Yin-Ju Chen (Taipei)

Extrastellar Evaluations

Chen shared an important cosmic message with FIELD MEETING attendees, which was recently passed on to her during her expedition visit alongside a small crew to California’s Mt. Shasta in search of the lost civilization “Lemuria”. In her field research, which included conversations with the locals, she and her companions discovered that the ancient, alien Lemurians are not only still in existence, but also trying to communicate with the third dimension – our world….

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Yin-Ju Chen’s FIELD MEETING participation is supported by Taipei Cultural Center.

Yin-Ju Chen, Extrastellar Evaluations, 2017. Lecture documentation FIELD MEETING Take 5: Thinking Project, November 15th at SVA Theatre.


A Taipei City-based artist, Yin-Ju Chen’s primary medium is video installations and drawings. In the past few years she has focused on the function of power in human society, nationalism, totalitarianism, and collective (un)conscious. Her recent projects have engaged in the relations between cosmos and human behavior. Her art practice has participated in numerous international exhibitions and film festivals, such as Liverpool Biennial (2016), Forum Expanded at 66th Berlin Film Festival (2016), 20th Biennial of Sydney (2016), Shanghai Biennial (2014), Taipei Biennial (2012), International Film Festival Rotterdam (2011) and more. She lives and works in Taipei City, Taiwan.

Yin-Ju Chen, Extrastellar Evaluations (2016) installation view at KADIST San Francisco | Photo by Jeff Warrin | Courtesy to Yin-Ju Chen and Chi-Wen Gallery