Miao Xiaochun

ArtistMiao Xiaochun

Born: 1964, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China


1982-1986 Nanjing University
1986-1989 Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing
1995-1999 Kunsthochschule Kassel, Germany
Currently teaching Photography and Digital Media at Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

Solo Exhibitions:
Future Pass – From Asia to the World | 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Beijing Handscrolls, Guardini Galerie, Berlin, Germany

MACROMANIA, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
TWO BIG VIDEO WORKS, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Miao Xiaochun | INDEX, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China
Miao Xiaochun: Microcosm, Arario Beijing, Beijing, China
Miao Xiaochun: Microcosm, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A.

Miao Xiaochun | Microcosm, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin | Beijing, Berlin, Germany
Heaven and Earth: Miao Xiaochun’s Virtual World, Lin & Keng Gallery, Taipei, China
Miao Xiaochun: Microcosm, Osage Gallery, Singapore-Hong Kong

Miao Xiaochun: H2O-A Study of Art History, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China
Miao Xiaochun: H2O-A Study of Art History, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA.
Miao Xiaochun: H2O-A Study of Art History, Osage Contemporary Art Space, H.K.
Miao Xiaochun: H2O-A Study of Art History, Art Seasons Gallery,Singapore
Miao Xiaochun | The Last Judgment in Cyberspace Contemporary visual art projects
South Australia 2007, Contemporary Art Centre of SA INC, Parkside,South Australia, Australia

Miao Xiaochun: The Last Judgment in Cyberspace, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA;
A Birdview, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Image+Imagination, Osage Contemporary Art Space, Hong Kong
Viewpoint, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China
Miao Xiaochun: Urban Landscape, John Hope Franklin Center of Duke University, North Carolina, USA.

A Visitor from the Past, Epson Photo Gallery, Shanghai-Beijing, China
Phantasmagoria, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A

Linger, Gallery Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland

From East to West and back to East, Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Kulturbegegnungen, Gallery Stellwerk, Kassel, Germany

Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Beijing Art Museum and Shanghai Art Museum, China

National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing, China

Beijing Art Museum, China

Selected Group Exhibitions:
LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA | CHINESE PAVILLON | Padiglione all’Arsenale, Venice, Italy
NOTHING TO DECLARE? WELTKARTE DER KUNST NACH ´89, Akademie der Künste Berlin in cooperation with ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe

New Horizon-Contemporary Chinese Art, National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, ChinaThe Global Contemporary. Kunstwelten nach 1989(The World of Art since 1989), ZKM, Germany
30 Years of Contemporary Chinese Art-Moving Image in China 1988-2011, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Verso Est. Chinese Architectural Landscapes,MAXXI, Rome, Italy
Representation of Realistic Art—The 5th Chengdu Biennale 2011, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Future Pass-from Asia to the World, collateral event of the 54th Venice Biennale, Venice Italy (at the 14th century Abbazia di San Gregorio)

Reshaping History – Chinart from 2000-2009, National Conference Center, Beijing, China
China Design Now, Portland Museum of Art, Oregon, USA
Speed and Chaos: Into the Future of Asian Art, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, USA
State of the Dao – Chinese Contemporary Art, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA
BEIJING TIME | La hora de China, Casa Asia, Madrid, Spain
CHINESISCHE LANDSCHAFTEN NEU BETRACHTET, Museum für Asiatische Kunst, SMPK – Berlin State Museums, Germany
7th Shenzhen International Ink Painting Biennale, China

Guangzhou Photo Biennial 2009, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Ein Bild ist ein Bild | The WUNDERkammer (higgledy-piggledy), ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin, Germany
CHINA – Ein anderer Blick(Another View), Kunstverein Augsburg, Germany
Open Vision, National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
China Design Now, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA
Photography in China, Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
FotoRio – Vídeo Short List/Dream Machine, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói, Niterói, RJ, Brazli
Next Nature, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
XUN DAO: Seeking the Way, Spiritual Themes in Contemporary China, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, USA
5a Bienal VentoSul – o mundo todo aqui(Água Grande: the altered maps), vai mexer com voce, Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
Vistas | Vision of U-City, Incheon International Digital Art Festival, Incheon, Korea
Nature | Nation, Museum on the Seam, Socio Political Contemporary Art Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
The Tales of Angels, Red Mansion Foundation, London, UK Re-Imagining Asia, The New Art Gallery Walsall, UK
Crossway: Liu Liyun & Miao Xiaochun, Osage Gallery Soho, Hong Kong, China
Mahjong – Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA
Spectacle: To Each His Own, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan
Metropolis Now! – A Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art, Meridian International Center, Washington, DC, USA
Keep Watching-Conceptual Photography Exhibition, Chongqing International Art Festival, Chongqing 501 Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, China
Masks, Foto Museum of Youngwol, Youngwol; Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

Images in the night, Le Grand Palais, Paris, France
Expenditure, Busan Biennale 2008, Busan MoMA, Busan, Korea
Up: Chinese Contemporary Art, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
The Revolution continues, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK.
Mediations, Poznan Biennale, Poznan, Poland
China: Construction-Deconstruction, Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2D/3D: Negotiating Visual Languages, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China
The 6th Shenzhen International Ink Painting Biennale, Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, Shenzhen, China
Lille 3000, Lille, France
Go China-New World Order,Present-day Installation Art and Photography, Groninger Museum,Groningen, the Netherlands
Re- Imagining Asia,The House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany, 2008; The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, U.K., 2009
China Design Now, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, U.K., 2008; Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA.,
China Gold, Museum Maillol, Paris, France
Synthetic Times: Media Art China 2008-International Media Art Exhibition, NAMOC (National Art Museum of China), Beijing, China
55 Days in Valencia,Institut Valencia d’Art Modern(IVAMS), Valencia, Spain

China- Facing Reality,Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna,Vienna,Austria
China Now,Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen, the Netherlands
ARROGANCE & ROMANCE, Ordos Art Museum, Ordos, China
MADE IN CHINA, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Louisiana, USA: Humlebaek, Denmark
Passion for Art / Leidenschaft Kunst, Essl Collection, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Collective Identity, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK; Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong
Dragon’s Evolution- Chinese Contemporary Photography, China Square Art Center, New York, USA.
Contemporary Photography from China: Zhuyi! China! ARTIUM, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporaneo, Vitoria- Gasteiz
Rencontres d’Arles Festival, Arles, France
New Directions from China:China New Media Art, [Plug.in], Basel, Switzerland
China Today (China Hoje) – Uli Sigg Collection, Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (CCBB)
Martell Artists of the Year 2007, joint- exhibition in National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
The 7th Photo Festival | China Contemporary Photo & Video, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Thermocline of Art – New Asian Waves,ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Whispering Wind: Recent Chinese Photography, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Floating-New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Red Hot: Contemporary Asian Art Rising, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA.

Between Past and Future-New Photography and Video from China, Haus der Kultur der Welt, Berlin
FotoFreo, International Photography Festival, Australia
Seduced and Abandoned, Factory 0, Dashanzi Art District, Beijing, China
Signes d’existence, Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Another World. Photography from China, Gallery Lukas Feichtner, Vienna, Austria
New Urban Reality: Chinese Contemporary Art, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Holland
Poetic Reality: A Reinterpretation of Jiangnan, RCM Art Museum, Nanjing, China
Totalstadt: Beijing Case, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany
Unclear and Clearness, 2006 Heyri Asia Project | Chinese contemporary Art Festival, Heyri, Seoul, Korea
Entry Gate:Chinese Aesthetics of Heterogeneity, MOCA Shanghai, China
Mahjong-Chinese Contemporary Art from the Sigg Collection, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany; Kunstmuseum Bern
SUSI: Key to Chinese Art Today, Metropolitan Museum, Manila, the Philippines
Ultra-Sense, Seoul International Photo Festival, Korea
CHINA NOW – Art at a time of transformation, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Media City Seoul 2006, The 4th Seoul international Media Art Biennale, Seoul, Korea
Between Past and Future – New Photography and Video from China, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, USA.
Walking About the Garden, Confucius Gallery, Beijing, China

Asia: the place to Be?, ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin, Germany
Re-Viewing the City, Guangzhou international Photo Biennale, Guangdong Art Museum, China
Between Past and Future-New Photography and Video from China, Museum of Contemporary Art Seattle, USA.
The City in 360 degrees, Beijing new art projects, Dashanzi art district, Beijing, China
Mahjong—Chinese Contemporary Art from the Sigg Collection, Art Museum Bern, Switzerland
2nd Chengdu Biennale : “Scapes: The Century and Paradise”, 2005
Confluents II, international artists, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
Between Past and Future:New Photography and Video from China, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK; ICP and Asia Society, New York, USA; Smart Museum of Art and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
City of dreams, The Red Mansion Foundation, London, UK.
Grounding Reality-Chinese Contemporary Art, Seoul Art Center, Korea
City Skin-Research of possibilities of Contemporary urban images, Macao Tap Seac Gallery; Shenzhen Art Museum, China
The Second Reality – Chinese Contemporary Photography, Piazza of the Berlaymont EU Building, Brussels, Belgium
Guangzhou International Photo Biennale, Guangdong Art Museum, China
Pingyao International Photography festival, Pingyao, China
Making a New Relationship – the Art Ethics, Dimensions Art center, Taipei, Taiwan

Beyond Boundaries, The Shanghai Gallery of Art, China
Pingyao in Paris, The National Library Francois Mitterrand, MK2, Paris, France
Rivka Rinn and Miao Xiaochun, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, china
Spellbound Aura-The New Vision of Chinese Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Le Printemps de Chine , Musée CRAC Alsace, Paris, France
Sightseeing, SCA Galleries, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia
Between Past and Future – New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography and Asia Society, New York; Smart Museum of Art and Museum of Contemporary, Chicago, USA.
Performance of the Body, Contemporary Chinese Photography, Visual Gallery, Photokina, Cologne, Germany:

Me and More, Museum of Art Lucerne, Switzerland
Left Hand, Right Hand – A Sino-German Exhibition of Contemporary Art, 798 Art Space, Beijing, China
Modernization & Urbanization-Asia Art Now, Marronnier Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Encounter, Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Urban creation, Shanghai Biennale 2002, Shanghai Art Museum, China
Under construction, Tokyo Opera city Art Gallery, The Japan Foundation
Media City Seoul 2002, 2nd Seoul international Media Art Biennale, Seoul, Korea
China – Tradition and Modernity, Ludwig Museum, Oberhausen , Germany
Golden Harvest – Chinese Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Fantasia, East Modern Art Center, Beijing, China
Under Construction, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan