Artist on the Opening Day│Kevin Ryan / Hsin-Yu, Chang / Tsun-Hui, Hung
About Kevin Ryan │
Kevin Ryan has worked, since 1979, as a developer, producer, curator and initiator of single and multi-art form projects and events in the UK and internationally.
His work has encompassed a wide range of approaches and productions from outdoor events, to publications, exhibitions, short films, concerts, community plays, arts based services, theatre, dance and workshop programmes. He was a co-founder and co-director of Mailout Magazine for over twenty years and has been the Creative Director and CEO of Charnwood Arts since 1991.
His photographic work has encompassed the development of community darkrooms, teaching and developing participatory photography projects as well as exhibiting and publishing work in his own right. His commissioned photography has been published in newspapers, magazines and books world-wide and he has exhibited work in group and solo exhibitions around the UK and in Italy, China, Taiwan and Japan. He also developed and co-curated the Pixel and Grain Gallery and is the main curator of the newly launched on-line/off-line People Making Places project - peoplemakingplaces.com
He is interested in the relationship between image making and narrative and how that relates to visual and literary representation. He is also a published poet and essayist and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts in the UK.
自1979年起，KEVIN RYAN 便在多元的藝術創作、藝術活動中以創意發想人、製作人、策展人及發起人之身分活躍於英國及全球各地。創作橫跨許多不同的形式和製作，從戶外活動，到刊物、展覽、短片、音樂會、社區戲劇、藝術服務、劇場戲劇、舞蹈、工作坊課程等。曾任Mailout Magazine 合夥人及管理者超過20年的時間，1991年起為Charnwood Arts創意總監暨執行長。
KEVIN RYAN在攝影方面的貢獻與創作，包含了社區暗房的發展、教學、發展互動性的攝影計畫、舉辦展覽、出版作品，受到許多委託進行拍攝，刊登於世界各地的報章雜誌、書籍。曾於英國、義大利、中國、台灣、日本舉辦聯展及個展。共同策畫了Pixel and Grain Gallery , 並為近期發表的on-line / off-line People Making Places 計畫的主要策畫人。
KEVIN RYAN 著迷於製造影像與敘述之間的關係，還有它們是如何地與視覺、文學陳述產生關聯。現為公開發表的詩人、評論家、英國皇家文藝學會會員。