Chronik

1977
Born in Shanghai
1996
Graduated from Shanghai School of Arts and Crafts
2004
Best Artist, CCAA (Contemporary Chinese Art Award)
2006
Initiated together with other artists Art-Ba-Ba Contemporary Art Forum
2008
Best Young Artist of the Year, AAC Award
1997 – 2009
Art director of BizArt Art Center
2009
Establishes MadeIn Company
MadeIn Company is a contemporary art creation corporate, focused on the production of creativity, and devoted to the research of contemporary culture’s infinite possibilities.
Lives and works in Shanghai

Ausstellungen

2013
7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Gallery of Modern Art / Queensland Art Gallery, Australia (MadeIn Company)
2013
Shanghai Surprise - A Group Show on Contemporary Art in Shanghai, K11 Art Mall, Shanghai, China
2013
Green Box: Remapping - The Space of Media Reality, City’s R&D Center of China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
2013
Serve the People, White Rabbit Gallery, Australia
2013
12th Biennale of Lyon, Lyon, France
2013
China China, Pinchuk Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine
2013
Re-Reading, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
2013
Moving on Asia, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand (MadeIn Company)
2013
13 Rooms, Kaldor Public Art Projects, Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia
2013
Pessimism or Resistance? , Taikang Space, Beijing, China
2013
The Spectacle of the Spectables, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
2013
Arrogant Perfection, New Chinese Painting - Annual Exhibition of Artists’ Individual Case Study, Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China
2013
A New Kind of Individual, Wuwei Creative Park, Shanghai, China
2013
Think No Ordinary - DS China Contemporary Art Avant-garde Awards, DS flagship Store, Shanghai, China
2013
Filter the Public - Shanghai World Financial Center 5th Anniversary Art Project, Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China
2013
The Garden of Diversion, Sifang Art Museum Inaugural Exhibition, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China
2013
UCCA + MadeIn Company Contemporary Art Exhibition, L'Avenue Shanghai, China
2013
Clutch, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
2013
Individual Growth - Momentum of Contemporary Art, Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin, China
2013
Portrait of the Times - 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
2013
Turbulent, Bund 18 Temporary Space, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2013
Light Source, Tian Ren He Yi Art Center, Hangzhou, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2013
Movement Field - Xu Zhen Solo Exhibiton, Long March Space, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2013
Offsite: MadeIn Company, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2012
MadeIn Company, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2012
Movement – MadeIn Company Fall 2012 Works Launch, MadeIn Company Exhibition Space, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2012
Turbulent, MadeIn Company Exhibition Space, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2012
Xu Zhen: Forbidden Castle, Montanelli Museum, Prague, Czech (solo)
2012
Sleeping Life Away, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2012
The Last Few Mosquitos, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (solo)
2012
The Unseen - The 4th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
Omen - New Chinese Art, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
What is it about the end of the world that makes it so appealing?, V-ART Center, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
The Discreet Charm of the bourgeoisie: Contemporary Visions on China, Yi&C Contemporary Art & Artrans Fine Art Storage, Taipei, Taiwan (MadeIn Company)
2012
How To Eclipse the Light, Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK (MadeIn Company)
2012
Surplus Authors, Witte de With, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
2012
New Utopia: The State of Human Rights, Cultural Centre Mechelen, Belgium
2012
The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia (MadeIn Company)
2012
Distance Produces Beauty - A Display Co-curated and Created by GUEST, TOF and MadeIn Company, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
Art of Change: New Directions from China, Hayward Gallery, London, UK (MadeIn Company)
2012
EDIT: Image Fetish and Phobia, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
ShanghART Group Exhibition, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
Uninkable, TOP Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
ShanghART Group Exhibition in Summer, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
Soundworks, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK (MadeIn Company)
2012
12 Rooms, Ruhrtriennale, Museum Folkwang, Gelsenkirchen, Deutschland
2012
Move: Art & Dance since 1960s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea (MadeIn Company)
2012
First Kyiv International Biennial of Contemporary Art Arsenal 2012, The Best of Times, The Worst of Times, Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, Mystetski Arsenal, Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine (MadeIn Company)
2012
48 SHEET, EC Arts, Birmingham, UK (MadeIn Company)
2012
Inside the White Cube, White Cube (Bermondsey), London, UK (MadeIn Company)
2012
TransMedia Art & Fashion Exhibition, Shanghai Sculpture Space, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
Revitalizing, An Exhibition upon Awakening of Insects, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2012
ShanghART Group Exhibition, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Action of Consciousness, ShanghART Gallery & H Space, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2011
Physique of Consciousness, Long March Space, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2011
Physique of Consciousness, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2011
ShanghART Winter Group Exhibition, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Never forget the image struggle, TOP Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai, China
2011
Alternative Narrative, V Art Center, Shanghai, China
2011
Rijksakademie LIVE #4, Amsterdam, Netherlands (MadeIn Company)
2011
Growing Up - Exhibition celebrating SWFC 3rd Anniversary & ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Alfred Dunhill “Homework” Art Exhibition, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Moving Image In China : 1988-2011, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2011
ShanghART Autumn Group Exhibition, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Living as Form - Creative Time, Essex Street Market, New York, USA (MadeIn Company)
2011
In the Heat of the Sun, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
2011
Moving Image in China: 1988 - 2011, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2011
11 Rooms, Manchester International Festival, Manchester City Galleries, UK
2011
DAFT, Shanghai Gallery of Art Three on the bund, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
N Minutes Video Art Festival, CITIC Square, Goethe Institute, Time Square Shanghai, Foundry Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Day Break, Arario Gallery, Seoul, Korea (MadeIn Company)
2011
Contemporary Art Exhibition Documentation Project II:" Let's Talk about Money--1st International Fax Art Exhibition in Shanghai 1996", ShanghART Taopu, Shanghai, China
2011
Poster Exhibition, TOP Events, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Taikang 15th Anniversary Collection Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
ACT►TION Video Exhibition, Long March Space, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Move on Asia - the End of Video Art, Casa Asia-Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2011
ShanghART Gallery Autumn Group Show, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Spring Group Exhibition in Long March Space, Long March Space, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
“Hotspot” Four-year Celebration and “City Fun” First Exhibition of Stars and Celebrities of Contemporary Art Recommended Collection, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2011
Growing Up, Exhibition Celebrating SWFC 3rd Anniversary & ShanghART Gallery 15th Anniversary, Shanghai
2011
World Financial Center, Shanghai, China
2011
A Pile of Passion, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2011
Community of Tastes: Chinese Contemporary Art Since 2000, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2011
My Communism: Poster Exhibition, TOP Events, Shanghai, China
2010
One by one--ShanghART Group Show, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
ShanghART Taopu, ShanghART Taopu (Warehouse), Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
Don’t Hang Your Faith on the Wall, Long March Space, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2010
Seeing One’s Own Eyes, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2010
There are new species! What do you suppose they are called?, Fabien Fryns Fine Art, Los Angeles, US (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2010
Spread - by MadeIn, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2010
Rehearsal: 8th Shanghai Biennale 2010, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
Negotiations - The Second Today’s Documents, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2010
Useful Life 2010, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
2010
ShanghART Group Show, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
Long March Project - Ho Chi Minh Trall (Beijing), Long March Space, Beijing, China
2010
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art·Painting(1979-2009), Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
Personal Frontier, ia32 Space, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
Big Draft-Shanghai, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2010
Credit Suisse Today Art Award, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2010
Jungle - A Close-Up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends, Platform China, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
China Power Station: Part IV, Pinacoteca Agnelli, Torino, Italy
2010
Winter Group Show, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company)
2010
DIAL 62761232 - A Document On A Contemporary Art Event, ShanghART Taopu, Shanghai, China
2010
Great Performances, Pace Beijing, Beijing, China
2010
Community of Tastes - Chinese Contemporary Art Since 2000, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile
2010
Culture of Shanghai - The Artists Concerned by HWAS, HAWS Gallery, Shanghai, China
2009
Spread—New Exhibition Produced by MadeIn, ShanghART at Huaihai Rd 796, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2009
Metal language, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (solo)
2009
MadeIn – Seeing One's Own Eyes - europalia. china, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2009
Lonely Miracle: Middle East Contemporary Art Exhibition, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2009
Seeing One's Own Eyes - Middle East Contemporary Art Exhibition-Space #1, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2009
Seeing One's Own Eyes - Middle East Contemporary Art Exhibition-Space #2, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company) (solo)
2009
The Last Few Mosquitos, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK (solo)
2009
Breaking Forecast - 8 Key Figures of China's New Generation Artists, UCCA, Beijing, China
2009
Footloose, Galerie Wald burger, Brussels, Belgium (MadeIn Company)
2009
ShanghART Group Show, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China
2009
The New Attitude of image, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China (MadeIn Company)
2009
Bourgeoisified Proletariat - Contemporary Art Exhibition in Songjiang, Shanghai Songjiang Creative Studio, Shanghai, China (MadeIn Company)
2009
Reversed Images: Representations of Shanghai and Its Contemporary Material Culture, Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, USA
2009
COLLECTION XXIV: europalia.china, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
2009
Shanghai History in Making from 1979 till 2009, 436 Jumen Road, Shanghai, China
2009
Warm Up, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2009
The Conspiracy, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2009
Retrospect and Exploration, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China
2009
Metamorphosis, ShanghART at Huaihai Rd 796, Shanghai, China
2009
MUTE, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, China
2009
Shanghai Kino, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2009
Blackboard, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
2009
ShanghART Group Show at "796 Huaihai Lu", ShanghART at Huaihai Rd 796, Shanghai, China
2009
The China Project—Three Decades: The Contemporary Chinese Collection, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
2009
Matters of Faith, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China
2009
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, USA
2009
Another Scene - Artists' Projects, Concepts and Ideas, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
2009
Fact and Fiction - Recent works from The UBS Art Collection, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2009
Impossible - 8 Chinese Artists Engage Absurdity, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery & MISSION 17, San
2009
Pin-An Extension Project of ShanghART Videotheque, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing, China
2009
The Starving of Sudan, Art Unlimited, presented by Long March Space at Art 41 Basel (solo)
2008
Impossible Is Nothing - Xu Zhen Solo Exhibition, Long March Space, Beijing, China (solo)
2008
Just did It! James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2008
Untitled, Solo Exhibition, ShanghArt, Shanghai (solo)
2008
Mellow Fever, Galerie des Galeries, Paris, France
2008
Community of Tastes - The Inaugural Exhibition of Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2008
Artseason - The Third China New Media Art Festival, China Art Academy, Hangzhou, China
2008
Like Animals (Comme des betes), Musee cantonal des beaux-arts de Lausanne, Switzerland
2008
Building Code Violations􀃻, Long March Space, Beijing, China
2008
The Real Thing-Contemporary Art from China, IVAM, Valencia, Spain
2008
Selected, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
2008
Videotheque, ShanghART Shanghai; Beijing, China
2008
Five Years of Duolun: Chinese Contemporary Art Retrospective Exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
2008
The 5th Small Productions Event, Shopping Gallery, Shanghai, China
2008
Generations, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
2008
Life? Biomorphic Forms in Sculpture, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
2008
Insomnia Photographs Exhibition, Bizart Art Center, Shanghai, China
2008
Farewell to Post-Colonialism - The Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2008
Avant-Garde China: Twenty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo; The National Museum of Art, Osaka; Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya
2008
Our Future - The Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection, Ullens Foundation, Beijing, China
2008
The World of Other's: A Contemporary Art Exhibition, Museum of Contemportary Art, Shanghai, China
2008
CYLWXZ - CHU YUN, LIU WEI, XU ZHEN, Esther Shipper, Berlin, Germany
2008
Xu Zhen, Folkert de Jong, and Martha Colburn - Xu Zhen Shanghart Supermarket, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2007
PERFORMA 07-The Second Biennial of New Visual Art Performance, Various venues in New York,USA
2007
China - Facing Reality, Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna, Austria
2007
Energy - Spirit. Body. Material, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2007
Wuhan 2nd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts - Theme Exhibit. Forms of Concepts: The Reform of Concepts of Chinese Contemporary Art 1987-2007 - The New Generation and Bad Art, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China
2007
Tomorrow, Kumho Museum of Art; Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
2007
10th International Istanbul Biennial - Not only Possible, But also Necessary - Optimism in the Age of Global War, Istanbul, Turkey
2007
Artissima Cinema, Shanghype! - Portrait of the City from Dawn to Dusk, Mirafiori Motor Village, Turin, Italy
2007
China Power Station: Part II, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
2007
Rejected Collection - More the 40 Chinese Artists /Over 60 Rejected Proposals, Ke Center for Contemporary Arts, Shanghai, China
2007
China Welcomes You – Desires, Struggles, New Identities, Kunsthaus Graz, Bern, Austria
2007
A l'horizon de Shangri-La, Frac Lorraine, France
2007
Individual Position 2 - Video, Photo, and Installation, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China
2007
Zhuyi! - Contemporary Chinese Photography, Artium Museum; Basque Museum - Center of Contemporary Art; Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
2007
NoNo - Self-curated Exhibition of Latest Artworks by 11 Individual Artists, Long March Space, Beijing, China
2007
The Real Thing - Contemporary Art from China, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
2007
ShanghArt Supermarket, Art Basel Miami (solo)
2007
In Just the Blink of an Eye, James Cohan Gallery with PERFORMA, New York (solo)
2007
Art '38 Basel, Art Unlimited-Xu Zhen 18 Days (at B3), Art Fair Switzerland (solo)
2006
8848-1.86, ShanghArt H-Space, Shanghai, China (solo)
2006
8848 - 1.86 - Xu Zhen Solo Exhibition, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands (solo)
2006
An Animal, 2577 Linghua Road, Shanghai (solo)
2006
Everyday people, Festival of Creativity, Fortezza dA Basso, Florence, Italy
2006
China Power Station: Part I., Battersea Power Station, London, UK
2006
On Mobility, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006
Restless - Photography and New Media, MoCA, Shanghai, China
2006
It's All Right - Contemporary Art Exhibition, Hu Qing Tang Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hangzhou, China
2006
Never Go Out Without My DVcam - Video en China, Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid, Spain
2006
Alllooksame/Tutttuguale? - Art from China, Japan and Korea, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
2006
The Thirteen: Chinese Video Now, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China
2006
China Contemporary - Architecture, Art and Visual Culture, Netherlands Architecture Institute; Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen; Netherlands Fotomuseum, Netherlands
2006
Take It!, Universal Studios, Beijing, China
2006
Solo Exhibition, 2577 Creative Garden, Shanghai, China
2006
Microcosm - Chinese Contempory Art, Macao Museum of Art (Macao Culture Centre), Macao, China
2006
The Thirteen: Chinese Video Now, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, USA
2006
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
2005
The Second Guangzhou Triennial Self Organisation - BizART: How to Turn Guangzhou into Shanghai, Xinyi
2005
International Club, Guangzhou, China
2005
The Second Guangzhou Triennial - BEYOND: an extraordinary space of experimentation for modernization, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2005
Zooming into Focus (NAMOC) - Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video from the Haudenschild Collection, National Art Museum Of China, Beijing, China
2005
Something is Happening, Maple-poplar Woods - In Orioles Singing in the Willows Park, Hangzhou, China
2005
Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, Samek Art Gallery, Lewisburg, USA
2005
Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US, Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor, USA
2005
True to Life, Taikang Top Space, Beijing, China
2005
Mahjong - Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2005
51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale - China Pavilion, Venice, Italy
2005
Shanghai Constructions - Group exhibition by 10 artists, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
2005
Melbourne International Arts Festival, Spacement, Watson Place, Melbourne, Autralia
2005
The Second Triennial of Chinese Art - Archaeology of the Future, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
2005
Yokohama International Triennale of Contemporary Art 2005, Yokohama, Japan
2005
Videozoom: Chinese Video Artists - The City: Mirage and reflection, Galeria Sala 1, Centro Internazionale d'Arte
2005
Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
2005
Monuments of the USA, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, USA
2005
Follow Me! - Contemporary Chinese Art at the Threshold of the Millenium, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2004
5th Shanghai Biennale - Techniques of the Visible, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2004
Dial 62761232 - Contemporary Art Exhibition, BizArt, Shanghai, China
2004
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, ICP and the Asia Society, New York, 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)
2004
Light as Fuck! Shanghai Assemblage 2000-2004, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
2004
Shanghai Surprise, Lothringer Str 13 – St Dtische Kunsthalle M􀊴nchen, Munich, Germany
2004
Zooming into Focus (SAM) - Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video from the Haudenschild Collection, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2004
China Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2004
Chine: génération vidéo, MEP - Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris, France
2004
The Monk and The Demon - Art Contemporain Chinois, Musee Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon, France
2004
Shanghai Duolun Exhibition of Young Artists, Shanghai Duolun Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2004
A I'Ouest du Sud de l'Est-L'annee de la Chine, CRAC Centre Regional d'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sete, France
2004
Beyond Boundaries, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
2004
Is It Art? - Black Show, Noanoa Center, Xi'an, China
2004
Zooming into Focus (Singapore) - Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video from the Haudenschild Collection, Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore
2004
Zooming into Focus (Tijuana) - Chinese Contemporary Photography from the Haudenschild Collection, Cultural Tijuana, Tijuana, Mexico
2003
Open Sky - Grand Opening of Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
2003
Fabricated Paradises - Chinese Contemporary Art, Le Parvis centre d'art contemporain, Pau, France
2003
Second Hand Reality, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2003
The Minority is Subordinate to the Majority, BizArt, Shanghai, China
2003
Control-Z, Top Space, Beijing, China
2003
+System - Short videos from the world 2002-2003, BizArt, Shanghai, China
2003
Department - Contemporary Art Exhibition, Hangzhou, China
2003
The Fifth System: Public Art in the Age of Post-Planning, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
2003
Zooming into Focus (San Diego) - Chinese Contemporary Photography from the Haudenschild Collection, University Gallery of San Diego State University, San Diego, USA
2003
Nasty - a group exhibition of paintings, Bizart, Shanghai, China
2002
An Animal - Xu Zhen Solo Exhibition, 2577 Longhua Road, Shanghai, China (solo)
2002
The First Guangzhou Trienniale - Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990 subtle 2000), Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2002
Careful, Dont Get Dirty, Galerie Waldburger, Berlin (solo)
2002
A Young Man, BizArt, Shanghai (solo)
2002
Quick Look! - Shanghai Zhejiang Jiangsu Anhui Contemporary Art Exhibition, Consulate General of Switzerland, Shanghai, China
2002
Too Much Flavor Mirage - Contemporary Art Exhibition, 3H Art Center, Shanghai, China
2002
Art in General - 4th Annual Video Marathon, 12 hour screening, New York, USA
2002
VideoROM 2.0, Giancarla Zanutti Gallery, Milan, Italy
2002
VideoROM, Le Toit du Monde - Centre Multidisciplinaire Pour la Culture Actuelle, Vevey, Switzerland
2002
24:30 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Bizart, Shanghai, China
2002
Fan Mingzhen & Fan Mingzhu - Glad to meet you (Twin exhibition), Jin Sha Jiang Rd., Shanghai, China
2002
Mirage, Suzhou Museum, Suzhou, China
2001
Living in Time - 29 Contemporary Artists from China, National Galerie im Hamburger Bahnhof Museum fuer Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany
2001
49th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale - Plateau of Humankind, Venice, Italy
2001
Inside the body, ISE foundation, New York, USA
2001
Hotpot, Kinesisk Samtidskunst, Hustnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2001
The First Valencia Biennale, Valencia, Spain
2001
Mantic Ecstasy - Photography & Video, Hangzhou; Shanghai; Beijing, China
2001
Developing Time / Temps de Pause, Bizart, Shanghai, China
2001
The Liminal Body, Centre A, Vancouver, Canada (solo)
2000
Inertia & Mask - Works on Paper, Shanghai Oil Painting & Sculpture Institute, Shanghai
2000
Exit, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
2000
BIG Torino 2000, Torino, Italy
2000
Video - Circle, Hong Kong; Berlin, Germany
2000
Useful Life, Temporary Space, Dong Daming Rd, Shanghai
2000
Uncooperative Approach (Fuck Off), Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China
1999
Food for Though: An Insight in Chinese Contemporary Art, Canvas world art/Canvas Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1999
Exchange, Paris, France
1999
Love - Chinese Contemporary Photography & Video: International Arts Festival, Tachikawa, Japan
1999
Art for Sale, Shanghai Plaza, Shanghai, China
1999
BM99 - Bienal da Maia, Maia Art Center, Maia, Portugal
1999
Ideas & Concepts, Shanghai, China
1999
The Same but Also Changed - Photography Exhibition, 859 Tian Yao Qiao Road, Shanghai, China
1998
Jin Yuan Lu Nr.310, Jin Yuan Lu 310, Shanghai, China

Literatur

2007
China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007. www.chinaartbook.de