Born in 1985 in Beijing, China.
Chen left his hometown for London after graduating high school and completed his postgraduate studies at Chelsea College of Art and Design (2010). His artistic practice drew from his preoccupation with religious scenes, symbolic manifestations and ritualisation of faith. The central idea behind Chen’s works lies in the construction of an imaginary religious experience – through the decontruction and reconstruction of religious icons combined with images of contemporary consumer products, Chen takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to creating this fictional religion. Since first participating in the Shanghai Biennale in 2006, Chen has exhibited widely around the world.