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Biography

Kan Xuan lives and works in Beijing, China and Amsterdam Netherlands

1972        Born in Xuan Cheng, An'hui, China
1993-1997   China Art Academy, Hang Zhou, China
2001-2003   The Royal Rijksacedamy Amsterdam, Netherlands

Selected Exhibitions
2006             
9th Havana Biennial 2006, Wifredo Lam Center, Havanna, Cuba
'Exploding Television - Satellite of Love', International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands,
A happy girl, IKON Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Never go out without my DV Cam-Video art from China, Museo Colecciones ICO, Madrid, Spain
Close Reading, Galerie Julitte Jongma, Amsterdam, Netherlands
20 Desarreglos – Arte Contemporáneo de Brasil, Museo del Artes Visuales, Santiago de Chile

2005             
Mahong. Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Schweiz
Focus, China Museum of art, Beijing, China
The Second Guangzhou Triennial, GuangDong Museum of art, Guangzhou, China
Prix de Rome 2005,  De Apple Foundation,  Amsterdam, Netherlands
I Still Believe in Miracles, Museum de Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Double Happiness, BizArt Centre, Shanghai, China
A Molecular History of Everything, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Australia
Guangzhou Photo Biennial 2005, Paris, France

2004             
Kan Xuan and Cuixiuwen, Museum for Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France
A l' Est du Sud de l' Ouest/ A l' Ouest du Sud de l' Est, Villa Arson, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France
Epiphytes, Classic botanical garden, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Object System : Ding Nothing, ARCO2004, Madrid, Spain
I miss you, BizArt Centre, Shanghai, China

2003             
Doing nothing anywhere is, Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China
Chine: génération vidéo, MEP – Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris, France
Panorama da Art Brasileira 2003, Sao Paulo Modern Art Museum, Brazil
Alors, La Chine?, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
New Zone, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, Polan
Everyday , Kunstforeningen Copenhagen, Denmark
Video Festival, Brussels, Belgium
Echigo-Tsumari Short video Festival, Tokyo, Japan
Under Construction, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan

2002             
C' est pas du cinema, Le Fresony studio national, France
Video art, Chinese European Art center, Xiamen, China
The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou Museum of art, Guangzhou, China
Fantasia-2, Beijing, China

2001             
Fantasia-1, Seoul, Korea
Or Emptiness!, BizArt Centre, Shanghai China

1999             
Wu Shi Ren Fei , Photography Exhibition, Shanghai, China
Art for Sale, Shanghai, China


Residencies, Fellowships, Prices
2005        Prix de Rome 2005,  Basic Prize, Netherlands
2002-2003   Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Dutch ministry of Education, Culture and Science, NL
2002        Dutch Ministry of Foreign, DCO, IC, NL

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
 

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