Born in Shanghai

2007 – 2010 Master of Arts New Media Art department, China Academy of Art

2003 – 2007 Bachelor of Arts New Media Art department,

China Academy of Art Currently lives and works in Shanghai

Solo Exhibitions

• 2018[ Electromagnetic Brainology – LuYang solo exhibition ], Spiral , Tokyo, Japan

• 2017[ Encephalon Heaven – LuYang solo exhibition ], M woods Museum, Beijing

• 2017[ Delusional Mandala – LuYang solo exhibition ], MOCA Cleveland , USA

• 2017[ Delusional Mandala ], Space Gallery, Portland , USA

2016[ Shanghainese in Yokohama] , Zou no Hana Terrace , Yokohama , Japan

2016[ Lu Yang / Delusional Mandela] ,abc gallery night / Société, Berlin

2016[ LuYang Delusional Crime and Punishment ], NYU Shanghai Art Gallery, Shanghai

2016 [ Delusional Mandala ] Interstitial, Seattle , USA

2015 [LuYang Delusional Mandala]-LuYang Solo Show, Beijing Commune, China

2015 [ANTI-HUMANISME] – LuYang solo show, Ok Corral, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014 [Lu Yang Arcade], Wallplay, New York, USA

2014 [Lu Yang Selected Videos], Ventana244 Art Gallery, New York, USA

2014 [KIMOKAWA Cancer Baby], Ren Space, Shanghai, China

2013 [Uterus Man], Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai, China

2013 [Lu Yang’s MV, The Images Beyond Good and Evil], AMNUA , Nanjing, China

2013 [Lu Yang Screening Program], 3331 Arts Chiyoda , Tokyo , Japan

2011 [11th Winds of Artist in Residence Part 2 – Lu Yang], Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka , Japan

2011 [Curated by Zhang Peili – The Anatomy of Rage (Wrathful King Kong Core)–Lu Yang Solo Exhibition], Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2011 [The Project of KRAFTTREMOR], Boers Li Gallery, Beijing, China

2010 [Lu Yang Hell], Art Labor, Shanghai, China 2010 [Torturous Vision], Input/Output , Hong Kong, China

2009 [The Power of Reinforcement-Lu Yang’s Solo Exhibition], Zendai MOMA, Shanghai, China



  • 2018[ONE WORLD EXPOSITION 2.2#like4like],Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
  • 2018 [Customized Reality: the Lure and Enchantment of Digital Art], National Taiwan museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan


  • 2017 [Ballade – Animamix Contemporary Art], Macao Museum of Art, Macao
  • 2017 [Post-sense Sensibility-Trepidation and Will],McaM, Shanghai
  • 2017 [A Nomination Exhibition of Three Rooms],Chronus Art Center, Shanghai
  • 2017 [Are We Human],Princeton University, New Jersey
  • 2017 [LOOP Barcelona-LOOP Festival 2017],Cinemes Girona, Barcelona
  • 2017 [Forever Fornever-Wrong Biennale],Rhode Island College,Rhode Island
  • 2017 [Promises of Monsters],KUNSTRAUM 53,Hildesheim
  • 2017 [Notes on the Afterlife-Rokolectiv Festival 2017],Asociatia Rokolectiv, Bucharest
  • 2017 [BELIEF IN THE POWER OF GESTURE],Projektraum LS43, Berlin
  • 2017 [After Party 1 : Collective Dance and Individual Gymnastics],Blindspot Gallery, HongKong
  • 2017[one world expo 2.1 #like4like], K11, Hongkong
  • 2017 [After Us],K11, Shanghai
  • 2017[ Notes on the Afterlife], Rokolectiv Festival 2017,Bucharest, Romania


  • 2016 [Dirty Bomb], Steve Turner Gallery,Los Angeles, USA
  • 2016 [Hyperlinks 2], Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2016 [Post-sense-sensibility: Trepidation and Will], Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China
  • 2016 [ARE WE HUMAN?: The Design of the Species: 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years], 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, Istanbul , Turkey
  • 2016 [Time Test: International Video Art Research Exhibition], CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

2016 [Beijing Media Art Biennale], Beijing

2016 [ Smart Illumination ], Zou no Hana Terrace , Yokohama , Japan

2016 [Why the Performance], MCAM, Shanghai

2016 [CYNETART Festival 2016], Theater Hall Hellerau, Dresden, Germany

2016 [Delusional Mandela-abc gallery night], Société, Berlin, Germany

2016 [asia young 36], JEONBUK MUSEUM OF ART, JeonJu, Korea

2016 [Green celadon], The Artist House, Tel Aviv, Israel

2016 [Glas Animation Festival], Berkeley, San Francisco, USA

2016 [Liverpool Biennial 2016], Liverpool, UK

2016 [The Shadow Never Lies], 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2016 [East Asia Moving], Videoclub, UK 2016 [We: A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists], chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2016 [WeChat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art, Wesleyan University Center for the Arts], Wesleyan University, CT; Asia Society Texas Center, TA, U.S.

2016 [Temporal Turn: Art and Speculation in Contemporary Asia], Spencer Museum of Art, Taxis, U.S.

2016 [Time Test: International Video Art Research Exhibition], CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

2016 [The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China], Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China

2016 [New Alchemists], Salamanca Arts Centre, Australia

2016 [European Media Art Festival 2016], Kunsthalle, Germany

2016 [We], K11, Shanghai , China

2016 [Mapping the Body], Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Austria

2016 [Stimulation Overload 2], Superchief Gallery, New York, USA

2016 [Biennale internationale d’art numérique- International Digital Art Biennial2016],Arsenal Contemporary Art, Montreal,Canada

2016 [ARE WE HUMAN] ,3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, Istanbul


2015 [WECHAT], Wesleyan University, Middletown CT, USA

2015 [I SEE International Video Art Festival], OCT, Guangzhou, China

2015 [The 6th Moscow Biennale], Pavilion No. 1 of the Exhibition of Achievements of the People’s Economy, Moscow, Russia

2015 [2015 Asian Arts Space Network], Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea

2015 [The Wrong Digital Art Biennale], Intelligentsia Gallery, Beijing

2015 [Imaginary Circle, Asia-Plastic Myths], ACC (Asian Culture Complex), GwangJu, Korea

2015 [Both Sides Now 2 – It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times?],Videotage, Hong Kong

2015 [Renzez-vous],Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore

2015 [DeMonstrable], Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia, Perth , Australia

2015 [Dirty Looks NYC – Bad Asians] , New York

2015 [The Heart is a Lonely Hunter],YARAT Contemporary Art Centre , Baku, Azerbaijan

2015 Psycho/SOMATIC – Visions of the Body in Contemporary East Asian Art , Allen Memorial Art Museum , Oberlin, USA

2015 Click Festival 2015 , Denmark

2015 All World’s Future – Other Future , Chinese Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2015 , Venice , Italy

2015 INHUMAN , Fridericianum museum, Kassel , Germany

2015 [Transcending Tibet-Mapping Contemporary Tibetan Art in the Global Context], New York, U.S.

2015 [New Directions In Chinese Animation],Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, U.S.

2015 Essential Experiments , BFI, King’s College of Arts, London, UK

2015 Winter Film Awards 2015 Indie Film Festival, New York


2014 [Performance and Imaginations: Photography from China 1911-2014], Stavanger Art Museum, Norway

2014 [The 5th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale], Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

2014 [MOMENTUM_InsideOut Screening Nightly], Berlin Art Week, Berlin, Germany

2014 [The IV International Biennale for Young Art], the Museum of Moscow, Moscow, Russia

2014 [Warp Zone+Fay’s Festival], Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2014 [PANDAMONIUM: Media Art from Shanghai], Momentum, CAC/Chronus Art Center, Berlin, Germany

2014 [My Generation: Young Chinese Artists], Tampa Museum of Art and Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida,


2014 [PANDAMONIUM Micro-Exhibition #2: AI Weiwei + Lu Yang], Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenlatz 2, Berlin

Kruezberg, Germany

2014 [LA Asian Pacific Film Fest], Los Angeles, USA

2014 [Animamix Biennale 2013-2014 Rediscovery], Museum of contemporary art Shanghai, Shanghai, China

2014 [Video Art Competition THE 02], Poland 2014 [inHOUSE Film Festival], London, UK

2014 [Art Robotique”, Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie], Paris, French 2014 [Unpainted Media Art Fair – LAB3.0],

Munich, Germany


2013 [Neo Folk], Ikkan Art Gallery, Singapore

2013 [7th Move on Asia], Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul, Korea

2013 [No Name], Ren Space, Shanghai, China

2013 [Queer project 2013],Nha San Collective, Hanoi , Vietnam

2013 [Degeneration], OCAT, Shanghai, China

2013 [Art World – Second Hand], Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China

2013 [GLOBAL PHOTO COLLABORATIONS], Diesel Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2013 [West bund 2013 – A Biennial of Architecture and Contemporary Art], Shanghai, China

2013 [ASVOFF – A Shaded View on Fashion Film], Centre Pompidou, Paris, French

2013 [Cutlog Paris], Paris, French

2013 [Rendez-vous 2013], Musée d’art contemporain of Lyon, Lyon

2013 [OFF COURSE / FUORI ROTTA], Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy

2013 [THE GARDEN OF FORKING PATHS:Exploring Independent Animation], OCT, Shanghai, China

2013 [Some like it hot], Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

2013 [Memo], White Space, Beijing, China

2013 [Truth, Beauty, freedom and money], K11, Shanghai, China

2013 [Tampere Film Festival], Tampere, Finland 2013 [Pépinière], Lavitrine , Limousin Art Contemporain & Sculptures, French

2013[On/Off], UCCA (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art), Beijing, China


2012 [ESCAPE(s) – in/from china #3], Centre d’Arts plastiques et visuels de Lille, France

2012 [UNFINISHED COUNTRY], Asia Society, Houston, US


2012 [Dressing the screen – the rise of fashion film], UCCA(Ullens Center for Contemporary Art), Beijing, China

2012 [Reactivation – Shanghai Biennale 2012], Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

2012 [Project Daejeon 2012: Energy], Daejeon Museum, Daejeon, Korea

2012 [The Shadow of Language], Royal College of Art, London, UK

2012 [Impakt Art Festival 2012], Utrecht, Nertherlands

2012 [Unseen – Guangzhou Triennial], Guangzhou Fine Art Museum, Guangzhou, China

2012 [Hinterlands], Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, US

2012 [VIRTUAL VOICES – approaching social media and art in China], Charles H.Scott Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2012 [2012 Get It Louder], Beijing, China

2012 [Rapid Pulse], DFB Performance gallery, Chicago, US

2012 [Sub-Phenomena, the first CAFAM-Future exhibition], CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

2012 [The Untouchables], Saamlung Gallery, Hong Kong, China 2012 [Solar Plexus], V Art Center, Shanghai, China

2012 [Solar Plexus], Space Station, London, UK

2012 [It takes four sorts: A cross-strait Four-Regions Artistic Exchange Project], Taipei Fine Arts Museum , Macau , Hong Kong Osage Gallery , Hexiangning

Art Museum , Shenzhen, China

2012 [FOCUS 2012], Kunsthal Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012 [Symptoms], Iberiart, Beijing, China


2011 [2011 Video Art in China – MADATAC], Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain

2011 [Hypnosis], TIVAC, Taipei, Taiwan 2011

2011 [CAFAM Biennale – Super Organism 2011], CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China

2011 [Moving Image in China: 1988-2011], Mingsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2011 [Little Movements: Possibilities of Self-construction in Art], OCAT, Shenzhen, China

2011 [Hypnosis], Other Gallery, Beijing, China 2011 [Future Festival], Top Building, Shanghai, China

2011 [Focus on Talents Project], Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2011 [+Follow], Shanghai MOCA, Shanghai, China

2011 [In a Perfect World…], Meulensteen Gallery, New York, US

2011 [Grafted in], 53 Art Museum, Guangzhou, China

2010 [2010 Beijing 798 Art Festival, Beijing 798 Art Zone, Beijing, China

2010 [Reflection of Minds-MoCA Shanghai Envisage 3], Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

2010 [Young Media Artists: China, Japan and Korea’ in INDAF 2010], Tomorrow City, Songdo, Incheon, Korea

2010 [Use the Hand Do the Job], Excellent Graduation Work, Shift space, Shanghai, China

2010 [Exhibition of CAA], Gallery of China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2010 [Seven young artist], Beijing Commune, Beijing, China

2010 [Jungle – A Close-Up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends Exhibition], Platform China, Beijing, China

2010 [Burning Youth], Hangzhou, China

2010 [GO Young Artist Group Show], OCAT Art Center, Shenzhen, China


2009 [Bourgeoisified Proletariat —Small production], Songjiang New City Thames Town, Shanghai, China

2009 [The Quantity Bears Identity-How Shanghainese people treat themselves in a public transport], KultFlux Art Space, Vilnius,


2009 [PRESENT exhibition], CANART, Shanghai, China

2009 [Yang Chang Xiao Dao], Am art space, Shanghai, China

2009 [Itchy Young Artist Group Show], Biz Art, Shanghai, China

2008 [Small production–No.5], Shopping Gallery, Shanghai, China

2008 [Fractal Note–9/9], Metoo Space, Hangzhou, China

2008 [Spade], T-space, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, China

2007 [Pierre Huber Creation Prize 2007], Biz Art, Shanghai, China

2007 [what’s the time? Beijing, Shanghai Hangzhou New Media Art Exhibition], Creek Art Gallery, Shanghai, China

2007 [fruits of experimental contemporary art education in China], Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

2007 [Art Warming New Media Artists Exhibition], Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

2007 [New Directions from China], New Media Art exhibition from China, Plug In Basel, Switzerland

2007 [Graduation Exhibition of New Media Art department 2007], CAA”Gallery of China Academy of Art , Hangzhou, China

2006 [Fruits], Done8 Art Exhibition Art Center, Shanghai, China

2005 [Random Code], Exhibition of Young Artists from the 80s Art gallery of Hangzhou Teacher college ,Hangzhou, China


ACC Grant Artist in residency , New York , 2014 (Residency Unlimited,NYU)

TASML | DSL artist residence @ symbioticA (Australia, Perth) 2013

3331 Arts Chiyoda (Japan, Tokyo) 2013

Tokyo wonder site (Tokyo,Japan), 2011

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (Fukuoka, Japan), 2011

Luggage Store Gallery (San Francisco,USA ),2012

Centre d’Arts plastiques et visuels (Lille, French), 2012


2011: Today Art museum : Focus on Talents Project 2011 , the first price

2013: TASML | DSL artist residence @ symbioticA

2013: Asian Cultural Council grant


“Shanghai eArts Festival 2008, Streaming OBJECTS” New

media art river event “2510”,Shanghai

“Cancer baby-cooperate with DuYun”, Asian Contemporary

Art Week (ACAW) , Asia Society Museum, New York, 2014