Sheng-Wen Lo

He is interested in contemporary human-animal relationships, and attempts to encourage debate. He uses still/moving images, video games and various media.

He received his MA in photography from Kunstakademie St. Joost in the Netherlands, and an MSc in computer science from the Computer Music Lab at National Taiwan University. He was artist-in-residence of The Arctic Circle, a sailing expedition in Svalbard during autumn 2017. As a scientist, scientific values and methodologies are crucial to his work.

Sheng is the creative director of Lightbox, a public photo library and a center for contemporary photography at Taipei. During his residency in Europe, he seeks to strengthen the mutual understandings between Taiwanese and the international contemporary photography scene through talks, discussions, workshops, writings, and collaborations.

His recent work has been shown in EYE Filmmuseum and Fotofestival Naarden in The Netherlands, ICP Museum in New York, FORMAT Photo Festival in UK, Belfast Photo Festival in Northern Ireland, OrganVida Photo Festival in Croatia, and LianZhou Foto Festival in China.

Sheng won portfolio reviews at FORMAT Photo Festival (2017), OrganVida Photo Festival (2016), and Young Art Taipei (2015).

Sheng-Wen Lo