Born in Taipei in 1979 and won the "Taipei Arts Award" in 2003, Liao Yu-an is a promising young artist in contemporary art. The making of his art is a deeply personal one, and the theme of alienation and isolation is beautifully described in his artworks. Liao has set about making art that begans as a voyage of self-exploration and self-discovery and is now a comment on the society in which he lives. He made for himself a theater of possibilities that has embraced deeply personal moments of his life and his insecurities, as well as some astute observation on the society in which he finds himself as a young artist. Being an emerging artist, Lao Yu-an already had several solo exhibitions., which including "I think what I am" ( Shin Leh Yu-an Art Space,Taipei , 2003) "Perplexity" (Absolutely SPP, Kaohsiung, 2004), "Drowse" (Butchart International Contemporary Art Space, Taipei, 2007), "Death Pretentious" (IT Park, Taipei, 2007), "Fondle Without Tenderness" (Asia Art Center, Taipei, 2008).