Guo Cheng (b.1988, Beijing) is an artist currently lives and works in Shanghai. Guo Cheng chiefly presents his works as sculptures and installations. His practice mainly focuses on exploring the mutual impacts and influences between established/emerging technologies and individuals in the context of culture and social life.Guo Cheng’s works often use humorous yet calm language to link grand issues with seemingly arbitrary objects, and to provide critical perspectives for discussion.
His recent solo exhibitions include: “Almost Unmeant”, Magician Space, Beijing (2020), “Down to Earth”, Canton Gallery, Guangzhou (2019). Group exhibitions include: Spinning East Asia Series I: A Compass in Hand, Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile, Hongkong(2021), ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Machine Learning Human Dreams, DEUTSCHES HYGIENE-MUSEUM, Dresden(2021), BOOMERANG – OCAT Biennale, OCAT Shenzhen, Shenzhen(2021), “Terminal>_ How Do We Begin?”, X museum, Beijing (2020), “The Eternal Network” (exhibition of Transmediale 2020), HKW, Berlin (2020), and others. He obtained Porsche “Young Chinese Artist of the Year” Award(2021), Ars Electronica Honorary Mentions (2020); CAC:// DKU Research & Creation Fellowship (2020); STARTS Prize Nomination (2020); the Digital Earth fellowship (2018-2019); the Special Jury Prize of Huayu Youth Award (2018); the Bio-Art & Design Award (2017).