biography of XU Zhen (1977)

Personal data


Birth : 1977 - Shanghai, China
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : China

Address

Shanghai, China

Education

1996 : Shanghai School of Arts and Craft (Diploma) – Shanghai, China

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Installation
Audiovisual-Multimedia : Video
Performing Art : Performance

Movements and styles

Chinese New Wave Art Movement

Works

Untitled
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Performance
Technical data : 2 hours
 
Problem of Colorfulness
Date of creation : 2000
Medium : Photograph
 
Actually I'm also dim
Date of creation : 2000
Medium : Installation
 
I'm not asking for anything
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Video
Technical data : performance recorded, 45'
 
From inside of the Body
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Video installation
Technical data : 9'
 
Sewer
Date of creation : 1999
Medium : Photograph
Size : 35 x 350 cm
 
Rainbow
Date of creation : 1998
Medium : Video
Technical data : 4'
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2008

Just Did It
James Cohan Gallery – New York NY, United States
02/05/2008 – 03/08/2008

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Vitamin Creative Space – 301-29 hao, Hengyi Jie Chigangxi Lu Haizhuqu – Canton, China

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : ShanghART – Gaolan Road 2A – Shanghai, China

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : ShanghART – Gaolan Road 2A – Shanghai, China

2003

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : ShanghART – Gaolan Road 2A – Shanghai, China

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : ShanghART – Gaolan Road 2A – Shanghai, China

2002

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : ShanghART – Gaolan Road 2A – Shanghai, China

2001

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : ShanghART – Gaolan Road 2A – Shanghai, China

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n° 20
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
02/14/2001 – 02/19/2001

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : ShanghART – Gaolan Road 2A – Shanghai, China


Group exhibitions

2007

Imaginaires croisés et horizons inversés de l’Extreme Est
FRAC Fonds régional d’Art Contemporain de Lorraine – Metz, France
07/07/2007 – 09/16/2007

2001

Hot Pot, Chinese COntemporary Art
Museet For Samtidskunst/National Museum of Contemporary Art – Oslo, Norway
2001

Inside the Body
ISE Art Foundation – New York NY, United States
2001

Platea dell’ Umanità – 49° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
06/10/2001 – 11/04/2001

Mantic Ecstasy
Bizart – Shanghai, China
04/05/2001 – 04/08/2001

Take Part I
Galerie Urs Meile – Luzern LU, Switzerland
03/31/2001 – 05/19/2001

Developing Time
Bizart – Shanghai, China
02/15/2001 – 03/01/2001

2000

Exit- International Film and Video
Chisenhale Gallery – London, United Kingdom
12/04/2000 – 01/30/2000

Fuck Off
Eastlink Gallery – Shanghai, China
11/04/2000 – 12/04/2000

Legals