Born in 1980 in Yueqing City, Zhejiang Province, into a new era shaped by Deng Xiaoping’s economic reforms, Chen Wei is a member of a generation of Chinese artists who view past, present and future through a somewhat melancholy lens. He did not study art, but trained in photography and video at Zhejiang University of Media and Communications, after working as a sound artist, musician and music producer. Now, he creates immersive theatrical photographs, videos and installations. With an expanding international reputation, his work has been shown in exhibitions in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Munich, Turin, Seville, London, Yokohama and Sydney. Chen Wei currently lives and works in Beijing.
The White Rabbit Collection is one of the world’s most extensive and significant collections of contemporary art from China. With a focus on works created since the year 2000, the Collection contains almost 3,000 works by over 750 artists and continues to expand. Note that when you click on the link below you will be forwarded to the White Rabbit Collection website.