Artist, Curator, Documentary Director
Etan Pavavalung is an artist, curator, and documentary director based in Taiwan.
He is also and adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Indigenous Art Industry at National Kaohsiung Normal University, and a PhD student in the Doctoral Program in Art Creation and Theory at the College of Visual Arts of Tainan National University of the Arts.
He is Paiwanese and was born into the Tavadran tribe of Dashe village, Sandimen town in Pingtung County.
He has had exhibitions at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, National Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, and Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts.
His artworks have also been displayed at various international art spaces in France, Hong Kong, Guam, Singapore, Norway, Australia, and America.
Beside his own art creations, he also looks forward to the construction of an overall context of indigenous art history. He is thus committed to the promotion of the contemporary indigenous art as well as the coordination and curatorial work of joint exhibitions.