Updated in Feb 2020

 




The Complete CV



X I N G   D a n w e n
     

Born in Xi'an, China
Lives and works in Beijing

1998-2001, MFA at School of Visual Arts, New York, USA
1989-1992, BFA at Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1982-1986, Art School affiliate to Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an, China

  

SOLO & TWO person EXHIBITIONs


2019
- Prescription for Life, Boers Li Gallery, Beijing, China 

2017
- A Personal Diary, Warsaw MOMA, Poland 
- Captive of Love, Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China

2014
- UTOPIA, Officine dell'Immagine, Milan, Italy
- Urban Fiction, Glaerie SISSO, Paris, France

2012
- The Myth of Progress, Poligono Gallery, Marbella, Spain 

2010
- Xing Danwen,Abbt Projects,Zurich,Switzerland
- A Personal Diary, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA
- Chinese Modernism and U.S. Vernacular-Xing Danwen & Jim Vecchi, arCH-Architecture Center Houston Foundation,   USA
- Seeing Utopia, Past and Future-Xing Danwen & Wang Di, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, USA

2009
- In A Perfect World, Ooi Botos Gallery, Hong Kong
- A Personal Diary-China Avant-garde in 1990s, Modern Chinese Art Foundation, Gent,  Belgium 
- A Round Trip, Galerie SOLLERTIS, Toulouse, France
- Between the Walls, EPsite, Shanghai, China

2008
- The City Fairy, Korea Art Center, Busan, Korea
- Wall House, Project Space at Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney, Australia
- Xing Danwen & Zeng Han, FOTOFEST 2008, Berring & James Gallery, Houston, USA

2007
- Roland Fischer/Xing Danwen", Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse, France 

2006
- Urban Fiction, Gallery TPW, Toronto, Canada 
- disCONNEXION/duplication,  The Museum of Chinese Australian History, Melbourne, Australia 
- China Avant-Garde (93-98),Chinese Contemporary Xchange (CCX),Toronto,Canada
- Urban Fiction,Scalo,Zurich,Switzerland
- duplication/ disCONNEXION,Maroondah Art Gallery,Melbourne, VICAustralia
- Urban Fiction,XL Gallery,Moscow,Russia
- Urban Fiction,ArtStrelka projects Gallery,Moscow,Russia
- duplication/ disCONNEXION, Latrobe Regional Art Gallery, Morwell VIC, Australia

2004
- disCONNEXION, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, USA
- dis+dup, Gow Langsford gallery, Sydney, Australia
- Urban Fiction, Galerie Piece Unique, Paris, France

2002
- Dislocation, the 2nd PingYao International Photo Festival, Shanxi, China 
- China Avant-garde", Ka-sing Lee gallery, Toronto, Canada 

2001
- Xing Danwen, Galerie du château, Nice, France

1997 
- IN SIGHT, SOHO Photo Gallery, New York, USA 

1994
- WITH CHINESE EYES, PHOTONEWS at Gallery Grauwert, Hamburg, Germany


GROUP EXHIBITIONs

2021
- Civilization: The Way We Live Now,MuCEM: Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée,Marseille, France (touring exhibition)

2020
- Words Are Very Unnecessary, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
- Trouble Diaries: Failure is the mother of success, Museum of Modern Art, Cuenca; Museum of Contemporary Art, Guayaquil (touring)
- FAMILIENBANDE,Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany

2019
- Xi’an Contemporary, Xi’an Art Museum, Xi’an, China - The Gaze of History - Contemporary Chinese Art Re-visited, Jupiter Museum of Art, Shenzhen, China
- Boundless Encounters - the 3rd Hangzhou Triennale of Fiber Art, Zhejiang Art Museum, China
- She says, Chengdu Contemporary Image Museum, Chengdu, China
- Transcend the Documentary,Yanerwan Contemporary Art Museum, Lanzhou, China
- 180 Years of Photography in China,The Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan,China
- Society Guide - Part Ⅱ, Ullens Center of Contemporary Art(UCCA), China
- THOUSAND-ARMED GUAN’IN, Red Brick Art Museum, China
- All Dolled Up,Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, US
- Spectacle 2019, Art Museum of Jiangxi Normal University, Jiangxi, China
- Impersonating Myself / Becoming Myself, ShanghaiTech University Library, Shanghai, China
- OUT of INK, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
- Le Deuxième Sexe, Short Film Program, Art Basel Hong Kong 2019, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
- 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan Theater, USA
- Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art,Coral Gables Museum, Miami, Florida, USA(touring exhibition)
- Civilisatzion - The Way We Live Now,
  National Gallery of Victoria (NGV),Melbourne,Australia;
  Ullens Center of Contemporary Art (UCCA),Beijing, China(touring)


2018
- CIVILIZATION: The Way We Live Now,National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, in Seoul, South Korea
- Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art,Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA
- Redefineing the City with Context,Xi'an Art Museum, Xi'an, China
- Fourty Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography,OCAT, Shenzhen, China
- INTERLOCAL,RheinPark, Liebigstraße 36, 47053 Duisburg, Germany; Art Gallery of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan (touring exhibition)
-OXYGEN,Zeytinburnu International Photography Festival, İstanbul, Türkiye
- Practice and Exchange: An Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China

2017
- 40 Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography (1976-2017), Three Shadows Beijing, China
- ZUR NACHAHMUN GEMPFOHLEN! Expeditionen in Ästhetik & Nachhaltigkeit  ( EXAMPLES TO FOLLOW! Expeditions in Aesthetics & Sustainability ), Parque Cultural de Valparaiso, in Valparaiso, Chile
- Breaking The Barrier"(touring exhibition), Xi'an Art Museum, Wuhan HuBei Art Museum, Chengdu Blue Roof Museum of Art, China; Palazzo Medici Ricciardi, in Florence, Italy 
 
2016
- In Focus: Electric! (works from the museum collection), GETTY CENTER, LA, USA
- M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art, Hong Kong 

2015
- Lest The Two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland
- Triennale Brugge 2015, Brugge, Belgium
- After Photography, The 8th Jeonju International Photo Festival, Jeonju, Korea
- 2nd Three Shadows Experimental Image Open Exhibition, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
- HERE OUT THERE, Cable Factory space @ Helsinki Art Festival, Helsinki
- The M+ Sigg Collection: Chinese art from the 1970s to now, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
- Grain to Pixel: A Story of Photography in China, Shanghai Center of Photography, Shanghai, China
- Dislocation: Urban Experience in Contemporary East Asian Photography, Smith College Museum of Art, USA
- Chinese Photography: Twentieth Century and Beyond, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
- EXAMPLES TO FOLLOW! Expeditions in Aesthetics & Sustainability, Rauchmuseum, Freudenberg/Main, Germany(touring exhibition)
- Inward Gazes: Documentaries of Chinese Performance Art 2015, The Old Court by Macau Art Museum, Macau

2014 
- Video Art For All (VAFA) 2014, Fundação Oriente, Macau
- Ten Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography 2005-2014, 10th Anniversary Special Exhibition @ Lianzhou Foto Festival 2014, Lianzhou, China
- Contemporary Photography in China 2009-2014,Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
- ZUR NACHAHMUN GEMPFOHLEN!Expeditionen in Ästhetik & Nachhaltigkeit (EXAMPLES TO FOLLOW! Expeditions in Aesthetics & Sustainability ), Stiftung Zollverein, Essen, Germany ; Museo Metropolitano Lima, Peru (touring exhibition)
- China? Faraway, So Close! Featured exhibition @ PhotoDocks, Lyon, France 
- Right Is Wrong: Four Decades of Chinese Art from the M+ Sigg Collection, Bildmuseet, Umea University, Umea Sweden 
- Convergences: Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection, the J. Paul Getty Museum, L.A, USA 
- Where is China?, Museu do Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal ; World Art Museum, Beijing, China 
- New Photos Since 2009, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China
- HYPER-RESEMBLANCES, MODA Curates 2014, The Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York
- Three Shadows First Experimental Image Open Exhibition, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
- One & Three, Project Space at CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China 

2013
- Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
- 1st Beijing Photo Biennale, Millennium Museum of Art, Beijing, China
- Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Women Artists, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick Maine, USA 
- 8th Vladivostok Biennale of Visual Arts, Primorsky Regional Drama Theatre of Youth, Vladivostok, Russia
- PANORAMA DEL PAISAJE, FOTOGRÁFICA BOGOTÁ 2013, FOTOMUSEO – National Museum of Photography of Colombia, Bogota, Columbia 
- Making It Up: Photographic Fictions, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 
- I am Not Involved in aesthetic Progress – A Rethinking of Performance, Star Gallery New Space, C3 Qikeshu Creative Park, Beijing, China 
- Wǒmen (我们): Contemporary Chinese Art, The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis, USA
- P.O.V. : Alternative Perspectives in Asian Contemporary Photography, Galerie Steph, Singapore
- ZUR NACHAHMUN GEMPFOHLEN! Expeditionen in Ästhetik & Nachhaltigkeit, 
   Memorial da América Latina, San Paulo, Brasil; Capilla del Arte UDLAP (Universidad de las Américas Puebla), 2 Norte 6, Centro Histórico, Puebla, Mexico(touring exhibition)
- From New Photography to Rookie Award: Three Shadows' Collection, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Beijing, China

2012
- imPOSSIBLE - Video works of Chinese contemporary artists, Cultural Center Kühlhaus, Berlin, Germany
- MINIMAL, Hå gamle prestegard, Hå kommune, Norway
- ZUR NACHAHMUN GEMPFOHLEN!Expeditionen in Ästhetik & Nachhaltigkeit(EXAMPLES TO FOLLOW! Expeditions in Aesthetics & Sustainability ), Mumbai, India; Addis   Abeba, Ethiopia; Iberia Art Center, Beijing, China (touring exhibition)
- Conceptual Renewal – A Brief History of Chinese Contemporary Photographical Art, Sishang Art Museum, Shunyi District, Beijing, China
- MK Award Fundraiser Show, Re:Rotterdam, Art Rotterdam 2012, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2011
- Masters of Chinese Photography, Poligono Gallery, Malaga, Spain
- Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China, The New Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, US
- Highrise – Idea and Reality, The Museum für Gestaltung (Museum of Design Zurich), Zürich, Switzerland
- A Wedding, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong 
- ZUR NACHAHMUN GEMPFOHLEN! Expeditionen in Ästhetik & Nachhaltigkeit, The federal   Environment Agency, Dessau; Kunstverein Pfaffenhofen a.d / Ilm, Kunstverein Ingolstadt /   Städtische Galerie Neuburg, Bavaria; WASSERTURM "Umgedrehte Kommode" /   SCHWANKHALLE / ARBEITNEHMERKAMMER GALERIE IM FOYER, Bremen; Überseequartier,   Hamburg, Germany (touring exhibition)
- Roundabout: Face To Face,Tel Aviv Museum of Art,Tel Aviv,Israel (Touring exhibition )

2010
- Interconnected: Works from the Three Shadows Collection, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
- Roundabout, Wellington City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (touring exhibition???)
- Group Exhibition, Ooi Botos Gallery, Hong Kong
- ZUR NACHAHMUN GEMPFOHLEN! Expeditionen in Ästhetik & Nachhaltigkeit, Uferhallen,  Berlin, Germany (EXAMPLES TO FOLLOW! Expeditions in aesthetics & sustainability) (touring exhibition)
- Remaking Vision - Travelling Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Photography, world tour show
- A Work of Persol, Gallery Marc de Puechredon /E-Halle, Erlenmattstrasse 9-11, Basel, Switzerland
- The Butterfly Effect: An Artistic Communication Project of Cross-strait Four-regions, HeXiangNing Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
- Love Lines, RedLine, Denver, Colorado, USA
- FotoFest 2010,FotoFest Biennial,Houston, TX,USA

2009
- Wonder world. Waiting for a restless future, Moscow Biennale, the Cultural Foundation   Ekaterina in Moscow
- Still Life, Centre for Fine Arts, Rue Ravenstein 23, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
- Attitudes - Female Art in China", La Centrale électrique (European Centre for Contemporary   Art), Brussel
- Up Close,far away, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Germany
- imPOSSIBLE-Eight theatrical responses to contemporary China, San Francisco Arts   Commission Gallery and MISSION17, San Francisco, USA
- Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers, H&R Block   Artpace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, USA
- Action - Camera: Beijing Performance Photography, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery,   Vancouver, Canada
- China Design Now, Portland Museum of Art, Oregon, USA
- Memory of Muse - contribution exhibition for Pink Ribbon, Wall Art Museum, Beijing, China
- ...EXPECTATIONS, MB Art Agency, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- A Work of Persol, Otto Zoo art gallery, Milan, Italy
- The Second Reality, Meridian International Center, Washington, DC, USA
- Changing Asia, Alliance Francaise de Singapour, Singapore
- Transformations,MKGalerie - Berlin,Berlin,Germany
- 8 Chinese Artists Engage Absurdity,Mission 17,San Francisco, USA
- Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Art, Smith College Museum of Art,Northampton, MA, USA

2008
- Strategies for Concealing, C-Space, Beijing, China 
- New World Order-Contemporary Installation Art And Photography From China, Groninger   museum, Groningen, the Netherlands
- Another Voice - We, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
- POTOFEST 2008,  Houston, TX, USA
- ING REAL Photography Award, Las Palmas II Art Exhibition Center, Rotterdam, NL
- China Design Now, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK; Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio,  USA (touring exhibition)
- Mined in China, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA
- Out Of Place, Robischon Gallery, Colorado, USA
- Empty, Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy 
- Private View, offiCina 2 Jiuxianqiao Road Factory 798 Chaoyang District Beijing 
- SEWN + IN/OUT_China, East Asia Contemporary, Shanghai, China
- Chine, la ville exp(l)osée, Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine, Paris, France; Centre de   cultura contemporania de barcelona, Barcelona, Spain(touring exhibition)
- Stairway to Heaven, Bates Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine, USA
- creative emergencies:WASTE,WATER AND ENERGY IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART,MAR Museo d’Arte della citta di Ravenna,Italy
- In the Chinese city. Perspectives on the transmutations of an Empire, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Spain
- Dialogue China Part I, Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery, San Francisco,USA
- Dialogue China Part II, Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2007
- City of Expiration and Regeneration, 2007 Bi- City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture , China 
- Chinaproduction, Architekturzentrum Wien, Vienna, Austria
- Floating, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Soeul, Korea 
- Thought Provoking, Sense Provoking, Noorderlicht gallery, Groningen, The Netherlands 
- Altered States,TUFTS University Tisch Gallery,AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTRE,Medford, USA
- METAMORPHOSIS, the Tampere Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
- “MADE in CHINA", Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel; Galerie Sollertis,Toulous,France (touring exhibition)
- THE POWER OF THE UNIVERSE", Asia Art Center, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
- Convection-Works from the Permanent Collection of Three Shadows Photography Art  Centre, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
- Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art, GuangDong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
- EMPTY, Marella Gallery, Beijing, China
- SEWN, Segment Space at Artbase 1, Beijing, China 
- Modern Chinese Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul, Korea
- Whispering Wind, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, USA 
- INTERSECTIONS, ULISphotoFEST, Istanbul, Turkey
- stARTrek the next generation, Palazzo Orsini in Bomarzo + Kyo Gallery, Viterbo, Italy
- E-W project, Espace 72 Dison, Verviers, Belgium
- Contemporary Artists from China, Gow Langsford Gallery, Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Street, Sydney, Australia
- THE BUILDING SHOW, EXIT ART, New York, USA
- Altered States", Tisch Gallery, AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTER / TUFTS University, USA
- The Power of Universe - The Frontier of Contemporary Chinese Art, Asia Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
- Cornucopia: Documenting the Land of Plenty, Montserrat Gallery at Montserrat College of Art,Beverly, MA, USA
- Grand Opening, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA, USA
- Dragon’s Evolution, ChinaSquare - New York, New York City, USA
- Reality and Fabrication, 798 Photo Gallery, Beijing, China

2006
- Xing Danwen / China Show, URBIS, Manchester, UK
- TOTALSTADT/BEIJING CASE, ZKM, Karisruhe, Germany 
- C On Cities, the 10th Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy 
- New Urban Realities, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
- Fantasy Landscapes, Asia House, London, UK
- MADE in CHINA, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
- On the Edge, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Massachusetts;   Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA (touring exhibition)
- Code:Blue-Confluence of Currents, New Media Center/Beijing Cubic Art Center, Beijing, China; the ISEA 2006 / ZeroOne Festival, San Jose, California, USA(touring exhibition)
- New Photographers 2007, Getty Images at Cannes Lions 2006, France
- IMAGING A GLOBAL CULTURE, CONTACT Photography Festival, installation at Subway ST.   PATRICK STATION, Toronto, Canada
- CHINA TRADE, International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada
- Between Past and Future - New Photography and Video from China, Haus der Kulturen der   Welt, Berlin, Germany; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA; Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University,Durham, NC, USA(touring exhibition)
- Ruins, the Institute of Visual Arts (Inova), Wisconsin, USA
- Moscow Photobiennale 2006, the Art Strelka Gallery, Moscow, Russia
- China Contemporary, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
- China Contemporary - Architecture, Art and Visual Culture,Museum Boijmans van Beuningen,Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Queens International 2006 - Everything All at Once,Queens Museum of Art (QMA),New York City, NY,  USA
- 01SJ,ZERO1 Biennial,San Jose, CA,USA

2005
- Urban / Culture - CP Biennale, Museum Bank Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
- Traces and Omens - the 12th Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Groningen, the Netherlands
- The WALL, Millennium Art Museum / Today Art Museum, Beijing, China; Albright-Knox Art   Gallery / UB Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, USA (touring exhibition)
- Unspeakable Happiness, MUSEO TAMAYO ARTE CONTEMPORANEO, Mexico City, Mexico
- On the Edge, the Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, California, USA
- Between Past and Future - New Photography and Video from China, Seattle Art Museum,   Seattle, USA; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK (touring exhibition)
- Re-VIEWING the CITY, the 1st Guangzhou International Photo Biennale, the Guangdong Museum of Art, Gunagzhou, China
- HARVEST, Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai, China
- Double Vision - 1st Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, China
- Art Rising, Art Toronto 2005, Toronto, Canada 
- City of Dreams, The Red mansion Foundation, London, UK
- Tian An Men, FOAM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
- “In the Line of Flight" the 2nd Beijing International New Media Arts, Millennium Art Museum,   Beijing, China
- More than One, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
- Die Chinesen, Museum Het Kruithuis, The Netherlands   
- Body Temperature, Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark; Millennium Art Museum,   Beijing, China
- A Utopia Of The Visible,Beijing New Art Projects,Beijing,China
- Felicidad indecible. Una selección de arte contemporáneo de China, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico
- About Beauty, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
- Vehicle and Mirror, Beijing New Art Projects, Beijing, China
- Convergence at E116° /N40 ° , Beijing 2005 - International Contemporary Art Exhibition,  Platform China, Beijing, China
- 51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further , La Biennale di Venezia,Venice, Italy

2004
- Grotesque Reality, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
- GRAVITY, the Singapore Art Museum, Singapore 
- Die Chinesen, Kunst Museum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
- ON REASON AND EMOTION, the Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
- between the Past and Future - New Photography and Video from China, the International   Center of Photography & Asian Society, New York; the Smart Museum of Art & Museum of  Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA (touring exhibition)
- Je t’envisage: La disparition du portrait, Musee de l'Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland
- Strange Planet: the Effects of Cultural Ambiguity, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design  Gallery/Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
- the 55th Premio Michetti, Museo Michetti, Francavilla al mare, Italy 
- Reality Spells, Art Map, Hong Kong, China 
- Mix-Ed, the Sherman gallery, Sydney, Australia 
- Chinese Eyes, Goedhuis Contemporary Gallery, New York, USA
- Globalia, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
- guanYIN - tempi di DONNE, Galleria Salal, Roma, Italy
- She, Art Season gallery, Beijing, China
- Me Me Me, Courtyard gallery, Beijing, China
- About Face portrait - Photography and the Death of the Portrait, Hayward Gallery,London United,UK
- SENI Singapore 2004: Art & the Contemporary,Singapore Art Museum,Singapore

2003 
- “Chinese Maximalism”, UB Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, U.S.A; Millennium Art Museum, Beijing,China(touring exhibition)
- Les Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Arles, France
- the American Effects, the Whitney Museum of Art, New York, USA
- Alors, la Chine?, Pompidou Centre, Paris, France
- Spatial Narrative-Contemporary Asian Photography, Japan Society, NewYork, USA
- Together with Migrants, Today Art Gallery, Beijing, China
- Contemporary Chinese Art, Kristianstads Konsthall, Kristianstad, Sweden
- Cara a Cara, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal 
- Global Detail, the 10th Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Ja Groningen, the Netherlands
- the 3rd Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China
- Roma Photo Festival, Rome, Italy
- Split: Woman in Dislocation, the Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, NewYork, USA
- CHINE(S)-VideoArt & Experimental Cinema from China & Taiwan, LightCone, Paris, France
- The Year of New Work: Contemporary Asian Photography Spatial Narratives, Japan Society Gallery, New York, USA

2002 
- Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art", 1st Guangzhou Triennial,   Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
- Queens International,Queens Museum of Art (QMA),New York City, USA
- New York, Damasquine Contemporary Art gallery, Brussels, Belgium
- Fourth Annual Video Marathon,Art in General, New York City, USA
- Landscape of Sur-consuming, Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China

2001
- Mega Wave-Towards a New Synthesis, the 1st YOKOHAMA TRIENNIAL, Yokohama, Japan
- 1st Tirana Biennale, Tirana, Albania
- China Family, Musee d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France
- CHINA FEST, Berlin, Germany

2000
- SVA 10 Years Moving Images, Anthology Cinema, New York, USA
- Drawings & Photographs, Matthew Marks gallery, New York, USA 
- 4 persons show, Gallery Chinese Contemporary, London, UK
- New Chinese Photography, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York City, USA
- Foundation for Contemporary Performing Arts Benefit Exhibition, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1999
- BEIJING-The Revolutionary Capital, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
- Transience-Chinese Experimental Art at the end of the 20th Century, the Smart Museum of   Art, Chicago; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College; Hanover; University of Oregon   Museum of Art, Eugene, USA (touring exhibition)

1998

- CENTURY / WOMEN, the China National Gallery, Beijing, China

1995
- WITNESS, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1992
- 4 Person Show, Art Salon at Holiday Inn Crown Plaza, Beijing, China
- Graduation show, Art Space at Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China 


PUBLIC COLLECTIONs

- Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
- International Center for Photography, New York, USA
- San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA
- J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA
- Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
- Santa Barbara Museum of Art, USA
- Smart Museum of Art, USA
- Smith College Museum of Art, USA
- The Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, USA
- Harn Museum of Art, USA
- Progressive Corporation, USA
- JGS Foundation, New York, USA
- Estella Collection, New York, USA
- Groupe Lhoist, Belgium
- UBS, Union Bank of Switzerland
- Central Pompidou, Paris, France
- FNAC / Fonds National d'art Contemporain, France
- Red Mansion Foundation, London, UK
- Victoria and Albert Museum, UK
- Groninger Museum, The Netherlands
- Warsaw MOMA, Poland
- Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
- M+ Sigg Collection, Hong Kong
- Guangdong Museum of Art, China
- Red Brick Art Museum, China
- CAFA Art Museum, China
- National Art Museum of China, China
- ZHI Art Museum, China


AWARDs/GRANTs

2018, AAC Award, Silver trophy, China
2009, Asia 21 Fellow, Asia Society, USA
2008, Finalists, ING REAL Photography Award, the Netherlands
2003, Best Publishing Project Award, Les Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Arles, France
1998-2001, Grant & Fellowship from Asian Cultural Council, New York, USA
1998-2000, Chairman's Grant from School of Visual Arts, New York, USA