Mu Chen

Born 1970 in Dandong, Liaoning Province, China
Graduated from People’s University of China, Photojournalism, MA
Currently lives and works in Beijing.

Selected Exhibitions

2013   Individual Growth - momentum of contemporary art, Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin
2012   Mu Chen & Shao Yinong: Assembly Halls, Forum fur Fotografie, Cologne,
Life Latitude - Shanghai Sculpture Project One 2012, Shanghai Oil Painting & Sculpture Institute, Shanghai
Architecture Fotografie - Made in China, Museum Fur Angewandte kunst Koln,
2011   Forever & Ever: solo exhibition, Shanghai Gallery Of Art, Shanghai
Open House¬ - Singapore Biennale 2011, National Museum, Singapore
Flourishing and Flowing - A Contemporary Art Exhibition across the Strait 2011,
National Art Museum of China/National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
Landscape as a Will: solo exhibition, Gallery @All, SPAMART Foundation, Shanghai
2010    Mu Chen & Shao Yinong: Non-presences, Castle Art Center, Poznan/ Galeria Autorska Jana Siuty,Krakow, Poland
Beyond Memory: Contemporary Photography in China, Art Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
First cross-strait Chinese Character Festival, Today Art Museum
Beyond the Body: Contemporary Image Art Exhibition, MOCA, Shanghai
2009 Political/ Minimal, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany /ms2, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Rites de Passage, SCHUNCK, Heerlen, the Netherlands
Never Equal Distance to the Moon: Power, Politics and the Environment, Faurschou Copenhagen, Denmark
Beijing - Havana New Revolution from Chinese Contemporary Art, National Museum of Cuba
2008 Farewell to Postcolonialism - Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China
Make up - Liverpool Biennial, FACT, Liverpool, UK
New World Order - Contemporary Installation Art and Photography from China,
Groninger Museum, the Netherlands
  Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, UC Berkeley
Art Museum
2007    Mu Chen & Shao Yinong Works, Maison de la Culture, Montreal, Canada
Thermocline – New Asian Waves, ZKM, Karlsruhe , Germany
China Now, Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen Netherlands
ZHUYI! Actual Photography from China,Atrium Art Museum,Madrid,Spain
2006   Asia-Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Museum, Australia
China Now - Art in Times of Change, Sammlung Essl Museum, Austria
        Post.Doc, Photosynkyria 06, International Festival of Photography Thessaloniki,
Thessaloniki Museum of Photography
        Transformations: New Chinese Photography, The city of Fremantle Arts Centre,
2005    Mu Chen & Shao Yinong: Assembly Halls, Museum of Trastevere in Rome, Italy
Mahjong, Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, Bern Art Museum, Switzerland
Follow me! Contemporary Chinese Art at the Threshold of the Millennium, Mori art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Guangzhou Photo Biennial, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangdong
2004    Techniques of the visible - 2004 Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Fine Art Museum
Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia, San Diego Art Museum/Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art/Missouri/Hood Museum of Art in Hanover, US 
Assembly Hall: Mu Chen & Shao Yinong Photography, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing
Beijing Family Register: Mu Chen & Shao Yinong, Taiwan International Visual Art Center, Taipei
2003     Mu Chen & Shao Yinong, Rencontres d’ Arles, France Alors La Chine? ,   
    Pompidou Center, France
Strange Heaven, Prague Rudolfinum, Czech Republic Spread in Prato 2003, Prato, Italy
2002   Mu Chen & Shao Yinong: Family Register, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing
     Great Theatre of the World — Taipei Biennial, Taipei
Paris - Pekin, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris

Source: Shanghai Gallery of Art


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