Li Liao
Born 1982 in Hubei, China.



B.F.A., Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Hubei, China



Li Liao: The Wife Went to Start a Business, Pingshan Art Museum, Shenzhen

Li Liao: Fortune Exhibition of Li’s Family House, White Space Beijing, Beijing

Li Liao: Anacatesthesia, Qiao Space, Shanghai

Li Liao: To Be A Better Man, White Space, Beijing

Li Liao: Art is Vacuum, White Space, Beijing

Li Liao: Attacking the Boxer from Behind is Forbidden, Klein Sun Gallery, New York
Li Liao: Xia Jiaying, 9m2 Museum, Shanghai

Li Liao: Art is Vacuum, White Space, Beijing

Li Liao: Scorpio, Park, Yangtze River Space, Wuhan, China



ON | OFF 2021: Carousel of Progress, He Art Museum, Foshan, Guangdong, China
If Time is Money, Are ATMs Time Machines?, G Museum, Nanjing, China

One Escape at a Time – 11th Seoul Mediacity Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
To Be the Better One – The Methodology of the New Generation, Wind H Art Center, Beijing
A Show About Nothing, By Art Matters, Hangzhou, China
The Methodology of the New Generation, Wind H Art Center, Beijing

Brain Drain in the State of Chu - Hubei Contemporary Art, Xiangshan Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Museum, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Being of Evil, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Shenzhen, China 
Wish You a Sweeeeeet Life, Duende Contemporary Art Museum, Shunde, China
Meditations in An Emergency, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing 
Embodied Mirror - Performances in Chinese Video Art, New Century Art Foundation, Beijing 

A White Space Odyssey, White Space Beijing, Beijing
Freeland Around the Second Line - Shenzhen Contemporary Art In 2019, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Shenzhen, China 
CORNER · SQUARE · MONTAGE, SurplusSpace, Wuhan, China
Factories, Machines, and the Poet's Words - Echoes of the Realities in Art, 798 Art Factory, Beijing 
A White Space Odyssey, White Space, Beijing 

Unscene, Klein Sun Gallery, New York       
Detour in Times, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China       
Boundless Realities, Multiple Nows – Contemporary Art Form HuBei As A Sample, Wanlin Art Museum, Wuhan, China        
Replay, White Space Beijing, Beijing        
Flaneur’s Square, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
The D-Tale - Video Art from the Pearl River Delta, Times Art Center, Berlin

Performing Dramas, K11 Art Foundation, Shanghai
Mirroring: Shanghai Aegean Place Public Art Project, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Future Forest Children Lab, T80 Technology Culture International Community, Nanjing, China
After Us, K11 Art Foundation, Shanghai         

Proposals to Surrender, Shanghai Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai
HACK SPACE, K11 Art Foundation Pop-up Space, Hong Kong and Shanghai
The Suggestive Wheel: An Era of Metaphors, Boxes Art Space, Shenzhen, China
What About the Art? Contemporary Art From China, QM Gallery Al Riwaq Qatar, Doha, State of Qatar [Curated by Cai Guo-Qiang] 
Dragon Liver Phoenix Brain: Eight Emerging Artists, OCAT, Shanghai
Adrift, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzen, China         
Arthub’s Screening Program, Arthub Asia, Shanghai
Towards Mysterious Realities, The Cube Project Space, Taipei [itinerary: Tina Keng Gallery and TKG+, Taipei; Lostgens' contemporary Artspace, Rumah Attap Library & Collective, and ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; Total Museum of Contemporary Art and Space 55, Seoul] 

Inventing Ritual Contemporary Art Event, PIMO Contemporary Art Festival, Shanghai
Observer – Creator, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing         
2015: Triennial Surround Audience, New Museum, New York
Editing the Spectacle: The Individual and Working Methods Post Mediatization, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

Simple Life is Interesting!, Klein Sun Gallery, New York
Unlived by What is Seen, Galeria Continua, PACE, and Tang Contemporary, Beijing
You Can Only Think About Something If You Think About Something Else, Times Art Museum, Beijing
From the Issue of Art to the Issue of Position: Echoes of Socialist Realism, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China                 Leap, Power Station of Art, Shanghai
Joan Dark, Western Front Society, Vancouver
Utopia for Sale?, National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome

HUGO BOSS ASIA ART Award - Emerging Chinese Artists, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai
The Sun, V Art Center Space 1, Shanghai
ON | OFF:  China’s Young Artists Concept & Practice, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

Rites, Thoughts, Notes, Sparks, Swings, Strikes. A Hong Kong Spring, Para/Site, Hong Kong

The Things They Are A-Changing, chi K11 Art Space, Wuhan, China



HUGO BOSS Asia Art Award [nominated] 



M+ Museum, Hong Kong
Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco