JAN Yifen (Yifen)
Deputy Director of Zhishan Cultural and Ecological Garden, Wild Bird Society of Taipei (WBST), Curator of Guandu International Nature Art Festival (2015-2018)
Yifen is well-experienced in curating environmental art projects and addresses herself to explore the relationships between art, nature, conservation, and sustainability. Since joining the Guandu Nature Park in 2013, she has been responsible for fundraising, corporate-based projects, events planning, and marketing. She has also participated in curating the Guandu International Nature Art Festival and has been promoted to the curator since 2015. In 2019, she transferred her position to the Zhishan Cultural and Ecological Garden as the Deputy Director. She was invited by the Ministry of Culture to be the moderator of "2020 La Nuit des Idées: Etre Vivant" in 2020. She also joined the curatorial team of the exhibition "The Art of Transformation: residency as a way to engage with craft" held by the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute in the same year. She received her Master of Arts degree in 2012 from the Graduate Institute of Museum Studies, Taipei National University of the Arts and her bachelor’s degree in biological science from the National Sun Yat-sen University in 2003.