CHEN WEI
Born In 1980, Works and lives in Beijing
CHEN Wei
Dance Hall (Pearls)
2013
150*187.5cm
Photograph
Archival inkjet print, mounted on aluminium composite panel, toughened acrylic
Edition of 6
code: CW_9753

Current And Upcoming Exhibitions:
Long Day, Aranya Art Centre, Beidaihe, 10.18, 2019 - 04.05, 2020
With/against the flow. Zeitgenössische fotografische Interventionen/ Contemporary Photographic Interventions, Guangzhou Museum of Contemporary Art, Guangzhou, 12.07, 2019 - 02.23, 2020
Winter Exhibition, (by appointment), ShanghART Beijing, Beijing , 12.27, 2019 - 02.29, 2020
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. The artist has exhibited extensively at institutions and biennales in China and all over the world.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.