Kao Pao Hui

Taiwanese artist and designer Pao Hui Kao studied Industrial Design at the Huafan University of Taipei. After four years working experience as an industrial designer and material researcher, she enrolled in the Master’s program at the Design Academy Eindhoven where she graduated with her Art Master in 2016. Her artworks show great influences of innovative materials, traditional crafts and social issues. By making objects, sculptures and installations, she has emphasized an extraordinary aesthetics out of ordinary material and surrounding through continuous material experiments. The projects of Pao Hui Kao couple the forces of nature to human artifacts. Her studio serves as a creative ground for a constant research on experimental design, bringing higher meaning to manmade sculptural bodies and installations through their connection to nature and its elements. This process of elaboration allows Pao Hui to create a narrative where the natural and the artificial commune to form landscapes for the mind to explore the philosophical dilemmas that distress the human condition.