b. 1980 Artist’s CV
Gao Lei was born in 1980 in Changsha. Graduated in 2006 from the Central Academy of Fine Arts with a BA in Digital Media, Gao Lei currently lives and works in Shanghai. His selected solo exhibitions include：Gao Lei (organized by A+ Contemporary, Asia Art Center Taipei ll, Taipei, 2017) , WILDERNESS (White Space, Beijing, 2016), Gao Lei’s Solo Exhibition (Arario Gallery, Shanghai, 2014), Gao Lei．WINDOWSKY (Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, 2014), PROJECTIONS (Arario Gallery, Seoul, 2012), Objec[ts]pace – Photography Works by Gao Lei (Aye Gallery, Beijing, 2008). His selected group exhibitions include: A Catalyst for Contemporary Culture in China (UCCA, Beijing, 2017) , Works of Post 80’s after 2008 from Long Museum Collection (Long Museum, Shanghai, 2016), ACROSS THE DIVIDE (Rosenfeld Porcini Gallery, London, 2016), TURNING POINT：Contemporary Art in China since 2000 (Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, 2016), NEW VOICES – A DSL COLLECTION STORY (Klein Sun Gallery, New York, 2016), WE – A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists (chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, 2016), AFTER UTOPIA：Revisiting The Ideal in Asian Contemporary Art (Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, 2015), The 2nd CAFAM·Future Exhibition Observer-Creator: The Reality Representation of Chinese Young Art (CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, 2015), DAS ICH IM ANDEREN (Stiftung Mercator, Essen, Germany, 2011), BEIJING TIME. LA HORA DE CHINA－A panoramic vision of contemporary art in China (Casa Asia/SEEI/ Matadero Madrid, Madrid, 2010), Chinetik (Littmann Culture Projects and Tinguely Museum, Basel ; Littmann Culture Projects and IVAM (the Valencian Institute of Modern Art), Valencia, Spain, 2009), Metropolis Now – Chinese Contemporary Art (National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Meridian International Center, Washington DC), China’s ReVision－Chinese Contemporary Art (Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany, 2008), Butterfly Dream－MoCA Envisage II (Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, 2008), Floating－Modern Chinese Art Exhibition in Commemoration between Korea and China (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, 2007), Yokohama International New Media Art Festival (Yokohama, 2006), In the Line of Flight: The Millennium Dialogue – 2nd Beijing International New Media Arts Exhibition (China Millennium Monument, Beijing, 2005).