Chen
Visual, Audio, and Performative Artist; Professor of Art, University at Buffalo
2018 Performer

Buffalo, New York

Millie Chen’s visual, audio and performative works are intended to interrupt habits of viewing. Her artwork has been shown across North and South America, East Asia and Europe at venues and festivals such as the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Centre Culturel Canadien in Paris, Centro Nacional des las Artes in Mexico City, the Power Plant in Toronto, The Contemporary Austin, Shanghai Expo, Hong Kong Asian Film Festival and Toronto Nuit Blanche.

Chen’s latest work, egg MUSEUM, is part of a solo show at the University of Colorado Art Museum. She also is collaborating with Arzu Ozkal on Silk Road Songbook, a project that integrates songs with landscapes, retracing one of the major arteries of the Eurasian trade routes and facilitating the creation of grass roots songs that channel voices of resiliency and determination. Chen's work is in several public collections, and she has produced a number of major permanent public art commissions. Her writing has appeared in publications in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and China. Chen is a professor in the art department at the University at Buffalo. Her work is represented by Anna Kaplan Contemporary.

Photo Credit: Cheryl Gorski