CHEN WEI
Born In 1980, Works and lives in Beijing
CHEN Wei
Junk Pool
2019
150*187.5cm
Photograph
Archival inkjet print, mounted on aluminium composite panel, non-reflective acrylic
Edition of 6
code: CW_1437

Current And Upcoming Exhibitions:
Collection Exhibition: Scales, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan, 10.17, 2020 - 05.09, 2021
The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2019, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art and Shenzhen Pingshan Art Museum, 12.22, 2020 - 04.04, 2021
When The Memory Has Not Been Forgotten, X Photo Gallery, Changsha, 12.26, 2020 - 03.31, 2021
, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, 03.25, 2021 - 05.23, 2021
Chen Wei (b. 1980, Zhejiang), lives and works in Beijing. Initially a sound and performance artist, Chen Wei's interest developed into photo, video and installation art. Staged mise-en-scène and scenario re-enacting are often seen in Chen Wei’s photography. In recent years, he has been working on the combination of stage setting and multi-media installation as an on-site extension in his work.

Recent exhibitions include: Chen Wei: Goodbye, ShanghART, Shanghai (2019); Chen Wei: Drifting Along, Büro Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2019); Chen Wei: Where Are You Going Tonight, chi K11 artspace, Guangzhou (2018); Chen Wei: Falling Light, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (2018); Witness, Chen Wei etc., Pilar Corrias, London, UK (2018); The Club, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne, Australia (2017); Noon Club, programmed by Francesco Bonami, JNBY Art Space, Hangzhou (2016); In The Waves, chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai (2015), The Stars in the Night Sky are Innumerable, Australia China Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia (2014) etc.

Chen Wei was awarded the Asia Pacific Photography Prize in 2011, and was a nominee of the Prudential Eye Awards for Contemporary Asian Art in 2015.