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b. 1980, works and lives in Beijing

Dance Hall (Pearls)
Archival inkjet print, mounted on aluminium composite panel, toughened acrylic
Edition of 6

Current And Upcoming Exhibitions:
About us, Young Photography from China, Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich, Germany, 03.27, 2020 - 10.30, 2020
Cache: From B to Z, Will be undergoing interior renovation, the exhibition will be available by appointment from July 1 to Aug. 10, please call or email in advance for appointments, ShanghART, Shanghai, 04.12, 2020 - 08.30, 2020
终端>_How Do We Begin?, X Museum Triennale, X Museum, Beijing, 05.29, 2020 - 09.13, 2020
Layering and Composition, The Two Movements and Practice of Contemporary Chinese Photography, Xie Zilong Photography Art Center, Changsha, 05.30, 2020 - 08.16, 2020
On Sabbatical, West Bund Museum, Shanghai, 07.24, 2020 - 09.06, 2020


Chen Wei (b. 1980, Zhejiang), lives and works in Beijing. Initially a sound and performance artist, Chen Wei's interest developed into photo, video and installation art. Staged mise-en-scène and scenario re-enacting are often seen in Chen Wei’s photography. In recent years, he has been working on the combination of stage setting and multi-media installation as an on-site extension in his work.

Recent exhibitions include: Chen Wei: Goodbye, ShanghART, Shanghai (2019); Chen Wei: Drifting Along, Büro Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2019); Chen Wei: Where Are You Going Tonight, chi K11 artspace, Guangzhou (2018); Chen Wei: Falling Light, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (2018); Witness, Chen Wei etc., Pilar Corrias, London, UK (2018); The Club, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne, Australia (2017); Noon Club, programmed by Francesco Bonami, JNBY Art Space, Hangzhou (2016); In The Waves, chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai (2015), The Stars in the Night Sky are Innumerable, Australia China Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia (2014) etc.

Chen Wei was awarded the Asia Pacific Photography Prize in 2011, and was a nominee of the Prudential Eye Awards for Contemporary Asian Art in 2015.


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