Skip to content


2004-4005 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Independent study, Trans Europe.

2000-2004 BA in Photography, Bard College, studied with Stephen Shore, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

1997-2000 Residential monastic Zen training, Zen Mountain Monastery, Mt. Tremper, NY 

1995-1996 Landmark College, Putney VT

1988 Video production, Global Village in conjunction with The New School for Social Research


2023 Anita Rogers Gallery, NYC, US, Yishay Garbasz: New works

2022 Anita Rogers Gallery, NYC, US, Woman’s art doesn’t end at the outer labia.

2016 Baexong Arts, Kyoto, Japan, The long story of the contacts of “the other side”, Jan 15 – Feb 26.

2015 Pixel Grain Gallery, Berlin, Germany, Ritual and Reality, July 23 – September 30.
Ronald Feldman Fine Art, NYC, Severed Connection: Do what I say or they will kill you May 9  –June 13.

2014 Ronald Feldman Fine Art, NYC, Ritual & Reality Feb15  – March 22.

2013 Kniznick Gallery at the Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC) at Brandeis University. Coming Home, Pictures of Jewish women. April 30 – June 14

2010 Northwood University, In My Mother’s Footsteps, Nov 16 – Dec 16.

2009 Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan, In My Mothers Footsteps, April 11 – May 17. (Catalog)
Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan, In My Mothers Footsteps, The Fence, In The Same House: Where a family lived for four or more generations, April 11 – May 16.

2008 Chiang Mai Museum of Arts, Chiang Mai, Thailand, In My Mothers Footsteps, January 31-February 10. (Catalog)

2007 Jia-dong, Taiwan, In The Same House: Where a family lived for four or more generations.
Meinong Hakka Museum, Taiwan, In The Same House: Where a family lived for four or more generations. (catalog)

2006 Cicero Galerie für politische Fotografie, Berlin, Germany, The Fence, October 15 – March 15, 2007.

2005 Norderlicht Fotofestival, Groningen, Holland, In My Mothers Footsteps.  September 4 – October 9. (Catalog)

2004 Bertelsmann Campus Center, Bard College, NY, Israel in More Than One Dimension, April 1 – April 30.

Woods Studio, Bard College, NY, Being Seen, May 1 – May 31. 


2023 ZAK, Berlin, DE, HAUT, (Catalog) (upcoming)

2022 Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos (Museum of Memory and Human Rights), Santiago de Chile, CL,

The Art of Feminisms (catalog)
MeetFactory, Prague, CZ, Wells of Wisdom (Catalog)
ID:I galleri, Stockholm, SE, The Future as Negative Spaces.

2021 A.K.T. Institute, Das dritte Geschlecht

2020 Ronald Feldman Gallery, NYC, US, Prescient: A Five-by-Five Virtual Exhibition

Weld, Stockholm, SE, tiodagarsfestival

Baexong Arts, Tokyo, Oriental Discourse, nov 29- Dec 9

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Summer show, June 19- July 26.

Kunsthalle Bega, Romania, Timișoara, Lay me down across the lines, September 13–December. (Catalog)

2017 Luther Kirche, Cologne, Germany, Heimat Variationen, May 19 – June 9. (Catalog)

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Art on the Front Lines, May 24 – August 19.

Villa Waldberta,Münich, solo performance untitled, 21.12.2017

2016 The Museum of Contemporary Art, in North Miami (MOCA), Intersectionality

June – September 4, 2016.

Fotohaus, Arles, France, 4 x The Photographic Salon, July 7.

The Marlborough Theatre, Brighton, UK, Nothing About Us, Without Us
July 11 – August 12. (commissioned public installation for trans pride). 

Galerie Confluence, Paris, France, Trans Time, October 6 – 23.

Witzo Haifa school of design, Israel, Revealed Hippocampus: Memories, April 5–May 7

Baexong Arts Kyoto Japan (Kyotography satellite event), Throw the poison in the well, April 30 – May 8.

2015 Landmark College, Putney, Vermont, Alumni Exhibition, September 26 – November 10.

Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan, Kurogo, August 1 – September 5.

Incheon Art Platform, Video anthology 2015, July – December 2015 

Museum of Fine Art Boston, In the Wake, Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11, March 30 – June. (Catalog)

2014 Traveling exhibition, Los Angeles, CA, Transient, November 20 – 24.

L’espace Créatif, Montréal, Canada, Trans Time, September 25 – October 2.

Antwerp Queer Arts Festival Port, 2-10 August.

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) Spot Connection. May 28 – June 22. (Catalog)

Incheon Art Platform, Baengnyeongdo, Republic of Korea, Here is Baengnyeongdo

Report, February 27 – March 8. (Catalog)

Kuntzraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Distant Observations.  Fukushima in Berlin, March 8 – April 27. 

Incheon Art Platform, Korea, Final Exhibition – Residencies 2013, Jan 10 – Feb 23. 

2013 Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Gallery selection at ToLot, June 8 – July 27.

2012 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY, Have We Met Before, 
February 18 – April 28.

Dumbo Arts Center, New York, A Wake: Still Lives and Moving Images, 
November 9 – November 25. 

2011 Ronald Feldman Fine Arts at Seven, Miami Art Week, Miami, FL, 
November 29 – December 4.

Tokyo Wonder site, Tokyo, NEXT – TWS 10 Year, July 7 – October 2. 

Momentum, Berlin, A Wake: Still Lives and Moving Images, 
October 30 – November 20.

Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Summer Festival at Bethanien, May 28.

Lutherkirche Köln-südstadt, Cologne, Germany, Fukushima – Opening Doors with Compassion, July 21 – August 14.

2010 Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea: In My Mother’s Footsteps; Becoming, 
September 11 – November 20. (Catalog)

Ronald Feldman Fine Art, New York, NY, Resurrectine, May 15 – July 26.

Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan, Print & Bound, September 10 – September 25.

2009 Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, London, England, Pruning in the Garden of Eden, February 2 – February 17.

2007 Kio-A-Thau, Taiwan, In The Same House: Where a family lived for four or 

more generations. 

Conference of Birds, Bangkok, Thailand: The Gift of TonguesBeing Seen, 
July 27 – August 19.

2004 Hillel Foundation, Washington, DC, Israel in More Than One Dimension.

Peace Gallery, Kingston, NY, The Fence.

2003 Upstate Art, Phoenicia, NY, Street Photography.

2001 Fisher Arts Building, Bard College, New York, NY.

Upstate Art, Phoenicia, NY, Germantown.


2020 Ritual and Reality, the trauma from Fukushima (Kehrer Verlag) Winter 2019/2020

2010 Becoming (Mark Batty Publisher, July 2010).

2009 In My Mother’s Footsteps (Hatje Cantz, April 2009) nominated for the Deutscher Fotobuchpreis/German Photobook Award


(* indicates articles pertaining solely to the artist)

2022 Lia Becker, Atlanta Ina Beyer, Katharina Pühl, “Bite Back! Queere Prekarität, Klasse und unteilbare Solidarität.” Edition Assemblage, March 2022. Chapter 1: “Yishay Garbasz: Leave no-one behind!? Über trans*feindliche Gewalt und Überleben, Kunst und „queere“ Politik”

Nicole Erin Morse, “Selfie Aesthetics: Seeing Trans Feminist Futures in Self-Representational Art”, March 2022.

2021 Claudia Theis Passaro, Große Kunst von Frauen, Sep 2021, DK Verlag

David Benmayer, Rebecca Taylor, “Age of Confidence: The New Jewish Culture Wave: Celebrating Twenty Years of Jewish Renaissance”, The History Press, October 2021 pp 84,85:

2020 Jane Gerhard and Dan Tucker, “Citizen Woman: An Illustrated History of the Women’s Movement”, Prestel Verlag, May 2020.

Jane Gerhard and Dan Tucker, “Feminismus: Die illustrierte Geschichte der weltweiten Frauenbewegung”, Prestel Verlag, March 2020. pp 191,194.

* Paula Balov, “Normativität wirklich infrage stellen”, Siegessäule, Berlin, Germany. February 2020.

Staff, “オリエンタル・ディスクール”, Artscape Japan, 15 January 2020. 

2019 Karen Wright, “Great Women Artists”, Phaidon Press. PP 148. Sep 2019. ISBN: 9780714878775

* Tsafi Saar, “This Trans Artist Couldn’t Register as a Woman in Israel. Until Haaretz Intervened”, Haaretz (English edition) 8 Nov 2019.

* Tsafi Saar, “אמנית לא מוכרת”, Friday Gallery Haaretz, Israel, 30 October 2019.

Andrea Lieber, “The State of the Romanian Avant-garde (I)”, Revista ARTA, Romania. 5 November 2019.

Artspace Editors, “Great Women Artists: The 400 Most Important Female Artists Over the Last 500 Years”, Artspace
28 September 2019.

* Editors, “In My Mother’s Footsteps”, Vostok Magazin Seoul, 17호 _ 다크 투어리즘, 18 September 2019

Johnson, Hannah Lee. “Rhetorics of trans allyship, toward an ethic of responsible listening and ally labor”. PhD thesis, University of Iowa, pp131-132 (2019).

Luc Schicharin, “L’art transgenre, vers d’autres expériences corporelles du temps”, GLAD! Issue 6, July 2019.

Hilary Robinson, Maria Buszek, “A Companion to Feminist Art, Blackwell Companions to Art History, Collecting Creative Transcestors”, John Wiley & Sons, pp232-238. 24 June 2019.

Ardel Haefele-Thomas, “Introduction to Transgender Studies”, Columbia University Press, PP407, 5 May 2019

Jung-Ah Woo, “United to Be Dispersed: The WAWA Project and Community Art after the Great East Japan Earthquake”, Archives of Asian Art Volume 69 Issue 1, 2019

 Aaron Devor, Ardel Haefele-Thomas, “Transgender: A Reference Handbook”, ABC-CLIO, pp 218-219, 15 February 2019

Eliza Steinbock, “Shimmering images : trans cinema, embodiment, and the aesthetics of change”, pp 22, 27, 56-57, 59. Duke University Press, 2019.

2018 Natalie Chui, “Hystereo” Arcades Magazine Issue 3, Dec 2018.

*Santner, Martin. “The Number Project”, 39NULL magazine, pp46-49, 6/2018.

Julia Steinmetz “Material Enactments: The Transformational Aesthetics of Cassils and Yishay Garbasz”, Transgender Studies Quarterly, volme 5, issue 2, 1 May 2018

Catherine Alexander, Andrew Sanchez, “Indeterminacy: Waste, Value, and the Imagination” Berghahn Books, pp57, 1 Oct 2018

Ragen Chastain, “These Higher-Weight Female Athletes Are Shattering Myths About Fitness”, US news and world report, June 7, 2018

Madeline Rasmussen, “Female Bodies at the Forefront of Protest”. Moda Madison Magazine, 20 April 2018

Angie Kordic, “10 Transgender Art Creatives Whose Work You Should Follow”, WideWalls magazin, 17 May 2018.

Villalpando, Mark J, “Battling the big one: LGBTQ+ inclusive art education during the Trump era”. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education . 2018, Vol. 38, p25-37. 13p.

吳詩怡, 張翰璧, and 蔡芬芳. “博物館展示與客家記憶: 以臺灣客家文物館為例”. Journal of Museum & Culture 16 (2018): 47-90.

2017 *Burdu’ja, Cristina. “On the Inheritance of Post-Traumatic Memory”. Thiiird Magazine, March 2017.

*Shandler, Jeffrey. “The Unsightly and the Unseen: Yishay Garbasz at Home at the Border”. Rejoinder Journal, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences.

*Staff. “Yishay Garbasz identity, agency, human rights and the construction of gender”. The Disfactor. March 18 2017. identity-agency-human.html

Nihan Akdemir, “Gender and Its Representation in Contemporary Arts”, European Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 7, p. 11-22, oct. 2017.

* Ken Johnson, “Severd Connections: Do what i say or they will kill you”. They magazin, 15 August 2017 pp31-34.

* Chloe Julius, “Quest Interview: Yishay Garbasz”, Quest Issue 6 Exile pp73-81, 2017

Grayson Morley, “Where are they now”, Bardian spring 2017 pp15

Ella Klik, “Customizing Memory: Number tattoos in contemporary Israeli memory work”, Memory Studies, 14 December 2014

Jeffrey Shandler, “Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age”, Stanford University Press, September 2017, ISBN 978-1503602892

우정아. “다나카 고키의《 추상적 발언》 과 불안정한 공동체.” 미술이론과 현장 24 (2017): 52-78.

Correia, Maria da Luz, and Carla Cerqueira. “Entrevista com Ruth Rosengarten: Atualmente a fotografia feminista é diversa e bastante elástica, ao invés de se fixar nos velhos binarismos”. Comunicação e Sociedade 32 (2017): 495-500.

2016 * Isoi, Reiji. “The long story of the contacts of “the other side.”” Kansai Art Beat, February 17, 2016.

* Coles, Alex Hiroki. “The long story of the contacts of “the other side.”“, Shift Magazine, February 26, 2016.

*Yakura, Ayumi. “イシャイ・ガルバシュ展「ロング・ストーリー・オブ・コンタクツ・オブ “アザー・サイド”」”, Shift Magazine, 13 February 2016.

* avidog. “The Art of Trauma”. Art History Grrrls, May 19, 2016.

* Berlin Community Radio, “HYSTEREO #31: Against the Art of Exclusion”, HYSTEREO, March 30,

* Alison Hugill, “BODY // Trauma and Identity: An Interview with Yishay Garbasz”, Berlin Art Links, April 19, 2016.  

* Göksu Kunak, “Temporality Of Traumas: Yishay Garbasz’s Time Drag Through Images”, m-est, Mar 22, 2016

Angie Kordic, “10 transgender art creatives whose work you should follow”, Wide walls, Jan 27, 2016

*Staff. “イシャイ・ガルバシュ、ユミソン 「Throw the poison in the well」.” Artscape, June 15, 2016.

*Staff. “イシャイ・ガルバシュ「The long story of the contacts of “the other side”」”, Artscape, 15 March 2016.

Yoram Mark-Reich, “To Remember and not to forget”. Yediot Haifa Israel, 15.4.2016

Staff, “זיכרונות גנוזים בויצו חיפה”, Portfolio Magazine, 3 April 2016

Claire Zalc, Tal Bruttmann, “Microhistories of the Holocaust”, Volume 24 of War and Genocide pp309, Berghahn Books, 2016

* Staff, “Artwork celebrates trans experience in Brighton”, Susses Express, 17 July 2016.

* Emma Frankland, “Trans Pride Special”, Not yet a robot project and podcast, August 6th, 2016

Yamamoto Nine, “Can the Token Speak? Toward a Theory of the Trojan Token – and Preliminary Tactical Notes”, ASCA Conference and Workshop 2016: Transparency / Opacity

Juliet Jacques, “Trans: A memoir”, Verso publishing, 2016 pp 268-269

Rose, Emma; Lonsdale, Stephen. “Hidden Identities and Concealed Dangers: Visual Art, Transgender Health, and Wellbeing”.  International Journal of the Image. 2016, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1-12.

Cook, Sophie, “Latest LGBT News 26/7/2016 – TransPride Art & BLAGGS”, Latest TV, UK, 27 July 2016.

Julieta Sanguino, “The 15 Most Influential Transgender Artists”, Cultura Colectiva, 26 July 2016,
Translated to Spanish (same publication)

강소영. “예술이란 울타리에서 꺼내준 친구.” 월간 샘터 (2016): 26-27.

Indira Mallik and Jingjie Cheng, “The boys wanna be her”, Felix Magazine, 11 March 2016. 

2015 Palmer Lauren, “15 Revolutionary and Influential Transgender Artists Who Refuse to Be Invisible”. Artnet News. Nov 20 2015.

* Yamamoto, Nine. “We have to think intersectionally—Yishay Garbasz on the politics of allyship and solidarity”. Verso Books Blog,

Nishimura Morse, Anne and Havinga, Anne E. “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11” (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2015). ISBN: 978-0-87846-827-0

* Halutz, Doron. “Artist Yishay Garbasz burned flesh and trauma works”. Haaretz Israeli Daily newspaper weekend supplement. September 3, 2015. .

* Steinbock, Eliza. “Walking into Conflict: Trans Woman and Visual Artist Yishay Garbasz on Chronicling Trauma”. The Huffington Post, May 1, 2015. tra_b_7188450.html

Juliet Jacques, “Translating the Self”, Frieze Magazine, 25 September 2015

Staff, “Internationales Flair im Künstlerhaus”, Eckernförder Zeitung,13 June 2015.

Alison Hugill, “ART&FEMINISM // 5 Berlin Artists Who Happen to Be Feminists” Berlin Art Link, June 5, 2015

Matt Breadmore, “A Boston Photo Exhibition Focuses on a Disaster in Japan”. The New York Times, May 19, 2015.

* van der Poel, Stephan, “Yishay Garbasz: In zijn moeders voetspoor”. Journal JaGDaF, (Issue 7), P.24. 2015

Catani, Stephanie, and Friedhelm Marx, eds. “Über Grenzen: Texte und Lektüren der deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur”. Vol. 12. Wallstein Verlag, 2015.

2014 Frank, Priscilla. “10 Transgender Artists Who Are Changing The Landscape of Contemporary Art”. The Huffington Post, March 26, 2014.

* Johnson, Ken. “Yishay Garbasz: ‘Ritual and Reality.’” The New York Times. March 6, 2014. reality.html?_r=0

 Laura Erickson-Schroth, “Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community”, Oxford University Pres, pp553, 2014

* Staff. ”Yishay Garbasz: Ritual and Reality.” Afasia. March 14, 2014.

Juliet Jacques, “He to she: Transformation is sold as an instant miracle — but for transsexual people the journey is slow and painful”, Aeon Magazin. 15 Jan 2014

2013 Miaji, Naoko. “Trauma” Iwanami Shoten, Japan. 18 April 2013. pp 231–233, ISBN: 978-4-00-431404-2.

* L’Heureux, Michele. “On the role of the artist in promoting social change”. Brandeis  NOW. April 15, 2013.

*Staff. “Coming Soon, Coming Home: Portraits of Jewish Women by Yishay Garbasz”. Brandeis University. April 16, 2013.

*Waxman, Tobaron. “Interview with Yishay Garbasz”. Pretty Queer. March 3, 2013.

* 송정로 기자, “백령도 평화예술레지던시에 영국작가 합류”, Incheon Online, 14 September 2013.


(* indicates articles pertaining solely to the artist)

2012      *Jovanovic, Rozalia. “Seven Art Fair to Return to Art Basel Miami Beach”. The New York Observer Online – Gallerist NY, September 19, 2012.

Velmet, Aro. “Kehaline kasvatus”, Artshok, 10 March 2012.

Staff. “Best Basel Headline Grab – 2012.” Miami New Times, June 2012. 

2011 Marina Cashdan, Show of Support, Seven Miami December 2, 2011 NYtimes blog 
  Anne Tschida, “Art Basel: The Takeaway”, Knight Foundation, 6 December 2011.
                  Jordan Melnick, “Basel Hopscotch: Seven To Scope To Pulse”, Beached Miami, 30 Nov 2011.
                  Fox, Catherine, “Art Basel Miami Beach, where shopping, aesthetics, flamboyance generate heat and sometimes light”, ARTSATL, 19 Dec 2011.
                  Staff, “Seven Art Fair At Art Basel Miami”, Cheap & Plastique blog, 21 Dec 2011.
                  Cox, Joanie. “Glamazon: Unusual gifts for unusual people”, Sun Sentinel. 15 Dec 2011.
                  Hamacher, Katharina. “Wer den ersten Sein wirft”, Kölniche Rundchau, 5 Aug 2011.
                  * Raimund Wolfer, “Yishay Garbasz: Becoming. A Gender Flipbook”, Mitteilungen der Magnus-Hirschfeld-Gesellschaft, Mai 2011.

2010 De Tilly, Katie. “Art Spy: Soulful journeys in Korea.” Bacharat Magazine Hong Kong, October, 2010. pp.126 -127.

KlomfaB, Johannes and Sabine Rlester. “Lere Orte und darüber der Geist der Toten”, Jüdische Zeitung, January 2010. 

Maltz-Leca, Leora. “Critics Pick: Living in Evolution.” Artforum, November 10, 2010. 

Rosen, Bjorn. “Blick ins Innere: Schoa. Das Thema hat mich gewählt, sagt Yishay Garbasz. So folgte die Fotografin.” Juedische Allgemeine, January 28, 2010. p.3. 

Rosen, Bjorn. “Die Kunst zu leben.” Der Tagesspigel, November, 14, 2010. 

Staff. “Child of a Survivor Walks in Her Mother’s Footsteps.” Jewish Journal, April, 1, 2010. 

Staff. “Interview.” Wolganmisool Art Magazine Korea, October, 2010. 

*Staff, Nymphoto Blog women in photography, January 2010 

Ozaki Tetsuya, 222: A truning point for international art shows, RealTokyo, 21 December 2011 

Kimberly Brown, A report from the 2010 Busan Biennale, 27 October 2010’

Naofumi Osaka, Report: A talk on works by Yishay Garbasz , 21 January 2010 

2009 Birmingham, Lucy. “Critics pick: Yishay Garbasz, Wako Works of Art.”, May 2009. 

Birmingham, Lucy. “Collecting the lost pieces of a soul: Seeking self-discovery, Yishay Garbasz traced her mother’s Holocaust experience.” Japan Times, May 1, 2009.

*Staff, “Footsteps”, The Yomiuri Shimbun, pp4 ART+, 11 May 2009.

Colbert, Jörg. „The Best Photo Books of 2009“. Conscientious Blog, December 2009.

Colberg, Jörg. “Review: In My Mother’s Footsteps.” Conscientious Blog, June, 5, 2009. *

Staff. “Picture Power.” Newsweek Japan, October 14, 2009. 

Staff. “Fotoboeken.” Snoecks, October 1, 2009. 

Staff. “Livers.” Azart, September 1, 2009. 

Staff.“Neue Buch.” Photonews, August, 2009. 

Staff. “Buch Des Monats.” ProfiFoto, June, 2009. 

Staff. “Bilder einer Seele.” Der Spiegel, May 30, 2009. p.50. 

Shihoko Lida, contributor best five exhibitions of 2009, ART iT 

2008 Brostoff, Marissa. “In Thailand, an Unusual Exhibit.” The Forward, January 23, 2008.

Messenger, Jim. “Lost & Found.” Art4d, June 2008.

*Anna Shkolnik, “Азиатскии взгляд на евреиские ценности”,, 2 Feb 2008.

Staff. “Moving Work of Yishay Garbasz Exhibited in Chiang Mai, Thailand.” Jewish Times Asia, January 2008. 

Staff. “The Holocaust Revisited.” The Nation, February 2008. 

Tilley, Bob. “The Holocaust Revisited.” City Life, January 2008.

*Huang, Jialin. “以色列摄影大师美浓展艺.” Liberty Times (自由时报), February 22, 2008, p. A13.

2007 Staff. “Gift of Tongues.” Art4d (November 2007.

*Staff, “In The Same House”, Taipei Times p A14, 7 December 2007.

*Staff, “In The Same House”, China News (Taiwan), p C2, 7 December 2007.

 *Song, Yicheng. “客家攝影展.” Taiwan Times (臺灣時報), December 7, 2007, p. 12.

*Huang, Jialin. “驻村艺术家感受客家人情味.” Liberty Times (自由时报),December 17, 2007, p A13.

 *Wang, Zhaoyue. “以籍駐村藝術家 徵三代同堂.” United Daily News (联合报), September 1, 2007, p. D8.

*Chen, Zhipeng. “喜欢台湾的艺术家Yishay (乙赛) 十月期间将在美浓进行家族摄影.” Yueguangshan Magazine (月光山杂志), no. 922, October 19, 2007, p. 2.

*Wang, Jiecun. “阿公店水庫放空防淤繼續辦.” China Times (中國時報), September 15, 2007, p. C2.

*Liu, Zhiwei. “客家文物明起試營運.” Apple Daily (蘋果日報),  December 7, 2007, p. A26.

2006 Der Kellen, Ralf Bei.  “Zeitlos und detailgetreu.” Deutschlandradio Kultur, November 21, 2006.

Feist, Nora. “Unverstellter Blick.” Berliner Zeitung, October 13, 2006.,10810590,10426310.html

Kroohs, Dwayne. “2005: A Look Back.” The Daily Freeman, January 1, 2006.

Staff. “Die Welt mauert sich ein.” plus, November 2006.

Staff. “Mauerbilder mitten in Berlin.” Cicero, November 17, 2006.

Staff. “Die Mauer.” Kunst Herbst Berlin, October 13, 2006.

Staff. “The Fence.” on “Die Kulturzeit-Tipps in Kürze.” 3SAT, Oct. 12, 2006.

Staff. “Mitten in Berlin entsteht unter der Schirmherrschaft des Politikmagazins Cicero ein neuer Veranstaltungsort.” Berliner Zeitung, October 10, 2006.

2005 * Der Feber, Ron, “Noord Nieuws” (evening news), RTV Noord. Holland. 15 March 2005.

Mitchell, Paula Ann. “Heartfelt Journey.” The Daily Freeman, October 30, 2005.

De Lange, Henny. “In de voetsporen van een moeder.” Trouw Newspaper, September 3, 2005

2004 Kroohs, Dwayne. “2004: A Look Back.” The Daily Freeman, December 26, 2004.

Mitchell, Paula. “Retracing a Mother’s Painful Journey.” The Daily Freeman, May 9, 2004.



2022 IASPIS, Sweeden, June-August.

2017 Villa Waldberta, Germany, Dec .

2016 Baexong Arts, Japan, Jan – March .

2015 Eckernförde Künstlerhaus, Germany Apr – June.

2014 National Art Studio, Changdong, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Jan – June .

2013 IAP Baengnyeong-do Peace Arts Residency Project, Korea, Sep – Nov .

Tokyo Wonder Site, exchange program, May – July.

Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Boston Mass, artist in residency, Apr.

2010 Northwood University, Midland, MI visiting artist, .

2009 Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan, Creator-in-Residence – International Nomination Program, Jan – Apr .

2007-2008 Kio-A-Thau Artist-in-Residence, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan, Aug – Jan

2007 Artist-in-Residence(ART), Tokyo, Japan, .


2022 Laspis, Stockholm, SE

MeetFactory, Prague, CR

Mental Health Arts Space (MHAS), Berlin DE, workshop series: Self-Defense for Minorities Who Must Make a Living in the Art World

Bildungswerk des bbk berlin, DE, workshop series: Self-Defense for Minorities Who Must Make a Living in the Art World

2021 Landmark College, Why we cant have nice things.

2020 University of Vienna, AU, Cultural Policy, Politics & Activism2019 Nordic Trans Realities Conference.

Sonntags Club (LGBTQ organization), Berlin.

2018 Weld, Stockholm Sweden

2017 Art & Activism symposium Rotterdam Holland

Halle 6, Kreativquartier Munich.

2016 Hospitable project, Tottori Japan

2015 Tate Modern, London UK

2014 Cal Arts (CSSSA) LA, USA

Oberwelt collective, Stuttgart

2013 Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo

Brandeis University, Boston. USA

2011 Landmark college, Putney, VT USA

Rutgers University New Jersey, USA

2010 Arsenal Berlin (Screening)

B_Books, Berlin, Germany,

Busan Biennale Academic Panel, Busan, Korea.

Columbia University, New York, USA.

Delta College, Saginaw, MI.USA

Fachhochschule Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany

Landmark College, Putney, VT, USA

Northwood University, Midland,USA

2009 Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan,

2007 Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan,

Kio-A-Thau, Artist Village, Kaohsiung Taiwan

National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan


2021 Stiftung Kunstfonds Arbeitsstipendium (one year work grant)

2016 Berlin Senat travel grant 

2014 Deutsche Künstlerhilfe Bundespräsident

2013 Berlin Tokyo Exchange, Creative City, Berlin 

Brandeis University Project grant.

2013 Deutsche Künstlerhilfe Bundespräsident

2010 Film/Video des Künstlerinnenprogramms, Creative City, Berlin, Germany 

2009 Book of the month Profifoto magazin Germany. June 2009

Art It best exhibition of 2009 

Conscientious, Book of the year

Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan, 

Embassy of the Netherlands, Tokyo, Japan,

2008 Embassy of Israel, Bangkok, Thailand

Nederland in Japan, Embassy of the Netherlands, Tokyo, Japan,

Stef Werthimer, Israel.

City Life Publishing, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2007 Council for Hakka Affairs, Jia-dong, Taiwan, 

Award for civic merit, county of Pin-Dong for the installation of four generations project, 

Cultural Bureau of Kaohsiung County, Taiwan, 

Zimit Grant, 

2005 The Bick Fund, 

Zimit Grant, 

2004–2005 The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, New York, NY 

2004 Zimit Grant, 

Avi Chai Foundation, Jerusalem, Israel 

Hillel Foundation, Washington DC, 

Human Rights Program, Bard College, NY 

The Bick Fund, 

2002 Voice & Vision Summer