Miao Xiaochun
Resume Info Exhibitions Artworks Comments Video/interview

Born in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China, 1964. Graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

and the Kunsthochschule Kassel, Germany. Professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

Group Exhibitions(Selected)


Go China-New world Order,Present-day Installation Art and Photography, Groninger Museum,Groningen, the Netherlands

Re-Imagining Asia,The House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany

China Design Now, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, U.K.

New Contemporary Art from China, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K.

China Gold, Museum Maillol, Paris, France

SyntheticTimes-Media Art China 2008, NAMOC (National Museum of China), Beijing, China

55 Days in Valencia,Institut Valencia d’Art Modern(IVAMS), Valencia, Spain


China- Facing Reality,Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna,Vienna,Austria

China Now,Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen, the Netherlands

Red Hot: Contemporary Asian Art Rising , Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA

Floating-New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea

Thermocline of Art-New Asian Waves,ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany

Chinese Contemporary Photography and Video, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea

New Directions from China:China New Media Art, Plug.in,Basel, Switzerland

Contemporary Photography from China. Zhuyi! China!, ARTIUM, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporaneo, Vitoria -Gasteiz, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelone, Spain

Passion for Art, Essl Museum, Austria

MADE INCHINA,Louisiana Museum of Modern Art,Louisiana,Humlebaek,Denmark; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel


SUSI: Key to Chinese Art Today, Metropolitan Museum, Manila, the Philippines

China now—Art at a time of transformation, Essl Museum, Austria

Totalstadt: Beijing case, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany

New Urban Reality: Chinese Contemporary Art , Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Scapes: The Century and Paradise,2nd Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu, China

Mahjong—Chinese Contemporary Art from Uli Sigg Collection, 2005-2007 Exhibition tour at Art Museum Bern, Switzerland, 2005; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany, 2006; China Today(China Hoje),Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil(CCBB), 2007; Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria,2007

Re-Viewing the City, Guangzhou international Photo Biennale, Guangdong Museum of Art


Between Past and Future-New Photography and Video from China , 2004-2006 Exhibition tour at International Center of Photography and Asia Society, New York, U.S.A., 2004; Smart Museum of Art and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, U.S.A., 2004; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, U.S.A., 2005; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, U.K., 2005; Haus der Kulturen der Welt,Berlin, Germany, 2006; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., 2006.; Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., 2006

Spellbound Aura-The new vision of Chinese Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art,

Taibei, Taiwan


Me and More, Museum of Art Lucerne, Switzerland


Golden Harvest-Chinese Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia,

China-Tradition and Modern, Ludwig Museum, Oberhausen , Germany

Media City Seoul 2002 and 2006, The 2nd and the 4th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul, Korea

Urban Creation, Shanghai Biennale 2002, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

One-Artist Exhibitions(Selected)

MiaoXiaochun | The Last Judgment in Cyberspace, 2007, Contemporary Visual Art Projects South Australia 2007, Contemporary Art Centre of SA INC., Australia

Miao Xiaochun: Urban Landscape, 2006, John Hope Franklin Center of Duke University, USA.

Image+Imagination, 2006;H2O-A Study of Art History, 2007, Osage Contemporary Art Space, H.K.

Viewpoint, 2006; H2O-A Study of Art History, 2007, White Space Beijing, 798 Beijing, China

The Last Judgment in Cyberspace, 2006; H2O-A Study of Art History, 2007, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin | Beijing, Berlin, Germany

Phantasmagoria,2004; The Last Judgment in Cyberspace, 2006; H2O-A Study of Art History, 2007, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A

Linger, 2002,Gallery Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland

From East to West and back to East, 2001, Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing,China