Cao Fei (b. 1978, Guangzhou, lives and works in Beijing) blends social commentary, pop culture aesthetics, references to Surrealism, and documentary filmmaking conventions in her works, which consider the rapid and chaotic changes of contemporary Chinese society. Her work has been exhibited in many major international exhibitions, including the Shanghai Biennale, Moscow Biennale, Taipei Biennial, 15th and 17th Biennale of Sydney, Istanbul Biennial, Yokohama Triennale, and 50th, 52nd, and 56th Venice Biennales. She has exhibited her works and projects at museums such as the Serpentine Gallery (London); Tate Modern (London); New Museum (New York); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York); Museum of Modern Art (New York); Palais de Tokyo (Paris); and more. She has held solo exhibitions at Centre Pompidou (Paris) and MoMA PS1 (New York). In 2020, her large-scale exhibition “Blueprints” was shown at the Serpentine Gallery. Cao Fei was nominated for the Hugo Boss Asia Art Award in 2010. She has received both the Best Young Artist Award (2006) and the Best Artist Award (2016) from the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards.


Embodied Mirror: Performances in Chinese Video Art

Curator: Yang Beichen
Artists: Cao Fei,Chen Xiaoyun,Dai Chenlian,Hu Xiangqian,Jiang Zhi,Kan Xuan,Li Binyuan,Li Liao,Li Ming,Li Ran,Lin Yilin,Ma Qiusha,Payne Zhu,Shi Qing,Tang Dixin,Tao Hui, Tong Wenmin,Wang Jianwei,Xu Zhen,Yan Xing,Yao Qingmei,Zhang Qing,Zhou Tao, Zhao Zhao
Exhibition Designer: Liang Chen


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