internationale d'Art Contemporain Chinois de Montpellier", Montpellier, France; 2006, "Parcour de Saint German", Café de Flore, Paris, France; 2007, "Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art", Moscow, Russia.