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Yan Xing

Yan Xing was born in Chongqing in 1986, he graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 2009 with a bachelor degree. In 2012 he won the Best Young Artist Award by CCAA (Chinese Contemporary Art Award). The same year, he was a nominee for the Future Generation Art Prize 2012.

His works involve an extremely broad range of creative media, including performance, video, installation and painting, among others. His works have been shown at institutions such as: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), Houston, USA; Central House of Artists (CHA), Moscow, Russia; Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK; National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia; Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China; China Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM), Beijing, China; Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China; Today Art Museum, Beijing, China; OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT), Shenzhen, China. He has also been featured at Moscow International Biennale for Young Art (2012), Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale (2012).

He current lives and works in Beijing and Los Angeles.