Curriculum Vitae
Patrick Tsai

Patrick Tsai, born in America, is a photographer currently living in Tokyo. Prior to Japan, he has lived in China and Taiwan. He is most known for his two photo diary series entitled "My Little Dead Dick" and “Talking Barnacles”. His work has been featured in Foam Magazine, the Hyere's Festival, Canon’s New Cosmos Competition, Palais de Tokyo, and Susan Bright's book "Autofocus: The Self Portrait in Contemporary Photography" released by Thames & Hudson.
 
Photo Books:

Modern Times, Nanarokusha, 2012

2014    “The World Above” photo book, Ukabu LLC, Dec 2014
2012    “Modern Times” photo book, Nanarokusha Co., April 2012
2010    “Hot Water” zine, self-published, 2010
2009    “Growing Up” zine, self-published with Coley Brown, 2009
 

Publications:

Cover for Autofocus: The Self-Portrait In Contemporary Photography, Thames and Hudson

Vice Magazine (USA), Slanted Magazine (Germany), The Plant Journal (Spain), Art and Seoul Magazine (Korea), Pig Magazine (Italy), PHOTO Magazine (France), Neon Magazine (Germany), Foam Magazine (Amsterdam), WAD Magazine (France), DeStandaard Magazine (Belgium), Le Revue Interationale des Liveres et des IDes (France), Picnic Magazine (Israel), MTV Magazine (Brazil), Theme Magazine (USA),etc.

Commercial Work:

Ohta SS2013

Paul Smith for Ginza Magazine

Yo La Tengo for Ecocolo Magazine

Ginza Magazine (Japan), Ecocolo (Japan), Weekly Playboy Magazine (Japan), Sotokoto Magazine (Japan), Hanako Magazine (Japan), Haha No Tomo Magazine (Japan), Brutus Magazine (Japan), Ne-Net (Japan), X-Girl Stages (Japan), Mash (Japan), Barfout Magazine (Japan), etc.

 
Commercials:

Print and TV Commercial for Mai Navi Baito (Dentsu), 2013

Print Campaign Converse China, 2008

2013        Print and Commercial Campaign for Mai Navi Baito, Japan
2013        Print Campaign for Rokko Meets Art Festival, Japan
2009        Converse Campaign (Branding) for Asia-Pacific
2008    Converse “Anti-Sport” and “Brand Essence” Ad Campaign, Summer, China
 
Exhibitions/Festivals/Workshops:

Neighborhood Exhibition Outside My House for Willy the Cat (featured in Talking Barnacles),Tokyo, 2012


Palais De Tokyo, 2012

2012    Les Modules-Fondation Pierre Berge- Yves Saint Laurent, Palais de Tokyo, April 4 –June 12, 2012, Paris, France
2012    Modern Times, Mori Building Private Exhibition, May – June 2012, Tokyo, Japan
2012    Modern Times Solo Exhibition, Logos Gallery, Parco (Shibuya), April 2012, Tokyo, Japan
2011    Canon New Cosmos of Photography Exhibition (awarded Excellence Award and is in competition for Grand Prix prize in November 2011),Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, October 29- November 20, 2011, Tokyo, Japan
2011    Quinzaine Photographique Nantaise Festival, September 16 – October 16, 2011, Nantes, France
2011    Hajimeten (Art Collective) Exhibition, Rokko Meets Art Festival, September 17 - November 23, 2011, Hyogo, Japan
2011    Hajimeten’s Art-Zine Workshop, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, September 4, 2011, Kanazawa, Tokyo, Japan
2011    Hajimeten (Art Collective) Workshop, Arcus Artist and Residence, August 24-25, 2011, Ibaraki, Japan
2010    “Something Burst and Splattered” (Duo Exhibition with Nishimitsu Yusuke), ADANDA Gallery, December 10 – 24, 2010, Osaka, Japan
2010    Hajimeten (Art Collective) Exhibition, November 27-28, 2010, Spectacle in the Farm Festival, Animal Kingdom, Nasu, Japan
2010    “Untitled/Image” Group Show, November 20 – December 4, 2010, Cultivate Gallery , Tokyo, Japan
2010    The 2010 Vice Photo Show, August 14 – September 4, 2010, Scion Space, Los Angeles, California, USA
2010    “Hot Water”, Solo Show, September 4 – October 3, 2010, Cultivate Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010    Stream Photograph Projection Show, January 22, 2010, Penthouse Gallery, Baltimore, and Gallery Space, Los Angeles, California, USA
2009    Jelly Generation Group Show, October 8 – November 8, 2009, Goldsmith Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA
2009    “Growing Up” Duo show with photographer Coley Brown, July-August, 2009, Emporium Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2009    “Present Tense Biennial”, May - August 2009, Chinese Cultural Center, San Francisco, California, USA
2008    Hyeres Festival (Festival des Artes de la Mode), April 25-28, 2008 Hyeres, France
2008    Chou Yang Group Show, December 22, 2007- January 21, 2008, Potential Gallery, Beijing, China
2007    Heavy Metal in Baghdad Benefit Photo Exhibit, October 26-28, 2007, The Emporium Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2007    The 2nd Get It Louder Exhibition, July 23 - September 25, 2007, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu; China
2007    No Panda Group Show, July 20 – 29, 2007, XPACE Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2007    The 5th Annual Vice Photo Show, July 07 – August 05, 2007, Brooklyn Industries Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA
2006    Trivial Group Exhibition, July 2 – 7, 2006, PARK19 Art Space, Guangzhou, China
2006    “Sleepwalk” Solo Exhibition, May 9 – June 9, 2006, The Path Café, Taipei, Taiwan
2005    “Bruised Fruit” Solo Exhibition presented by Winzz Co. LTD, July 25- August 31, 2005, Winzz Gallery, Asiaworld Department Store, Taipei, Taiwan
2004    “Love Songs” Solo Exhibition, October 23 – November 23, 2004, Mo!Relax Café, Taipei, Taiwan
 
Film:
 
“No More Sympathy For Bastards And My Lover” dir. Patrick Tsai, 15 min., DV, Color + B/W
 
2007    “Electricity” short film compilation DVD, Slamdance Inc., 2007, USA
2006    Rooftop Film Festival 2006, New York City, New York, USA
2006    Slamdance Film Festival 2006, Park City, Utah, USA
2005    CESTA Art Fest 2005, Tabor, Czechoslovakia
2005    21st International Short Film Festival Hamburg 2005, Hamburg, Germany
2005    Urban Nomad Film Festival 2005, Taipei, Taiwan: Awarded Best Narrative Short