Cao Fei (b. 1978, Guangzhou) is an internationally-renowned Chinese contemporary artist. Currently living in Beijing, she mixes social commentary, popular aesthetics, references to Surrealism, and documentary conventions in her films and installations. Her works reflect on the rapid and developmental changes that are occurring in Chinese society today. Cao Fei’s works have been exhibited at a number of international biennales and triennales, and international art museums, including MoMA, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Tate London, Centre Pompidou. Cao Fei’s recent solo projects include a major retrospective at the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2021), and a solo exhibition at the MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts, Rome (2021). Cao Fei was nominated for the Hugo Boss Prize and the Future Generation Art Prize in 2010, and was awarded the “Best Young Artist” and “Best Artist” at the China Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) in 2006 and 2016 respectively. Cao Fei received the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Award in 2021.
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