Dai Guang Yu, China

1955    Born in Chengdu, China, Lives and works in Beijing


Select Solo Exhibitions

2015   “Endowed with Speech from Birth”, Yafeng Art Gallery, Chengdu
“Dreamlike Memories of Wang River”, 798, Beijing

2014“Diluted  Shadows”, IfaGallery, Brussels, Belgium

     “Black Paper”, Art Paris, Grand Palais, Paris, France

2012  “Wei Ji -- Still Crossing”, Dai Guangyu Solo Show, Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2010  “Dai Guangyu – Recent Works”, Galerie Adler, Paris, France

“Memory Loss”, “Flexible Type Printing”, Ifa Gallery at Art Paris, Grand Palais, Paris, France

2008“Ink Games”, Ifa Gallery, Shanghai, China

2007    “'Mend the Fold if a Sheep is Lost' - A Sheep’s Lecture on Chinese Contemporary Art”, South Gate Gallery, 798 Factory Beijing

“When the Waters Recede, the Rocks Appear”, Red Star Gallery, 798, Beijing├»┬╝┬?China

2002    “Food and Words”├»┬╝┬?Performance├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

2000    “Shooting at Myself”├»┬╝┬?Installation and Performance├»┬╝┬?Duisburg University Germany

1997    “How a Frog in a Well Sees the Sky”├»┬╝┬?Open Exhibit├»┬╝┬?152B Studio, Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

1996    “Resurrection in Chengdu '96”├»┬╝┬?Installation├»┬╝┬?Sichuan University├»┬╝┬?China

1995    “Scenery Inside and Outside a Red Room”├»┬╝┬?Installation├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

1994    “Chinese Landscape”├»┬╝┬?Installation├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

1993    “Dai GuangYu├»┬╝┬ŹExhibition of Paintings”├»┬╝┬?Lallouz├»┬╝┬ŹWaterson Gallery, Montreal├»┬╝┬?Canada


Select Group Exhibitions

2015 “Enough of Art, Fuck Art”├»┬╝┬?Espace Cinko, Paris, France

     “Ming gathering / Force 12 Hurricane ”, Mingyuan Art Museum, Shanghai, China


2014 “Secret Signs”, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

“Open” Da Xiang Art Space, Taichung, Taiwan

“ Ink and the Body”,Ink Studio,Beijing, China

 “ Nanjing International Art Festival”, Nanjing, China

“OSTRALE'014”, Dresden, Germany


2013 “Forms of the Formless:Exhibition of lnternational Contemporary Art”TEDA Museum of Contemporary Art,Tianjin

         “Forms of the Formless├»┬╝┬ŹExhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art”Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan

“Voice of the Unseen”55th Venice Biennale, Italy

“Insightful Charisma”,Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China

“Sensor Ship 0.46├»┬╝┬? Dai Guangyu├ú┬?┬üGao Brothers├ú┬?┬üZhang Dali“, ifa Gallery, Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong


2012      “My Country”, ifa Gallery, Shanghai

            “The Way of Writing”, Zendai Contemporary Art Space, Shanghai,

            “Undoing Shuimo”, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai,

             Fourth Guangzhou Triennial, ”Disenchantment of Chinese Imagination” Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China


2011     "right eye - left leg", ifa Gallery, Shanghai

            “the hell . the heaven . on the way . in between” ifa Gallery├»┬╝┬?Shanghai


2009    “Ink Storm”, Transformer Gallery, Washington DC, USA

“In the 1980s├»┬╝┬ŹWen Pulin Archive of Chinese Avant├»┬╝┬ŹGarde Art Exhibition”├»┬╝┬?Dolun Museum of Modern Art├»┬╝┬?Shanghai

OPEN Realization Contemporary Art Center 798 Art Zone, Beijing.

“13 No KAOs”├»┬╝┬?Duffy Gallery├»┬╝┬?Kunming├»┬╝┬?China

“Ink-Not-Ink,China”├»┬╝┬?Drexel University├»┬╝┬?Phoenix├»┬╝┬?USA


2008    “Action-Camera├»┬╝┬?Beijing Performance Photography”Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery,Vancouver, Canada

“Oriental Imagination├»┬╝┬ŹThird Asian International Art Exhibition”├»┬╝┬?Wall Art Museum├»┬╝┬?Beijing and Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts├»┬╝┬?Guangzhou

“Interval of Silence├»┬╝┬ŹContemporary Art from China”├»┬╝┬?Red Star Gallery├»┬╝┬?798Factory├»┬╝┬?Beijing


2007    “China Under Construction”├»┬╝┬?Deborah Colton Gallery├»┬╝┬?Houston├»┬╝┬?USA

            “Made in China“├»┬╝┬?Louisiana Museum Modern Art├»┬╝┬?Humlebaek├»┬╝┬?Denmark

            “Starting from the Southwest├»┬╝┬ŹExhibition of Contemporary Artin Southwest China”├»┬╝┬?Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou├»┬╝┬?China

2006    “Vital├»┬╝┬ŹInternational Chinese Live Art Festival”├»┬╝┬?Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester├»┬╝┬?UK.

            “Red Star├»┬╝┬?Red Star├»┬╝┬?Red Star”├»┬╝┬?Red Star Gallery├»┬╝┬?798 Factory├»┬╝┬?Beijing├»┬╝┬?China

2005    “Artists in Action├»┬╝┬ŹPerformance Art Project”├»┬╝┬?HongKong

            “Inward Gazes├»┬╝┬ŹPerformance Art in China├»┬╝┬ŹExhibition by Invitation”├»┬╝┬?Macau Art Museum├»┬╝┬?Macau

            “In Honour of '85”├»┬╝┬?Duolun Modern Art Museum├»┬╝┬?Shanghai├»┬╝┬?China.

            “The Wall├»┬╝┬?Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art”├»┬╝┬?China Millennium Monument Art Museum├»┬╝┬?Beijing, China

            “Transborder Language├»┬╝┬?Performance Art / Language Art”├»┬╝┬?Tokyo Art Projects, 798 Factory, Beijing, China

2004    “Double Happiness Festival”├»┬╝┬?Tokyo Art Projects├»┬╝┬?798 Factory├»┬╝┬?Beijing, China

            “Matchmaking”├»┬╝┬?Eastlink Gallery├»┬╝┬?Shanghai├»┬╝┬?China

            “Transborder Language 2004├»┬╝┬ŹVolume Control├»┬╝┬ŹFirst Dashanzi International Art Festival”├»┬╝┬?798 Factory├»┬╝┬?Beijing├»┬╝┬?China

2003    “NIPAF├»┬╝┬?Asia Central Europe├»┬╝┬?Performance Art Meeting 2003”├»┬╝┬?Slovakia├»┬╝┬?Hungary├»┬╝┬?Poland

            “Chinese Ink in Contemporary Art”├»┬╝┬?National Gallery├»┬╝┬?Kualalumpur├»┬╝┬?Malaysia

            “Live International Performance Art”├»┬╝┬?798 Factory├»┬╝┬?Beijing├»┬╝┬?China

            “China├»┬╝┬ŹJapan Performance Art Exchange Project├»┬╝┬Ć2003”├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?Xian├»┬╝┬?Chongqing├»┬╝┬?China

2002    “Fruitfulness├»┬╝┬ŹContemporary Art Exhibition”├»┬╝┬?Beijing Agriculture Hall├»┬╝┬?Beijing├»┬╝┬?China

            “First Chinese Art Triennial”├»┬╝┬?Guangzhou Art Museum├»┬╝┬?Guangzhou├»┬╝┬?China

            “7th Platform of Asian Performance Art (PAPA)”├»┬╝┬ŹNippon International Performance Art Festival (NIPAF)├»┬╝┬?Tokyo├»┬╝┬?Osaka├»┬╝┬?Kyoto, Nagoya├»┬╝┬?Nagano├»┬╝┬?Japan

2001    “Physical Resources and Objects”├»┬╝┬?Hong Kong Art Commune├»┬╝┬?Hong Kong

            “Dialogo”Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition├»┬╝┬?Mantova Museum├»┬╝┬?Mantova├»┬╝┬?Italy

            “Dialogo├»┬╝┬ŹOther” Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition├»┬╝┬?Chiesa Santa Teresadei Maschi├»┬╝┬?Bari├»┬╝┬?Italy

            “Chinese Festival├»┬╝┬ŹTouring Art Exhibition”├»┬╝┬?Faust Museum├»┬╝┬?Hannover├»┬╝┬?Germany

            “Virtual Future”├»┬╝┬?Guangdong Art Gallery├»┬╝┬?Guangzhou├»┬╝┬?China

            “Chinese Glamours├»┬╝┬ŹConceptual Images”├»┬╝┬?Bankok├»┬╝┬?Thailan.

            “Open Festival of International Performance Art”├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?Pengshan├»┬╝┬?Leshan├»┬╝┬?China

            “Holding White”├»┬╝┬?Chengdu Imperial Academy├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

            “First Chengdu Biennale”├»┬╝┬?Chengdu Museum of Modern Art, Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

2000    “Heaven Stonehenge”Hannover├»┬╝┬?Duisburg├»┬╝┬?Düsseldorf├»┬╝┬?Germany

            “Home├»┬╝┬?Contemporary Art Project Exhibition”├»┬╝┬?YueXing Furniture Warehouse├»┬╝┬?Shanghai├»┬╝┬?China

            “Chinese Glamours├»┬╝┬ŹConceptual Images”├»┬╝┬?East Link Gallery├»┬╝┬?Shanghai├»┬╝┬?China

            “Turn of the Century├»┬╝┬Ź1979├»┬╝┬Ź1999├»┬╝┬ŹChinese Contemporary Art”├»┬╝┬?Museum of Modern Art, Chengdu, China

            “Cultural Landscape”Landscape Art Exhibition├»┬╝┬?Langdao├»┬╝┬?Guilin├»┬╝┬?China

            “People and Animals”Performance Art Exhibition├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

1999    “Chinese Artists in the World├»┬╝┬ŹInstallation and Documentary”├»┬╝┬?Hong Kong Art Commune, Hong Kong

            “Unusual Ways of Writing”├»┬╝┬?Art Museum of the Nanjing Normal University├»┬╝┬? Nanjing├»┬╝┬?China

1998    “Preserving Memory”├»┬╝┬?Sichuan Library├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

1997    “In the Wild”├»┬╝┬?Simultaneous Performance Project├»┬╝┬?Beijing├»┬╝┬?Shanghai├»┬╝┬?


1996    “China!”├»┬╝┬?Museum of Modern Art├»┬╝┬?Bonn├»┬╝┬?Germany

            “Water Protectors├»┬╝┬ŹOutdoor Art Performances”├»┬╝┬?Lhasa├»┬╝┬?China

1995    “Water Protectors├»┬╝┬ŹOutdoor Art Performances”├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

1993    “Inside├»┬╝┬ŹOutside├»┬╝┬?New Chinese Art”├»┬╝┬?Toronto├»┬╝┬?Ottawa├»┬╝┬?Canada

            “Dream of China”├»┬╝┬?Exhibition of Paintings├»┬╝┬?City Hall, Hong Kong

1992    “First Biennale of Chinese Art in the 90's”├»┬╝┬?Central Hotel├»┬╝┬?Guangzhou├»┬╝┬?China

1991    “Dai GuangYu├»┬╝┬?Wang FaLin├»┬╝┬?Li JiXiang Joint Exhibition of Paintings”├»┬╝┬?Chengdu Art Salon├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

1990    “000'90 Exhibition of Modern Art”├»┬╝┬?Chengdu Art Salon├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China

1989    “China Avant├»┬╝┬ŹGarde Art Exhibition”├»┬╝┬?Chinese National Art Gallery├»┬╝┬?Beijing├»┬╝┬?China

1987    “Itinerary Exhibition of Modern Chinese Art”├»┬╝┬?Bonn├»┬╝┬?Bremen├»┬╝┬?Frankfurt├»┬╝┬?Germany

1986    “Red├»┬╝┬ŹYellow├»┬╝┬ŹBlue├»┬╝┬?Young Artists of Sichuan”├»┬╝┬?Sichuan Art Gallery├»┬╝┬?Chengdu├»┬╝┬?China


1994      Touring visit to the United States (Washington├»┬╝┬?New York├»┬╝┬?Chicago├»┬╝┬?San Francisco├»┬╝┬?Seattle├»┬╝┬?Phoenix) as part of the United States Information Agency's “International Visitor Program”

Since 1997      Editor and Creative Director on“Humanities & Art”├»┬╝┬?Periodical published by Guizhou People's Publishing House

1998    ├ú┬?┬?Art of the 20th Century├ú┬?┬?├»┬╝┬?Taschen Verlag├»┬╝┬?Cologne

2001    ├ú┬?┬?Chinese Art at the Crossroads├ú┬?┬?├»┬╝┬?New Art Media├»┬╝┬?Hong Kong