Peng Yihsuan
Whiteboard Marking 9
Marker, whiteboard

Title/ The 2017 Sovereign Asian Art Prize
Venue / The James Christie Room at Christie’s in Hong Kong, The Rotunda, Exchange Square
Duration / 2017. 4. 19 – 4. 21;4. 25 – 5. 4

Peng Yihsuan “Whiteboard Marking 9” is shortlisted for The 2017 Sovereign Asian Art Prize.From April 19 – 21, 2017 all shortlisted artworks will go on show in The James Christie Room at Christie’s in Hong Kong. From April 25 – May 4, 2017 they will then exhibit at The Rotunda, Exchange Square. In addition, the Grand Prize and Public Vote Prize winners will be announced at The Sovereign Asian Art Prize Gala Dinner and Auction on May 5, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong. Here shortlisted artworks will be auctioned and proceeds split evenly between the artists and SAF’s charitable projects.

The artist abandoned the idea of the painting as a permanent existence with his work “Whiteboard Marking 9” and replaced descriptions with marks. He used whiteboard and erasable marker as mediums to depict the sceneries of plants and mountains in Mazu Village. The temporary settings made new changes to its creative thinking and marked a new recognition to his hometown.

Participated Artists
Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai、Zhou Hongbin、Chan-Hyo Bae、Fu Xiaotong、Boo Sze Yang、Nasim Nasr、Yoko Fukushima、Sarah Choo Jing、Saba Qizilbash、Anniketyni Madian、Sun Choi、Minho Kim、Peng Yong、Abdul-Rahman Abdullah、Youki Hirakawa、Imrana Tanveer、Yogie Achmad Ginanjar、Peng Yi-Hsuan、Chan Sai-lok、Au Sow-Yee、David Chan Kian WEI、Uji Handoko Eko Saputro aka Hahan、 Charwei Tsai、 Bui Cong Khanh、 Chan Dany、Kay Zhang、Map Office [Gutierrez + Portefaix] 、Wu Didi、 Li Yan、 Li Hongbo

About Artist
Peng Yihsuan was born in 1990 in Taoyuan. Graduated from BA in Fine Arts, Taipei National University of the Arts in 2011 and currently studying at the Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts, Tainan National University of the Arts,Peng Yihsuan currently lives and works in Tainan. His selected solo exhibitions include: Impermanent Marks (A+Contemporary, Shanghai , 2016), CANVAS (Xiang Er Art Space, Chungli , 2015),Youxian de xuxu (HOWL Space, Tainan, 2014) , The Image of Hope (Tainan National University of the Arts, Tainan, 2013), The Thousand of Pedestal (Taipei National University of the Arts Nan-Bei Gallery, Taipei, 2011). His selected group exhibitions include: On Drawing: Apperceive of Liberation (Jiang Han Star Project2016—Young Artists Research Exhibition) (Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, 2016), □ (organized by A+Contemporary, Asia Art Center Taipei I + II, Taipei, 2016), 2016 Digital Art Curatorial Exhibition Program – A Beautiful Mistake?(National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 2016),Huayu Youth Award nomination exhibition (Art Sanya, Hainan, 2015), Taipei Arts Awards (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2015), Nice life? (Kunsthochschule Kassel, Kassel, Germany, 2015),Kaohsiung Awards (Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, 2015),Centrifuge (Polymer , Taipei, 2014), Transcoding: The Geography of Digital Images (Taiwan Digital Art and Information Center, Taipei, 2014), Make place for… (INART Space, Tainan, 2013). He was shortlisted for “Kaohsiung Awards”, “Taipei Arts Awards” and “3rdHuayu Youth Award” in 2015.