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Hou I-Ting
Born in 1979 in Kaohsiunga, Taiwan.
Lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan.

Hou I-Ting received a degree from the Taipei National University of the Arts, and later obtained a MFA degree in plastic arts at the Tainan National University of the Arts.

Combining embroidery with digital images and video are Hou’s main medium, her works express the possibilities of image art through variable mediums. She has been profoundly explored the female labor condition under social and economic system from past to today. Her works often feature the human body in the changing days like today. Through her practice, She tries to expand the discussion of body field in a broader way. The body under the social society in public indicates and proves itself a field of history. She focuses on transforming onsite sewing performance (the labor process) to a culture action. In every piece of work, She intends to unveil the high degree of labor intensity, or to reveal a regulated body movement embroiders engaged in.

Her work can be seen among the collections of the Taipei Fine Arts museum, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, White Rabbit Gallery in Australia, and Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts.