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Tse Su-mei, Chambre Sourde (2003-2010).

Photo courtesy of Eslite Gallery

Still Disco is a solo exhibit by Luxembourg artist Tse Su-mei that brings together sculpture, photography and installation dating back to 2003, when she won the Golden Lion Award at that year’s Venice Biennial. Tse’s output addresses time and memory with a sense of introspection.

■ Eslite Gallery (誠品畫廊), 5F, 11 Songgao Rd, Taipei City (台北市松高路11號5F). Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 11am to 7pm. Tel: (02) 8789-3388 X1588

■ Opening reception on Saturday at 3pm. Until Nov. 7

Memories and Beyond (記憶的總和) brings together nine artists from Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and Japan for the Kuandu Biennial. Sculptural and video installation are the predominant mediums the artists use to examine their memories of their home countries.

■ Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts (關渡美術館), 1 Xueyuan Rd, Taipei City (台北市學園路1號). Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am to 5pm. Tel: (02) 2893-8870

■ Opening reception on Saturday at 9:30am. Attendees must register first at Until Dec. 26

Substitute (替代) is a solo exhibition by emerging artist Huang Zan-lun (黃贊倫). Huang’s sculptural installations deploy mechanical elements to question the automation of industrial production.

■ Barry Room, Taipei Artist Village (台北國際藝術村百里廳), 7 Beiping E Rd, Taipei City (台北市北平東路7號). Open daily from 10am to 7:30pm. Tel: (02) 3393-7377

■ Until Oct. 24

Flowerpots in the shape of human feet, or the paws of animals, come together in a new series of sculptures by Wu Chi-Jeng (吳其錚). Wu’s bizarre, though well-crafted, objects are rendered in a broad array of colors and resemble the kind of knickknacks found in bric-a-brac stores.

■ Singart (新心藝術館), 67 Shengli Rd, Tainan City (台南市勝利路67號). Open Tuesdays to Sundays from noon to 8pm; closed Mondays and every second and fourth Sunday each month. Tel: (06) 275-3957

■ Until Oct. 30

A survey by the Department of Health and the artist’s experiences with sleeping pills form the basis of Stilnox Home Video (使蒂諾斯家庭實境秀), a video installation by Su Hui-yu (蘇匯宇). According to the press release, the poll showed that there are currently 3 million users of sleeping pills in Taiwan and the video stems from the artist’s own ideas about the relationship between watching television at night and the effects of sedatives, which Su says forces an individual to “unconsciously [enter] a world that does not sleep.”

■ Tina Keng Gallery (大未來耿畫廊), B1, 15, Ln 548, Ruiguang Rd, Taipei City (台北市瑞光路548巷15號B1). Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am to 7pm. Tel: (02) 2659-0798

■ Until Oct. 31

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