Wu Yuren

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Vomit, 2000 Photography 120 X231cm © Wu Yuren
Imperial Criminal, 2001 120 X 146cm © Wu Yuren
Reptile, 2003 Performance/ Photography © Wu Yuren
Big Pharmacy , 2003 Installation © Wu Yuren
those years Installation H:194cm D:60cm © Wu Yuren
not one day to be wasted , 1996-2010 Installation © Wu Yuren
The power of rumors, 2010 © Wu Yuren
The Art Here Stinks, 2009 Waste Oil 580 X 58cm © Wu Yuren
Quiet Sea, 2009 Installation 60x21x45cm © Wu Yuren
Striking Back to Original Feature-Gold , 2007 © Wu Yuren
Manmade Environment Mixed Media © Wu Yuren
Surplus Value © Wu Yuren
Trap, 2006 Video 29` 11 Mins © Wu Yuren
Enter, from the series Enter and Exit Series, 2001 Photography 80 Cm X 120 Cm © Wu Yuren
Monkey King II: Wreaks Havoc on the Crystal Palace, 2005 Video © Wu Yuren
Captivity, 2008 Video Installation Dimension Variable © Courtesy of the artist & Osage Gallery - Open
A Sentence No. 4, 2015 31 1/2 X 59 X 4 3/4 Inches (80 X 150 X 8 Cm) © Courtesy of the Artist and Klein Sun Gallery
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Jintan City, Jiangsu Province, China
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1971    Born in Jintan City, Jiangsu Province, China

1994    Graduated from the Art Department of Jiangsu Technology Normal Academy, Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China

           Present  Independent artist living and working in Beijing, China

Solo Exhibitions: 

2006    Man-Made Environment The Little Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

2010    Some Years – White Box Museum of Art, 798, Beijing, China.

           It’s Coming –Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, China.

Group Exhibitions: 

2010    Anywhere, Bangkok streets, Thailand.

           Cold form, CCC-SPACE, Beijing, China.

2009    The Home court – White Box Museum of Art, 798, Beijing, China.

           Body Art:  New Photography from China, IDEA Space, Colorado College, USA

           Outlaw - The Spring of Caochangdi, Li-SPACE, Caochangdi, Beijing.

           Contemporary Art Exhibition in China and Indonesia,Vanessa Art Link, Beijing,

           Rave Forum, The Spring of Caochangdi, Li-SPACE, Caochangdi, Beijing.


2008    Bird Hunting Expedition, T-Space ,798, Beijing, China

           7 Days, St. Tomas University, Manila, Philippines

           Houston Fotofestival 08, Houston, TX, USA

           Body in Chinese Performance Art, Denver, Colorado, USA

           Look Like, Vanessa Art Link, Beijing, China

           Deep pond and Float Chamber, Qinghe Current Art Center, Nanjing, China

           We Shall Overcome, Li Space, Caochangdi, Beijing, China

           Joy,Pax Project Space,Beijing, China


2007    “¥%?…@¥!#饿¥钱“Tang Contemporary Art, 798, Beijing, China

           China Under Construction Contempoary Art Exhibition, Deb Colton, Houston, USA

           Art Beijing, Contemporary Art Fair, Front Line Contemporary, Beijing, China

           Festival de Performance Pasage de la Paz, Off Ample Espace, Barcelona, Spain


2006     Video-Easy: Video Art from China & Australia,Hart Centre, 798, Beijing, China

           China-Amber Ferrero Gallery, Nice, France

           Double-Kick Cracker Tang Contemporary Art, 798, Beijing, China

           Fragmented Gaze: Video Art from the PRC Deb Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA


2005    Renovation, Long March Space, 798 Space, Beijing

           Ten Thousands Years, Post-Contemporary City, Beijing

           Transparent Box, Jian Wai SOHU, Beijing

           International Contemporary Art Exhibition, (Ethan Cohen Fine Arts space), Miami, USA


2003    Live Action Performance Art Exhibition, 798 Space, Beijing

           Second Hand Reality, Today Gallery, Beijing

           DNA Visual Art Exhibition, Nanxin Warehouse, Beijing

           Drifting: Contemporary Art Open House, Post Modern Center, Beijing

           I am China: Impressions of China Annual Exhibition, SOHO, Beijing


2002    Dazzle: Satellite Art Exhibition, Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China

          Pingyao International Photography Exhibition, Pingyao, Shanxi Province, China

          Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibit, Red Square Gallery, Beijing

          N-PLY Identity, Modern Art Exhibition, Military Museum, Nanjing, China


2001   Knowledge is Power: Contemporary Art Exhibit, Xidan Book Emporium, Beijing

          Dialogue-The Other: Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibit, Bari, Italy

          Zero Degrees Centigrade, Installation Exhibit, Beijing Bridge Art Workshop, Beijing


2000    Man and Animal: Contemporary Performance Art Exhibition, Nanjing, China


1999    Plan Photography, Invitational Experimental Art Exhibition, Changzhou, China

           Ordinary Folk, Art Academy of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

           An Unusual Way of Writing, Art Academy of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China


1998    Floating,Nanjing, China


1997    Chinese Contemporary Travelling Art Exhibition – Europe, Amsterdam, Holland

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