Liang is a Taiwanese artist and designer based in London. 
She co-founded The Misused project - a hardware research project - in 2018 .  


Exhibitions

2021   Paris Design Week - Local Life Project (Upcoming)
2021   The egg rack made a disclaimer 2.0 at Now Space, Taipei, Taiwan
2020  The egg rack made a disclaimer 1.0 at Error22, Tainan, Taiwan
2020  London Design Festival - The Misused ironmongery at Coal Drops Yard, London, UK
2020  Melbourne Design Week - One Two One Two at National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
2020  The Misused 2.0 at Taiwan Design Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
2019   Dutch Design Week - The Misused 2.0 at Piet Hien Eek, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2018   The Misused 1.0 at Caoji Gallery, Tainan, Taiwan


Workshops

2020  deTour - The Misused Workshop at PMQ, Hong Kong
2020  The Neighbour Maker Project at Openground, Hong Kong
2020  mend-not-throw X The Misused at Makerversity, London, UK 
2020  The Misused Workshop at Pegatron, Taipei, Taiwan
2020  The Hardware Research Workshop at Kiosk N1C, London, UK
2020  The Misused Workshop at Blackhorse Workshop, London, UK
2020  The Misused Workshop at PEER Gallery, London, UK
2020  The Misused Workshop with Junction Issues, London, UK
2020  The Misused Workshop at Taiwan Design Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan


Talks

2021   The Egg Rack Made A Disclaimer at Shih Chien University, Taipei
2020  Conversation with Upcycling Designer Kevin Chueng at Openground, Hong Kong
2020  Conversation with Industrial Designer Emile Jones at Coal Drops Yard, London, UK
2020  The introduction to Misused Project at Old Bank NOMA, Manchester, UK
2020  Conversation with Anthropologist Shih-Hsiang Sung at Taiwan Design Research Insititute


Features & Links

2021   Obscura Magazine: The philosophy of Misusing 
2021   Dezeen: Liang-Jung Chen explores vulnerability through 12 precarious egg racks
2020  ICON Magazine Issue 202: The Misused 3.0 X London Design Festival 
2020  The Guardian: The best new design - From hardware to homeware
2020  Wallpaper: How to interact with London Design Festival 2020
2020  DAMN° Magazine: The Misused Ironmongery X London Design Festival
2020  Creative Lives in Progress: Turn everyday objects into kinetic sculptures
2020  The News Lens: The Misused 2.0 reinvents Taiwanese and Dutch hardware design
2019   Elle Decor Italia: How to wrap Christmas gifts according to five designers
2019   Dezeen: The Misused uses hardware in surprising ways to make household goods
2019   Dutch Design Week Magazine: Nihao The Misused 
2019   Elle Decor Italia: A Taiwanese duo try their hands at the hardware store
2018   Core 77: A collection of home objects inspried by improvisation 
2018   The News Lens: The Misused highlights Taiwan’s special knack for upcycling


Publications

2021   The Egg Rack Catalogue - The Egg Rack Made A Disclaimer
2020  Store Projects: Maker’s Manual #4 - Brushes
2017   Back to the Origins: 10th Communication Design Symposium, Kun Shan University  


Grants & Residencies

2021   Art Project Grant - National Culture & Arts Foundation, Taiwan
2020  Designer in residence - Makerversity in Somerset House, UK
2020  Exhibition Project Grant - Minitstry of Culture UK Division, Taiwan & UK




Contact Details

+44 (0) 7865 199 873
www.liangjungchen.com
liangjungchen.tw (at) gmail.com

@liangjung_chen