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Selected Solo Exhibitions and Screenings: 
2023 Home is Where the Music Is, Reading International, Reading (forthcoming)
2023 No Door, One Window, Only Light, Macalline Art Center, Beijing (forthcoming)
2023 Art Lovers Movie Club: All Trace Is Gone, No Clamour for a Kiss, ArtReview, London
2022 Cloudy Song, Somerset House, London
2022 Wuhan Punk, NOWNESS Asia
2022 All Trace Is Gone, No Clamour for a Kiss, V.O Curations, London
2021 Art Lovers Movie Club: Wuhan Punk, ArtReview, London
2020 1815, K11, Wuhan
2020 Wuhan Punk, Film & Video Umbrella, London


Selected Performances:
2022 Polyphonic Bodies, Whitechapel Gallery, London (in collaboration with Kevin G. Davy & Ella Frost)
2022 All Trace Is Gone, No Clamour for a Kiss, V.O Curations, London (in collaboration with Olukemi Lijadu)
2021 Wuhan Punk: Chris Zhongtian Yuan, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London (performance lecture)
2019 Border Walks, London Zoo, London


Selected Group Exhibitions & Screenings:
2023 Future of Today Biennial: To Your Eternity, Today Art Museum, Beijing (forthcoming)
2023 Play and Loop V, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong (forthcoming)
2023 Home Is Where the Music Is, Reading Biscuit Factory, Reading
2023 International Film Festival Rotterdam
2022 Meet you at the corner!, Dangxia Art Space, Beijing
2022 B3 Biennial of the Moving Image, Frankfurt
2022 Play and Loop IV, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
2022 Soul Hunter, Surplus Space, Wuhan
2021 The Dwelling Place of the Other in Me, Power Station of Art, Shanghai
2021 The Perfect Flaw, Huayu Youth Art Award, Sanya
2021 9/11 Twenty Years On, Aesthetica Short Film Festival
2021 I Could Not Recall How I Got Here, Tabula Rasa Gallery, London
2021 East Lake Sculpture Biennale, Wuhan
2021 Videoex, Zurich
2021 A Continuation of Decentralized Reality with Expanding Intimacy, OCAT Institute, Beijing
2021 Art 11 Prize, K11, Wuhan
2021 Spring Time, Palm Trees, Antenna Space, Shanghai
2021 Hyper Functional, Ultra Healthy, Somerset House, London
2021 London Design Biennale, Somerset House, London
2020 5th Documentary Exhibition of Fine Art Triennale, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
2020 Banal Objects, DIY Aesthetics, OCAT Institute, Beijing
2020 Aesthetica Art Prize, York Art Gallery, York
2019 Project Review, Architectural Association, London
2018 School of Athens, Venice Architecture Biennale Greek Pavilion
2018 Project Review, Architectural Association, London
2018 Everything Out the Door, London Met Architecture School
2017 Everything Out the Door, Campo Space, Rome
2017 Project Review, Architectural Association, London
2015 Shotgun, Rice Gallery, Houston, TX
2014 Connecting Future, K11, Wuhan
2010 Young Video Artists from Wuhan, K11, Wuhan
2010 Travel Fellowship, Metropolitan Design Centre, Minneapolis


Selected awards, commissions & residencies:
British Council Short Film Travel Grant (2023)
Foundwork Art Prize Shortlist (2022)
Somerset House Film Commission (2022)
Arts Council England Project Grant (2022)
Film London FLAMIN Fellowship (2021-22)
Huayu Youth Award Finalist (2021)
K11 Art 11 Prize Winner (2021)
V.O Curations Residency (2021)
Aesthetica Art Prize Winner (2020)
OCAT Institute Research-based Curatorial Project (2020)
Film & Video Umbrella Commission (2020)
Rice University SOA Fellowship (2014-15)
Salt Lake City 69.70 International Competition Honorable Mention (2013)
Metropolitan Design Center Research Travel Fellowship (2010)
University of Minnesota Global Excellence Scholarship (2007-11)


Selected texts:
Artforum interview by Fiona He (2023)
Free Exchange, Chris Zhongtian Yuan: Home is Where the Music Is by Uriel Kerestey (2023)
Foundwork Diagloues, interview by Alexis Aceves Garcia (2023)
LEAP F/W 2022 Crisis as Norm, Ghost in the Colonnade, translated by Zian Chen (2023)
Ocean Commotion by Qu Chang for V.O Curations (2022)
Strange Intimate Archive, Mn Artists, Walker Art Center (2022)
A Heavy Choking, A Monster Roars, A Neglected Dawn, Chán Magazine (2021)
Ghost World by Travis Jeppesen for Huayu Youth Art Award (2021)
Artforum Critics’ Picks by Fiona He (2021)
OCAT Institute,
Close, Closer, in conversation with Sophie Xiaofei Guo (2021)
Wuhan Punk, AArchitecture 40 (2020)
Aesthetica Magazine, Between Reality and Fiction, in conversation with Manijeh Verghese (2020)
Film & Video Umbrella, Steven Bode, Wuhan Punk (2020)
Film & Video Umbrella, Iris Long, Unreal (2020)
Aesthetica Art Prize, Counterfictions (2020)



Publications:
Counterfictions, Published by Page Bureau; designed by Related Department (2022)

1815 Catalogue, published by K11 Wuhan, Yoojin Choi, Year Without a Summer ; Maja Mazurkiewicz, Re-imaging Nature in History ; Xin Wang, Water Spilling from the Eaves Deafens MeDoron von Beider, Entropy (2020)


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