Yung-shan Tsou

TSOU Yung-shan is a Berlin-based Taiwanese artist whose work involves handwriting and bookmaking as conceptual artistic expressions. After completing her Meisterschüler study at the Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin in 2011, Tsou exhibits her growing folio of works via diverse exhibitions. 2011 she had her solo exhibition “Silent Years” in the Gallery VBM20.10 CONTEMPORARY ARTS&DESIGN Berlin; she also participated in the exhibition “Possible Arts” in Kunsthaus-Viernheim. In 2012 she curated and took part in the exhibitions “Book-Like Objects” in tamtamART Berlin and “Typosphäre – The Current Positions of script-/ imagery” in Galerie im Turm Berlin. She was one of the finalists of NOPX|artbook 2012|2013, International Contest of Artist’s Books in NOPX, which was held in Turin, Italy; then she was shortlisted in KALEID 2015 London “Artists Who Do Books”. In the meantime she built up her own edition “Luftschlösschen”. Its first project is a CD production of an audio play Heinzelmenschen. Her artist’s books are collected in USA, Canada, UK, Germany and in Taiwan.


2016 Taiwan Ministry of Culture Fellowship