LIAO WEN

Born in 1994 in Chengdu, China

Currently lives and works in Shenzhen, China

 

EDUCATION

2012-2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China

2016-2019

Master of Fine Arts in Experimental Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China 

2017

Studied puppets in Prague, Czech Republic as the awardee of the Grant of Wang Shikuo Foundation

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Almost Collapsing Balance, Capsule Shanghai, Shanghai, China

The Body Knows Silently, Cai Jin Space, Beijing, China

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2021

BOOMERANG-OCAT Biennale 2021 (Chief curator Feng Boyi, co-curator Mia Yu), OCT Art & Design Gallery, Shenzhen, China

2020

2nd Women Artists International Biennial of Macao, Macao, China

TOFU collective online exhibition, TOFU Magzine, Copenhagen, Denmark

2019

On the Road (in collaboration with Sally Project), Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

She Says, Chengdu Contemporary Image Museum, Chengdu, China

Cabinet of Curiosities 3 - An Exhibition About Dolls, Duo Yun Xuan Art Center, Shanghai, China

 

PERFORMANCE

2019

Postgraduate Students' Graduation Artwork Exhibition of CAFA, CAFA Art Museum. Beijing, China

2018

Androgyny-A non-existent dating (marionette performance), Woodstage, Woodstock of Eating, Beijing, China

Sketch 0.1, live performance with Isabel Mager & Xiao Lei, 33 Space, Shenzhen, China

A Murder Triggered by a Dinner (puppet performance), "Picnic Art Festival" QIAO Space, Shanghai, China

2017

Dracula (marionette performance) , Lentíletná Festival, Prague, Czech Republic

2016

Beijing. Living, The International Performing Festival, Working out & Working in the studio, Beijing, China

 

COLLECTIONS

2021

Xiao Museum of Contemporary Art, Rizhao, Shandong, China

Longlati Foundation, Shanghai / Hong Kong, China

2016

Luo Zhongli Art Museum, Chongqing, China (*Lost in Wonderland)

ARTIST TALKS

2021

Into the Hidden Side, Liao Wen and Chen Zhe (moderated by Rashel Li), Cai Jin Space, Beijing, China

2018

The soul of Puppets, Woodstage, Woodstock of Eating, Beijing, China