Artists

Sun Xun

Sun Xun was born in 1980 in Fuxin Liaoning Province, China.

After graduating from Print-making Department of the China Academy of Fine Arts in 2005, he started his own animation studio, Pi, in 2006. His work has been screened at numerous festivals, including the 2007 Torino Film Festival, and has been shown in exhibitions at the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art and at ShanghART. For his first show at an American museum, he inhabited the Vault Gallery at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles for over a week to develop the site-specific installation New China. Sun Xun became Best Young Artist at Chinese Contemporary Art Awards in 2010.

Now he works and lives in Hangzhou.