Chen Wei 
Born 1980 in Zhejiang, China. Lives and works in Beijing.

 

EDUCATION

2002             
B.A., Communication University of Zhejiang, Hangzhou, China

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019     
Chen Wei: Goodbye, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai

2018     
Chen Wei: Where Are You Going Tonight, chi K11 Art Space, Guangzhou, China
Chen Wei - Falling Light, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany

2017    
Chen Wei, ShanghART Gallery, Beijing

2016    
Chen Wei - 2016 Cacooca Art Exhibition: Think, Wrong Gallery Taipei, Taipei
Chen Wei: Noon Club, JNBY Art Space, Hangzhou, China

2015     
Chen Wei: The Last Man, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai

2014        
Chen Wei: The Stars in The Night Sky Are Innumerable, Australia China Art Foundation, Sydney
Chen Wei: Slumber Song, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
Chen Wei, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong

2012    
Chen Wei: More, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai
Chen Wei: Rain In Some Areas, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany

2011    
Chen Wei: Tight Rope, Yokohama Creative City Center(YCC), Yokohama, Japan

2010    
Chen Wei: Photography 2006-2009, Galería Full Art, Seville, Spain

2009    
Chen Wei: Photography Works From 2007-2009, M97 Gallery, Shanghai
Chen Wei: Everyday Scenery and Props, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong
Chen Wei: Partial Melancholy, Laboratory Art Beijing Project, Beijing

2008    
Chen Wei: The Fabulist's Path, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2020        
On Sabbatical, West Bund Museum, Shanghai
How Do We Begin?, X Museum, Beijing
CACHE - from B to Z, ShanghArt Gallery, Shanghai
Anonymous Society for Magick, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
When many pass one way…, Ota Fine Arts, Shanghai

2019        
The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2018, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing
Long Day, Aranya Art Center, Qinhuangdao, China
Pal(ate)ette, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
ShanghART Beijing - Winter Exhibition, ShanghART Gallery, Beijing

2018       
40 Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography, Shenzhen OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China
Imagined Borders - The 12th Gwangju Biennale Exhibition, Gwangju, Korea
Brilliant City, David Zwirner Gallery, Hong Kong
White Flash, ShanghART Gallery, Beijing

2017        
Simultaneous Eidos - Guangzhou Image Triennial 2017, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
LIGHT UP Therapy Resort, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai
Shanghai Galaxy II, Yuz Museum, Shanghai
40 Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography(1976-2017) - Three Shadows 10th Anniversary Special Exhibition, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Beijing
The Staged Club, Hongkun Museum of Fine Art, Beijing
Image Core Sample - Video and Photography from The Collection of Adrian Cheng, chi K11 Art Space, Shanghai
After Party: Collective Dance and Individual Gymnastics, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
Physical Theatre, ShanghArt Gallery, Shanghai
You Really Know Where You Are. For The First Time in History, Unicorn Center for Art, Intelligentsia Gallery, Beijing

2016        
Turning Point: Contemporary Art in China Since 2000, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
New voices: a dslcollection story, Klein Sun Gallery, New York
We, A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists, chi K11 Art Space, Shanghai
MIC/MAC, A2Z Art Gallery, Paris
Sullivan’s Attic, Mouart Gallery, Beijing    
The Suggestive Wheel: An Era of Metaphors, Boxes Art Space, Shenzhen, China

2015         
The System of Objects, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
28°00′N 120°42′E, How Art Museum, Wenzhou, China
Cinematheque, chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai
Photography Now - An International Survey, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

2014        
Performance and Imagination: Chinese Photography 1911-2014, Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway
My Generation: Young Chinese Artists, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
Silence: The 1990s, Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris

2013      
28 Chinese, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, Florida
Degeneration, Shanghai OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shanghai        
ON|OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Shanghai Surprise: A Group Show on Contemporary Art in Shanghai, chi K11 Art Space, Shanghai
Reading, Le Space and Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai 

2012        
The First "CAFAM·Future" Exhibition - Sub-Phenomena: Report on the State of Chinese Young Art, Art Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography, Katonah Museum of Art, New York; Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Daily of Concept: A Practice of Life, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai

2011        
One Man Theater - Works by Post-80s Artists, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),  Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai
Hypnosis, Other Gallery, Beijing
Catch The Moon In The Water, James Cohan Gallery, New York
In a Perfect World, Meulensteen Gallery, New York
Parts and Whole, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo
In The Heat of The Sun, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Red, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

2010        
Reflection of Mind - MoCA Shanghai Envisage III, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
TORA TORA TORA: Chinese Cutting-Edge Photography Exhibition, Caochangdi Art District, Beijing
Jungle - A Close-Up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
Alex: A Tribute to Alexander McQueen, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai
Soldier Crab: An Exhibition of the First Annual Caochangdi Photospring, Li Space, Beijing

2009        
YiPai - Century Thinking: A Contemporary Art Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing
The 3rd Guangzhou Photo Biennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Warm Up, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Seoul International Photography Festival 2009, Seoul
Blackboard, ShanghART Gallery H-Space, Shanghai
China Now: The Edge of Desire, Max Lang Gallery, New York
New Work from China - Painting, Photography & Video, HT Contemporary Space, Singapore
Santa's Workshop Shanghai, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai

2008        
Night on Earth: Spatial Constructions and Time-based Collisions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
Deep Pond and Float Chamber, Nanjing Qinghe Contemporary Art Center, Nanjing, China
Mediations Biennale 2008, Poznan, Poland
Pingyao International Photography Festival 2008, Pingyao, China  
EXQUISITE CORPSE: China Surreal, M97 Gallery, Shanghai

2007        
Refresh: Emerging Chinese Artists, Himalayas Art Museum Shanghai, Shanghai; Arario Gallery, Beijing
Unpredictable: Chen Wei and Jin Shan New Photography from China, Morono Kiang Gallery, Los Angeles 
Against the Wall: Contemporary Chinese Artists, Corkin Gallery, Toronto
Amateur World: A Contemporary Art Group Show, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
Shouting Truth: A Contemporary Art Exhibition, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing

2006        
The 4th Seoul International Media Art Biennale: Media_City Seoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
Poetic Reality: A Reinterpretation of Jiangnan, RCM Art Museum, Nanjing, China 
Restless: Photography and New Media, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai

2005        
GIFTS: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Art Museum of Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, China
Four Seasons: Sound Performance, BizArt Art Center, Shanghai; Cubic Art Center, Beijing

2003        
White Tower Mountain - Contemporary Art Exhibition, Baitaling, Hangzhou, China

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong
dslcollection, Paris
Ullens Foundation Collection, Switzerland
K11 Foundation, China
The Carmignac Foundation, France
White Rabbit Collection, Sydney