Annette An-Jen Liu

Annette 劉安蓁 is a Taiwanese arts writer and curator working between Taipei and New York City. Her practice is informed by her studies in photography and  anthropology in Australia. She is a 2023 recipient of the Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writer Grant and manages projects at Cai Studio.

You are close be-side me

Exhibition at PhotoAccess, Canberra, Australia, showcasing a series of large-scale screen prints of a funeral documentation by two sisters. The collaborative work encapsulated a shared experience of witnessing and documenting grief simultaneously through two different perspectives, access, and means.

︎︎︎ curatorial essay

Selected Press ︎︎︎

Canberra Critics Circle: Review by Brian Pope

6/28/2023 – 8/11/2023

芃 : How lush the world is, 
how full of things that don’t belong to me—

Curated the inaugural exhibition at Yang Arts, Taipei and hosted a Salon Talk with Yi-Ting Chung and Shan-Chu Yang.

Artists include: Mika Ninagawa, Nobuyoshi Araki, Daisuke Yokota, Shiho Yoshida, Rika Noguchi, Ken Kitano, Thomas Struth and others. 

Selected Press ︎︎︎

1% Style : 《專訪》從獨立策展人劉安蓁的策展思維,逛一場最靠近作品的展覽

La Vie:台北 「YANG ARTS」 藝術空間新開幕!首展《芃》精選蜷川実花、荒木經惟等15位國際藝術家攝影作品

MOT Times 明日誌台北全新藝術空間 YANG ARTS!首展匯集蜷川実花、荒木經惟、奈良美智等15位藝術家日常攝影

Art Emperor 非池中:YANG ARTS洋藝術空間首展《芃》-從日本當代攝影,引入品味、趨勢與觀點

10/15/2022 – 12/15/2022

Wolfgang Tillmans: To look without fear

Major retrospective of German photographer, Wolfgang Tillmans, at MoMA in New York City.

Contributed research for the exhibition catalog and reader. Worked with Senior Curator Roxana Marcoci, former Curatorial Assistant Phil Taylor, and MRC Fellow Andrew Vielkind.

09/12/2022 – 01/01/2023

Ceramics on film

A digital film accompaniment to the touring exhibition Drawn by stones, presented by 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in Sydney, Australia.

︎︎︎ curatorial essay


What I know to be true, and
other encounters

An online photography group exhibition at PhotoAccess 
showcasing the works of Aaron Turner, Athena Torri, Aishah Kenton, and Jhen-Ying Lin.

︎︎︎ curatorial essay


Drawn by stones

A touring exhibition curated with Bridie Moran and Jody Rallah. Presented by 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art in Sydney, Australia. 

Participating artists include Dean Cross, Ray Chan, Wen-Hsi Harman, Penny Evans, Ruth Ju-shih Li and Jody Rallah. 

08/27/2021 – 11/06/2022


PhotoAccess’s annual emerging artists exhibition in Canberra, Australia. VIEW2020 showcased the work of  16 photo-media artists.

Curated with former Director Kirsten Wehner and Engagement Officer Wouter Van de Voorde. 

01/30/2020 – 02/29/2020


A group exhibition at Tributary Projects in Canberra, Australia, showcasing the works of Jiehao Su, Jess Bradford, Poyen Wang, Lani Shea-An, and Stephanie Winarto.

Roomsheet (design by Winarto)

The exhibition was supported by Tributary Project’s 2019 EASS Exhibition Award. 
12/11/2019 – 12/22/2019

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