Rain Wu Taiwan, b. 1987
Rain Wu is a Taiwanese artist and architect living and working in London. Her work is conceptually driven and materialises in different forms and scales from drawing, sculpture, food performance to architectural installation.
She graduated from the Royal College of Art and University College London (Bartlett). Her artwork has been exhibited in Sharjah Biennial, Taipei Biennial, The Palestinian Museum, London Design Biennale, Lisbon Architecture Triennale; she was one of the Designers in Residence at the Design Museum (London) in 2016, an artist in residence at The Van Eyck (NL) 2018-9, and she is currently an associate lecturer at University of the Arts London.
The Sea Rises and Totally Still, 2019
Curated by Erica Yu-Wen Huang and Nina-Maria Oförsagd for Sea Views 2019. Images courtesy of Chen Yi-Wen
Facsimile of a Breeze, 2019
Sao Miguel, Azores
Curated by The Decoraters and Mariana Pestana. Images courtesy of Sara Pinheiro
The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit
Collaboration with Eric Chen, Curated by Reem Fadda. Images courtesy of Rain Wu
Taipei Biennial 2016, Sharjah Biennial 2017
Collaboration with Eric Chen. Curated by Christine Tohme (Sharjah Biennial, Corinne Diserens (Taipei Biennial)
Images courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation, Rain Wu
The Tea Set, 2016
London Design Museum. Images courtesy of Su Yu Hsin
From NatureForest and Found, Rain Wu, Jamie North, Nienke Hoogvliet, Peter Matthews, Jesper Eriksson and Harriet Hellman. 18 Feb - 24 Apr 2021From Nature presents a selection of works by seven contemporary artists from around the world who use materials as central contributors to how the works find meaning and do so with respect for the material themselves. Artists include Forest and Found, Rain Wu, Jamie North, Nienke Hoogvliet, Peter Matthews, Jesper...
Best of 2021Federico Campagna, Flash Art, December 30, 2021
Essay: From NaturePaul Carey-Kent, FAD Magazine, February 23, 2021
The Materials are the MessageBy Paul Carey-Kent, edited by Ocula , Ocula Magazine, January 18, 2021
Rain Wu: To Appear and Disappear with LightnessRachel Morón, TL Magazine, March 17, 2020
A Design Museum designer in residence, Rain Wu uses food as a storytelling deviceFrame Magazine , December 1, 2016