ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊
Home | Exhibitions | Artists | Research | Press | Shop | Space

b. 1983, works and lives in Singapore
other links
1983 Born in Singapore
2008 Founded Institute of Critical Zoologists

2005 -2008 Camberwell College of Arts, London
2010 -2011 Master, London College of Communications, London

2021 Excellence Award, New Cosmos of Photography 2021, Tokyo, Japan
Still Image 2nd Place, Julius Baer Next Generation Art Prize, Singapore
2020 Silvana S. Foundation Commission Award, Singapore
2011 Deutsche Bank Award In Photography, University of the Arts London, London, U.K.
2010 Young Artist Award, Singapore
2009 Arts Creation Fund, National Arts Council, Singapore
United Overseas Bank (UOB) Painting of the Year Award, Singapore
2008 Honourable Mention, Photo­Levallois Festival, Paris, France

2019 Finalist, 12th Benesse Prize, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2017 Finalist, Hugo Boss Asia Art Award, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai
2016 -2018 Nominee, Prix Elysée, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
2014 Finalist, APB Foundation Signature Art Prize, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Solo Exhibitions (Selected | All)
2024 Seeing Forest, Singapore Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition, Arsenale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
2023 Robert Zhao Renhui: Monuments in the Forest, ShanghART, Shanghai
2020 Robert Zhao Renhui: The Lines We Draw, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
2019 Effect, Orange County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
New Forest, Mind Set Art Center, Taipei
The Lines We Draw, Yalu River Art Museum, Dandong
2018 The Nature Museum (Athens), Fast Forward Festival 5, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, Greece
The Institute of Critical Zoologists Final Report of the Christmas Island Expert Working Group, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore
2017 The Nature Museum (Shanghai), Hugo Boss Asia Art 2017, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai
The Nature Museum, Singapore International Festival of Art, 72-13, Singapore
Zhao Renhui: Christmas Island, Naturally, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
The Bizarre Honour, Chip Bee Gardens, Singapore
Singapore, Very Old Tree, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
2015 The Nature Collector-Robert Zhao Renhui, ShanghART Main Space, Shanghai
The Tree That Fell, The Substation, Singapore
A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
2014 The Last Thing You See, 2902 Gallery, Singapore
Flies Prefer Yellow, Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, U.S.A.
2012 The Institute of Critical Zoologists, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, U.K.
2011 The Land Archive, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
2010 The Whiteness of a Whale, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2009 If a Tree Falls in the Forest, The Substation, Singapore

Group Exhibitions (Selected | All)
2024 Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Jut Art Museum, Taipei
In Stranger Lands: Cocoa’s Journeys to Asia, Nguyen Art Foundation, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Translations: Afro-Asian Poetics, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
2023 14th Gwangju Biennale, Soft and Weak Like Water, Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall, Gwangju, South Korea
2022 The First Beijing Biennial, National Base for International Cultural Trade, Beijing Friendship Store; M Woods Museum (Qianliang Hutong), Beijing
The 9th edition Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture, Sub Venue Pingshan Dawanshiju Dawan Unplugged, Pingshan Art Museum, Shenzhen
Living Pictures: Photography in Southeast Asia, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore
Entrance, ShanghART Singapore 10th Anniversary Exhibition, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
2021 Super Fusion - 2021 Chengdu Biennale, Tianfu Art Park, Chengdu
Posthuman Ensemble, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea
2020 From the Mundane World, Launch Exhibition of He Art Museum, He Art Museum, Foshan
In The Forest, Even The Air Breathes, GAMeC Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy
Busan Biennale: Words at an Exhibition, an exhibition in ten chapters and five poems, Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Busan, South Korea
Meditations in an Emergency, UCCA, Beijing
2019 Singapore Biennale 2019, Every Step in the Right Direction, National Gallery Singapore; Gillman Barracks etc., Singapore
Observe, Experiment, Archive, Sunderland Museum and Winter Garden, London, U.K.
An Opera for Animals, Para Site, Hong Kong
2018 The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9), Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane, Australia
Taipei Biennial 2018, Post-Nature: A Museum as an Ecosystem, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Civilization: The Way We Live Now, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, U.S.A
2017 Disappearing Legacies: The World as Forest, Centrum für Naturkunde at the Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
JIWA: Jakarta Biennale 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia
7th International Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: Clouds⇄Forests, Moscow, Russia
Chobi Mela IX, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2016 Holzwege, ShanghART, Shanghai
20th Biennale of Sydney, The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed, Sydney, Australia
2015 2015 Biel-Bienne Festival of Photography, Switzerland
Les Rencontres d'Arles expositions, Arles Discovery Awards Exhibition, Arles, France
Pause, PhotoBangkok, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
2014 Ocean of Possibilities, Noorderlicht Festival of Photography, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Busan Biennale Special Exhibition (Asian Curatorial): Going, Going until I Meet the Tide, Busan, South Korea
Mapping Asia, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong
Unearthed, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Ghost Nature, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, U.S.A.
Projections Animalieres, La Box, Bourges at The École Nationale Supérieure d'Art, France
The Land Archive, 24/7, Sculpture Square, Singapore
2013 President’s Young Talents 2013, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Photoquai 4, Museum de Branly, Paris, France
Novel Ecologies, Cross Art Projects, Sydney, Australia
International Festival of Photography, Mineiro Museum, Brazil
Adapting to the Anthropocene, UNESCO House, Paris, France
Beast Bloom for Thee, Canna Galari, Jakarta, Indonesia
2012 EDIT: Image Fetish and Phobia, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai
Earth Works, Ten Artists on Land and Industry, PPOW Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Right Here, Right Now, Format International Photography Festival, Derby, U.K.
Terra Cognita, Noorderlitcht Festival of Photography, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Future­Proof, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Hijacked III, Contemporary Photography From the UK and Australia, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, Australia
2011 We Who Saw Signs, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
Territories of the Real and Unreal, Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Not Too Far Away, 2902 Gallery, Singapore
2010 A Touch of Violence, National Gallery of Arts, Tirana, Albania
Haven’t You Heard?, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
When Species Meet : A Gaze That is Non­human, MoMA Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Emerging Wave, GoEun Museum of Photography, South Korea
2009 Photocinema, Format International Photography Festival, Derby, U.K.
2008 We Decided to Go to the Zoo But It Was Raining, Photo­ Levallois Festival, Paris, France

Projects (Selected | All)

Film Festivals (All | Selected)
2022 Painting with Light, Festival of International Films on Art, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore

CBW Collection, Taiwan
Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, Paris, France
Statoil Art Collection, Stavanger, Norway
National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
UOB Art Collection, Singapore
Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France; San Francisco, U.S.A.
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
M+ Collection, Hong Kong
UBS Art Collection, UBS Global
Tate Collection, London, U.K.


© Copyright ShanghART Gallery 1996-2024

沪公网安备 31010402001234号