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Tao Hui

1987, Yunyang, China

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Artist, Speaker

Tao Hui currently lives and works in Beijing. Tao graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China in 2010, majored in BFA oil painting. Tao Hui creates immersive video-installations that bend the boundaries of fiction and reality to address cultural and identity related issues. His works are visceral and provocative, yet enlightening and always imbued with a strong emotional power and a sense of displacement, inviting the viewers to confront themselves with their own cultural history, ways of living and social identities. In 2015, Tao Hui was awarded The Grand Prize at the 19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_ Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas, São Paulo, and the Art Sanya & Huayu Youth Award, Sanya, China. His work is represented in the collections of: Kadist Foundation, San Francisco; Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris; K11 Foundation, Hong Kong; M+ Museum, Hong Kong; New Century Art Foundation, Beijing; Sunpride Foundation, Hong Kong, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – MMCA, Seoul, and the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art–UCCA, Beijing.

Last update: October 8th, 2019.