Yang Wei-Lin was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1963. She first studied for a BA in Chinese Literature at Tunghai University, Taichung and then attained her MFA at Tainan University of the Arts’ Graduate Institute of Applied Arts. She has received numerous awards for her experimental and conceptual fibre installations in Taiwan, and her work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions within Taiwan and internationally, including Contextile 2016 Contemporary Textile Art Biennial, Guimaraes, Portugal; Setouchi Triennale 2013, Fukutake House Asia Art Platform, Japan; 7th International Biennial of Textile Miniatures, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2011; 13th International Triennial of Tapestry, Lódz, Poland, in 2010, as well as other biennials and triennials in Taiwan, Spain, China, Hungary, Lithuania and the USA. Yang directed the Taiwan Fiber Art Research Project, and has carried out original research into aspects of dyeing with natural plant-based materials, including indigo, and into aspects of Taiwanese indigenous culture. Yang Wei-Lin currently teaches in the Department of Material Arts and Design at Tainan National University of the Arts.
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