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Biography

Born 1983. Tainan, Taiwan
Lives and works in Berlin


Education

2008
MFA, Public Art and New Artistic Strategies,
Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany
2000
Diploma, Interactive Media Design,
Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

Solo Exhibitions

2016
›obpossession‹, Super bien!, Berlin

2015
›Open Studio: Jennis Li Cheng Tien‹, Centre D'art le Lait, Albi, France

2014
›No Templates‹, ADDAYA Centre d’Art Contemporani, Mallorca, Spain

2013
›To repeat but not replicate‹, BABEL KUNST, Trondheim, Norway

2010
›zu.sammeln _ to.gather‹, Bedrohte Baudenkmäler in Deutschland, Biedenkopf


Residencies & Grants

2017
Artist Residency, ZK/U, Berlin (upcoming: July-August)

2015
ETAC Grant & Artist in Residence, Centre D'art le Lait, Albi, France
ETAC Grant & Artist in Residence, Bòlit Centre d'Art Contemporani, Girona, Spain

2013
SI Arts Grant, Singapore International Foundation, Sinagpore
Artist in Residence, LKV Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim, Norway

2012
Artist in Residence, ADDAYA Centre d’Art Contemporani, Mallorca, Spain

2011
Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt art iT Scholarship, Berlin


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 
›Refaire Surface - Suspended spaces‹, Centre d'art Le LAIT, Albi, France

2016
Art Basel, Art Fair, Hong Kong. Booth Mizuma Gallery
›SCOUT‹, Gillman Baracks, Singapore

2015
›What It Is About When It Is About Nothing‹, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
›Corrent continu II: Solatge‹, Bòlit Centre d'Art Contemporani, Girona, Spain

2014
›PARADÍS TERRENAL‹, Galerie RDV, Nantes, France
›Continuous Current‹, Bòlit Centre d'Art Contemporani, Girona, Spain
›JUSTMAD 5‹, Emerging Art Fair, Madrid. Booth ADDAYA Centre d'Art Contemporani
›Festival Miradas de Mujeres‹, Women in Visual Arts Festival, Spain

2013
›UTOPIA‹, Senatsreservenspeicher Berlin, Berlin
›The Cloud Connection‹, Turtlelab Berlin, Berlin
›Berlin . Status (2)‹ curated by Sven Drühl and Christoph Tannert, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2012
›The Garden of Eden‹, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
›It's simply an exhibition of works on paper‹, ADDAYA Centre d’Art Contemporani, Mallorca, Spain
›ASYAAF: Young Artists Art Festival‹, Culture Station, Seoul, Korea
›Dwelling in Possibilities‹, Hoeppnerstraße 99, Berlin
›AUSSTELLUNG 6: Architecture‹, Berlin Art Junction GIZ House, Berlin
›Positioning Osmotic Impulses‹, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin
›SPRUNG‹, BRINK Festival, Wuppertal, Germany
›IN-SITU‹, ADDAYA Centre d’Art Contemporani, Mallorca, Spain
›AUSSTELLUNG 5: Perception‹, Berlin Art Junction GIZ House, Berlin
›Addaya Col·lecció‹, Centre d'Art Sa Quartera, Inca, Mallorca, Spain

2011
›Fast & Furious‹, Hallen am Wasser, Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt, Berlin
›Bauhaus Now‹, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, USA
›Mnemonics‹, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin,
›Denkmalpflege – Ausser Haus‹, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
›Nobody Knows Anything‹, Studio Exhibition, 48 h Neukölln, Berlin

2010
›Citymap: Weimar - Sarajevo‹, Marke.6, Neues Museum Weimar

2009
›Lighting Crownhall‹, curated by Jan Tichy and Mary Jane Jacob, IIT Crownhall, Chicago, USA
›Bauhaus Retour‹, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany
›Abfahrt 29:01 – Ankunft 15:02‹, Kunstprojekt im öffentlichen Raum, Leipzig-Lindenau, Germany


Selected Public Performances / Interventions / Talks

2016
›obpossession‹, Super bien!, Berlin
›Emanare - Social Sculpture‹, 'SCOUT' Gillman Baracks, Singapore
2015 
›Dissipation‹, intervention in public space, Girona, Spain

2012
›Moving Landscape‹, participatory installation, Potsdam, Berlin
›Drive-In Fleamarket‹, participatory action, Alaro (Mallorca), Spain

2010
›Scivolo‹, participatory action and installation, l`Aquila, Italy
›zu.sammeln_to.gather‹, participatory sculptural installation, Biedenkopf, Germany
›Drive-in Flohmarkt‹, participatory action, Biedenkopf, Germany
›Lighting Crownhall – The Blinds‹, live large scale video projection, Chicago, USA

2009
›(z)immer frei‹, intervention of public telephone booths, Leipzig, Germany
›Seize & Size‹, group performance and participatory action, Cologne, Germany


Collections

Colección Pi Fernandino, Madrid, Spain
Mikey and Lou Samson Collection, Singapore
ADDAYA Colección, ADDAYA Centre d’Art Contemporani, Mallorca, Spain


Catalogues / Publications

2013
›Berlin . Status (2)‹, Sven Drühl and Christoph Tannert, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2012
›AUSSTELLUNG 6: Architecture‹, Berlin Art Junction GIZ House, Berlin
›AUSSTELLUNG 5: Perception‹, Berlin Art Junction GIZ House, Berlin
April 28, ›Schönes Kochenende‹, Märkische Allgemeine (Newspaper), Potsdam, Germany
March 20, ›Auto-Mercat Rastro‹, Ultima Ora (Newspaper), Mallorca, Spain

2011
›JENNIS LI CHENG TIEN: EINS‹ (Catalogue), ISBN: 978-3-941318-32-8

2010
May 5, ›Drive-in Flohmarkt‹, Hinterländer Anzeiger (Newspaper), Germany
June 10, ›zu.sammeln_to.gather‹, Hinterländer Anzeiger (Newspaper), Germany
›Citymap‹, Verlag der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, ISBN 978-3-86068-414-6

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