LIU WEI

Liu Wei lives and works in his native Beijing, where he was born in 1972. In 1996 he graduated from the National Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou. Featured in several international group shows, including ‘Beijing in London’ at the ICA in London and the 1st Guangzhou Triennial he was also selected to represent China in last year’s first Chinese Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennial.

 

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1972
Born in Beijing, China
1996
Graduated from the National Academy of Fine Arts, China. Currently lives and works in Beijing, China

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006
"PURPLE AIR", Grace Lee Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2005
"51 VENICE BIENNALE", Venice, Italy
"MAHJONG", Bern, Switzerland
"1st NANJING TRIENNIAL", Nanjing, China
2004
"SHANGHAI BIENNALE - TECHNIQUES OF THE VISIBLE", Shanghai, China
"BETWEEN PAST AND FUTURE: NEW PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO FROM CHINA", International Center of Photography, Asia Society, New York, USA
"REGENERATION", Charles Cowles Gallery New York, USA
2003
"OPEN SKY", Duolun Museum of Art, Shanghai, China
"THE FIFTH SYSTEM: PUBLIC ART IN THE AGE OF POST-PLANNING", Shenzhen, China
"HELLO, COMRADE", Mingong Today Museum of Art, Beijing, China
"DOUBLE TIME, China Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China
"SECOND HAND REALITY", Today Museum of Art, Beijing, China
"REFINE 798", 798, Beijing, China
2002
"THE 1st GUANGZHOU TRIENNIAL", Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
"MIRAGE", Godot Art Museum, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China
"EVERYDAY ATTITUDE", An Exhibition of Chinese Photo-Based Arts, Pingyao, Shanxi, China
"TOO MUCH FLAVOUR", 3H Art Center, Shanghai, China; Avant-garde@Hakaren, Singapore
2001
"POST-SENSIBILITY: SPREE", Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China
"NON-LINIAR NARRATIVE", Gallery of National Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China
"MANTIC ECSTASY", Impression Gallery, Hangzhou; Bizart Art Center, Shanghai; Loft New Media Art Space, Beijing, China
"16th ASIAN INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION", Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2000
"HOME", Contemporary Art Project, Yuexing Furniture Warehouse, Shanghai, China
1999
"ART FOR SALE", Shanghai Plaza, Shanghai, China
"BEIJING IN LONDON", Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
"POST-SENSIBILITY: ALIEN BODIES AND DELUSION", Shaoyaoju, Beijing, China