Li Ran, 1986 born in Hubei, graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Oil Painting Department with BFA in 2009. He now lives and works in Shanghai. Li Ran was nominated for the "Future Generation Art Prize" at the Pinchuk Art Center in Kyiv, Ukraine (2017), and he received the Best Artist Award at the 4th Moscow International Youth Art Biennial (2014).
Current exhibitions include: Polyphonic Strategies: The Moving Image and its Expanded Fields, New Century Art Foundation, Beijing (2021); The Racing Will Continue, The Dancing Will Stay, Times Museum, Guangzhou (2019); The exhibition of annual of contemporary art of China 2017, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing (2018); Li Ran: Life of the Pilgrim, ShanghART Beijing, Beijing (2017); Clod Night, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing (2017); Future Generation Art Prize, Collateral Event of the 57th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, Italy (2017); Museum no/off - Encounters with Pompidou, Center Pompidou-ESPACE, Pairs, France (2016); Artists’ Film Club: Li Ran, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, England (2015); Many Place at Once, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA (2014); Looking Forward, La Biennale de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
(2014); FORMER WEST: Documents, Constellations, Prospects, Haus der Kulturen der Welt(HKW), Berlin, Germany (2013); ROUNDTABLE, The 9th Gwangju Biennale 2012, Gwangju, Korea (2012) etc.