Dream

2020. Gold-plated stainless steel. 200×257cm.

Sooner or Later 01_1

2020. Gold-plated stainless steel, Epson ultra giclée print. 110×103×20cm.

Sooner or Later 01_2

2020. Gold-plated stainless steel, Epson ultra giclée print. 40×58×19cm.

Sooner or Later 03_1

2020. Gold-plated stainless steel, Epson ultra giclée print. 142×62×21cm.

Sooner or Later 03_4

2020. Gold-plated stainless steel, Epson ultra giclée print. 65×45×13cm.

Sooner or Later 04_1

2020. Gold-plated stainless steel, Epson ultra giclée print. 73×42×18cm.

Sooner or Later 06_2

2020. Gold-plated stainless steel, Epson ultra giclée print. 32×49×11cm.

Icon Project

2020. Epson ultra giclée print. 69.9×46.6cm×8.

The Hands of an Apostle

2019. Epson ultra giclee print. 23×32cm×4, 23×52cm×1.

Bird, Balls, Stars and Book

2019. Gold-plated stainless steel. 200×200×270cm.

Outside the window was Florence. On the table was death: Everyone

2019. Epson ultra giclee print. 200×550cm.

Year-end

2019. Epson ultra giclee print. 21.5×32.5cm×37.

触地印

2018. Film still. Single-channel video, loop, 16-9. 7’24”.

Leave the Dusk and Our Kid to Me

2017. Epson ultra giclee print. 206×80cm.

Unaware of the oriole behind

2017. 球面拼贴. Variable size.

Lies

2016. Epson ultra giclee print. 149×84cm.

Object in Image

2015. 6-channel video. 00′ 20″ each.

The Profile

2012. Stainless Steel. 175×150cm.

Li Weiyi

Weiyi Li is an artist weiyi.li, designer weiyiandfriends.com, curator bigbadgallery.com, publisher re-publication.com and retailor currently-available.com who lives and works between these URLs.

 

Education

2015 – 2020 PhD, Royal College of Art, Innovation Design Engineering

2009 – 2012 MFA, Yale University, Graphic Design

2005 – 2009 BFA, Tongji University, Visual Communication Design

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Hive-Becoming XXVIII Weiyi Li: Personal Statement, Hive Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2015 Input, Art Data Lab, Beijing, China

2012 Family Album Project II, Fach & Asendorf Gallery, http://fa-g.org/

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 Morphing In-between, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

          X Museum Triennial 1st Edition: How Do We Begin?, X Museum, Beijing, China

2019 20×20, Guangzhou outdoor arts festival × SCREENROOM, Guangzhou, China

          Story: Born after the ‘85 new wave, Generation Y of contemporary Chinese art, National Agriculture Exhibition Center, Beijing, China

          Summer Fling, Hive Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

          Playbar, The First Zhejiang International Youth Art Festival, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

          Land of the Lustrous, UCCA Dune, Aranya, China

          Under the sign of the internet — connections and double meaning, CLC Galley Venture, Beijing, China

2018 Condition, Huayu Youth Award group exhibition, Huayu Art Centre, Sanya, China

          The Second Sex, Artnet Annual Selections, ART021 Shanghai, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

          DREAM VIDEO 100, Shanghai Dream Center, Shanghai, China

          Bad code, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

          Surpassing r=a(1-sinθ), QI MU SPACE, Beijing, China

          The restaurant at the end of the Universe, HITEL, Xiamen, China

          Flaneur’s Square, Hive Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

          Pity Party, SLEEPCENTER, New York, US

          Better Than Nothing, Dream Co. space, Beijing, China

          Work-in-progress Show 2018, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2017 Twin Interfaces, Shangduli, Zhujiajiao, Shanghai, China

          Shanghai Visual Art & Design Exhibition: Global Visual Art & Design 25, Liu Haisu Museum, Shanghai, China

          Youth Artists Commending Exhibition, Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai World EXPO Exhibition & Convention Center, Shanghai, China

          SCRAGGLY BEARD GRANDPA, CAPSULE SHANGHAI, Shanghai, China

          #tag, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

          Re: Game Spirit in Virtual Reality, Jianghong Museum, Hangzhou, China

          UNPUB Individual Art Books Exhibition, The 24th Beijing International Book Fair, China International Exhibition Center, Beijing, China

          Drawing Pogo, TAIKANG SPACE, Beijing, China

          Without Leaving Any Traces, MOCUBE, Beijing, China

          To Gaze & To Detach, THE DOOR ART, Beijing, China

2016 Over The Sea, J: Gallery, Shanghai, China

          The Amoy Meat Factory, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

          Sino-German Moving Image Exhibition and Forum, B3+Shanghai, Shanghai, China

          VPN/Very Productive Nation, Ying Space, Beijing, China

          LIGHT SHOW,No.126 Caochangdi, Beijing, China

          Factually Real Illusions, The Cook House Gallery, London, UK

          Total war or Nothing at all, J: Gallery, Shanghai, China

          Art Book in China, 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

          Mountain Sites: Views of Laoshan, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China

          Extravagant Imagination, the wonder of idleness, Madein the gallery, Shanghai, China

          456 Forum Screening Series, No.1 In the name of the media, Chinese American Arts Council, New York, US

          Re-, Flux Factory, New York, US

2015 Apartment Show, Open Art, Shanghai, China

          The Second Beijing Photo Biennial Photobook Exhibition, Beijing, China

          DREAMER Art Book Fair 2015, IMPACT9 International Printmaking Conference, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

          The Adventures of Image and Paper: Contemporary Chinese Photobooks, Gucang Contemporary Photo Gallery, Lanzhou, China

          The possibility of an island, Zhou Art Team, Xiamen, China

          CHINA 8 – CONTEMPORARY ART FROM CHINA AT RHINE & RUHR, Museum Folkwang (as a group member of Ma Daha), Essen, Germany

          Middle Ground, C-space, Beijing, China

          XII International Art Biennale Pintor Laxeiro, Lalin, Spain

          Go East: 50 Contemporary Photobooks from China 2009 – 2014, FORMAT International Photography Festival 15, Derby, UK

2014 ZHAIXIANGWUYU creative lab, Dalian, China

          Tomorrow’s party, UCCA (Collaborated with Boo York), Beijing, China

          Teach us to care and not to care, Teach us to sit still, BANK MABSOCIETY, Shanghai, China

2013 BI-CITY Biennial of Urbanism/Architecture (Collaborated with Max Harvey), Shenzhen, China

          1st Beijing Photo Biennial, Beijing, China

2012 China Design Exhibition, Shenzhen, China

          MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale School of Art, New Haven, US

          Chinese Independent Photobook Exhibition, Beijing, China

          eShelf http://www.eshelf.info/

2011 Death of Print Independent Book and Magazine Show, New York, US

          KIC Little World Open Art Exhibition, Shanghai, China

          Yale School of Art First-Year Student Show, New Haven, US

2008 International Students Exhibition of Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China

2007 Creative M50 Innovative Young Designer & Artists Exhibition, Shanghai, China

 

Awards & Fellowships

2018 Huayu Youth Award, Nominated

2010 – 2012 Sanyu Scholarship grantee

2012 Rebecca Taylor Porter Award

2009 Outstanding Graduates of Colleges and Universities in Shanghai

2008 International Students Exhibition of Shanghai Biennale, Honorable Mention

         SieMatic Scholarship of Tongji University, FIRST-CLASS

          Scholarship of Tongji University, FIRST-CLASS

          2007 Creative M50 Innovative Young Designer & Artists, the Silver Medal Chinese National Scholarship

          GREENCHAIN Logo Design Competition, the Bronze Medal

          Academy Award of Merit Students Exhibition, Tongji University

          the Second Prize Scholarship of Tongji University, FIRST-CLASS

2006 Academy Award of Merit Students Exhibition, Tongji University, the First Prize

          Scholarship of Tongji University, FIRST-CLASS

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