Chen Tianzhuo
    • About
    • Biography
    • Exhibitions
      • Solo Exhibition
      • Group Exhibition
      • Art Fair
    • Artworks
      • Painting
      • Sculpture
      • Installation
      • Performing Arts
      • Photography
      • New Media
      • Video
      • Performance
    • Chen Tianzhuo
    • Birthdate: 1985
      Birthplace: China | Beijing
      Gender: Male
      Lives and Works in: China | Beijing
      Born in 1985, Chen Tianzhuo currently lives and works in Beijing and Shanghai, China. After graduating from the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, England, he studied at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, England and received a Master of Arts degree. As a younger generation of artists, Chen Tianzhuo is in the pure art field of installation, performance, video, paper painting, photography, and the form of "event" that needs to be attended by others or the audience, such as underground parties, stage
    • Biography
    • >Solo Exhibitions


      “TRANCE”,  M Woods Museum, Beijing

      “Backstage Boys”, Bank, Shanghai


      “GHOST”, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur


      “Tianzhuo Chen”, chi K11 art museum

      “Ishvara”, Long March Space, Beijing


      “Tianzhuo Chen”, Palais De Tokyo, Paris


      “PICNIC PARADI$E BITCH” , BANK, Shanghai


      “Tianzhuo’s Acid Club” , Star gallery, Beijing


      “Gas Station” Soloshow of Tianzhuo Chen and Rongrong Bi, Vanguard gallery, Shanghai


      “The Great exhibition” Solo show of Tianzhuo Chen and Xinyi Liu, curated by Wei Guo & Chloe Hipeau




      (forthcoming) “Trance”, Theatre Kampnagel, Hamburg


      “Atherrave”, Akademie Der Kunste

      “Against the Blade of Honour”, Schauspielhaus Bochum, Bochum

      “An Atypical Brain Damage” ,Transform Festival, Leeds

      “Ksana”, Faurschou Foundation, Venice


      “Atherave”, Barbican Centre, London

      “An Atypical Brain Damage” Kampnagel, Hamburg

      “An Atypical Brain Damage”, Spring Festival, Utrecht

      “Untitled act”, ACUD gallery, Berlin

      “Ishvara Lite” Front Triennial , Cleverland

      “Aisha Devi feat ASIANDOPEBOYS “, Pioneer Works, NY

      “Aisha Devi feat ASIANDOPEBOYS”, The Broad Museum, LA

      “Ksana”, Faurschou Foundation, Beijing


      “Ishvara”, Wiener Festwochen, Vienna

      “Ishvara”,Theater Der Welt, Hamburg

      “Aisha Devi feat ASIANDOPEBOYS”, Click Festival, Helsingor

      “Aisha Devi feat ASIANDOPEBOYS” BOCA Biennale, Lisbon

      “An Atypical Brain Damage” steirischer herbst, Graz

      “An Atypical Brain Damage” Spielart, Munich

      “Trayastrimsa” Tokyo Fesitval, Tokyo

      “GHOST”, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur

      “GHOST”, Varanasi, India


      “Tianzhuo Chen, Aisha Devi feat. ASIANDOPEBOYS” Performance at Berghain, CTM Festival, Berlin

      “Ishvara”, Long March Space, Beijing

      “Trayastrimsa”, chi K11 art museum


      “ADAHA II”, Palais De Tokyo, Paris


      “ADAHA”, Bank, Shanghai


      Selected Group Exhibitions


      (forthcoming) La Biennial de Montréal, Montreal, Canada


      “Airport Biennale”, Guangzhou

      “About Face”, Wrightwood 659, Chicago

      “Plastic Dreams”, Manifattura Tabacchi, Florence

      “Against the Blade of Honour”, Schauspielhaus Bochum, Bochum

      “Entropy”, Faurschou Foundation, Venice


      “Anti-” Athens Biennale, Athen

      “Entropy”, Faurschou Foundation, Beijing

      “Front Triennial”, Cleverland


      “Zhongguo 2185”, Sadie Coles HQ, London


      “Arching in Circles”, LongMarchSpace, Beijing

      “Tianzhuo Chen, Aisha Devi feat. ASIANDOPEBOYS” BOCA Biennale, Lisbon


      “MIC/MAC”, A2Z gallery, Paris

      “Seismographic Sounds” KKB Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Performance at Berghain, CTM Festival, Berlin


      “Peep Show”, Long March Space, Beijing

      “CLOCKENFLAP 2015″ Videotage, HK

      “Mankind / Machinekind” Krinzinger Projecte, Vienna

      “New China/New Art”, University of Nottingham’s Djanogly Gallery, UK

      “Future of Today”, Today Art Museum, Beijing

      “Kaleidoscope”, Tianzhuo Chen and Keiichi Tanaami, Kaleidoscope gallery, Singapore

      “Observer-Creator”, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing


      “Tomorrow’s Party”, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

      “PALE FIRE——Revising Boundaries”, M Woods museum, Beijing


      “2014 Wuhan 3rd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts”, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan

      “Conditions”, Destination, Beijing


      “SANKUANZ FW2015 Collection”,London Fashion Week,London

      “Decorum”,Powerstation of Art,Shanghai

      “SANKUANZ FW2014 Collection”,Shanghai Fashion Week,Shanghai


      “Drawing-Expression and limit”,Amnua,Nanjing

      “Wave” Bund 18, Shanghai

      “Hot City” L-Artgallery, Chengdu

      “Eric Cartman’s Loser Club” Art Beijing, Beijing

      “Kangrinboqê-SANKUANZ FW2013 Collection”,Shanghai Fashion Week,Shanghai

      “Existence – +Follow” Shanghai MOCA, Shanghai


      “Kathmandu International Art Festival”, Kathmandu

      “Narcissism” Star gallery, Beijing

      “Being misread on 16th October”, Bridge gallery, Beijing

      “Get it Louder 2012”, Beijing

      “The Graduals”, Traffic, Dubai

      “First Issue”, SH Contemporary, Shanghai

      “Also World”, T Art Center, Beijing

      “Spot Light”, Bund 18, Shanghai

      “Nowhere to Live”, Star Gallery, Beijing

      “The Halo Effect”, V Art Center, Shanghai

      “Yeast″, Season gallery, Beijing


      “Asia Triennial Manchester”, Manchester

      “Peckham 90210″, N/V Projects, London

      “UK CHINA Art&Design Festival-The catalyst”, Great western studios, London

      “Parallax Art Fair”, La Galleria, Royal Opera Arcade, London

      “Life is elsewhere”, Crypt gallery, London


      “Wild Wicked and Wanton”, The Lewisham Arthouse, London

      “MA Show 2010″, 1st Sept-5th Sept, Chelsea college of art, London

      “Royal Academy summer exhibition”, 14Jun-22 Aug, Royal Academy, London

      “Chelsea MA interim show”, Chelsea college of art, london

      “Askew show- in the garden of desire” , The castle, London

      “Condensation”, Hanbury hall, london

      “Chelsea salon”, Auto-Italia south east, london


      “Chelsea salon”, Auto-Italia south east, london

      “Cheers”, Barge house, London

      “CSM Degree show”, Barge house, London

      “CSM work in progress show”, Colomb gallery, London


      “Hot Shock”, Shanghai

      “Foundry”, London

      “China Design now”, V&A Museum, London



      2007-09 BA Graphic Design, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Desgin

      2009-10 MA Fine Art, Chelsea college of Art and Design


    • Exhibitions
      • Brutality:Art Basel Online Viewing Room
        Jun 17, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020
        Opening: Jun 17, 2020 19:00 Wednesday
        Artists: Chen Tianzhuo, Jin Shan, Patty Chang
        • Art Fair
      • Lu Yang 'Debut' & Chen Tianzhuo' Backstage Boys'
        Nov 9, 2019 - Jan 12, 2020
        Opening: Nov 9, 2019 04:00 Saturday
        Artists: Chen Tianzhuo, Lu Yang
        • Solo Exhibition
      • ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2019
        Nov 7, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019
        Artists: Chen Zhe, Chen Tianzhuo, Jin Shan, Lin Ke, Michael Lin, Michael Najjar , Yanyan Huang
        • Art Fair
      • The Bank Show
        Mar 29, 2015 - May 24, 2015
        Opening: Mar 29, 2015 15:00 Sunday
        Artists: Aernout Mik, Cai Guoqiang, Chen Shaoxiong, Chen Tianzhuo, Christoph Draeger, Denyi Studio, Dieter Meier, Double Fly , Gianni Motti, Heidi Voet, Javier Viver, Kelvin B. Lee, Liao Guohe, Marcus Yee and Heman Chong, Orit Ben-Shitrit, Paul Chan, Rainer Ganahl , The Raqs Media Collective, Wang Sishun, Xu Zhen, Zhang O, Zhao Yao
        • Group Exhibition
        Jul 19, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014
        Opening: Jul 19, 2012 Thursday
        Artist: Chen Tianzhuo
        • Solo Exhibition
      • Ground Floor Up
        Jan 24, 2014 - Mar 15, 2014
        Artists: Chen Tianzhuo, Kendell Geers, Ma Daha, Marc Lafia, Martin Murphy, Monika Bravo, Wang Jiaxue, Yao Shu‘an
        • Group Exhibition
      • 2015 West Bund
        Sep 8, 2015 -
        Artists: Chen Tianzhuo, Chun Ouyang, Fang Wei, Jin Shan, Laurent Grasso, Marina Abramović, Wang Jiaxue, Xu Bing
        • Art Fair
      • 2014 West Bund Art Fair
        Artists: Chen Tianzhuo, Chun Ouyang, Fang Wei, Gang Zhao, Jin Shan, Kendell Geers, Laurent Grasso, Marina Abramović, Matthew Brandt
        • Art Fair
    • Artworks
      • Tattoo on earth | Chen Tianzhuo

        Installation | New Zealand 100% wool | Dimensions variable

      • Actor Tarot - Avidyā | Chen Tianzhuo

        Sculpture | Lead relief, oil paint, aluminum cast, stainless steel, bamboo | 210 × 260 × 30 cm

      • The Fall | Chen Tianzhuo

        Installation | Brass cast,3D printing,imitation marble finishing | 700 × 200 × 150 cm | 2019

      • Trance | Chen Tianzhuo

        Video, Performing Arts, Performance | 8-channel video | 04:00:00 | 2019 - 2020

      • The Lost Boy | Chen Tianzhuo

        Sculpture | MDF relief, oil stick | 160 × 110 × 10 cm | 2019

      • Jingba Lost in the Forest | Chen Tianzhuo

        Painting | Aluminum panel, inkjet print, oil stick | 90 × 75 cm | 2019

      • Crawling Bug | Chen Tianzhuo

        Painting | Aluminum panel, inkjet print, oil stick | 100 × 153 cm | 2019

      • Black Metal Communist | Chen Tianzhuo

        Painting | Aluminum panel, inkjet print, oil stick | 90 × 172 cm | 2019

      • XX | Chen Tianzhuo

        Painting | Aluminum panel, inkjet print, oil stick | 39 × 27 cm | 2019

      • Love is Trance-2 | Chen Tianzhuo

        Sculpture | MDF relief, oil stick | 124 × 100 × 15 cm | 2019