Xiao Hanqiu (b.1986 in Beijing, China) is a painter and a poet. Articulate in both media, she often paints quotidian objects in pairs characterised by their delicate and ethereal quality.Read More
Xiao received her MA fine art from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2011, and BA fine art from Leeds University in 2008. Her solo exhibitions include There May Be No Pearls in This Shell (Leo Gallery, Shanghai, 2020); Sway (Enclave Independent Bookstore, Shenzhen, 2019); Skating Through the Gallery with Tricksy Snakes (Tabula Rasa Gallery, Beijing, 2018); That's Quite Something (Canton Gallery, Guangzhou, 2018); and Self-portrait (Tabula Rasa Gallery, Beijing, 2016). She has published a number of poem collections: A Dream Comes True, the worst idea ever (2019), Three Minutes to Midnight Flower Thief (2018) and Four Hearts (2015).
Text courtesy Tabula Rasa Gallery.