Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Cang Xin  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Cang Xin

 
 

苍鑫

 
     

 

 © Cang Xin

 
biography  
exhibitions  
publications  
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1967

Cang Xin was born in Suihua, Heilongjiang province, in China.

   

1988

He enrolled the Tianjin Academy of Music.

   

1991

He was an early member of  the Beijing's artist colony, primarily performance

 

artists and photographers, located in the eastern outskirts of Beijing,

 

called Dong Cun ( East Village ).

   

1993

He realized his Virus series  : n°1

   

1994

He realized his Virus series : Trample the Face

   

1996

He began his Communication series in which he photographed himself licking

 

various locations and objects representative of the Culture :

 

The great Wall or  Tiananmen  square for China,  

 

and later, it will be Big Ben for London and the Reichstag for German.

   

1997

He realized Program for the Patient : Auto-write.

   
 

In Identity exchange series, he borrowed clothes from people around him,

 

and at the same time, the social statuts and image that embody clothing.

   

2006

In the unification of Heaven and Man series, he explored the relationship

 

between shamanism and perfomance art.

   
  He lives and works today in Beijing.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 
 

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Solo exhibitions
  selection

 
       

2006

 

Xindong Cheng Space

Existence in Translation Cang Xin

    Beijing 1993-2006
       

2006

 

Chancery Lane Gallery

Existence in Translation Cang Xin

 

  Hong Kong 1993-2006

 

     

2006

 

East Link Gallery

Different Life

 

  Shanghai  
       

2008

 

Chancery Lane Gallery

Cang Xin: Mythology - 10

    Hong Kong  
       

2014

19.07 30.08 Leo Gallery Metamorphosis
    Shanghai  
       

 

     
       
    United kingdom  

2007

 

The Red Mansion Foundation

Identity Exchange

    London  
       
    Indonesia

Cang Xin

2007

 

Vanessa Art Link

 
   

Jakarta

 

       


       
       
       
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Collective exhibitions  selection

 
       

1994

  Zhaoyao Gallery Post Eleven
    Beijing  
       

1995

  Changchun chinese contemporary art
       

1995

  Beijing

Original Sound Performance Art Show

       

1995

 

Performance Art

Heighten the Nameless Mountain

    Beijing

by One Meter

       

1996

  Beijing

Cage, Installation & Performance Show

       

1998

  Changchun

431 Video & Computer Art

       

1999

  Hong Kong

Documentation of Chinese I

 

   

nstallation Art

       

1999

  Fine Art Academy Traditional Visual Image show

 

  Shanghai  

 

     

1999

  Art Academy Unusual way of Writing  show

 

  Nanjing  
       

2000

  Guilin China's Human Landscapes Land Art
       

2000

  West Siduhe Village Huairow International Performance Art Festival

 

  Beijing  

 

     

2000

  Eastlink Gallery Amazing China

 

  Shanghai  

 

     

2000

  Nanjing International Contemporary Art
       

2000

  Beijing

Man and Animals

 

   

Performance Art show

       

2000

  Shanghai Home ? Contemporary Art project

 

     

2000

  Changchun Image and Net Art

 

     

2000

  Guangxi Xieyang Island Performance
      Art Festival
       

2001

  Beijing Xidan Knowledge is power

 

     

2001

  Arts Centre Performance Photography

 

  Hong Kong  
       

2001

  Courtyard Gallery Four persons

 

  Beijing  
       

2001

  Arts Centre Chinese Photography

 

  Hong Kong  
       

2001

  Art Museum Virtual Future

 

  Guangdong  

 

     

2002

  Art Museum The 1st Guangzhou Tiennial

 

  Guangdong  

 

     

2002

  Donglang Gallery Making Dreams Portrait

 

  Shanghai  

 

     

2002

  Pingyao The 2nd International

 

    Photography Festival
       

2002

  Courtyard Gallery Photography

 

  Beijing  

 

     

2002

  Redgate GaGallery Mask Vs

 

  Beijing  

 

     

2002

  Nanjing N Identity

 

     

2003

  Beijing Bare Androginy

 

     

2004

  Beijing Public Territory

 

    The 1st Architectural Biennial

 

     

2004

 

Pingyaohanxi

The 4th International

     

Photography Festival

       

2005

  Xing Dong Cheng Space Beauty Chinese Contemporary Art
    Beijing  
       

2005

  Today ArtMuseum Unusual Scene
       

2005

  New Art Projects Vehicle and Mirror
    Beijing  
       
       
       
    Japan  

1999

  Gallery Q.

Modern Photography of four artists

 

     

 

  Japan  

2000

  Asian Art Museum Documentation of

 

  Fukuoka Chinese Avant-Garde in 90s

 

     

2000

  Paris Asian Art Festival

 

     

 

  United Kingdom  

2000

  London Photographs of four atists

 

     

 

  Norway  

2001

  Kinesik Samtidskunst Hot Pot

 

  Oslo  

 

     

 

  Japan  

2001

  Tokyo The 8th International Performance

 

     

 

  Thailand  

2001

  Bangkok Charming China
       
    Singapore Over : Interest

2002

  Ke Yi Lang  
       
    Australia  

2002

  Biennale of Sydney The World may be Fantastic
       
       
    Germany  

2003

  Kampnagel Artist center Public Space and personal
    Hamburg eyes-new vision in China
       

2003

  National Museum      Vienna A strong Heaven
    National Museum       France  
    Rudolfinum Gallery    Czechoslovakia  
       
    Japan  

2003

  Asian Gallery Asian Art Festival
    Fukuoka  
       
    Germany Chinese art photograph

2004

  Alexandria Gallery Cologne photograph equipment
    Berlin  
       
    Singapore  

2004

  Contemporary Art Museums Moving ON
    National University  
    Singapore  
       
    Japan  

2004

  Asian Gallery Asian Art Festival
    Fukuoka  

 

     

2004

  Center of Photography            New York Between Past and Future

 

  Alfred Smart Museum               Chicago  

 

 

University                                     Chicago

 

 

  Seattle Art Museum                   Washington  

 

  Victoria and Albert Museum     London  

 

  Haus der Kulturen der Welt      Berlin  

 

  Barbara Museum of Art              Barbara  

 

     

 

  France  

 

  ADDC Sens interdits ?

 

  Périgueux Sensuality in Contemporary

 

    Chinese Art

 

  Taiwan  

2004

  Museum of Contemporary Art

Spelbound Aura The New vision

 

  Taipei of Chinese Photography

 

     

 

  Italy  

2005

  Bologna International Art Expo

 

     

 

     

 

  Macao  

2005

  Museum of Art Inward Gazes Documentaries

 

  Macao of  Chinese Performance Art

 

     

 

  United Kingdom  

2005

  The Red Mansion Foundation Bad Girls, Good Girls

 

  London  

 

     

 

  Australia Body Scape

2005

  Redgate Gallery Contemporary Chinese Photography

 

  Melborne and Performance

 

     

 

  Italy  

2005

  Casoria Museum 100  artists for a Museum

 

  Naples  

 

     

2005

  Finlande  

 

  Muséum of Contemporary Art A strange heaven :
    Helsinki New Chinese Photography
       
    Israel  

2005

  Museum of Photography Living in interesting Times

 

  Haifa  

 

     

 

  Italy  

2005

  Marella Gallery Out of The Red

 

  Milan  
       
    United Kingdom  

2005

  Red Mansion Foundation Photography
    London  
       
    Italy  

2006

  Bologna International Art Fair
       

2008

  France  

 

  Maillol Museum China Gold


 
 
 

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苍鑫

 

 

Cang Xin : Existence in Translation

2002
  in english and in chinese  
 

20 cm x 15 cm

 
  146 p  
 

Isbn : 962 86388 3 1

 
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
   

苍鑫

 

 © Cang Xin

 

Cang Xin

Xin Dong Cheng
  curators : Xin Dong Cheng, Katie de Tilly,

2006

  Li Liang  
  in english and in chinese  
 

27,9 cm x 24,8 cm

 
  276 p  
 

isbn : 2 915823 10 3

 
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
   

苍鑫 s'Mythology 苍鑫神话

1° édition

 

Cang Xin s'Mythology

2008

 

texts  Zhang Zikang, Su Chen Hsieh

 
 

interviews  Su Chen Hsieh , Ouyang

 
  In english and in chinese  
 

26,3 cm x 21,5 cm

 
  270 p  
 

Isbn : 978 7 5613 1238 4

 
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
   

苍鑫

 

 

Cang Xin s'Mythology

2008

 

catalogue for the exhibition 06.03 15.03 2008

 
 

Today Art Museum Beijing

 
 

commissaire : Xie Suzhen

 
  in chinese  
 

28,5 cm x 21,5 cm

 
  24 p  
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
   

苍鑫神话 I II

1° édition

 © Cang Xin

 

苍鑫 : s'Mythology I I

2008

 

textes  XieSuZhen

 
 

1000 copies

 
  in english and in chinese  
 

26 cm x 25 cm

 
  171 p  
 

isbn : 1817 6038

 
     
     
     
     
       
       
       
       
       

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