1984 Born in Jinan/Shandong, China
1988 Moved to Germany
2002-08 Studied Fine Arts at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) with Georg Baselitz,
Daniel Richter and Robert Lucander, Meisterschüler degree
2003-09 Studied art history, philosophy and East Asian art history at the Humboldt-Universität and Freie Universität Berlin, M.A. degree
2003-09 Scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2006-07 Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
2010 Artist residency in Shanghai (Andrew James Art/JIA Shanghai) and Beijing
2012-16 PhD scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2013-14 Associate lecturer at the UdK Fine Arts Department
2017 PhD in art and visual history, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Lives and works in Berlin & Beijing.
   

Solo Exhibitions

  
2018 Armada, WHTE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing



on paper 2 (solo project)Zapbeijing / 798, Beijing



Bannermen, Gallery SU:, Seoul


2017
Transeuropa, with Yuzheng Cheng, Whiteconcepts, Berlin



CAPTCHA, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf


2016 The Grand Illusion, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing


Elephant, NON Berlin Project Space, Berlin


2015
Velum, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf

Round Corner, Galerija Contra, Zagreb
2014
Frontiers, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf

ProjectionWHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

Tangram, Galerie Herold, Bremen/Germany
2013
XY - false reject, Confucius Institute, Dusseldorf
2012
Smile Without A Face, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing  

A Maze, Galerija Contra, Koper/Slovenia
2011
The Maker, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin

Who Is Who, Confucius Institute, Freie Universität Berlin

Models, Galerija Contra, Koper/Slovenia 
2010
Fact=Fiction, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

Marco Polo. A Travel Guide, Andrew James Art, Shanghai
2009
1 für ALLE, Läkemäker Gallery, Berlin

Ce Jian, Galerija Contra, Koper/Slovenia
2008
Wie Sie sehen..., Läkemäker Gallery, Berlin
   

Group Exhibitions (selection)

  
2018 Art PatronsQiao Space, Shanghai
A World in a Grain of SandFosun Foundation Collection, Atlantis Sanya/China
2017 The 6th Art Sanya | Huayu Youth Award 2017Huayu Art Center, Sanya/China
on paper one, Zapbeijing/798, Beijing

The Second Self, Peres Projects, Berlin

Wanted Duchamps 3, Lage Egal, Berlin

Turning Point, JENSWALTHER, Berlin
I'm not a robot. Ce Jian & Lin Ke, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf
2016 Unflattening, Gallery SU: / Space Kaan, Seoul

Our Painting, Yang Art MuseumBeijing

Painting As Straight GateHive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

New Capitalism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu/China

B-Movie, J:Gallery, Shanghai

#Tabs 2 - Contemporary Artist's Book Shop, Lage Egal, Berlin
2015 Saloon, Sexauer Gallery, Berlin
2014
Painting Lesson IV: Trinity of Profile-Shape-Image, Yang Gallery, Beijing
2013 Geographic Laboratory, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf
Aufwachen! Besser machen!, Kleine Humboldt-Galerie, Berlin
2012 Wall, Zhong Gong Art Space, Mianyang, Sichuan/China

Here We Are / Tu Smo, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, Pula/Croatia
2011 Phantome, Uferhallen, Berlin

Das Ich im Anderen, Mercator Foundation, Essen/Germany
2010 At Second Sight. (Re)Constructing Reality, Blackbridge Off, Beijing
New Spirit of Painting, Galerija Contra, Koper/Slovenia

The Best of Dimension 5, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin
2009 Prolog 4, Galerie parterre, Berlin
2008
30 gegen 3000000. Skulptur und Malerei aus Berlin, Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock/Germany


 
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