Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Li Wei

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Li Wei

 
 

李日韦

 
     

 

 © Li Wei

 
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李日韦  pinyin  Li Riwei

   

1970

Li Wei was born in a rural household in the province of Hubei, in 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 to realize performances.
   
  To mock gravity, he combined in his series where he took the stage,
 

the various mediums  : ( performances, photography, video, installation )  

   

2000

Mirror

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


 
 

 © Li Wei

 
 
 
 
     
   


Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       

2005

 

Marella Gallery

Illusory

 

 

Beijing

 

 

     

2006

 

10 Chancery Lane Gallery

Li Wei

 

  Hong Kong  

 

     

2009

 

Michael Schultz Gallery

The amazing mirror maze of the self

 

 

Beijing

 
       

2010

 

10 Chancery Lane Gallery

Beyond Gravity

    Hong Kong  
       

2010

 

Shanghai Tang

Take Away / Li Wei performance

    Hong Kong  

 

     

2012

 

Gallery of art

The High Life of LI WEI

    Shanghai  
       

2012

 

Gallery LDX

Reality Anew

    Hong Kong  
       
       
       
    Italy  

2004

 

Marella Gallery

Li Wei

 

  Milan  

 

     

 

  Spain  

2006

 

Gallery Espacio Minimo

 

 

  Madrid  

 

     

 

  Corea  

2006

 

Gallery PYO

 

 

  Seoul  

 

     

 

  Spain  

2007

 

Cultural Space Ample

Li Wei Falls To…

 

  Barcelona  

 

     

 

  Germany

 

2008

 

Caprice Horn Gallery

Solo project

 

  Berlin  

 

     

 

  Danemark  

2009

 

Mogadishni CPH Gallery

 
    Copenhaguen  
       

 

  Spain Li Wei

2009

 

TRIBECA Gallery

 

 

     

 

  Italy  

2011

 

Lucca Photo Fest

 

 

  Lucca  

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

 


Collective exhibitions  
selection

 
       

2008

 

China Blue Gallery

Fabricating Images from History

   

Beijing

 
       

2008

 

East Asia Contemporary

Consumption of History

    Shanghai  
       

2008

 

Museum of Art

Olhares Interiores - Inward Gazes

    Macao

- Documentaries of Performances

       

2009

  Contemporary Art Museum

WIDTH

 

 

Beijing

 

       

2009

 

Gallery Paris-Beijing

NCARNATIONS

   

Beijing

 

 

     

 

  Turkey  

2010

 

Gallery Sanstorium

Passing China

 

  Istambul  
       

2010

 

EXPO 2010

CHINA PHOTOGRAPHS MADRID

 

  Shanghai  

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

  France  

2002

  Museum

Mois de la photo – Histoires de Chine

 

  Auxerre  

 

     

 

  United States  

2004

 

ICP, Asia Society

Between Past and Future -

 

  New York

New Photography and Video from China

 

     

 

  Greece  

2005

 

Contemporary Art Museum

The Gesture-

 

 

Thessaloniki

A visual library in progress

 

     

 

  France  

2005

 

New Photographers 2006

 

 

  Cannes  

 

     

 

  France  

2006

  Museum of Art

Retours de Chine

 

  Toulouse  

 

     

 

  Spain  

2006

 

Museum of Art

For All Audiences

 

  Bilbao  

 

     

2007

  United States  

 

 

Eli Klein Gallery

China Now: Lost in Transition

 

  New York  

 

     

 

  Korea

 

2007

  Contemporary Art Museum

Floating - New Generation of Art

 

  Seoul

in China

 

     

 

  France  

2007

 

Les 38° Rencontres d' Arles

 
    Arles  
       
    United States  

2007

 

Robischon Gallery

Out of Place

    Denver  
       
    United States  

2008

 

Artgate Gallery

Supernatural:

    New York

China's Contemporary Photography

       
    Finland  

2008

 

Museum of Art KIASMA

Drawn in the Clouds

    Helsinsky  
       
    Canada  

2009

 

Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery

Action-Camera:

    Vancouver

Beijing Performance Photography

       
    United States  

2009

 

Max Lang and Lillian Heidenberg

China Now: The Edge of Desire

    New York  
       
    Germany  

2010

 

Stadtmuseum

 
   

Oldenburg

 
       
    Germany  

2010

 

Caprice Horn Gallery

FUCK UPS, FABLES AND FIASCOS

    Berlin  
       
    Korea  

2010

 

Biennial 2010

Daegu photo Biennale
   

Daegu

 
       
    Italy  

2011

13.01 12.03

Jerome Zodo Contemporary

Box(e)
    Milan  
       
    France  

2012

15.05 06.06 Dock Sud Gallery Li Wei
    Sète  
       
    France  

2012

20.03 19.08 Park of the Villette Li Wei
    Paris  


 

 

 

 © Li Wei

 

 

 
 

   

Beijing 3 Art Gallery  Beijing

www.being3.com/

Galerie Paris-Beijing  

http://www.galerieparisbeijing.com/

 


 
 
 © Li Wei
 
 
 


Entretien avec Li Wei  par Pia Copper  Novembre 2016


Books, catalogues, articles on Li Wei and his work could be alone  
the object of a
 publication. - selection. 

       
   

李日韦

 

 © Li Wei

  Li Wei

Damiani  

  text  Eleonora Battiston

& Marella Gallery

 

catalogue of the exhibition Illusory Reality

2005
 

Sepember - November 2005 Marella Gallery, Beijing

 
  in chinese, in english, in italian  
 

28 cm x 24 cm

 
  unpaginated  
 

isbn  88 89431 28 8

 
     
     
     
       
       
       
   

李日韦

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


 
 

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