Xu Zhen

Xu Zhen (b.1977) is a Chinese artist living in Shanghai. Zhen graduated from the Shanghai School of Arts and Craft in 1996 and still lives and works in Shanghai. Zhen won the top prize at the China Contemporary Art Award in 2004 and since 2001 when he was invited to the 49th Venice Biennale, Zhen exhibited his works widely. His exhibitions include China Power Station: Part I, Battersea Power Station, London, 2006; On Mobility, De Appel, Amsterdam, 2006; China Contemporary - Art, Architecture and Visual Culture; Museum Boijmanns van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 2006; The Thirteen - Chinese Video Now, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2006; Restless, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, 2006; Universal Studios, Beijing, 2006 and Xu Zhen, H-Space at ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, 2006. Until June 2009 Xu Zhen worked under the company name MadeIn Inc.