Yi Lian
Work Gallery
BMCA Exhibition

Yi Lian

Born in 1987 in Jiangxi, China

Live & work in Hangzhou , China


2009 B.A obtained from the New Media Art Department, China Academy of Art,

2012 M.A obtained from the School of Intermedia Art, China Academy of Art,

Hangzhou , China

Solo Exhibition

2015  - “DEMIBEAST” Elian Solo Exhibition, Inna Art Space, Hangzhou

Selected Group Exhibitions


       - “CHINA8 -- Contemporary art form China on the Rhine and Ruhr”, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Germany

  • “Small Is Beautiful”- a contemporary art exhibition, Art Seasons Gallery, Beijing
  • “The Civil Power” – Beijing Minsheng Art Museum Opening Exhibition, Beijing
  • “Moving In Time: B3+BEIJING” Moving image exhibition, CAFA Art Museum,Beijing
  • “I Am Your Labyrinth” contemporary art exhibition, 1933 art space, Shanghai
  • CONTEMPORARY OSMOSIS-Audiovisual Media Festival, N-Minute video art project, Taipei
  • “NO.0 Festival-Be Yourself” a contemporary art exhibition, in construction site, Hangzhou.


2014  - Chinese Video Art In MADATAC 06, Spain, Madrid

  • “Memorandum for Gaia”, The 1st PSA Emerging Curators Program, PSA(Power Station of Art), Shanghai
  • The 11th CIFF(China Independent Film Festival), Xiamen, China
  • “Landscape of Mind”, A Group Exhibition of Young Chinese Artists, ARTMIA Foundation, Beijing
  • Photo Shanghai, The Exhibition Center of Shanghai, Shanghai
  • AVIFF(Cannes International art Film Festival), Cannes, France
  • “Reformation”, White Rabbit Collection Exhibition, White Rabbit Art Museum, Sydney, Australia


2013  - The 1st Zhejiang Youth Film Festival, Hangzhou

  • The 10th CIFF(China Independent Film Festival), Xiamen, China
  • “West Bound 2013” A Biennial of Architecture and Contemporary Art, Shanghai
  • EXIN Asia Experimental Film and Video Art Forum, Yuan Museum, Beijing
  • “Green Box”, The Media art exhibition, Hangzhou


2012  - “Reactivation”-9th Shanghai Biennale, Power Station of Art, Shanghai.

  • “The Creative M50 Award”, 5 Years Review Exhibition, M space, Shanghai,
  • "The 8090 youth work", Zhejiang Young Artists Exhibition, The Ningbo Museum of Art, Ningbo, China
  • The 1st Italy-China Biennial, Monza Royal Manor, Italy
  • The 2nd “N-Minutes Video Art Festival” N-Box premiere, CITIC Square, Shanghai
  • “Micro Experience”, The Young Artists Invitation Exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum
  • “Reading at Night”, Art Exhibition, Gold Square Art Space, London, UK


2011  - “Things’ Differences”, Art Plan in TOP Building, Shanghai        

  • “Chain of Things”, A Contemporary Art Exhibition, Peace International Exhibition Center, Hangzhou
  • “LIVE”, Web Video Art Exhibition, www.ftchinese.com


2010  - “Youth in Combustion”, A Large-scale Contemporary Art Exhibition, Hangzhou  

       - "Fixed = Death ",Multimedia Physical Performance, Hangzhou


2009  - The 7th “Little Making”, Art Exhibition, Gonglian Granary, Hangzhou

       - “eARTS BEYOND”, 2009 Shanghai eArts Festival, Shanghai.        -

       - “Involved in the Future”, Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai.


2008  - “My China Now”, Video Art Exhibition, UK/HK

- “Pink China”, The Exchange Exhibition of Experimental Art Between Britain and   China, London, UK

- The 5th “Little Making”, Shopping Gallery, Shanghai.