BIOGRAPHY

Tao Hui (1987) was born in Yunyang, Chongqing, China. He graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with a BFA in Oil Painting in 2010 and currently lives and works in Beijing, China.

He won the special award of Contemporary Art Archive from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 2008 and ‘Art Sanya & Huayu Youth Award’ in Sanya in 2015. He also won the grand prize of 19th “Contemporary Art Festival Sesc Videobrasil”, and was shortlisted for “HUGO BOSS ASIA ART Award for Emerging Asian Artists” and International Competition sector of the KINO DER KUNST festival in 2017.

Tao Hui is interested in his culture and traditional art and folk culture have became main factors in his works. He believes that fairy tales could ease people’s intensive mind. Working with various mediums including graphic arts, painting, video, objects and installation, Tao Hui uses technological procedures and elements from Chinese tradition to question the tenets of globalization, virtual relationships and hegemonic thinking. Visceral and provocative, yet enlightening, Tao Hui’s works force the viewers to confront their own cultural history, way of living and social identity.

EXHIBITIONS

Force as Fulcrum

2018.12.10-2019.02.28
Curator: Bao Dong
Artists: Duan Jianyu, Geng Jianyi, Ma Qiusha, Qiu Xiaofei, Tao Hui, Wang Jianwei, Wang Xingwei, Wang Yin
New Century Art Foundation

Embodied Mirror: Performances in Chinese Video Art

2020.5.22-2020.8.30
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

EVENTS

表演赋权

2020.6.14
嘉宾:葛宇路 / 艺术家,黄典林 / 媒介学者,陶辉 / 艺术家,童文敏 / 艺术家,张涵露 / 策展人
主持人:杨北辰 / 策展人

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