Hou Chun-Ming - Sin & Punishment
1992-2008. Legend Hou, or “Hou of Liuchiao Township”, referring to the place where he was born, a graduate from National Art Academy (now National Taipei University of the Arts) in Fine Art, starts his career in the 1990s, printing and making installations. Deeply rooted in folklore, popular culture, theatre and Weltschmerz, Hou’s works offers hope and hell. The series of graphic work revolve around themes which bear the following titles: Erotic Paradise (1992), God of War/The Knight on White Horse (1992), Anecdotes about Spirits and Immortals (1993), Four Seasons Pornography (1995), New Paradise (1996), Sinners in Paradise / Androgyny (1996), Sin and Punishment at Hong Kong (1996), Lu-Ting (1997), God Hates You (1999), Journal by Pillow (2006), the Rise of the Dragon / the Flight of the Phoenix (2007), Eight Legends of Hou / Confessions by Jung-Meeng at Age 47 (2007).