Sheng-Wen LO (b. 1987, Taiwan) is currently based in The Netherlands. His works investigate the relationships between non-humans and contemporary society, often taking daily experiences as points of departure. As a maker his practice comprises still/moving images, installations, video games, escape rooms and various media. He received MA in Photography from AKV|St.Joost in the Netherlands, and MSc in Computer Science from the Computer Music Lab at National Taiwan University.
Sheng is the creative director of Lightbox, a public photo library and a center for contemporary photography at Taipei. During his residency in Europe, he facilitates connections between Taiwanese and the international contemporary photography scene through talks, discussions, writings, and collaborations. Sheng had been an artist in residence at the Rijksakademie (2019-2021) in Amsterdam.
His recent works were shown in Foam Fotografiemuseum, EYE Filmmuseum, World Press Photo, BredaPhoto, LhGWR and Fotofestival Naarden in The Netherlands, ICP Museum in New York, MMCA in Korea, FORMAT Photo Festival, Belfast Photo Festival in UK, OrganVida Photo Festival in Croatia, UCCA (Beijing), YUZ Museum (Shanghai) in China, National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in Australia, and Taiwan Biennial at NTMoFA. He was selected as Foam Talent (2021), and received fellowships from De Nederlandsche Bank and Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds/ Prince Claus Fund (2019).