Hsu Chiawei was born in Taichung, Taiwan in 1983. He grew up and currently lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan.

He graduated from Taiwan University of Arts with a Master’s degree in 2010. His exhibitions include Taipei Biennial 2012: Modern Monsters/ Death and Life of Fiction (Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, 2013), The 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia: This is not a Taiwan Pavilion (Palazzo delle Prigiomi, Venice, 2013) and Hugo Boss Asia Art: Awards for Emerging Chinese Artists (Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, 2013).