Vanguard gallery

Tang Chao

Tang Chao (b.1990)


1990  Born in Hunan.

2014  Graduated from School of Inter-Media Art of China Academy of Fine Arts

Now works and lives in Shanghai


Solo / Duo Exhibitions

2023  Liste Art Fair Basel solo project at Vanguard booth, Basel, Switzerland

2022  “Out of Sync”, Vanguard gallery, Shanghai, China

2022  “Nights after Days”, The Store, Seoul, S.Korea

2021  “Nonphysical: Shimmer” (online project), Vanguard gallery, Shanghai, China 

2017  “From Lack to Light”, Vanguard gallery, Shanghai, China 


Group Exhibitions

2023  “Terrestrial Landing, Planet Candidates”, Shanghai Biennale x Emerging Curators Project, Shanghai, China

2023  “How Far, How Close”, Aranya Art Centre, Qinhuangdao, China

2023  “Us, amid Nature and After Nature”, Art Museum Of Guangzhou Academy Of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China

2023  “Motion Is Action – 35 Years of Chinese Media Art”, BY ART MATTERS, Hangzhou, China 

2023  “The New Survivors”, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China

2023  “Heading West – From Shanghai to Songjiang, Then Arriving Jiangnan”, Yunjian Arts Centre, Shanghai, China

2023  “Year by Year”, DEJI Art Museum, Nanjing, China

2022  “The Pieces I Am”, UCCA Edge, Shanghai, China

2022  “Unnamed River”, ZiWU the Bridge, Shanghai, China 

2022  “Night as Prelude”, UCCA Sky Space, Shanghai, China

2022  “Unnamed River”, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China

2022  “Warehouse Story VII – On Your Mark!”, Vanguard Gallery, Shanghai, China

2021  “Within Space – Time”, We Walk Through Images, Glow Shenzhen 2021 – Futian, China

2021  “Nowness Experiments: Nocturnal Visit”, Tank Shanghai No.5, Shanghai, China

2021  “Meditation Chambers with Furniture in Motion”, Bare screen x The Cloister Project, Shanghai, China

2021  “Some Like Them Cold”, Shanghai Museum of Glass, Shanghai, China

2021  “Bare Screen”, a digital video commission series by Macalline Art Center, Beijing, China

2021  “Barometer”, By Art Matters, Hangzhou, China

2020  “The More Opinions You Have, The Less You See”, Rongyi Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2020  “Hasty Falling Time”, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève (online project)

2020  “UN/CONVENTIONAL”, OCAT Shanghai, China

2020  “Play societies: Wolved”, Lynx and Ants, Hyundai Motorstudio, Beijing, China

2019  “Be in a Half of Maze”, CAA Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

2019  “Incandescence”, Big Space x Chino gallery, Shanghai, China

2019  “Sooner/Later”, SNAP, Shanghai, China

2019  “There Are Volcanoes Under the Sea”, BLG Lab, Beijing, China

2019  “The Racing Will Continue, The Dancing Will Stay”, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

2018   The Time That Remains – Room No.6, Grey Cube, Goethe Institut China, Beijing, China 

2018   Questioning Photography Now, GCA, Chongqing, China

2018   Pity Party, Sleepcenter, New York, USA

2017  “Indoors Universe” – the 5th Huayu Youth Award, Huayu Art Center, Sanya, China

2017   Spain Moving Image Festival, Madrid, Spain

2017  “A Map of the World that Does Not Include Utopia Is Not Worth Glancing At”, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China

2016  “Toward the Emergence of Resistance”, TAIKANG Space, Beijing, China

2016  “Shenzhen MAF”, G&G Creative Community, Shenzhen, China

2016  “You Won’t Be Young Forever”, No.235 GuangFu Rd, Shanghai, China

2016  “JIMEI·ARLES International Photo Festival”, Xiamen, China

2015  “Nowhere to Hide”, Vanguard Gallery, Shanghai, China 

2015  “Nightmare of Exhibition (2nd-half)”, Emerging Curators Project, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China

2015  “Hinterland Project”, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

2015  “Floating Garden”, Meta Gallery, Shanghai, China

2015  “New China / New Art”, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham, UK

2015  “DiFang Gongzuo”, Radical Space, Shanghai, China

2015  “Compressed Project”, Vanguard Gallery, Shanghai, China

2014  “Enemaniae”, Experimental Theater, One Space, Hangzhou, China

2014  “Nightmare of Exhibition (1st-half)”, Radical Space, Shanghai, China

2014  “Experience of Nervousness”, Radical Space, Shanghai, China 

2014  “Permission”, One Space, Hangzhou, China

2014  “The Hidden Potential”, Shanghai, China

2013  “All New-formed Ones Become They Can Ossify”, AM Art Space, Shanghai, China 

2013  “Enemania”, Experimental Theater, Hangzhou, China

2013  “Auto-ignition” Photography Exhibition, Shao Yi’s studio, Hangzhou, China 

2012  “One meter theater”, Imago-kinetics, Hangzhou, China 



JIMEI·ARLES Nomination Prize 





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