Artist Page — 2 Sep 2020
In the Presence of Absence, the bi-annual show of proposals for the museum collection, presents 23 artists (collectives). This artist page includes a text on the work and an artist contribution.
Evelyn Taocheng Wang (b. 1981) studied traditional Chinese art, Chinese literature, and graphic design at Nanjing Normal University in China, and went on to postgraduate studies at Städelschule in Frankfurt. She also attended De Ateliers in Amsterdam. Her artistic practice encompasses drawing, performance, and installation video. Wang’s work has been exhibited at FRAC Champagne-Ardenne in Reims, KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, and TENT Rotterdam. In 2017 her work was part of The Parliament of Bodies public program at Documenta 14 in Kassel. She is the winner of the 2016 Volkskrant Art Prize and the 2019 ABN AMRO Art Prize.