Chen, Geng-Bin
Pieces of Time
Born in 1921 in Sanjiao Village, Shengang Town, Taichung County; Served for Taiwan News Agency in Taichung City at the age of 14; Worked as photojournalist three years later and became the first photojournalist in Taiwan. Later, worked as the head of the production and photography department of the News Agency. In 1945, created Hsing Tai film office which committed to the study of color slide development and color separation plate technology. In 1952, the office was renamed as Hsing Tai Plate Making and Printing Factory. In 1957, he served as the executive director at Taiwan Association of Plate Making, built new factory in Taichung, and completed color separation and full picture plate printing technology in two years. In 1962, reconstituted Hsing Tai Plate Making and Printing Factory into Hsing Tai Color Printing Co., Ltd. He kept working to create pictures and develop films in light room till his death in February, 1967. As the founder of Hsing Tai Color Printing, Mr. Chen, Geng-Bin committed to the art of photography. Many of his early works have won the first prize in domestic and foreign photography competitions and he himself has been elected as one of Taiwan's top three photographers. He was also conferred the title of No. 80 photographer (the first person in our province) who was invited into the Governor-General of Taiwan. After Taiwan was liberated, Mr. Chen, Geng-Bin also served as a photojournalist at Minsheng Daily and initiated a relief plate-making factory to serve the community. After that, he succeeded in the research of color separation printing technology, blazed a trial in color printing business in Taichung.

 

 


Award-winning records

In 1942, won the title of No. 8 photographer (the first person in our province) who was invited into the Governor-General of Taiwan.
In 1957, awarded the third prize at Photography of United Nations Fellowship and went on attending exhibition in France 
In 1957, won first prize in the Moonlight Photography Competition 

|ART WORKS

Chen, Geng-bin, The Painting of Teacher Lin, Zhi-zhu, Giclee
Chen, Geng-bin, A Photo Session, Giclee

Chen, Geng-bin, A Photo Session, Giclee

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Chen, Geng-bin, A thousand years have passed, but it's all a blur now, Giclee
Chen, Geng-bin, “Little”Audience of the Puppet Show, Giclee