Ye Funa
Born 1986 in Kunming, China. Lives and works in Beijing, China

Education
2010
MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art, UK

2008
BA Experimental Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

Solo Exhibitions
2018
“From Hand to Hand”, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

2017
“Alternative Cinema”, Metro Pictures, New York, USA

2016
“Nailhenge”, Space Station, Beigjing, China

2014
“Zha Golden Flowers – News from Nowhere”, V Art Center, Shanghai, China
“Ye Funa,” Galerie Pièce Unique, Paris, France

2012
"Research of lost time: Funa Ye Installation &Video Exhibition,” Dialogue Space, Beijing, China

Projects
2017
“Self-Created Universe: Ye Funa”, Klein Sun Gallery, New York, USA
“One Second Film Festival”, K11 Art Foundation, Beijing, China

2016
“Prasentationssucht –Fingernägel-‘Bank”, Goethe Open Space, Shanghai, China

2015
“Be| My| Own| Sex: Peep Stream”, A307, Beijing, China
“Curated Nail Residency”, MoCA Pavilion, Museum of Comtemporary Art, Shanghai, China
“All of my Friends are Having intense smog debates and I’m over here like ‘oooohhh look at my new nail polish!’”, AMNUA No.0 Hall, Nanjing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 
“Immortal on Screen,” National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei
“Berlin Peking Visual Exchange,” Museum für Fotografie, Berlin, Germany

2018 
“Collecting the Contemporary,” The Lens of Fosun Foundation, Shanghai, China
“Oscillation – New Media Art Exhibition,” 33 Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China 
“Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence”, Mao Jihong Arts Foundation in collaboration with the Centre Pompidou, Chengdu, China 
“Collage”, C5+86 Space, Beijing, China
“Notes on Region”, Contemporary Gallery Kunming, Kunming, China
“STèLES II - Vive Sans Temos Mort”, Ying Space, Beijing, China
“Line – Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition”, China Cultural Centre in Sydney, Sydney, Australia
“True Me”, 798 Art Factory, Beijing, China
"The New Masses", Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China

2017
“In Progress- The Annual Exhibition of Teachers In CAFA School of Experimental Art“, Shanshui Museum, Beijing, China
“Your Selfie Stick (and You)- 2017 Lian Zhou Foto”, Lianzhou, Guangdong, China
“Home, Sweet Home- PSA 2017 Emerging Curators Project”, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
“DGTL Ldn”, Unit 5 Gallery, London, UK
“The Short Analysis of Uncertainty”, Suseong Artpia, Daegu, South Korea
“Drawing Pogo”, Taikang Space, Beijing, China
“Friends Circle +”, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China
“Dital Samples, or A New Generation Deep Dive into Into Internet Superposition”, The Galaxy Museun of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China
“Intermediary Video Art from China”, Edna Carlsten Art Gallery at UWSP, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
“Virtual/Visual Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Noyes Museum of Art, NJ, USA

2016
“ACAW FIELD MEETING Take 4: Thinking Practice”, Asia Society, New York, USA
“Historycode: The 3rd Nanjing International Art Festival”, 100 Lake Museum, Nanjing, China
“Ausstellung: Superfetish S/S”, Goethe- Institute China, Beijing, China
“Zero for Conduct”, Tabula Rasa Gallery, Beijing
“Silk Road International: AMNUA International Project II”, Art Museum of Nanjing Universitty of Arts, Nanjing, China
“We”, K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, Cchina
“Community of Celibates”, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
“Re-”, FLUX Factory, New York, USA

2015
“The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China”, Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China
“The Ballad of Generation Y”, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China
“Future of Today“, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
“Copyleft: Appropriation Art in China”, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
“Folklore of the Cyber World”, CAC & the Chinese’s Pavilion, la biennale Venezia, Italy
“The Civil Power”, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China
“The 2nd CAFAM Future Exhibition: Observer- Creator”, 798 art factory, Beijing, China
“Base”, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2014
“Tomorrow`s Party” UCCA, Beijing, China
“Contemporary Photography in China 2009-2014”, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
“Busan Biennale: Special Exhibition Asian Curatorial, Going, Going, Until I meet the tide”, Kiswire Sooyoung Factory, Busan, South Korea
“Ten Year in One Inspection”, CAFAM, Beijing, China
“3rd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts/ Re-Modernization”, Hubei Museum, Wuhan, China
“Poker Face: Wu Junyong\ Ye Funa”, Ray Art Center, Shanghai, China
“Contact: Through the Body”, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada
“Go Mars”, Songzhuang Art Center, Beijing, China
“Big Life Theory: Nail’s Hub’, Ying Space, Beijing, China

2013
“Art That Heels”, V Art Center, Shanghai, China
“1th Beijing Photo Biennial: Aura and Post Aura”. China Millennium Monument. Beijing, China
“The Sixth Chengdu Biennale”. Chengdu MOCA. Chengdu, China
“POINT AT A DEER CALL IT A HORSE - ZHI LU WEI MA”, Cul De Sac Gallery, London, UK
“Action… Cut! Liu Xinyi, Wang Taocheng, Ye Funa Joint Exhibition”, Yuz Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia
“9th Shanghai Biennale Special Project: On the way Home”, T2 Pudong International Airport, Shanghai, China
“NO DIFFERENCE II - Floating,” Li Space, Beijing, China
“Enlightened Nature,” Amy Li Gallery, Beijing, China 
“Facing Face,” Bottega Veneta art space, Shanghai, China
“Machine Vision,” V Art Center, Shanghai, China

2012
‘Get it Louder- Future”, Liang Dian Design Center, Beijing, China
“Sensation”, V Art Center, Shanghai, China
“Concrete Mirrors”, Crypt Gallery, London, UK
“The First ‘CAFAM · Future’ Exhibition”, CAFA Museum, Beijing, China
“Nowhere to Live”, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
“Vanguard Class,” Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
“Luan Feng qi Ming”, Tree Museum, Beijing, China
“Photo Beijing Thematic Exhibition — ‘Isomer’,” Agricultural Exhibition Center of China, Beijing, China

2011
“FOUR Everyday Life”, Hanmi Gallery, London, UK
"PERIPHERIES- 2nd Asian Art Triennial Manchester", Piccadilly Place, Manchester, UK
"ARG (Art Redistribution Group)", Arcadia Missa Gallery, London, UK
"Future Pass-Collateral Event of the 54th Venice Biennial”, Fondazione Claudio Buziol, Venice, Italy
"2nd Academy Documentary of Experimental Art—Harmonious Differences”, CAFA Museum, Beijing, China
"Make It New", Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, China
“FOCUS: Tank Loft Youth Art Series”, Tank Loft- Chongqing Contemporary Art center, Chongqing, China
“UK China Art & Design Festival – The catalyst”, Great Western Studios, London, UK
“Well – The Second Show”, 798 Creative Art Zone, Beijing, China

2010
“MA Fine Art Degree Show”, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
“Bridge – Four Artist Photography and Video Show”, Me Photo Art Gallery, Beijing, China

2009
"Necessary Illusions- Ma Fine Art In-term Show", Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, London, UK
“Enliven- In Between Realities and Fiction - Animamix Biennial” Today Art Museum, Beijing China
“The mARkeT- in the making”, Beijing Center for the Arts, Beijing, China
“The Matrix: An Unstable Reality- 28th graphic biennial”, Mednarodni grafični likovni center Ljubljana, Slovenia
“Une peut en cacher Un autre”, Galerie Anne De Villepoix, Paris, France 

2008
“100 Tales in Animamix”, Linda Gallery, Beijing, Indonesia, Singapore 
“Shanghai MOCA Envisage II - Butterfly Dream”, Museum of Contemporary Art , Shanghai 
“Degree show” Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing 
“Little Things,” R – Space, Beijing, China

2007
“Something of the space”, Sen primary school, Tokyo, Japan
“Sketch life”, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

2006
“1st Academy Documentary of Experimental Art – Coming from Daily life”, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
“All together, In unison”, 798K – Art Space, Beijing, China
The Students’ Exhibition of the 6th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Sculpture Space, Shanghai, China

Awards
2017
The 11th Award for Art China (AAC) - Finalist
2016
The Wall Paper Artist Award
2015
Recommend Young Artist of Today Art Museum in 2015
2014
2nd Hua Yu Youth Award: The Judges’ Choice Award

Selected Public Collections
2015
“News From Nowhere”, Catalogue, LIAN Cultural Development Co., Ltd
2013
“Action… Cut! – Lilu Xinyi, Wang Taocheng, Ye FUna Joint Exhibition”, Exhibition Booklet, Yuz Foundation
2012
“Research of the lost time – solo Exhibition”, Exhibition Catalogue, Dialogue Space House Ltd

Selected Talks
2018
“Gender in China”, Tate Modern, London, UK
2016
“Field Meeting at the Asian Contemporary Art Week [ACAW]”, Asian Society, New York, USA
2014
“EXHIBITIONIST”, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art [UCCA], Beijing, China