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Stop Imagining , 2013 Live Performance, Installation, Slide Projector & Slide, C-print Image, Ladders Dimensions Variable © Li Ran
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Another Modern Artist , 2013 Black and White & Sound, Single Channel Video 7’02” © Li Ran
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Another Modern Artist, 13 Black and White & Sound, Single Channel Video © Li Ran
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Mont Sainte-Victoire , 2012 Live Performance & Video Installation Dimensions Variable © Li Ran
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Mont Sainte-Victoire, Exhibition Shot © Photo Courtesy of Edward Sanderson, Magician Space, and the artist
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Beyond Geography , 2012 Color & Sound HD Video Installation Dimensions Variable / 23’09” © Li Ran
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Beyond Geography, 2012 Color & Sound HD Video Installation Dimensions Variable / 23’09” © Li Ran
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Born Again , 2012 Color & Sound Single Channel Video © Li Ran
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From Truck Driver to the Political Commissar of the Mounted Troops , 2012 Black and White & Sound, Single Channel Video 8’51” © Li Ran
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I Want To Talk To You, But Not To All Of You , 2012 Dual-channel HD Video Installation & Color Print Photos 04’08” & 33’09”, Dimensions Variable © Li Ran
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I Want To Talk To You, But Not To All Of You, 2012 Dual-channel HD Video Installation & Color Print Photos 04’08” & 33’09”, Dimensions Variable © Li Ran
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Pretty Knowledge , 2012 Sound & Color Dual-channel Video Installation 6’27”; Dimensions Variable © Li Ran
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The significance of communication — #2,Yellow And Back , 2011 Oil on Canvas 160 × 120 Cm © Li Ran
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Classify , 2011 Oil on Painting 140 Cm × 110 Cm © Li Ran
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Long Reading – Tower Installation , 2008 Pulp Variable Size © Li Ran
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Another “The Other Story” (still), 2013 © Courtesy of the Artist and Kadist Art Foundation
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Born Again, 2012 Single-channel & Sound Video 5’ 30”, Variable Size © the artist, courtesy of Aike-Dellarco Gallery, Shanghai
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Hubei, China
Birth year
1986
Lives in
Beijing, China
Works in
Beijing, China
Representing galleries
Statement
Li Ran is an artist working with video and performance. He graduated from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Oil Painting Department with a BFA, and currently lives and works in Beijing. In 2008, he co-founded the artist group '公司/Company.'

 

Li Ran CV

1986 Born in Hubei, China.

2008 Founder and member of COMPANY

Currently lives and works in Beijing, China

 

Education

Graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Oil Painting Department with BFA, Chongqing, China, 2009

 

Solo Exhibition

2013

Another “The Other Story”, ”Discoveries”- Hong Kong Art Basel, with Aike-dellarco gallery, Hong Kong, China

2012

I Want To Talk To You, But Not All Of You, Goethe-Institut Open Space, Shanghai, China

Pretty Knowledge, Aike-dellarco, Shanghai, China    

Mont Sainte-Victoire, Magician Space, Beijing, China

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013

FORMER WEST: Documents, Constellations, Prospects, Haus der Kulturen der Welt(HKW), Berlin, Germany

The Experimental Practices from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China

I’m Not Involved In Aesthetic Progress: A Rethinking of Performance, Star Gallery-­‐C5 Qikeshu Creative Park, Beijing, China  

Alternatives to Ritual – case of OCAT, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal(OCAT), ShenZhen, China

ON|OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China

2012

The Discreet Charm of Bourgeoisie - Contemporary Visions on China, Yi&C, Taipei,  Taiwan

Focus Asia – Beyond Geography, Art Toronto 2012, Toronto, Canada

Unfinished Country: New Video from China, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), Houston, USA

ROUNDTABLE, The 9th Gwangju Biennale 2012, Gwangju, Korea

The First “CAFAM · Future” Exhibition, Cafa Museum, Beijing, China

Accidental Message: Art is not a System, not a World – The Seventh Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT), Shenzhen, China

Isomer, Screenage Art Phenomenon Exhibition – Photo Beijing Thematic Exhibition, 2012 Art Beijing, Beijing, China. 

2011

Little Movements: Self-practice in Contemporary Art, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT), Shenzhen, China

The Personal is Public, Aike-dellarco gallery, Shanghai, China

Micro Intervention, The 4th 54 International Young Art Festivals, Multimedia Art Unit, 798, Beijing, China

In The Perfect World…, Meulensteen gallery, New York, USA

Man For Himself, Art Channel, Beijing, China

The Third Party-A Group Celebration!, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China

Transcendental-Group Show of Emerging Artists, Aether Space, Beijing, China

2010

Mummery, Art Channel, Beijing, China

A Project – Incommunicable, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China

Use The Hand Do The Job, Shift Space, Shanghai, China

2009

The 6th Small Productions Event, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

2007

Dream Plant contemporary art exhibition, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China