Chronik

1970
Born in Huai Nan City An Hui Province, China
2005
Award: "Macau Art museum overseas communicate the prize"- Macau art museum
2006
Award: "31 photographers with the most creative world"- American Getty, 2006
Lives and works in Beijing, China
Studied at Suzhou Silk College
Studied at Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Graduated from the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts Chongqing, China
Studied at An Hui Teachers' College Wu Hu, China
Studied at Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts Hangzhou, China

Ausstellungen

2012
“Reality Anew”, LDX Gallery, Hong Kong, China (solo)
2012
“Li Wei”, Dock Sud Gallery, France (solo)
2012
“Li Wei”, Parc de la Villete, Paris (solo)
2012
“The High Life of LI WEI”, kunst.licht Photo Art Gallery, Shanghai (solo)
2011
Remaking Vision, Travelling Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Photography
2011
box(e), Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan, Italy
2011
“Li Wei_Lucca Photo Fest”, Lucca, Italy (solo)
2010
Photo Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2010
China Welcomes You. Begegnungen 2010, Stadtmuseum Oldenburg, Germany
2010
Mostra SESC de Artes 2010, St. Paul, Brazil
2010
CHINA PHOTOGRAPHS MADRID, Madrid Pavilion of the EXPO 2010, Shanghai, China
2010
Foundation Vevey, Ville d'images, Festival Images, Switzerland
2010
FUCK UPS, FABLES AND FIASCOS, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany
2010
Passing China, Gallery Sanstorium, Istanbul, Turkey
2010
Daegu Photo Biennale 2010, Daegu, Korea
2010
Beyond Gravity,10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong, China, (solo)
2010
Li Wei performance ‘Take Away’, Shanghai Tang, Hong Kong, China (solo)
2009
INCARNATIONS, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Beijing, China
2009
Action-Camera: Beijing Performance Photography, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery,Vancouver, Canada
2009
China Now: The Edge of Desire, Max Lang and Lillian Heidenberg Fine Art, USA
2009
The View From Elsewhere, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) in partnership with Queensland Art Gallery present; Gallery of Modern Art/ Australian Cinematheque
2009
China: The Contemporary Rebirth, Palazzo Reale Museum, Milan, Italy/ Mouvement d'Art Public/ Make Art Public (MAP), Canada
2009
Beijing Time, MATADERO MADRID ,Madrid , Spain
2009
WIDTH, Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing, China
2009
2009
Li Wei, Galeria TRIBECA, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2009
The amazing mirror maze of the self, Michael Schultz Gallery Beijing, China (solo)
2009
Besides Gravity, Mogadishni CPH Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
2008
LI WEI Solo Exhibition, Yeh Rong Jia Culture & Art Foundation, Taiwan (solo)
2008
Solo project, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2008
Beijing 2008, Olympic Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland
2008
Supernatural: China's Contemporary Photography, Artgate Gallery, New York, USA
2008
Assembling Under the Five Rings, The Legend Luxury & Entertainment Center, Beijing, China
2008
BODY ART: New photography from China, Asian Art Coordinating Council, Denver, USA
2008
Drawn in the Clouds: Contemporary Asian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland
2008
Olhares Interiores-Inward Gazes - Documentaries of Performances Art, Museum of Macao, China
2008
Immoral Facts and Fables, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin, Germany
2008
Drawn in the Clouds: Contemporary Asian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland
2008
BODY ART: New photography from China, Asian Art Coordinating Council, Denver, USA
2008
Assembling Under the Five Rings, The Legend Luxury & Entertainment Center, Beijing, China
2008
Supernatural: China's Contemporary Photography, Artgate Gallery, New York, USA
2008
Beijing 2008, Olympic Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland
2008
Out of Place, Robischon Gallery, Denver, USA
2008
Consumption of History, East Asia Contemporary, Shanghai, China
2008
Fabricating Images from History, Chinablue Gallery, Beijing, China
2007
Szene Sommer 07, Salzburg, Austria
2007
The 7th Gana Photo Festival -CHINA contemporary Photo & Vide,Gana art Center,Seoul
2007
SURGE”, Beijing 798,
2007
Dragon's Evolution”, New York China-Square Art Center.
2007
Chinese Photography,Criterion Gallery,Australia
2007
The 38th Recontres de Arles Photographie, Arles, France.
2007
LIWEI WEIHONG HUANYAN, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2007
Made in China-China art Now, Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark
2007
Floating - New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, South Korea
2007
RED HOT - Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection,Museum of Fine Arts,Houston, USA
2007
SURREALITES, CentrePasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
2007
China Now: Lost in Transition, Eli Klein Gallery, New York, USA
2007
Zhuyi, Artium Museum, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
2007
Li Wei Falls To…, Espace Cultural Ample Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2006
Transcendence: A Mirror of China, The:artist:network, New York, USA (solo)
2006
LI WEI, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong, China (solo)
2006
LI WEI, PYO Gallery, Seoul, South Korea (solo)
2006
LI WEI, Galleria Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2006
Park in progress, France
2006
COLD ENERGY, PYO, Beijing, China
2006
China Between Past and Future And Performances, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2006
Retours de Chine, Toulouse Art Museum, France
2006
For All Audiences,SALA Rekalde Art Museum, Bilbao, Spain
2006
A Pause for Humanity, Marella Gallery, Beijing, China
2006
Li Wei, Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain
2006
A Pause For Humanity, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong, China
2005
Olhares Interiores – Inward Gazes, Documentaries of Chinese Performances Art - Museum of Macao, Portugal
2005
Illusory Reality, Marella Gallery, Beijing, China
2005
The Gesture. A Visual Library in Progress, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece; Quarter, Centro Produzione Arte, Florence, Italy
2005
Out of the Red - 2, Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy
2005
THE SECOND REALITY, Photographs from China, Piazza of the Berlaymont building, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
2005
New Photographers 2006, Cannes, France
2005
THE GESTURE - A VISUAL LIBRARY IN PROGRESS, Macedonian Museum Of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece, Centro Produzione Arte, Florence, Italy
2005
Ruins`Flowers, OX WAREHOUSE, Macau, Portugal
2005
Out Of the Red-2, Primo Marella Gallery, Milano Italy
2005
70 Empress Arts, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2005
Illusory Reality, Marella Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
2004
LI WEI,, Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy (solo)
2004
FOLLIA, Italy
2004
Between Past and Future - New Photography and Video from China, ICP, Asia Society, New York, Smart Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
2004
Officina Asia, Bologna, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Cesena, Italy
2004
Tiananmen Exhibition, Paris
2004
MMAC Exhibition, Japan
2004
Artificial Merriment, Melbourne, Australia
2003
China Art Now – Out Of The Red, FlashArt Museum, Italy
2003
I am China – Chinese Conceptual Photography, SOHO, Beijing, China
2003
Manufactured Happiness, Shangri-La Art Space, Beijing, China
2003
The Peripheries Become the Center, Prague Biennial, Czech Republic
2003
DNA, Visual, Beijing, China
2003
Bare Androgyny, Beijing, China
2003
Seoul-Asia Art Now, Seoul Museum, South Korea
2002
Bogus - Chinese Conceptual Photography, Hall of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
2002
Mask Vs Face, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China
2002
The 2nd 'PingYao' International Photography, PingYao, ShanXi, China
2002
Flying - Performance, Photography, Video, Beijing Red Square, Beijing, China
2002
Xuan, Art Exhibition Center, Guangzhou, China
2002
Red Square – Contemporary Art Exhibition, Red Square, Beijing, China
2002
Mois de la photo – Histories de Chine, Museum de Auxerre, France
2001
0°C, Beijing Bridge Art, Beijing, China
2001
Constructed Reality - Beijing Hong Kong Conceptual Photography, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong, China
2001
Site of City – Four Persons Conceptual Photography, Fun Gallery, Beijing, China
2001
Pawn-COM - Site Performance, Happy Garden Bar, Beijing, China
2001
Scar - Chinese Conceptual Photography, Exhibition Hall of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
2001
Site of City -- Four Person Conceptual Photography, Fun Gallery, Beijing, China
2000
Open Art Platform, Performance Art Festival, Beijing, China
2000
Mirror, Performance, Shanghai, China
1999
Avoiding Direct Sunlight, Art Scene China
1999
First International Arts Literature Exhibition of China, Beijing, China
1998
Joint Art Exhibition, Beijing Hilton Hotel Gallery
1997
Nine-Person Exhibition, Beijing Concert Hall Gallery Beijing, China
1997
Six-Person Exhibition, Qi Ran Hotel Gallery
1996
Three Person Exhibition, Beijing Concert Hall Gallery Beijing, China