BIRDHEAD is an artist collective (Song Tao & Ji Weiyu) focuses on photography. There oeuvre consists of photographic images of daily life, personal hobbies and traveling. After developing, arranging and mounting, the snap-shot aesthetic of their extensive and accumulative photos constitute "Birdhead World" series. "Birdhead's World" exists as exhibitions and also catalogues.
JI Weiyu (1980) and SONG Tao (1979) were both born in Shanghai where they now reside and work today. Both of them graduated from the Shanghai Arts and Crafts School in 2000. Birdhead's recent exhibitions include: Birdhead-Art Unlimited Art Basel 2016, Basel, Switzerland (2016); Welcome to Birdhead World Again, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai (2015); The 6th Moscow Biennale, How to gather? Acting in a city in the heart of the island of Eurasia, Moscow, Russia(2015); New Photography 2012, MoMA, NewYork, U.S.A.(2012); Reactivation - 9th Shanghai Biennale, Power Station of Art, Shanghai(2012); The 54th Venice Biennale - ILLUMInations, Venice, Italy (2011); China Power Station - part 4, Pinacoteca Agnelli, Torino, Italy (2010); The World of Other's: A Contemporary Art Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai (2008); China Power Station II, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway (2007). And their solo exhibitions include: Welcome to Birdhead World Again-Beijing 2012, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing(2012); Birdhead: New Village, EX3 Centro per l'arte Contemporanea Firenze, Florence, Italy (2011); Artist File 2011 The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art, National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan (2011); Welcome to the World of Birdhead Again-2010, Guangzhou; Lianzhou (2010); Birdhead 2006+2007 Photography Show, BizART, Shanghai (2007).
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