Judges | Millie Chen


Judge: May



Millie Chen’s visual, audio and performative works are intended to interrupt habits of viewing. Materials, tools and methodologies are contingent on the needs of the moment, but at the core of her projects are social inquiry and the use of sensory modes of perception in generating knowledge. Chen’s artwork has been shown across North America, South America, East Asia and Europe at venues and festivals including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; The Power Plant, Toronto; Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris; Centro Nacional des las Artes, Mexico City; The Contemporary, Austin; Shanghai Expo; Hong Kong Asian Film Festival; and FILE-Rio: Electronic Language International Festival, Rio de Janeiro. Her work is in several public collections and she has produced a number of permanent public art commissions. Her most recent award is a Humanities Institute Faculty Research Fellowship from the University at Buffalo. Her writing has appeared in publications in the United Kingdom, Canada, the U.S. and China. Chen is a professor in the Department of Art, University at Buffalo.