Yi-Tai Chung is an artist working with light. Chung’s creative and teaching practices include lighting design, installation, and photography. Chung’s lighting design for the opera Dialogues of the Carmelites was selected for WSD 2017 Exhibition. His project Visualizing Invisible Cities was selected for PQ 2019 Exhibition. The design process was shared at PQ Talk at the same time. His research Lighting Patterns, a long-term light documentary project, was established in 2021. Seeing Lighting Patterns in Everyday Life, a talk based on this research project, was presented at WSD 2022 Scenofest in Calgary, Canada.
Chung received his MFA in Design and Technology at the University of Texas at Austin in 2017. He later served as Instructional Assistant Professor of Lighting Design at the University of Mississippi for three years. After returning to his hometown Taiwan in 2021, he worked as a freelance lighting designer, a photographer, and an educator. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Practice at National Sun Yat-sen University and Vice-Chair at OISTAT Lighting Design Sub-commission.