Timeline

1962
Born in Shantou, Guangdong Province, PR China
1984
Graduated from the print department of Guangzhou Fine Art Academy
1990
Formed “Big Tail Elephant Group” with Lin Yilin, Liang Juhui
Lives and works in Guangzhou

Exhibitions

2010
Negotiations- The Second Today’s Documents, Today Museum, Beijing
2010
An Unexpected Turn of Events, Chen Shaoxiong- Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Osage Gallery , Shanghai
2010
Trust – Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum Of Art, Korea
2010
Aichi Triennale 2010 -- Arts and Cities , Aichi Arts Center, Japan
2010
Mu :Screen- Three Generations of Chinese Video Art, UTS Gallery , Sydney, Australia
2010
Double Infinity, Dutch Culture Centre-2010 Shanghai World EXPO, Shanghai
2010
Glass Factory - Art in the New Financial Era, Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
2010
Timelapse - Switzerland China Media Art Exhibition, Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt - Centre d'Art, Biel/Bienne
2010
Looking Through Film: Traces of Cinema and Self Constructs in Contemporary Art, OCT, Shenzhen
2010
Jungle—A Close-Up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends, Platform China, Beijing
2010
An Unexpected Turn of Events, Chen Shaoxiong- Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Osage kwun tong, Hongkong
2010
History Lessons – Group Exhibit, Pekin Fine Art, Beijing
2009
Chen Shaoxiong: Ink Things, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, USA (solo)
2009
Seeing is Believing , Boers-Li Gallery , Beijing (solo)
2008
Collective Memory, Art & Public - Cabinet PH, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2008
CASH IN, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong (solo)
2007
Visible and invisible, Known and Unknown, UniversalStudios-beijing, Beijing, China (solo)
2007
Chen Shaoxiong Barbara Gross Galerie Munich Germany (solo)
2006
Chen Shaoxiong , Art & Public - Cabinet PH, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2006
let’s see who’s lucky, BizArt Art Center (solo)
2006
Ink City on Paper, The CourtYard Gallery, Beijing (solo)
2006
GUANGDONGTOKYO Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan
2005
The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial: BEYOND-an Extraordinary Space of Experimentation for Modernization, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
2005
The 3rd Tirana Biennale: Go Inside, National Art Gallery, Tirana, Albania
2005
Reinventing Public Space-Guangzhou Urban Sculpture Exhibitionand Forum, Guangzhou
2005
Follow Me! Chinese Art at the Threshold of the New Millennium,Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2005
Montpellier-China:1 (The 1st Montpellier Biennale of Chinese Contemporary Art), Montpellier, France
2005
Emergency Biennale in Chechnya: A suitcase from Paris to Grosny, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2005
China! China!! China!!! Grace Alexander Contemporary Art Gallery, Zurich ,Switzerland
2005
Mirror Worlds––Contemporary Video From Asia, Australian Centre For Photography, New South Wales
2005
In-Between Realities, Shanghai Gallery of Art Three on the bund, Shanghai
2004
Making Differences, Historiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2004
Zooming into Focus, University Art Gallery San Diego State University, U.S.A./ Shanghai Art Museum, China
2004
Stopover Hong Kong, Hanart T Z Gallery, Hong Kong
2004
Light As Fuck! Shanghai Assemblage 2000-2004,The National Museum of Art, Norway, Oslo
2004
A l¹ouest du sud de l¹est,Center of Contemporary Art, Sète/Villa Arson in Nice, France
2004
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China, ICP International Center of Photography, New York
2003
Anti-C.S.X., Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou (solo)
2003
The Fifth System: Public Art in the Age of “Post-Planning”, Hexiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
2003
Fabricated Paradises, Le Parvis Centre of Contemporary Art, France
2003
10th Biennial of the Moving Image, Geneva, Switzerland
2003
Everyday-Contemporary art from Japan,China,Korea,Thailand, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Danmark
2003
50th International Art Exhibition-Z.O.U. la Biennale di Venezia

Literature

2007
China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007. www.chinaartbook.de