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Chen Shaoxiong


Cao Fei - biography


Cao Fei - selected artworks



born 1962 in Shantou, Guangdong Province, China

    lives and works in Guangzhou




graduated from the print department of Guangzhou Fine Art Academy


solo exhibitions

Collective Memory, Art & Public – Cabinet PH, Geneva

  CASH IN, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong



‘Visible and Invisible, Known and Unknown’, Universal Studios, Beijing



“Summer Holiday’ Solo Exhibition with Ozawa Tsuyoshi (Japan) UniversalStudios, Beijing

    'Chen Shaoxiong, Art & Public’ - Cabinet PH, Geneva


Let’s see who’s lucky’,BizArt Art CenterShanghai

    “Double Landscape”, Grace Alexander Contemporary Art Gallery (Grace Li Gallery), Zurich
    InkCity: New Works by Chen Shaoxiong’, The CourtYard Gallery, Beijing
  2003 Anti-C.S.X., Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou


group exhibitions
2008 Fifth Floor-Ideas Taking Space, Tate Liverpool
  Platform Seoul 2008: “I have nothing to say and I am saying it”
    The 7th Gwangju Biennale: Annual Report
    China Power Station: Part III, MUDAM, Luxembourg
    Asia Triennal Manchester 08
    Orient without Border, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris
  2007 REBOOT-The Third Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu
    City-net Asia 2007, Seoul Museum of Art
    Critical Mass – Kritische Masse II, Kunsthalle Bern
    All About Laughter – Humor in Contemporary Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Mahjong, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg



‘International Ink Biennale of Shenzhen: Ink, Life,Taste –To Sugar Add Some Salt,’ He Xiangning Museum of Art, Shenzhen

    ‘ALLLOOKSAME? Art China Japan Korea’, Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo, Turin
    ‘China Power Station: Part 1’, Serpentine Gallery, London
    ‘Infiltration: Idylls and Visions’, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
    ‘GUANGDONGTOKYO’,Ota Fine Arts,Tokyo,Japan
    ‘China - Between Past and Future’, House of World Cultures, Berlin
    ‘King and moved illusion - the second contemporary ink painting exhibition’, Guangdong Museum of Art, China ‘Mirror Worlds - New video art from Asia’, IMA-Institute of Modern Art, Australia


“City, Open Door!” Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Shenzhen, China

    The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial: BEYOND-an Extraordinary Space of Experimentation for Modernization, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
    The 3rd Tirana Biennale: Go Inside, National Art Gallery Tirana, Albania
    “China! China!! China!!!”, Grace Alexander Contemporary Art Gallery, Zurich
    Mahjong, Chinese contemporary art from Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum, Bern
    Reinventing Public Space-Guangzhou Urban Sculpture Exhibition and Forum, Guangzhou
    Mirror Worlds” - Contemporary Video From Asia, Australian Centre for Photography, New South Wales

Emergency Biennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
The Biennale of Contemporary Chinese Art in Montpellier

    Follow Me! Contemporary Chinese Art at the Threshold of the Millennium, Mori Museum, Tokyo
  2004 Making Differences, Historiska Museet, Stockholm
    Zooming into Focus, University Art Gallery San Diego
    State University, U.S.A/Shanghai Art Museum, China
    Stopover Hong Kong, Hanart T Z Gallery, Hong Kong
    Light As Fuck! Shanghai Assemblage 2000-2004, The National Museum of Art, Oslo
    A l¹ouest du sud de l¹estCenter of Contemporary Art, Sète/Villa Arson in Nice
    Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China, ICP, New York
  2003 The Fifth System: Public Art in the Age of “Post-Planning”, Hexiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
    Fabricated Paradises, Le Parvis Centre of Contemporary Art, France
    10th Biennial of the Moving Image, Geneva
    Everyday-Contemporary art from Japan, China, Korea, Thailand, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Danmar
    50th International Art Exhibition-Z.O.U. la Biennale di Venezia
  2002 Pause-Gwangju Biennale , Gwangju, Korea
    New internationalism , Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen
    Golden Harvestthe Museum of Contemporary art Zagreb, Croatia
    Moist-Multimedia Art Asia Pacific, The Art Museum of China Millennium Monument, Beijing
    Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art-Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
    Urban Creation – Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
    Under Construction, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan
  2001 ‘City Slang’, He Xiangning Museum, Shenzhen
Chinese Photography Now, Canvas International Art, Amsterdam
    Living in Time, National Gallery Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
    The New-Media Art Festival: Non-Linear Narrative, National Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
  2000 Our Chinese Friends, Bauhaus-University and ACC Gallery, Weimar
    Individual and Society in Art, Guangdong Museum of Art Multimedia Art Asia Pacific 2000 Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse, Australia
    Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival 2000, Pusan Metropolitan Museum of Art, Korea
    Fuck off, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai
  1999 Cities on the Move 4,5,6,7: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark; Hayward Gallery, London;
Bangkok; The Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
    Fast>>Forward: New Chinese Video Art, Contemporary Art Center, Macau
  1998 Breach­, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
    Transmediale’98, 11th Video Festival, Podewil, Berlin
    Cities on the Move 2,3: CAPC, Bordeaux; PS1, New York
    16th World-Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam
    Inside Out, PS1, New York, San Francisco MoMA, USA
    Big Tail Elephant, Kunsthalle, Bern




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