Basic
1977 Born in Shanghai

Education
1996 Graduated from Shanghai Arts & Crafts Institute

Solo Exhibitions

2006
8848 – 1.86 -Xu Zhen Solo Exhibitiion , H-Space, Shanghart Gallery, Shanghai (Works: )
8848 – 1.86 -Xu Zhen Solo Exhibition , Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
An Animal – Xu Zhen’s solo exhibition , 2577 Longhua Road, Xuhui district, Shanghai

2002
A Young Man -Xu Zhen Solo Exhibition , Bizart, Shanghai
Careful, Don’t Get Dirty , Galerie Waldburger, Berlin, Germany

Group Exhibitions

2006
Take It! , Universal Studios, Beijing
It’s all right, contemporary art exhibition , Hu Qing Tang Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Works: )
everyday people -curated by Jason Waite , Festival of Creativity, Fortezza di Basso – Florence, Italy
ALLLOOKSAME? Art from China, Japan and Korea -curated by Francesco Bonami , Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
China Power Station: Part I. co-organised by the Serpentine Gallery, London and the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art , Battersea Power Station, London, UK
On Mobility , De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Microscope, Chinese Contempory Art , Macao Art Museum, Macao (Works: )
Restless, Photography and New Media , MOCA, Shanghai
The Thirteen: Chinese Video Now , PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, U.S.A.
2005
Archaeology of the Future – The Second Triennial of Chinese Art -Curated by Qiu Zhijie, Zuo Jing, Zhu Tong , Nanjing Museum, Nanjing
Yokohama International Triennale of Contemporary Art 2005 , Yokohama, Japan
Shanghai Constructions , Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
Videozoom: Chinese Video Artists – The City: Mirage and reflection , Galeria Sala 1, Centro Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Mahjong -Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection , Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Something is Happening , Maple-poplar Woods – In Orioles Singing in the Willows Park, Hangzhou (Works: )
Monuments of the USA , Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, USA
Follow Me! -Contemporary Chinese Art at the Threshold of the Millenium , Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The Second Guangzhou Triennial -BEYOND: an extraordinary space of experimentation for modernization , Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Zooming into Focus (NAMoC) -Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video from the Haudenschild Collection , National Art Museum Of China, Beijing (Works: )
2004
The Monk and The Demon , Musée Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon, France
Shanghai Duolun Exhibition of Young Artists , Shanghai Duolun Art Museum, Shanghai
A I’Ouest du Sud de l’Est -L’annee de la Chine , CRAC Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sete, France
5th Shanghai Biennale -Techniques of the Visible , Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
China Now , MOMA Film at the Gramercy Theater, New York, USA
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China , ICP and the Asia Society, NY, USA (traveling, Museum of Contemporary Art and the Smart Museum of Art, Chicago; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA; V&A, London, UK; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany)
Chine: Generation Video , Maison Europeene de la photographie, Paris, France
Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US , Samek Art Gallery, Bucknewll University, Lewisburg, USA
Is It Art? – Black Show , Noanoa Center, Xi’an
Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US , Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor, USA
Light as Fuck! Shanghai Assemblage 2000-2004 , The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Zooming into Focus (Singapore) -Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video from the Haudenschild Collection , Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts,Singapore
Zooming into Focus (Tijuana) -Chinese Contemporary Photography from the Haudenschild Collection , Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
Zooming into Focus (SAM) -Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video from the Haudenschild Collection , Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Shanghai Surprise , Lothringer 13, Munich, Germany
2003
The Minority is Subordinate to the Majority , BizArt, Shanghai
Control-Z , Top Space, Beijing, China
Dajia-Studying on Design from Contemporary Art , The Museum of Fudan University, Shanghai
+System, Short videos from the world 2002-2003 , BizArt, Shanghai
Department, -Contemporary art exhibition , Hangzhou
Fabricated Paradises , Le Parvis centre d’art contemporain, Pau, France
The Fifth System: Public Art in the Age of Post-Planning , He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, Guangdong
Zooming into Focus Chinese Contemporary Photography from the Haudenschild Collection , University Gallery of San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
Nasty a group exhibition of paintings Bizart, Shanghai
2002
The First Guangzhou Trienale -Reinterpretation:A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990-2000) , Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Quick Look! -Shanghai Zhejiang Jiangsu Anhui Contemporary Art
Exhibition , Consulate General of Switzerland, Shanghai
Too Much Flavor , 3H Art Center, Shanghai
Art in General – 4th Annual Video Marathon, 12 hour screening , New York, USA
VideoROM 2.0 , Giancarla Zanutti Gallery, Milan, Italy
VideoROM, Le Toit du Monde – , Centre Multidisciplinaire Pour la Culture Actuelle, Vevey. Switzerland
24:30 Contemporary Art Exhibition , Bizart, Shanghai
Fan Mingzhen & Fan Mingzhu – Glad to meet you -(Twin exhibition) , Jin Sha Jiang Rd., Shanghai
2001
Inside the body , ISE foundation, New York, USA
Hotpot , Kinesisk Samtidskunst, Hustnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
49th Biennale di Venezia , Italy
ARCO -Asian Party, Global Game (curated by Hou Hanru) , Madrid, Spain
Living in Time – Contemporary Artists from China , Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof Museum fuer Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany
The First Valencia Biennale,Valencia, Spain
Mantic Ecstasy-Photography & Video , Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing
Developing Time / Temps de Pause , Bizart, Shanghai
2000
Exit , Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
BIG Torino 2000 , Torino, Italy
Inertia & Mask- Works on Paper , Shanghai Oil Painting & Sculpture Institute, Shanghai
Video-Circle , Hongkong; Berlin, Germany
Useful Life , Temporary Space, Dong Daming Rd, Shanghai
Uncooperative Approach (Fuck Off) , Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai
1999
Exchange , Paris, France
Food for Thought , MU Art Foundation, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Love-Tokyo Art Festival , Japan
Art for Sale , Shanghai Plaza, Shanghai
BM99, Bienal da Maya , Maya, Portugal
Idea & Concepts , Shanghai
The Same but Also Changed – Photography Exhibition , 859 Tian Yao Qiao Road, Shanghai
1998
Jin Yuan Lu Nr.310 , Jin Yuan Lu 310, Shanghai

Projects

2006
My Club ,
2003
3 Projects for the AZIA Bldg. Pudong, Shanghai -The Building Alive , AZIA Bldg. Pudong, Shanghai

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