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Forthcoming:
2024 Wild Acts: Act I, Surplus Space, Wuhan (solo, 29 June - 31 August)
2024 Follow the Feeling, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou (group, 23 March - 23 June)
2024 Licking, Weeping, Baying, Tabula Rasa Gallery, London (solo, 7 March - 17 April)
2024 CUTE, Embankment Galleries, Somerset House, London (group, 25 January - 14 April)

2024 It’s Gonna Rain, Goethe-Institut/AKuB, Shanghai (screening, 19 - 21 April)
2024 I Will Haunt You Forever, Queer East Film Festival, Museum of the Home, London (screening, 25 April)

2024 The 37th European Media Art Festival (screening, 27 April)


Selected Solo Exhibitions and Screenings: 
2023 Home is Where the Music Is, Reading International, Reading
2023 No Door, One Window, Only Light, Macalline Art Center, Beijing 
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
2021 Wuhan Punk: Chris Zhongtian Yuan, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London
2020 1815, K11, Wuhan
2020 Wuhan Punk, Film & Video Umbrella, London


Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings:
2023 San Diego Asian Film Festival
2023 The Fantastical and the Real, EASGSU Film Series, University of Toronto
2023 Future of Today Biennial: To Your Eternity, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2023 Play and Loop V, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
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
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 Performances:
2024 Intimate Labor, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou
2024 Intimate Labor, Tabula Rasa Gallery, London
2022 All Trace Is Gone, No Clamour for a KissPolyphonic 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
2019 Border Walks, London Zoo, London


Curatorial Projects:
2023 Home Is Where the Music Is, Screening program, Biscuit Factory, Reading International

2020 Banal Objects, DIY Aesthetics, OCAT Institute, Beijing (co-curated with Claire Shiying Li)
2014 ArtSpace China/NYC, with Andrea Johnson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities College of Design
2009 Changing Faces: Vietnamese Female Artists, Curatorial assitant to Diane Mullin, Weisman Art Museum


Teaching and Talks:
2024 Guangdong Times Museum
2023 University of Toronto; University of Reading
2022 University of Reading; Architectural Association School of Architecture; V.O Curations
2021 Goldsmiths, University of London; Savannah College of Art and Design; The Courtauld Institute of Art; OCAT Institute; Power Station of Art
2020 York Art Gallery; OCAT Institute
2018 Architectural Association School of Architecture; Venice Architecture Biennale Greek Pavilion 
2014 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities


Education:
2016-2019 AA Dipl./RIBA Part II, Architectural Association School of Architecture
2014-2015 M. Arch Courses, Rice University
2010-2014 B.S. Architecture, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
2011-2013 Employment in architecture offices in Copenhagen, Denmark 
2009 Art and Architecture, DIS/Copenhagen University
2007-2009 B.A. Art History, University of Minnesota Twin Cities


Born 1988 Wuhan, China.


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