Cang Xin

1967 Born in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China
1988 Studied in Tianjin Academy of Music
1991 Self studied painting
1993 Lived in East Village, Beijing

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1993 "Virus Series: No. 1" , solo show of performance art, Beijing
1994 "Virus Series: Trample the Face", solo show of performance art, Beijing
1996 "Communication", solo show of performance art, Beijing
1997 "Program for the Patient: Auto-write", solo show of performance art, Beijing
2006 "Existence in Translation: Cang Xin Solo Exhibition 1993-2006", Xindong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art (II),Beijing
"Existence in Translation: Cang Xin Solo Exhibition 1993-2006”, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
"Identity Exchange", The Red Mansion Foundation, London
"Different Life", East Link Gallery, Shang Hai
2007 "Cang Xin" solo exhibition, Vanessa Art Link, Jakarta, Indonesia
"Existence in Translation: Cang Xin Solo Exhibition", Espace Cultrural Ample, Bacerlona, Spain
2008 "Cang Xin`s Mythology”, Today Art Museum, Beijing
"Cang Xin`s Mythology", Mook Gallery, Beijing
"Cang Xin`s Mythology",10 Chancery Lane Gallery,Hong Kong
"Man and Sky as One",Z-Art Certer,Shang Hai
"Cang Xin's Works Exhibition" Square Gallery of Contemporary Art,Nanjing
2009 “Rites of Nature”, C-Space Beijing

Selected Group Exhibitions

"Asia Contemporary Art", Tokyo, Osaka
"Post Eleven”, Zhaoyao Gallery, Beijing
"Heighten the Nameless Mountain by One Meter", performance art, Beijing
"Original Sound", performance art show, Beijing
"Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition", Changchun, China
"Cage", installation & performance show, Beijing
1998 "431 Video & computer Art Exhibition", Changchun, China
"Modern Photography of Four Artists", Gallery, Tokyo
"Start from China" New Art Exhibition, Beijing
"Unusual Way of Writing", Art Academy of Nanjing Normal University
"Traditional Visual Image", Fine Art Academy of Shanghai University
"Home: Contemporary Art Project", Shanghai
"Amazing China", Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai
"Unusual and usual", Contemporary Art Exhibition, Shanghai
"Hot Pot", Kinesisk Samtidskunst, Chinese Contemporary Art, Norway
"Virtual Future", GuangDong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
"Neice Chinese Photography Festival", Neice City, France
"Biennale of Sydney - The World May be Fantastic", Sydney, Australia
The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou 
"Asian Art Festival", Fokouka Asian Gallery, Japan
"A Stronge Heaven", Contemporary Chinese Photography, Vienna National Museum; France National Museum; Czechoslovakia National Museum
"Public Space and Personal Eyes - New Vision in China", Kampnagel Artist Center, Hamburg, Germany
"Spellbound Aura: the New Vision of Chinese Photography", Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei
"Between Past and Future", New Photography and Video from China, New York International Center of Photography; Asia Society; Chicago David Alfred Smart Museum of Art; University of Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art; Seattle Art Museum; London Victoria and Albert Museum;
Berlin Haus der Kulturen der Welt; Santa Barbara Museum of Art
"Living in Interesting Times: A Decade of New Chinese Photography", The Open Museum of Photography, Haifa, Israel
"A Strange Heaven: New Chinese Photography", Museum of Contemporary Art,
Helsinki, Finland
"Inward Gazes" Documentaries of Chinese Performance Art Macao Museum of Art,Macao
"Beyond Experience: New China!" Arario, Beijing
"China Gate", Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea.
"Chinese Contemporary Sotsart”, The State Treyakov Gallery, Moscow
"ZHUYI ! CHINA Contemporary Photography from China”, ARTIUM Basque Centre and Museum of Contemporary Art, Victoria, Spain
"Made in China: Works from the Estella Collection", Louisiana, Museum
of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark









"ZHUYI ! CHINA Contemporary Photography from China”,The Museum La Virreina,Barcelona,Spain
"Hanging in Sky Drifting on Surface" Linda Gallery, Beijing
"Virtual City: New Power-China Contemporary Art Biennale 2008" Yuan Gong Art Museum
"Lianzhou International Photo Festival 08" Guangzhou
"Chinese Fantasies" Found Museum, Beijing
"Beijing---Athens Contemporary Art from China, Technopolis of the city of Athens, Athens, Greece
"Inward Gazes" Documentaries of Chinese Performance Art 2008, Macao Museum of Art, Macao
"The revolution Continues: New Art from China", The Saatchi Gallery, London
"China Gold--Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition", Musee Maillol, Paris, France
"Liberation Feet", Ivan Dougherty Gallery, College of Fine Arts, The University of New South Wales, Australia

'How do i know about the world? By what is within me.'Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands




charcoal sculpture 'Horsehead'