Born in 1979 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, KOU acquired his M.F.A from Department of New Media Art, Taipei National University of the Arts in 2007. He now lives in Taipei.
2014 “Manhattan Project”, AKI Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2013 “Home-Less is More”, 456 Gallery, New York, USA
2013 “Behind the Shadow”, AKI Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2011 “Light year - Solo Exhibition by I-Chen KUO” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2011 “Vacancy Project - Solo Exhibition by I-Chen KUO” Art Museum at The Art Park Hsinchu, Taiwan
2010 “2010 We are the WARLD—KUO I-Chen Solo Exhibition” Galerie Grand Siècle Taipei, TAIWAN
2007 “2007 Mutation—KUO I-Chen Solo Exhibition” Galerie Grand Siècle Taipei, TAIWAN
His video art creation “Invade the TFAM,Video projection” was exhibited in Taipei Biennial 2004. He attended the 51th La Biennale di Venezia, International Art Exhibition Taiwan Pavilion – “THE SPECTRE OF FREEDOM”, as the youngest Taiwanese artist, who participated in the exhibition. Later his art work “Lose Contact” was awarded Taipei Arts Awards for Grand Prize and S-An Cultural Foundation Sponsorship for the Plastic Art, and was invited to PILOT2 International Art Forum in London, UK with the international curator Nanjo Fumio’s reference. In 2006, he exhibited his work at the 1st Singapore Biennale. In 2007, he attended “Thermocline of Art - New Asian Waves”, at ZKM Center for Art and Media, in Karlsruhe, Germany, and later his first solo exhibition “Mutation” was nominated for the 6TH Taishin Visual Art Award. He invited to exhibit his work at 5TH Seoul International Media Art Biennale –“TUEN AND WIDEN” and co-planed the exhibition Penumbra: Contemporary Art from Taiwan with Australian curator Sophie McIntyre at Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum, University of South Australia, in Adelaide, Australia. In 2009, he was invited to exhibit his works at The Epic in the Everyday：Contemporary Video Art from Taiwan，PAN Palazzo Delle Arti Napoli in Napoli, Italy.