Chronologie

1964
Born in Wuxi Jiangsu, China
1982 – 1986
Nanjing University
1986 – 1989
Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing
1989 – 1995
Lived as an independent artist in Beijing, China
1995 – 1999
Kunsthochschule Kassel, Germany
Presently teaches Photography and Digital Media at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Expositions

2011
Beijing Handscrolls, Guardini Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Future Pass – From Asia to the World, 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2010
MACROMANIA, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany (solo)
BEIJING INDEX, ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Two big video works, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (solo)
2010 Chinese Landscapes Reconsidered, Galerie Moderne Chinesische Malerei des Museums für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
BEIJING TIME | URBANO DEMASIADO URBANO, Casa Asia, Madrid, Spain
Reshaping History – Chinart from 2000-2009, National Conference Center, Beijing, China
China Design Now, Portland Museum of Art, Oregon, USA
Speed and Chaos: Into the Future of Asian Art, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, USA
State of the Dao – Chinese Contemporary Art, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA
2009
Guangzhou Photo Biennial 2009, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Ein Bild ist ein Bild | The WUNDERkammer (higgledy-piggledy), ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin, Germany
Open Vision, National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
China Design Now, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA
Photography in China, Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
FotoRio – Vídeo Short List/Dream Machine, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói, Niterói, RJ, Brazli
Next Nature, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
INDEX, WHITE SPACE BEIJING and ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BEIJING, Beijing, China (solo)
MICROCOSM, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA (solo)
MICROCOSM, Arario Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
CHINA – Ein anderer Blick, Kunstverein Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany
2008
Synthetic Times – Media Art China 2008, NAMOC, Beijing, China
China Gold, Musée Maillol, Paris, France
55 Days in Valencia. Chinese Art Meeting, IVAM Centre Julio González, Valencia, Spain
Go China! Contemporary Chinese Art, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
China Design Now, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
The Revolution Continues: New Chinese Art, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Miao Xiaochun: Microcosmos, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin I Beijing, Berlin, Germany
2007
China Today (China Hoje) - Uli Sigg Collection, Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (CCBB)
Martell Artists of the Year 2007, joint-exhibition in National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
The 7th Photo Festival | China Contemporary Photo & Video, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Thermocline of Art - New Asian WavesCZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Whispering Wind: Recent Chinese Photography, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Floating-New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Red Hot: Contemporary Asian Art Rising, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
China- Facing RealityCMuseum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna, Vienna, Austria
China NowCCobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
ARROGANCE & ROMANCE, Ordos Art Museum, Ordos, China
MADE IN CHINA, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Louisiana, USA: Humlebaek, Denmark
Passion for Art / Leidenschaft Kunst, Essl Collection, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Collective Identity, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK; Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong
Dragonfs Evolution- Chinese Contemporary Photography, China Square Art Center, New York, USA
Contemporary Photography from China: Zhuyi! China! ARTIUM, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporaneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Rencontres dfArles Festival, Arles, France
New Directions from ChinaFChina New Media Art, [Plug.in], Basel, Switzerland
Miao Xiaochun | H2O, ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Miao Xiaochun: H2O-A Study of Art History, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China (solo)
Miao Xiaochun: H2O-A Study of Art History, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA (solo)
Miao Xiaochun: H2O-A Study of Art History, Osage Contemporary Art Space, H.K (solo)
Miao Xiaochun: H2O-A Study of Art History, Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore (solo)
Miao Xiaochun | The Last Judgment in Cyberspace Contemporary visual art projects South Australia 2007 CContemporary Art Centre of SA INC, ParksideCSouth Australia, Australia (solo)
2006
Miao Xiaochun: The Last Judgment in Cyberspace, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA; ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin, Germany; WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China (solo)
A Birdview, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai, China (solo)
Image+Imagination, Osage Contemporary Art Space, Hong Kong (solo)
Viewpoint, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing, China (solo)
Miao Xiaochun: Urban Landscape, John Hope Franklin Center of Duke University, North Carolina, USA (solo)
FotoFreo, International Photography Festival, Australia
Seduced and Abandoned, Factory 0, Dashanzi Art District, Beijing, China
Signes dfexistence, Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Another World. Photography from China, Gallery Lukas Feichtner, Vienna, Austria
New Urban Reality: Chinese Contemporary Art, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Holland
Poetic Reality: A Reinterpretation of Jiangnan, RCM Art Museum, Nanjing, China
Totalstadt: Beijing Case, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany
Unclear and Clearness, 2006 Heyri Asia Project | Chinese contemporary Art Festival, Heyri, Seoul, Korea
SUSI: Key to Chinese Art Today, Metropolitan Museum, Manila, the Philippines
Ultra-Sense, Seoul International Photo Festival, Korea
CHINA NOW - Art at a time of transformation, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Media City Seoul 2006, The 4th Seoul international Media Art Biennale, Seoul, Korea
Walking About the Garden, Confucius Gallery, Beijing, China
Mahjong – Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
MoCA Envisagel – Entry Gate: Chinese Aesthetics of Heterogeneity, MoCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China
City skin-images of the contemporary Metropolis, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Between Past and Future – New Photography and Video from China Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA (solo)
Sightseeing, SCA Galleries, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia
2005
Asia: the place to Be?, ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin, Germany
Re-Viewing the City, Guangzhou international Photo Biennale, Guangdong Art Museum, China
Mahjong—Chinese Contemporary Art from the Sigg Collection, Art Museum Bern, Switzerland
The Second Reality-Chinese Contemporary Photography, Piazza of the Berlaymont EU Building, Brussels, Belgium
Guangzhou international Photo Biennale, Guangdong Art Museum, Gunagzhou, China
The city in 360 degrees,Beijing new art projects, Dashanzi art district
Chengdu Biennale 2005
Making a new relationship - The Art Ethics, Dimensions Art Center
Confluentes II,international artists in Ludwig Museum Koblenz, Germany
Between Past and Future-New Photography and Video from China, Victoria and Albert Museum .London,UK
City of dreams, The Red Mansion Foundation, London, UK
Art Forum Berlin 2005, Berlin, Germany
City skin-images of the contemporary metropolis, Gallery Tap Seac, Macao, Shenzhen Art Museum, China
Grounding Reality: New Generation of Chinese Contemporary art in the Seoul Art Center, South Korea
Skin of City, Tashi Art Museum, Macao
Mahjong - Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg , Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Museum of Conremporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA
Urban legend, 798 space, Beijing, China
Harvest-chinese Photography Exposition, Art Scene Warehouse Shanghai, China
Art Toronto 2005, Toronto, Canada
Pinyao International Photo Fair 2005
2004
Miao Xiaochun and Rivka Rinn, White Space 797, Art Space, Beijing
Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China", ICP International Center of Photography, New York, USA
Le Printemps de Chine, CRAC ALSAC, Altkirch, France
LiuHaiSu, Art Museum Shanghai, China
PingYao in Paris, MK2, Paris, France
Spellbound Aura-The New Vision of Chinese Photography, Museum of contemporary Art, TaiBei, Taiwan
Beyond Boundaries, The Shanghai Gallery of Art, China
Performance of the Body, Contemporary Chinese Photography, Visual Gallery, Photokina, Cologne, Germany: ALEXANDER OCHS GALLERIES BERLIN | BEIJING, Berlin, Germany
A Visitor from the Past, Epson Photo Gallery, Shanghai-Beijing, China (solo)
Phantasmagoria, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A (solo)
2003
Modernization & Urbanization-Asia Art Now, Marronnier Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Encounter, Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Modernization & Urbanization-Asia Art Now, Marronnier Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Encounter, Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing; Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Asia Art Now, Seoul, Korea
Left Hand and Right Hand, 798 Art District, Sanhe Art Center, Beijing, China
CAFA, Art museum, Beijing, China
New Works,Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (solo)
me & more, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
2002
Linger, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland (solo)
Urban creation, Shanghai Biennale 2002, Shanghai Art Museum, China
China - Tradition und Modernity, Ludwig Galerie Schloss Oberhausen, Germany
Media City Seoul 2002, The 2nd Seoul international media art biennale, Seoul, Korea
Golden Harvest, Chinese Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
Fantasia, East Modern Art Center, Beijing, China
Under Construction, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
2001
From East to West and back to East, Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (solo)
1999
Kulturbegegnungen, Gallery Stellwerk, Kassel, Germany (solo)
1998
Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (solo)
1994
Beijing Art Museum, China (solo)
1994
Shanghai Art Museum, China (solo)
1992
National Museum of Chinese history, Beijing, China (solo)
1991
Beijing Art Museum, China (solo)

Publications

2007
China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007. www.chinaartbook.de