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Chen Xiaoyi

Xiaoyi Chen was born in Sichuan, China in 1992. She received an MA Photography from London College of Communication in 2014, currently lives and works in Chengdu. Chen’s practice is tied to a natural, oriental aesthetic, influenced by Western abstract art and oriental philosophy. Her work based on photography but not confined to specific media, focusing on the subtle perceptions of human beings by producing images. And constantly challenge the established logic, perception and imagination to explore the existence itself. Xiaoyi Chen has exhibited internationally; she was awarded the Three Shadows Photography Award in 2015, China’s most prestigious photography prize, and named one of Asia’s 30 Artist under 30 by Forbes magazine 2017.

2014 University of the Arts London – London College of Communication / MA Photography
2013 International Gemological Institute / Polished Diamond Grader P.D.G

2010 – 2013 University of Leeds Met / BSc (HONS) Photographic Journalism

2019, “The stranger:…and while I blossomed all alone, the world slumbered”, Solo presentation of A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, LISTE 2019 Art Fair Basel, Basel, Switzerland
2018, The stranger:…and while I blossomed all alone, the world slumbered…, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
2018, The stranger:…and while I blossomed all alone, the world slumbered…, Theatre Crochetan, Monthey, Switzerland
2017, One Giant Leap, Matèria Gallery, Roma, Italy
2017,“Never!”1000+ project, A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, Chengdu, China

2019, The Gala, VT Art Salon & A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan (China)(upcoming)
2019, The Dark and Bright Room of CAMERAer, A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China
2019, Artissima Telephone, Artissima, OGR – Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Torino, Italy
2019, Sunset on a Dead End – The Notorious and Their Inexplicable Modes of Existence (Emerging curators project), Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
2019, The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2018, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China