Ching-Ying Chien was born in Taiwan and graduated from the National Taiwan University of Art. She has collaborated with choreographers such as Akram Khan and Fang-Yi Sheu. Also, she has been the physical model in Cai Guo-Qiang’s production of ‘Day And Night’. This gunpowder drawing was published at Taipei Art Museum in 2009 and remains in a private collection of Cai. Ching-Ying joined Akram Khan Company since iTMOi in 2012. During which she still maintains active creation with her partner Kuan-Hsiang Liu, and HORSE Dance Theatre in Taiwan.