Yao Hai has been awarded the Emerging Artist Grant by the Lepsien Art Foundation, Germany. Yao will be participating in the International Grant Program 2019/2020 starting this fall in the Art House Düsseldorf, Germany.
Yao Hai was born in Gansu, China in 1980. He relocated to Hong Kong in 2009 and New York in 2014. Currently lives and works between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Yao’s practice spans across installation, photography, sculpture, painting, video, performance and sound. He has held solo exhibitions at Galerie du Monde Hong Kong (“Yao Hai”, 2018), Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (“Reconstruction of Deconstruction”, 2018), Shanghai Gallery 55, (“Adventure in Graphics”, 2018 and “zero + one + twelve”, 2017), Wuhan United Art Museum (“Free Play of Deconstruction”, 2017) and Wuhan K11 art village (“Beyond Boundaries”, 2016). His works have been exhibited in many international institutions including the Taipei Artist Village in Taiwan, the CICA Museum in South Korea, the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, the Queens Museum and the Williamsburg Art & Historical Centre in New York.
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