Chen Wei, Born in 1980, Zhejiang Province, China. Currently lives and works in Beijing.
He has been engaged in sound art and performance, and then turned to the video and installation. Chen Wei has exhibited extensively and internationally at numerous prestigious institutions and biennales.
Recent solo exhibition includes: The Club, Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne, Australia(2017); Noon Club, programmed by Francesco Bonami, JNBY Art Space, Hangzhou;In The Waves, chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai (2015).
Recent group exhibition includes: We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art, Asia Society Texas Center, Houston, USA; The Work in Progress: Photography from China, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany (2015);Performance and Imagination: Chinese Photography 1911 - 2014, Stavanger Art Museum, Stavanger, Norway (2014); My Generation: Young Chinese Artists, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL. and Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.A.(2014); ON | OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China (2012); 28 CHINESE, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, USA (2013), Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, USA(2015).
Chen Wei is awarded by Asia Pacific Photography Prize in 2011, and nominated by Prudential Eye Awards for Contemporary Asian Art in 2015.