Yan Xing 鄢醒


Yan Xing was Born in Chongqing in 1986, Yan Xing graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 2009 with a bachelor degree. Yan Xing currently lives and works in Beijing and Los Angeles.

He is both the initiator and participant of the COMPANY project. Yan Xing’s works involve an extremely broad range of creative media, including performance, video, installation and painting, among others. His works have been shown at institutions such as: Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne (MAC/VAL), Vitry-sur-Seine; Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), Houston; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; Central House of Artists (CHA), Moscow; Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev; Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China; China Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM), Beijing; Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; Today Art Museum, Beijing; OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT), Shenzhen and the A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu. He has also been featured at Moscow International Biennale for Young Art (2012), Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale (2012). The solo exhibitions of his works were held at Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester (2012); Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne (2011; 2013).

Yan Xing’s works have been public collections include: Erlenmeyer Foundation, Basel; Rubell Family Collection, Miami; M+ Museum for Visual Culture, Hong Kong; Kadist Art Foundation, Paris; He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen. In 2012 he won the Best Young Artist Award by CCAA (Chinese Contemporary Art Award). The same year, he was a finalist in the Future Generation Art Prize, Victor Pinchuk Foundation, Kiev; Focus on Talents Project, Today Art Museum, Beijing. Yan Xing has created and planned exhibitions such as: Dream Plant, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing; Mummery, Art Channel, Beijing; and the Fact Study Institute, Yangtze River Space, Wuhan.

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