康雅筑 KANG Ya-Chu視覺藝術Visual Arts
生於臺灣臺北，複合媒材跨領域藝術家，透過藝術實踐質疑人與自然環境的關係以及社會課題。藝術家的研究以紡織文化史和當代社會行為表象為基礎，探討藝術技能與體力勞動、生活狀態與遷徙的可能性及經濟貿易與社會結構之間的關係。現代性如何影響傳統、經濟制度和自然環境？旅行和駐地經歷潛移默化地影響藝術家所認知的世界，主題往往反映在邊界、生命和過程之中，這促使她在每項計畫中同時探索自我意識和可持續性狀態的可能性。藝術家目前正在多地進行紡織文化研究，著有《織物地圖 1、2、3 》，亦參與藝術教育和社區合作項目。
Kang Ya-chu is a multidisciplinary artist working with various media. Her practice focuses on questioning the circumstances of the relationship between human, natural and social issues. Kang conducts her art and research base on textile cultural history and contemporary social behavioral appearance. She discusses the relationship between workmanship skill and physical labor, life condition and migration possibility, economy trade, and social structure.
How does the modernity today influence tradition, economy systemic, and natural environment? Her travel and residency experience has implicitly shaped her perception. The themes often reflect on the boundary, life, and process. This allows her to explore the possibilities of self-awareness and sustainability states within each project. She has been participated with various community projects and art education, had published the books called “Textile Map – 1, 2 and 3”. She is currently researching textile culture in many locations and countries.