Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Kan Xuan 阚萱

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Kan Xuan

 
 

阚萱

 
     

 

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biography  
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1972

Kan Xuan was born in Xuancheng, Anhui Province, China.

   

1993

She studied video at the Art Academy of China, Hangzhou.

 

 

2002

She was in residency at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam.

   

2005

The Netherlands awarded her the Prix de Rome.

   
 

She made photographs, performances and videos.

   

2010

She toured China for two years in search of the imperial tombs and reported 164 videos

 

of 400 photos taken with her I-phone and looped in a short story, for her project:

 

Millet Mounds ( name given by the peasants to ruined mounds ).

   

2014

She received the Best Artist Award at the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards.

   
 

She lives and works in Beijing and Amsterdam.

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 


 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       

 

  Italy  

2008

09.02 03 05

Continua Gallery

Kan Xuan! ai !

 

 

San Gimignano

 

 

     

 

  China  

2009

 

Arrow Factory

Light

   

Beijing

 
       
    China  

 2012

15.09 10.11

UCCA  

Millet Mounds

   

Beijing

 
       
    United Kingdom  

2016

 

Ikon Gallery

Kan Xuan

 

 

Birmingham

 
       

 

     

 

     
       

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Collective exhibitions  
selection

 
       

 

 

France

 

2003

 

Centre Pompidou

Alors la Chine?

 

 

Paris

 

 

     

 

  China  

2005

 

The Second Guangzhou Triennial

Beyond

 

 

Guangzhou

 

 

     

 

  Italy  

2007

 

52 th Biennial

Everyday Miracles: 4 femmes

    Venice

artistes au Pavillon chinois

       
    China  

2008

 

UCCA

Our Future

   

Beijing

 
       
    Russia  

2009

  Biennial

Video programme

    Moscow  
       
    China  

2010

 

World expo 2010

Dialogue 2010

 

 

Shanghai

 

 

     

 

  Korea  

2010

  8ème Biennale

10,000 Lives

 

 

Gwangju

 

 

     

 

  China  

2012

  4th Triennial

The Unseen

 

 

Guangzhou

 

 

     

 

  Italy  

2013

 

55th Biennial

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico

 

  Venice  

 

     

 

  United Kingdom  

2014

  Asia Triennial  
    Manchester  

 


 

 

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Galleria Continua San Gimignano  Beijing  Les Moulins  Habana

www.galleriacontinua.com

   


 
 

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Kan Xuan exhibition :  Millet Mounds
15.09 to 15.10 2012   UCCA  Beijing

 
 

 
 

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