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Vinci Weng

Vinci Weng

Adventure beyond the Fantasylands

The series of works is fantastic set in a fictional universe, often inspired by our real world. They are without specific places or venues, and have a group of magic events that invites the viewer into the wonder tales of my Utopia.

Awards

World Photo Annual

2023

Nominee

Conceptual

Professional

Adventure beyond the Fantasylands

The series of works is fantastic set in a fictional universe, often inspired by our real world. They are without specific places or venues, and have a group of magic events that invites the viewer into the wonder tales of my Utopia.

About Artist

Vinci Weng

Dr. Vinci Weng is an artist and academic who works primarily with digital fine art and contemporary painting. In an artistic practice spanning over thirty-five years, his research interests include painting, digital-composite photograph and moving image. He adopts the concepts of painting, photography and cinema that addressing some interesting issues of digital art with possibilities to go beyond the limit of still and moving images. His work explores the relationships between abstraction and surrealism, painting and photography, still and moving image. ‘Seeing, exploring and knowing’ is the principal reference to the context of fictional landscapes in his practice. His work builds on the inner, abstract and surreal landscapes where illusions and fantasies are reflected. Weng has an excellent track record of creative practice and research output. As an artist and academic, his recent practice-based research into digital-composite photograph has enabled him to participate in numerous exhibitions and receive many awards. In 2021, he received the prestigious ‘Power of Creativity | Art Prize’ from Contemporary Art Curator magazine, which is the highest mark of creative excellence and recognition of outstanding achievement in innovation and creativity. Weng was also one of the featured artists in the Spring-2022 issue of the Woven Tale Press magazine (New York). He was selected for an ‘Artistic Excellence Award’ of CFA Artist of the Year by Circle Foundation for the Arts (France) in 2023 and has been crowned as a 2023 MUSE Photography Awards Platinum Winner within the Fine Art – Photomanipulation category. His works have been presented internationally at museums and galleries, and have also been widely collected by galleries, museums, and institutions around the world. Weng is an Associate Professor in Digital Fine Art (Chinese Culture University in Taipei) and a gallery artist for YellowKorner Art Photography in Paris, France. He is currently working on a new series of digital composite photographs – the project ‘Adventure beyond the Fantasylands’. His current practice and research will examine various surreal views and aesthetics depicted in his painterly images. *For more info, please visit the website (http://www.vinciweng.net)

Vinci Weng

Photographic Areas of Focus

Fine Art

Location

Taiwan

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