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



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



7HOME, Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo
Chen Wei: Jamais Vu, Ota Fine Arts Singapore, Singapore

Make Me Illusory, West Bund Museum,  Shanghai
CHEN Wei: The Last Night, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
Chen Wei: Goodnight, HOW Art Gallery, Shanghai

Chen Wei: Goodbye, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
Chen Wei: Night Falls, Ota Fine Arts, Singapore
Chen Wei: Drifting Along, Buero Basel, Switzerland

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

Chen Wei, ShanghART Gallery, Beijing
Chen Wei: The Club, Center for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

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

Chen Wei: The Last Man, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai
Chen Wei: In the Waves, Chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai
Chen Wei: Noon Insomnia, Ota Fine Arts, Singapore
Chen Wei: Yesterday Shop, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Chen Wei: Chaotic Sentence, Stieglitz19, Antwerp, Belgium
Chen Wei: Night Paris, Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo

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

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

Chen Wei: Tight Rope, Yokohama Creative City Center(YCC), Yokohama, Japan
Chen Wei: The Augur's Game, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy

Chen Wei: Photography 2006-2009, Galería Full Art, Seville, Spain
Chen Wei: House of Recovery, LISTE 15, Basel Switzerland

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

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



Constructs, Oat Fine Art, Singapore
15 Years Stieglitz 19, Stieglitz 19, Brussels, Belgium
2023 University of Washington MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Steadfastly Revise for the Standards in Nonproductive Construction (Part II: Liquid Circulates), Long March Space, Chaoyang, Beijing

Fuse, Ota Fine Arts Singapore, Singapore
Your Room, Art You, Taiyuan, China
Wanderings, Photofairs Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Encounter, Ota Fine Arts Singapore, Singapore
Affect, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China

On Sabbatical, West Bund Museum, Shanghai
How Do We Begin?, X Museum, Beijing
Layering and Composition, The Two movement and Practice of Contemporary Chinese Photography, Xie Zilong Photography Center, Changsha
The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2019, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai; Pingshan Art Museum, Shenzhen
Collection Exhibition: Scales, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
New Look, Baziting Art Center, Nanjing, China
CACHE - from B to Z, ShanghArt Gallery, Shanghai
Anonymous Society for Magick, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
When many pass one's way…, Ota Fine Arts, Shanghai
Encounter, Ota Fine Arts, Singapore
Time, Ota Fine Arts, Singapore
Private Viewing Room, Ota Fine Arts, Shanghai
When The Memory Has Not Been Forgotten, X Photo Gallery, Changsha, China
About Us, Young Photography from China, Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich, Germany

The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2018, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing
New Art History, 2008 - 2018 Chinese Contemporary Art, MOCA Yinchuan, YinChuan, China
With/Against the Flow - Contemporary Photographic Intervention, Guangzhou Museum of Contemporary Art, Guangzhou, China
Phantom Plane - Cyberpunk in the Year of the Future, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong
The Racing Will Continue, the Dancing Will Stay, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China
Wunderkammer Oberösterreich. Wiar a Hünderl sein Herrn, OÖ Kulturquartier, Linz, Austria
Glow Like That, K11 Atelier, Hong Kong, China 
Long Day, Aranya Art Center, Qinhuangdao, China
Pal(ate)ette, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
ShanghART Beijing - Winter Exhibition, ShanghART Gallery, Beijing
Transformer - A Rebirth of Wonder, The Store X, London

40 Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography, Shenzhen OCT Contemporary Art 
Imagined Borders - The 12th Gwangju Biennale Exhibition, Gwangju, Korea
#YOU#ME#OUR SELFIES, Visual Arts Center, Hong Kong
Night Fever, Designing Club Culture 1960-today, Vitra Design Museum, Germany
Brilliant City, David Zwirner Gallery, Hong Kong
White Flash, ShanghART Gallery, Beijing
Culture City of East Asia 2018 Kanazawa, Altering Home, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Daegu Photo Biennale 2018, Daegu, South Korea
Dance with It, Taikang Space, Beijing
Witness, Chen Wei, Cui Jie, Hao Jingban & Zhang Ruyi, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK
Negative Positive, Wanying Art Space, Shijiazhuang, China

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
The Reason Why Classic Is, Artron Art Center, Shenzhen
Paradoxa - Art from Present China, Casa Cavazzinni, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Udine, Italy
The Modern Look, Part I, MODERN ART BASE, Shanghai
One World Exposition: #LIKE4LIKE, CHI K11 Art Base, Hong Kong
The Genius of the Crowd, Jendela Visual Space, Singapore  
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
Lianzhou Photo 2017 - Your Selfie Stick (and You), Lianzhou, Guangdong, China         

Turning Point: Contemporary Art in China Since 2000, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Chinese Whispers: Recent Art from the Sigg & M+ Sigg Collections, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art, Asia Society, Houston, U.S.A.
China: Grain to Pixel, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, Australia
Another Landscape, Yang Art Museum, Beijing
We, A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists, chi K11 Art Space, Shanghai
New voices: a dslcollection story, Klein Sun Gallery, New York
MIC/MAC, A2Z Art Gallery, Paris
Sullivan’s Attic, Mouart Gallery, Beijing    
The Suggestive Wheel: An Era of Metaphors, Boxes Art Space, Shenzhen, China

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
China 8, The Work in Progress: Photography from China, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
28 Chinese, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, U.S.A. 
Re-exposure, Poly Gallery, Hong Kong
PARADI$E B!TCH, White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney, Australia

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

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 
Reading, Le Space and Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai 

The First "CAFAM·Future" Exhibition - Sub-Phenomena: Report on 
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

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

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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



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