b. 1985 Artist CV
Chen Xi was born in 1985 in Wuhan. He graduated from Jiangnan University with BA in Fine Art in 2008 and from East China Normal University with MFA in 2012. Chen Xi currently lives and works in Beijing. His solo exhibitions include: Ideal Person (A+ Contemporary, Shanghai, 2018), ∞ (A+ Contemporary, Shanghai, 2016), Preserved Wilderness (A307, Beijing, 2015). Selected group exhibitions include: Art Basel Hong Kong Film (Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, 2019),30-min forecast (N3 Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2019), Art Basel Hong Kong Film (Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, 2018), Closer to the Beautiful World (Klein Sun Gallery, New York, 2017), Moments and more (OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Shanghai, Shanghai, 2017), Shanghai Project Chapter 2 – Seeds of Time (Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, 2017), Art Basel Hong Kong Film – Data, Algorithm and Beyond (Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, 2018), RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES PARIS/BERLIN (Gaîté Lyrique, Paris and Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2017), Take Me Out (chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, 2016), The sublime object (Star Gallery, Beijing, 2015), Evolution of Model (A+ Contemporary, Shanghai, 2015), Ode to Joy (Star Gallery, Beijing, 2015), The 2nd CAFAM Future Exhibition (Art Museum of China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, 2015), Ministry of Truth II: The Factitious and its Realm (Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing, 2014), Design Shanghai (Power Station of Art, Shanghai, 2013), Nonexistent Reality (Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, 2013), Time Of The Dragon (Rauma Art Museum, Finland, 2012). Filmography：Sleepwalking Through the Walk Simulators was nominated as “Best Narrative Feature” and “Best Artistic Originality” in the 12th FIRST International Film Festival，2018.His artworks were collected in: START Museum (Shanghai).