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Liu Yujia

1981, Sichuan, China

Now work in

Beijing, China

Liu Yujia (b. 1981, Sichuan, China) currently lives and works in Beijing, China. Liu Yujia’s recent practice engages with moving image. Her video works and films explore the dialectical tension between the documentary reality and fiction, examining the complex and mysterious dimensions of subjective experience in different social and political context. Recent solo exhibitions include Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing and Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai. Her works were exhibited in PSA, Shanghai; Museum of University of Pittsburgh; 2019 Guangzhou Airport Biennale, Guangzhou; HOW Art Museum, Shanghai; UCCA DUNE Art Museum, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf; White Rabbit Museum, Sydney, Australia; CFCCA, Manchester, UK; Kadist Foundation, USA, etc. Her Single Screen video works and films have been screened in Centre Pompidou, Paris and other museums and institutes around the world. She has been nominated for 2018-2019 Porsche “Young Chinese Artist of the Year” Award.

At OCAT Shanghai, Liu Yujia's work was exhibited in the exhibition Frontier: Re-assessment of Post-Globalisational Politics (2019) andThe Circular Impact: Video Art 21 (2021).

In 2022, Liu Yujia is included in the 2022 Emerging Media Artist Exhibition in Solidarity with____? at OCAT.

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The Circular Impact: Video Art 21

2021.04.28 - 07.11 closed

The exhibition curated by Dai Zhuoqun features a sample of Chinese video art since 2000, showing 21 artists whose primary medium of practice has been moving images, with works spanning 21 years from the beginning of the 21st century to the present.

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Frontier: Re-Assessment of Post-Globalisational Politics

2017.12.30 - 2018.03.11 closed

The exhibition invites more than thirty famous contemporary artists who employ video, installation, performance, photography and documentary language in rich expressions of their artistic thinking on regionality.

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In Solidarity with ____? | 2022 "OCAT × KADIST Emerging Media Artist Program" Exhibition

2022.08.20 - 10.23 opens in 2 days

OCAT Shanghai is pleased to announce the group exhibition "In Solidarity with____?", the first chapter of the OCAT x KADIST Emerging Media Artist Program 2022. This exhibition marks the eighth edition of OCAT Shanghai’s annual Emerging Media Artist Program, a project that launched in 2013, and its second collaboration with KADIST to support artists from China working in media art. The eight exhibited artists were selected from nominations by eighty contemporary art professionals for their demonstration of creativity, and command for the language of media art across multiple dimensions of practice. During the exhibition, an international jury will award one of the artists with a short, fully-funded research residency at KADIST San Francisco in 2023.

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