Tao Hui

Born in Yunyang, Chongqing, China. He graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with a BFA in Oil Painting in 2010. He 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 was twice shortlisted for the 18th and 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. He was also shortlisted for Sigg Prize 2019.

His solo exhibitions include ‘Rhythm and Senses’, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong, China, 2019;‘The History of Southern Drama, Scene A’, Chi-Wen Gallery, Taipei, China, 2018; ‘Tao Hui’, The Breeder, Athens, Greece, 2018; ‘Not at all’, OCAT , Xi’an, China, 2017; ‘Now & Then’, Galeria UNTILTHEN, Paris, France, 2016; ‘New Direction: Tao Hui’, solo project at UCCA, Beijing, China,2015; ‘1 Character & 7 Materials’,AIKE, Shanghai, China, 2015; ‘Sightseers‘, Space Space, Chengdu, China, 2013. He has also attended group exhibitions include ‘The Sigg Prize exhibition’, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong, China, 2019; Asia Culture Center(ACC) group exhibition, Gwangju, Korea, 2019;‘New Start: The 3rd Shenzhen Biennale of Contemporary Art (BCA) - Concept, Form and Daily Life’, Shenzhen, China, 2019; ‘Lunar Phases’, UCCA, Beijing, China, 2019; ‘D.E.E.P. | NOWNESS Experiments: The Mesh’, chi K11 art museum, Shanghai, China, 2019; ‘Long March Project: The Deficit Faction’, Long March Project, Beijing, China, 2019; ‘ASSEMBLAGE - A project on migration in relation to China’, Goethe-Institut China/ de Art Center, Beijing, China, 2019;‘re-IMAGE-n’, the 4th Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver, Canada, 2019; ‘Christoph Keller, Hito Steyerl, Tao Hui’, Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany, 2019; ‘Daisuke Miyatsu Collection x Kasama Museum Blending the quintessence of modern and contemporary art’, Kasama Nichido Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2019;‘Collezione Videobrasil, Opere Vincintrici Del Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil’, MACRO ASILO, Rome, Italy, 2019;‘An Opera for Animals’, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China, 2019;‘Remapping Reality: Selected Video Collection from Wang Bing‘, OCAT, Shanghai, China, 2019; ‘Body Search 1’, Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig (gfzk), Leipzig, Germany, 2019; ‘In My Room’, Antenna Space, Shanghai, China, 2019; ’Frontier: Reassessment of Post- Globalisational Politics’, OCAT Institute, Beijing, China, 2018; ‘How Little You Know About Me’, The National Musuem of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea, 2018; ‘Prospectif Cinéma’ programme, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. 2017; ‘The mulberry forest becoming ocean’, Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany, 2017; ‘Bentu - Chinese artists at a time of turbulence and transformation’, Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France, 2016; ‘Essential Matters – Moving Images from China’, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015; ‘Contemporary Art Festival Sesc Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas’, São Paulo, Brazil, 2013.

|Curriculum Vitae|


1987 Born in Yunyang, Chongqing, China
2010 Graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Oil Painting Department with BFA, Chongqing, China
Currently lives and works in Beijing, China


|Awards|


2019 Shortlisted for the inaugural Sigg Prize
2017 Shortlisted for HUGO BOSS ASIA ART AWARD for Emerging Asian Artists
2015
The Grand Prize at ‘19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas’, São Paulo, Brazil
‘Art Sanya & Huayu Youth Award’, Sanya, China
2008
‘special award of Contemporary Art Archive from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute‘ Chongqing, China


|Solo Exhibitions|


2019 ‘Rhythm and Senses’, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong
2018
‘The History of Southern Drama, Scene A’, Chi-wen Gallery, Taipei, China
‘TAO HUI’, The Breeder Gallery, Athens, Greece
2017 ‘Not at all’, OCAT Xi’an, Xi’an, China
2016 ‘Now & Then’, Galeria UNTILTHEN, Paris, France
2015
‘New Directions: Tao Hui’, UCCA, Beijing, China
‘1 Character & 7 Materials’, AIKE, Shanghai, China
2013 ‘Sightseers’, Space Space, Chengdu, China


|Selected Group Exhibitions|


2019
The Sigg Prize exhibition, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong, China
Asia Culture Center(ACC) group exhibition, Gwangju, Korea
‘New Start: The 3rd Shenzhen Biennale of Contemporary Art - Concept, Form and Daily Life’, Shenzhen, China
‘Lunar Phases’, UCCA, Beijing, China
‘D.E.E.P. | NOWNESS Experiments: The Mesh’, chi K11 art museum, Shanghai, China
‘Long March Project: The Deficit Faction’, Long March Project, Beijing, China
‘ASSEMBLAGE - A project on migration in relation to China’, Goethe-Institut China/ de Art Center, Beijing, China
‘re-IMAGE-n’, the 4th Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver, Canada
‘Christoph Keller, Hito Steyerl, Tao Hui’, Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
‘Daisuke Miyatsu Collection x Kasama Museum Blending the quintessence of modern and contemporary art’, Kasama Nichido Museum of Art, Tokyo
‘Collezione Videobrasil, Opere Vincintrici Del Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil’, MACRO ASILO, Rome, Italy
‘Remapping Reality: Selected Video Collection from Wang Bing’, OCAT Shanghai, China
‘An Opera for Animals’, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China
‘An Opera for Animals’, Para Site, Hong Kong
‘Body Search 1’, Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig (GfZK), Leipzig, Germany
Airport Biennale 2019, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Cultural Town, Guangzhou, China
‘In My Room’, Antenna Space, Shanghai, China
2018
‘Force as Fulcrum’,New Century Art Foundation, Beijing, China
‘Well-Wish’,Gallery Vacancy, Shanghai, China
‘Saudade;Unmemorable Place in Time’, Belem Cultural Center, Lisbon, Portugal
‘Bangkok Art Biennale 2018‘, Bangkok, Thailand
‘Heterotopia On the Route’ The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China
‘One Star, One travel’, Zhi Art Space, Chongqing, China
‘Play & Loop’ Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
‘Flim Screening II’ Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong
‘STATO STAZIONARIO’ CRAC Puglia, Taranto, Italy
‘Dominus Vobiscum’ ooojh, Seoul, Korea
‘New Video In China: New Attitude since 2010’,Anren, Chengdu,China
‘Pseudo-& Hetero’, Lithium Gallery, Chicago, US
‘How Little You Know About Me’, MMCA, Seoul, Korea
‘Frontier: Re-assessmentt of Post-Globalisational Politics’, OCAT, Beijing, China
‘Heterotopia On the Route’ The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China
2017
‘Performing Dramas: Screening of Short Films by Contemporary Artists’, chi K11 art museum, Shanghai, China
‘Exhibition of Nominated Artists of HUGO BOSS ASIA ART Award for Emerging Asian Artists 2017’, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China
‘Cities Grow in Difference: Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture’, Nantou Old- town, Shenzhen, China
‘Simultaneous Eidos: Guangzhou Image Triennial 2017’, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
‘Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto: Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition’, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan
‘Spectrosynthesis’, MOCATaipei, Taipei, China
‘Prospectif Cinéma’ programme, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
The 2nd “Dao Jiao New Art Festival”, XI Contemporary Art Center, Dongguan, China
‘I SEE International Video Art Festival’, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
‘The exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China
‘Texture of the Era, Selected works of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute’, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
‘One Second Ago’, Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong
‘Open field of vision’, Ink Not Ink Contemporary Art Space, Qingdao, China
‘Reciprocal Enlightenment’, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
‘Talk, Talk’, Surplus Space, Wuhan, China
‘The mulberry forest becoming ocean’, Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
2016
‘Performance in Mirror’, New Century Art Foundation, Shanghai, China
‘Hack Space”, chi K11Art Space, Shanghai, China
‘Act’, OCAT Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China
‘Why Not Ask Again: 11th Shanghai Biennale’, PSA, Shanghai, China
‘New Order: Alter Mondi Alismf’, Just Space, Sanya Edition, China
‘The Image Expression in The Art Practice of New Generation’, Xi’ an Art Museum, Xi’an, China
‘Turning Point: Contemporary Art in China since 2000’, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
‘IN SILENCE’, Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore
‘This Future of Ours’, Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China
‘Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art in China 2015’, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
‘Trust me if You Can’t’, Sabsay, Copenhagen, Denmark
‘Journey’, AM Art Space, Shanghai, China
‘New Capital: Huang Yu Collection Exhibition’, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
‘Tutorials-Moving Images and A User’s Guide from China’’, Pino Pacali Museum Foundation, Polignano a Mare (BA), Italy
‘Art Basel 2016: Film Sector’, agnès b. CINEMA, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong, China
‘Hack Space’, K11 Foundation Pop-up Space, Hong Kong, China
‘M + Screening: Fourty Years’, Broadway Cinematheque, Hong Kong, China
‘Action Image’, Blue Roof Museum, Chengdu, China
‘The Exhibition, Bentu, Chinese artists at a time of turbulence and transformation’, Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
‘The Collection, A selection of Chinese works’, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
2015
‘Talk about Body’, AIKE, Shanghai, China
‘Winter Discovery’, 1000 Plateaus, Chengdu, China
‘Shanghai Deal’, Radical Space, Shanghai, China
‘2015 Europa Tour: Contemporary Art from China, Faith/ Freedom/ Future-proof’, Okręg Warszawski Związku Polskich Artystów Plastyków, Warsaw, Poland
‘19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas’, São Paulo, Brazil
‘Essential Matters – Moving Images from China’, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey
‘Perched in the Eye of a Tornado’, Ying Space, Beijing, China
‘Sunlight – between Teheran and Chongqing’, LP Art Space, Chongqing, China
2014
‘Winter Group Show’, AIKE-DELLARCO, Shanghai, China
‘Où vas-tu?’, Espace des Arts Sans Frontières, Paris, France
‘Positive Space’, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China
‘UP-YOUTH, China Young Artists Exhibition’, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China
‘Iran to China’, Darbast Platform, Mohsen Gallery, Teheran, Iran
2013
‘Be Conscious Of Yourself’, Suzhou Museum,Suzhou, China
‘Art Basel Leap Video Project ’, Hong Kong
‘18th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas’, São Paulo, Brazil
2012
‘The Worst Show’, Gland, Beijing, China ‘Listen’, Beijing, China
2011
‘54 International Youth Art Festival’, Beijing, China
‘Look at the Future’, Chengdu Biennale Special Invitational Exhibition, Winshare Art Museum,Chengdu, China
‘Workshop’, Organhaus Art Space, Chongqing, China
‘Chongqing Independent Film & Video Festival’, Chongqing, China
2010
‘Everywhere’, Organhaus Art Space, Chongqing, China ‘Xun Ji’, CAEA Art Space, Chongqing, China
‘Location: Dragon Fountain Bathhouse’, Forget Art, Beijing, China
‘Theme Exhibition The 70th Anniversary of Birth of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute’, Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing, China


|Public Collections|


Sigg Collection, Switzerland
M+ Museum, Hong Kong, China
Kadist Foundation, San Francisco, United States
Louis Vuitton foundation, Paris
K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong, China
New Century Art Foundation, Beijing, China
Sunpride Foundation, Taipei, China
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, (MMCA), Seoul, South Korea

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