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Five wolves

In the end of 80’s and the beginning of 90’s of last century, there were a large number of young artists from all over the country gathering in the villages around Yuan Ming Yuan relics in Beijing. They gave up their registered permanent residences and the steady jobs in Government, believing in freedom and living here as exiles. This is Yuan Ming Yuan Artist Village.
In August 1994, five young artists from Guizhou came here and established the only artist group in Yuan Ming Yuan Artist Village called “Wu Pi Studio”, while the others were calling them “Wu Pi Lang”, meaning “Five Wolves”, as a joke.
At the end of 1995, as Yuan Ming Yuan Artist Village was dispelled by the police, each of the “wolf” goes his own way … …

  • Yang Qing
  • Yang Qing
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    December 16, 2007
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Director Biography - Yang Qing

1969. Born in Xiuwen, Guizhou province, China
1994. BA (Painting), Fine Arts Department, Guizhou Normal University, Guizhou, China
Work on contemporary art in Beijing.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2017. ‘Ask the way’ Art Project, several venues in Athens, Greece
2015. ‘Snap - Blink of the Heart’, Mingyuan Gallery, Shanghai, China
2011. ‘Look! Recluse…’, Yanchao Collection, Beijing, China
2000. ‘Reason of Breaking’, Chinese Contemporary Art Museum, Beijing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions:
7th International EGEART Art Days Program, Izmir, Turkey
1st ‘The Artists are present’ Contemporary Art Exhibition, KailiXiasi, Guizhou

‘Starting point of life journey’, Wei Art Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
‘Living and Dying in Pain, it doesn’t have to happen’, Ullens Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing
‘Excellent Work Doctrine’, Yi Dian Space, Beijing
‘Art Walk’ Rhone Annual Exhibition, Art center of Guangzhou Opera House, Guangdong

The Second China-Asean Biennale 2015, Nanning, Guangxi
1st Master’s Invitation Exhibition, Song Zhuang Literature Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing
‘Ecological Energy’, Damyang, Korea
KCAA Contemporary Art and the Public—Ethnic Group, KCAA Gallery, Beijing

‘Keep watch’ Photography Exhibition, CCD300 Gallery, Beijing
The Documents of Chinese Performance Art—1985-2010, Songzhuang Gallery, Beijing

The 8th International Performance Art in KOPAS, KOPAS Art Central, Seoul, Korea
China Contemporary Art Leaders Exhibition, Bukchon Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
‘Artists Tribe Investigation’ Art Exhibition, Songzhuang Gallery, Beijing

The 1st International Performance Are in Busan, FABRIS, Busan, Korea
‘From YuanMingYuan to Songzhuang’ Documentary, 798 Jixiangbole Gallery, Beijing

Festival de Performance Pasage de la Paz, Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona, Spain
The 3th China-Japan Performance Art Exchange Project, 798 Rain Gallery, Beijing
‘Eye Chip- Chinese Video Art Exhibition’, Institute for East Asian Studies, South Carolina state University, USA

‘WuPi passed by YuanMingYuan’, Art Channel Gallery, Beijing
Misalignments: Video &Performance Art Documents from the PRC, Institute for East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, USA

‘Inward Gazes’ Documentaries of Chinese Performance Art, Macau Art Museum, Macau
‘In House’ Contemporary Art Exhibition, Chapman&Bailey Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
‘The Other Shore’ Contemporary Art Exhibition, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The 1st Dadao Live Art Festival, Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing
‘DNA’ Visual Exhibition, Nanxincang Ming Dynasty Warehouse, Beijing

‘Pingyao International Photography Festival’ - Neo-Photography Exhibition, Pingyao, Shanxi province

‘0℃’Contemporary Art Exhibition, Bridge Art Workshop, Beijing
‘Dang.com’ Contemporary Art Exhibition, Happy Paradise Bar, Beijing

3rd Shanghai Biennale ‘Unusual & Usual’ Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yuangong Modern Art Museum, Shanghai
The 1st Open Art Platform--Performance Art Festival, Huairou, Beijing

‘Lost Control’ Art Exhibition, Chinese Design Museum, Beijing

YuanMingYuan ‘WuPi’ Open Air Exhibition, YuanMingYuan Artist Village, Beijing

Street Art – Five people declaimed poems in street for a month, Guiyang, Guizhou province

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