1969 Born in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, China
1992 Graduated from the Printmaking Department, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Academy of Art, CAA), Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
Current Lives and works in Beijing and Hangzhou, China
Artistic Director, Beijing 25000 Cultural Transmission Center, Beijing
Associate Professor, Mixed Medial Art Department, CAA, Hangzhou
Co-Director, Visual Culture Center, CAA, Hangzhou

Solo Exhibitions
2009 Breaking through the ice, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), China
2008 The Bridge • Nanjing • Under The Heaven, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore
Ataraxic of Zhuangzi, Zendai Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2007 The Shape of Time, Chambers Fine Art, New York
2005 Light and Words, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
Melancholy Man, Gallery Loft, Paris
Black and White Zoo, Gallery of Dartington Art Academy, UK
2004 Social Portrait, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing
2003 UFO: Qiu Zhijie Photography/Calligraphy, Gallery Loft, Paris
2001 Qiu Zhijie, Gallery Gen, Koshigaya, Japan
Invisibility: Qiu Zhijie, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA
2000 Touch, Orient Foundation, Macao
1999 Innate Forces: Mixed Media Works by Qiu Zhijie, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Calendar 1998, Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1997 Logic: Five Video Installations, Gallery of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1992 Concerns to the New Life, Museum of Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China

Selected Group Exhibitions
2006 Personal Space: New Perspectives from China, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
Reinventing Books in Chinese Contemporary Art, China Institute Gallery, New York
The Maze of Conundrum: A mix-media live performance, Mingyuan Art Center, Shanghai
We – Zhang Peili and Qiu Zhijie, CAA Art Space, Hangzhou
2005 Living in Interesting Times: A Decade of New Chinese Photography, Open Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel
On the Edge: Contemporary Chinese Artists Encounter the West, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, USA
Trading Place, Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, Taiwan
The Response of Today’s Art to Hans Christian Andersen, Millennium Art Museum, Beijing
Traces & Omens: Noorderlicht 2005 Festival, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Fairy Tales Forever: Homage to Anderson, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark
YOKOHAMA 2005: International Triennial of Contemporary Art, Yokohama, Japan
In The Deep of Reality: A Case of Chinese Contemporary Art, Hangzhou
The Second Reality: Photographs from China, European Commission, Brussels
Video Zoom China, Sala 1 Gallery, Rome
Young Chinese Contemporary Art, Red Bull Hangar-7, Salzburg
A Strange Heaven: Contemporary Chinese Photography, Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland
2004 Me, Me, Me!, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing
Dot/Proliferation and Penetration: Visual Expression from Paper and Ink Art, National Gallery of Malaysia
Space Anew: Qiu Zhijie,Wang Jianwei,Yang Fudong, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
Between The Past and the Future, International Photography Center, New York; The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art , University of Chicago
Hua Jia Di Artists, China Art Seasons Gallery, Beijing
Technology of Visible: 5th Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
The Monk and the Demon, Musee d’Art Contemporain de Lyon
Light as Fuck! Shanghai Assemblage 2000 – 2004, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Norway
2003 The Minority is Subordinate to the Majority, Bizart, Shanghai, China
Tower of Babel, Mainz City Museum, Germany
Left Hand, Right Hand, Dashanzi Art Zone, Beijing, China
Trojan Horse Project, Shenghua Art Center, Nanjing, China
Leftside, Leftbank Art Gallery, Beijing, China
Experimental Realty Show, Ditan Park, Beijing, China
Two Fold Time: Asian Art Exhibition, Museum of CAA, Hangzhou, China
Distance, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
That’s China, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Post-Sense Sensibility: Inside Story, Beijing Children Theater, Beijing, China
Chinese Maximalism, Millennium Art Museum, The Hall of Modern Art, Beijing, China
Chine[s]: Experimental Video and Cinema from China and Taiwan, Centre Wallonie Bruxelles, Paris, France
How We Live, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
2002 The 25th San Polo Biennial, San Polo, Brazil
Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, Korea
The Third Space in the Fourth World: Multimedia Art of China and Netherlands, Eastlink Art, Shanghai, China
The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Daydream, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
Too Much Flavour, 3H Art Center, Shanghai & Avant-Garde@Hakaren, Singapore
Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
Long March: A Walking Visual Display, China
2001 Translated Act, Haus Der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, and Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA
Digital Arts Festival, Loft New Medium Art Center, Beijing, China
Virtual Future, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Hot Pot, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, Norway
Extreme Asia, Gallery Loft, Paris, China
Mantic Ecstasy, Hangzhou, Shanghai & Beijing, China
Post-sense Sensibility: Spree, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China
Asia-Pacific New Medial Art Festival, Australia
Next Wave News, Loft New Medium Art Center, Beijing, China
The 3rd Mercosul Biennial, Mercosul, Brazil
Cross: The Urban Public Environmental Solution Exhibition, Chengdu Modern Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Sound Art 2, Jiezi Yuan Art Space, Beijing, China
20 Years Experiment of Ink Painting, Guangdong Fine Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Re-shuffle, Shenzhen Sculpture Academy, Shenzhen, China
The First Chengdu Biennial, Chengdu Modern Art museum, Chengdu, China
Retribution, Jiezi Yuan Art Space, Beijing, China
Synchronize, Gother Institute, Hong Kong
The 16th Asian International Art Exhibition, Guangdong Fine Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2000 Life Style of the Future, Xieyang Island, Guangxi, China
Chinese Scene: Conceptual Photography, Seasons Gallery, Beijing, China
Medial and Internet Art of China, Jilin Art Academy, Changchun, China
Sapporo Artist in Residence, CAI, Sapporo, Japan
Family?: Contemporary Art Project, International Furniture Center, Shanghai, China
Touch – Multimedia/Performance Arts, Guangzhou, China
Chinese Performance, J.G.M. Gallery, Paris, China
Echo Point, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
Inside Out: New Chinese Art, Hong Kong Arts Museum, Hong Kong
Asia-Pacific New Medial Art Festival, Australia
Unusual & Usual, Yuangong Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Power of the Word, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Iowa, USA.
1999 Post-sense Sensibility: Alien Bodies and Delusion, Beijing, China
Unveiled Reality: Contemporary Photography, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Transience: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, the University of Chicago, Chicago, University of Oregon Museum of art, Eugene, Oregon, & Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth college, New Hampshire, USA
Fast>>Forward: New Chinese Video Art, Center of Contemporary Art, Macau
The 14th Asian International Art Exhibition, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan
99′ Chinese-Japanese Contemporary Art Exchange, Fuzhou Art Academy, Fuzhou, China
Power of the Word, Taiwan Museum of Art, Taizhong, Taiwan
Chinese-Hong Kong video Festival, Museum of Site, Hong Kong.
Beijing in London, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
Contemporary Chinese Architecture Exhibition, National Museum of Art, Beijing, China
Food for Thought: An Insight in Chinese Contemporary Art, Canvas World Art/Canvas Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Chinese Contemporary Art, Gallery Loft, Paris, France Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video, International Arts Festival, Tachikawa, Japan
1998 Inside Out, PS1, New York, USA
Trade of Being, Present Art Center, Beijing, China
Transmediale-98: the 11th Video Festival, Podewil, Berlin, Germany
Esperanto ’98, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA
Asia-Pacific Contemporary Art Exhibition, Fuzhou Art Academy, Fuzhou, China
Per video: Video From Artist International, Ludwig Museum, Koln
Photography As Concept, Stadtmuseum, Esslingen, Germany
Videonale 8, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
Muumedia Festival 98′, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki.
0431-Video and Computer Art, Changchun, China
Is Me!: A profile of Chinese Contemporary Art in the 90s, Taimiao, Beijing, China
1997 Drive, Fujian Art Academy, Fuzhou, China
Faces and Bodies of The Middle Kingdom, Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague
Demonstration of Video Art ’97 China, Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
New Image: Conceptual Photography, Visual Art Center, Beijing, China New Photography Artist of China, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, China
1996 In The Name of Art, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Phenomenon/Image: Video Art in China, Gallery of Zhejiang Academy Of Fine Art, Hangzhou, China
1995 From the Central Kingdom: Chinese Avant-garde Artists, Santa Monica Art Center, Barcelona, Spain Out of the National Ideology: Avant-garde Art of China, Kanpnagel, Hamburg
1994 The Third Documents Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, East-China Normal University, Shanghai, China
1993 China’s New Art, Post-1989, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong; toured in Vancouver and various art institutes in USA from 1994 to 1997
Mao Goes Pop, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
1992 The Second Documentary Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Guangzhou Fine Art Academy, Guangzhou, China

Selected Curatorial Projects
2002 Long March: A Walking Visual Display, Beijing, China
2001 Post-sense Sensibility: Spree, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China
2000 Family?: Contemporary Art Project, International Furniture Center, Shanghai, China
1999 Post-sense Sensibility: Alien Bodies and Delusion, Beijing, China

Reviews, Publications and Selected Material

2007 Magenta, 2007
New York Arts, May – June, 2007
The New Yorker, February 19, 2007
The New York Times, February 16, 2007
The Shape of Time, Chambers Fine Art, New York
2005 Photography After Photography, China People University
2004 Qiu Zhijie, Fujian Art
2003 Give Me A Mask, China People University
The Boundary of Freedom, China People
The Scene is Most Important, China People University
2002 Image and Post-modernism, Hunan Art
2000 Family Topic in Contemporary Arts, Hong Kong

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