Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Li Wei 李玮

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Li Wei

 
 

李玮

 
     

 

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1970

Li Wei was born in a rural household in the province of Hubei,  
 

in Central China.

   

1989

He settled in Beijing.

   

1993

He studied at the East Art Academy in Beijing

 

( oil painting department )

   
 

He taught video and photography.

   

1997

He started realizing performances.

 

To mock gravity, he combined in his series where he took the stage,

 

the various mediums  : performances, photography, video, installation.

2000

Mirroring

2003

Fall       

2004

29 Levels of Freedom

2007

U.S.A.Floating Substance

2009

Live at the high place   

2012

Buddha
   
 

He performed all around the world.

   

2012

16 giant photographs were installed in the Parc de la Villette, France.

   
  He lives and works in Beijing.
   
 

Danièle Sicard

   


   
 

Awards  selection

2005

the Prize Macau Art Museum

2006

He was one of the 31 most creative photographers, in the world American Getty.

   


   
 

exhibitions selection

 

 

2002

Mois de la Photo - Histoires de Chine  Museum Auxerre  France.

2005

New Photographers 2006  Cannes  France

2005

Illusory  Solo exhibition  Marella Gallery Beijing  China

2006

Li Wei  Solo exhibition  10 Chancery Lane Gallery  Hong Kong  China

2006

Li Wei  Solo exhibition  Gallery Espacio Minimo  Madrid  Espagne

2006

Li Wei  Solo exhibition  PYO Gallery  Seoul  KorEA

2007

Li Wei falls to...Solo exhibition  Ample Cultural Space  Barcelone  Spain

2007

Les 38 èmes Rencontres d'Arles  Arles  France

2008

Solo exhibition  Caprice Horn Gallery  Berlin  Germany

2008

Fabricating Images from History  China Blue Gallery  Beijing China

2008

Consumption of History  East Asia Contemporary  Shanghai  China

2008

Olhares Interiores - Inward Gazes - Documentaries of Performances  Art Museum  Macao

2009

China Now : The Edge of Desire  Max Lang and Lilian Heidenberg  New York  United States

2009

 Action Camera - Beijing Performance Photography  Morris and Helen Belkin gallery
  Vancouver  Canada

2009

Solo exhibition  Mogadishni Gallery  Copenhague  Danemark

2009

Width Contemporary Art Museum  Beijing  China

2009

The amazing mirror maze of the self  Solo exhibition  Michael Schultz  Gallery Beijing China

2010

Expo 2010  Shanghai  China

2010

Beyond Gravity  Solo exhibition  10 Chancery Lane Gallery Hong Kong  China

2010

Fuck Ups-Fables and Fiascos  Caprice Horn Gallery  Berlin  Germany

2011

Li Wei  Solo exhibition Lucca Photo Fest  Lucca  Italy

2011

13.01 12.03  BOX( E ) Jerome Zodo Contemporary  Milan  Italy

2012

15.05 06.06  Li Wei  Solo exhibition  Dock Sud Gallery Sète  Fance

2012

The High Life of Li Wei    Solo exhibition  Kunst Llicht Photo Art Gallery  ShanghaI  China

2012

Reality Anew    Solo exhibition   LDX Gallery  Hong Kong  China

2012

20.03 19.08  Li Wei   Solo exhibition   Parc de la Villette  Paris  France

2013

55th Venice Biennial   Kenia Pavilion  Venise  Italy

2014

Photography and Video Art in China Now The Ringling Museum of Art  United States

2015

Heaven and Hell. From magic carpets to drones  Boghossian Foundation Brussels Belgium

 


 
 

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Entretien avec Li Wei  par Pia Copper  Novembre 2016
 


Livres, catalogues, articles sur Li Wei et son oeuvre devraient à eux seuls
faire l'objet d'une publication. - sélection.

       

Li Wei 李玮

 

李玮

 

  Li Wei

Damiani  

  text  Eleonora Battiston

& Marella Gallery

 

catalogue of the exhibition Illusory Reality

2005
 

September - November  2005 Marella Gallery, Beijing

 
 

in chinese  in english  in italian

 
 

28 cm x 24 cm

 
  unpaginated  
   

isbn  88 89431 28 8

 
       
       

 Li Wei 李玮

 

李玮

 
  Li Wei Actes Sud
  text  Larys Frogier 2012
  in french  
  20,5 cm x 15 cm  
    72 p  
       
       


 
 
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