Duan Yingmei 段英梅

YINGMEI DUAN

Born in Daqing, China, 1969. Currently lives in Braunschweig, Germany

 

EDUCATION

2006

Masters with Prof. Marina Abramović, Birgit Hein and Christoph Schlingensief at HBK Braunschweig, Germany

2005

Diploma in Fine Arts at HBK Braunschweig, Germany

2000–2006

Studies in Performance with Prof. Marina Abramović; Film Studies with Prof. Birgit Hein and Theatre, Video Installation and Art in Action with Prof. Christoph Schlingensief at HBK Braunschweig, Germany

1999–2000

Studies in Performance and Film with Prof. Mara Mattuschka at HBK Braunschweig, Germany

1998–1999

Studies in Painting with Prof. Nobert Tadeusz at the Braunschweig University of Art (HBK), Braunschweig, Germany

1993–1998

Freelance artist in Beijing (1993-1995 in Beijing East Village)

1996–1997

Studies in Sculpture at the Central Academy of Art and Design, Beijing

1993–1994

Studies in Graphic Design at the Central Academy of Art and Design, Beijing

1991–1993

Studies in Oil and Mural Painting at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

1989

Studies in Petroleum Exploration at the Northeast-Petroleum University, China

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008

Yingmei Duan, Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö, Sweden

2007

Performance-Painting, Galerie auf Zeit, Braunschweig, Germany

2005

Bedroom (07.11.2005 – 02.08.2006), Juliusstr. 17, Braunschweig, Germany

Playing with 14 rooms, Galerie auf Zeit, Braunschweig, Germany

2003

26 days in OKS, OKS Gallery, Braunschweig, Germany

1996

Bilder aus Peking, Galerie am Prater, Berlin, Germany

1995

Duan Yingmei - Peking, Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

When We Become Us, Capsule Shanghai, China

PAO Festival, Atelier Nord ANX, Oslo, Norway

Beijing Live, Danish Cultural Centre, Beijing, China

Shenyang International Performance Art & Music Festival, Shenyang, China

Fyodor’s Performance Carousel in Wiener Festwochen”, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

Per Anhalter, Kunsthalle am Hamurger Platz, Berlin, Germany

Breaking & Making Routines, Goethe Institute organized by PAE, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Beyond Action, Kylin Contemporary Center of Art in Beijing, China

2015

Close Observation Art at MK, Martino Katharineum, Braunschweig, Germany

ZAZ Festival, The new central bus station, Tel-Aviv, Israel

German Performance Art, SOLYANKA STATE GALLERY, Moscow, Russia

Genial, Medienhaus E.V,  Hannover, Germany

Schönheit!?, Galerie auf zeit, Braunschweig, Germany

Streiflichter, 50 Jahre Kunstverein, Celle, Germany

Die Gelber Gefahr, Milchhof, Berlin, Germany

Die Gelber Gefahr, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin, Germany

Infr‘action Venezia 3, Venice, Italy

(CON)TEMPORARY, Month of Performance Art, Berlin, Germany

The ‘Art of Encountering’, Paersche Aktionslabor, Cologne, Germany

Holzwege, Malerkapelle am Elm Königslutter, Germany

2014

19th Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

OPTIMISM, OCCA, Oxford, UK

PRESENT TENSE SERIES I, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

The Artist is an Explorer, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Schwitzerland

Double Vision: The Culture China Overseas Chinese Women’s Invitational Exhibition, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Mother's Tongue, Universum Theater, Helsinki, Finland

Guangzhou Live 5, YouYou Contemporary Art Centre, Guangzhou, China

EMERGE, Art14, Hanmi Gallery, London, UK

perFORM.Performance in der Stadt: antiform, Königswinter, Germany

Zuflucht von der Sehnsucht des Paradieses, Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany

2013

DIGITALIVE, YouYou Contemporary Art Centre, Guangzhou, China

GUANGZHOU LIVE 4, YouYou Contemporary Art Centre, Guangzhou, China

MIPAF-2013, OXwarehouse, Macau, China

Let’s See What Happens..., Gylnn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, UK

Breathing Space, Hanmi Gallery, London, UK

Spur, ZARYA Center for Contemporary Art, Vladivostok, Russia

UPROOTED Fake Nations, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki, Finland

LIVE AiR, Gothenburg, Sweden

24 Spaces, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden

Father and Mother (Part 1), China & Tunisia

2012

Art of Change - New Directions from China, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

Endstation, Hospital St. Josef, Königswinter, Germany

Re.act.feminism #2 - a Performing Archive, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark

PAErsche - Displacing Time, Köln, Germany

Verkündigung, Malerkapelle am Elm Königslutter, Martinikirche Braunschweig, Nikolauskirche Lehrte, Marktkirche Goslar, Germany

Make Space Make Dust, Stattberlin, Berlin, Germany

Bergen International Performance Festival, Bergen, Norway

PACKET–SOUP, Savvy Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Who is the Party?, Stockholm, Sweden

2011

1+1=48 hours, Grüntaler 9, Berlin, Germany

NACHTUNDNEBEL, Berlin, Germany

BODY sound, Galerie auf Zeit, Braunschweig, Germany

Double Screens, Wie Kultur, Berlin, Germany

NOMADIC SETTLERS-SETTLED NOMADS, Kunstraum Bethanien, Kreuzberg, Berlin

Kunst...Hierundjetzt, Das Kunstfest der offenen Ateliers, Braunschweig, Germany

INFR’ACTION VENEZIA, Venice, Italy

INFR’ACTION PARIS, Swedish Cultural Center, Paris, France

LILITH PERFORMANCE EVENTS 2011, Lilith Performance Studio, Malmö, Sweden

BS.VISITE, Rebenpark, Braunschweig, Germany

MORGENLAND FESTIVAL, Liechtenstein

A-Y/Y-A, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland

NEW TERRITORIES - INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIVE ART, Glasgow, Scotland

VERÃO AZUL: FESTIVAL DE ARTES PERFORMATIVAS, LAC in Lagos, Portugal

2010

NON-ALIGNED: Yingmei Duan and Zhou Tao, Marina Abramović Institute West, San Francisco, USA

Embiteni Arts at Nkwalini Centre in Mbabane, Swaziland, Africa

The Pavilion of Realism, Other Gallery, Shanghai & Beijing, China

Bouche Á Oreille, SAVVY contemporary, Berlin, Germany

Extension Series 6, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany

Yingmei Duan in Georgia, organized by Tamara in cooperation with Goethe Institute, Tbilisi, Georgia

Artist in Residency, Bluebell Wood Children Hospice, Sheffield, UK

Appointment, Hotel25, Berlin, Germany

The Pavilion of Realism, Other Gallery, Beijing & Shanghai, China

2009

Re.act.feminism - performancekunst der 1960er und 70er jahre heute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Re.act.feminism - performancekunst der 1960er und 70er jahre heute,Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany

Pathological Aesthetics, University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Breathe Residency, Chinese Arts Centre in Manchester, UK

Marina Abramović presents…, Manchester International Festival, UK

Accumulator, Visual Center for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland

INFR’ACTION 09, Festival International d’Art Performance, Sete, France

IN TRANSIT 09, Haus der kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Temporärer FreiRaum für künstlerische Aktion, Hildesheim, Germany

Democracy Biennale, Torino, Italy

Festival Fabbrica Europa, Florence, Italy

2008

Re.act.feminism, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

The Future of Imagination 5, Sculpture square, Singapore

The 10th Anniversary of Asiatopia International Performance Art Festival, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

08’ up-on International Live art Festival, Chengdu, China

The 6th DaDao Live Art Festival, Beijing and Shanghai, China

Partecipanti Connessi E In-Dipendenti, Gallery Lungomare, Bolzano, Italy

Pathological Aesthetics II, University of Applied Sciences, Nijmegen, Holland

Filial Piety, Performance by Yingmei Duan & Weidong Feng

Positionen 1970–2008, Darmstadt, Germany

Small East Asia Coprosperity Restaurant 08, Tokyo & Nagoya, Japan

2nd Vital Chongqing International Live Art Festival, Chongqing, China

2007

Hweilan International Artists Workshop, Hualien, Taiwan

International Chinese Live Art Festival, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK

BoulevART, Kunstherbst, Berlin, Germany

kunst...hierundjetzt, das Kunstfest der Offenen Ateliers in Braunschweig und Region, Germany

FRoots 2007 Festival, Metelkova area, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Body & Eros, 52nd La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Diverse Universe III, Non Grata, Estonia

DIE KINDER SCHWIMMEN.DIE KINDER BRATEN,Kunstraum B, Kiel, Germany

Yingmei Duan – Performance im m&n,Kolonie Wedding in Berlin, Germany

Liste Köln 2007, Liste, Köln, Germany

Inside Out Year of the Pig, Trocadero, London, UK

2006

IPG UNCENSORED ICONOGRAPHY with Illy at Moroso, Milan, Italy

Excellent, Volkswagen Bank, Braunschweig, Germany

International Chinese Live Art Festival, Chinese Art Centre, Manchester, UK

Drop Spot, Kunstverein Celle im Schloss Celle, Germany

BoulevART, Kunstherbst, Berlin, German

Happy Birthday, Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany

Akte Spuren Menschenbilder,Gallery OKS, Brunswick, Germany

Gipfeltreffen, Projektraum für aktuelle Kunst und Performance, Basel, Switzerland

Big River 3, CCA7, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

2005

Commonplace, ICEbox Kulturzentrum, Beijing, China

PLATTFORM #2, Kunstverein, Hannover, Germany

Aiwa International Artists Workshop, Aley, Lebanon

Von Angesicht zu Angesicht, Der Offene Kunstverein e.V. Potsdam, Germany

Gifted Generation, Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Germany

Querfeldein, HBK Braunschweig, Germany

Persistent and Gradual Loss of Self-Control, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

1. Performance Festival, Schloss Salzau in Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

I love computer,Cebit Hannover, Germany

Kalte Küche, HBK Braunschweig, Germany

2004

Re-Enact Performance Night, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, Holland

Menschenbilder, HBK Braunschweig, Germany

Nude with Skeleton, MARTa Herford, Germany

The Retrospective Abramović Class 1997-2004, HBK Braunschweig, Germany

Braunschweiger Kulturnacht, LOT-Theater Braunschweig, Germany

Real Presence 4 Museum ‘25th of May’, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

Cleaning the House-Performance Loop, NMAC Foundation, Cadiz, Spain

2003

Colours Nachwuchs-Filmfest, Kino im Künstlerhaus Hannover, Germany

Braziers International Artists Workshop, Oxfordshire, UK

Recycling the Future, 50th La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Performance in der Kunsthalle, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

As Soon as Possible, PAC Milan, Italy

2002

Body Power-Power Play 2, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

Prêt_Á_Performance, Viafarini, Milan, Italy

16. internationales filmfest Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany

Body Basics, Trans art 02, Franzenfestung, Brixen, Italy

Braunschweiger Kulturnacht, LOT-Theater, Braunschweig, Germany

Cleaning the House, CGAC Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Common Ground#1, Landesvertretungshaus Niedersachsen und Schleswig-Holstein, Berlin, Germany

2001

Marking the Territory, Irish Museum Of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Get that Balance, National Sculpture Factory in Cork, Ireland

Ovalen den frie udsillings bygning, Copenhagen, Denmark

100 Selbstportraits, Freistaat Vertretung Thüringen beim Bund, Berlin, Germany

Durch die Zeit, Kunstraum Zehn, Hannover, Germany

100 Selbstportraits, Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany

Yingmei Duan und Finn Richardt Birkrod Kunstforenning, Birkrod, Denmark

2000

Cleaning the House, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, France

Wer hat Angst vor Roger Whittaker?, Stadt. Museum Zwickau, Germany

Chinesischer Turm, Donaustauf, Germany

1999

Bilder und Skulpturen, Niedersächsisches Umweltministerium, Hannover, Germany

Yingmei Duan und Finn Richardt, Schlossgalerie Eichhofen, Germany

1996

Qiran Gallery, Beijing, China

Herbst Salon, Kunsthaus Erfurt, Germany

1995

2nd Joint Exhibition of Chinese Professional Painter’s Works, Ammonal Gallery, Beijing, China

1993

100 young artists, Chinese National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China