jiun you ou

1982 Taipei, Taiwan

education

2015 – 2018 master of fine arts, Hochschule Trier, department gemstone and jewellery design,Idar-Oberstein, Germany
2002 –  2007 B.S.S., Political Science – International Relations, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

exhibitions (selection)

2019  Schmuck 2019, Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich, Germany
2018 – 2019 European Prize for Applied Arts, Anciens Abattoirs de Mons /National Design & Craft Gallery/ Kilkenny Castle, Mons/ Kilkenny, Belgium/ Ireland
2018  Transboundary • Aesthetics, Itami City Museum of Art, Itami, Japan
2015­­ – 2016  KORU 5: The 5th international contemporary jewellery triennial, Imatra Art Museum/ Vaasa Art Hall/ Kuopio Art Museum, Imatra/ Vaasa/ Kuopio, Finland
2014  the 6th New Traditional Jewelry: Confrontations, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands
2014  TALENTE 2014, Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich, Germany

about the work

Although my works are developed with various media, material and working methods, they are all concerning my body experiences and life history. When I work with installations, I am an incompetent storyteller; when I work with raw materials, I am a bricoleur.
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2019

Jiun You Ou, Yàn #4, 2019, brooch, inkstone, two component glue, stainless steel, sterling silver, 110 x 60 x 10 mm
jiun you ou, yàn #5, 2019, brooch, inkstone, two component glue, stainless steel, sterling silver, 120 x 8 x 8 mm