Tian Xiao Lei

Born at 1982, Tian graduated from the Digital Media Department, Central Academy of Fine Arts at 2007. He takes inspiration from traditional Chinese culture, creating works adhering to literature text such as “Shan Hai Jing” and Buddhist views on life and death. Through his video animation, he questions about the direction of life and the limits of human desires.

Time-based Art Festival 2013 – MicroCities, The Queens Museum of Art
Tian Xiaolei solo exhibition--DIfferent views, Songzhuang Art Center China
"Nonexistent reality", Chambers Fine Art China
Inter-vision, A Contemporary art exhibition across the strait 2013, National Taiwan Museum of fine arts             The garden of forking paths Exploring independent animation, OCAT shanghai, China
Art project ESPERANTO, 798 Beijng

SHENZHEN Independent animation biennale, China
9th China Independent Film Festival, Nanjing, China
CAFAM FUTUR,CAFA Art Museum, Beijing
“Seal Memories Matrix" super media screenage Environment Art Exhibition, Beijing
living.being china-Dutch Contemporary art exhibition, Song zhuang art center Beijing
Whatever you want --new media show, kara kitchen beijng
Media art showcase, Input/output Gallery   Hong kong
Dark matter--Heterogeneous representation of contemporary art, Yuan Art Museum
54 international young art festivals, Yue·Art Gallery
Song of Joy, Meulensteen Gallery, New York

Harley-Davidson 2011 China Contemporary Art Contest,Milwaukee Art Museum Addition
Focus on Talents Finalists Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing,China
In a Perfect World, Meulensteen   New York

2010 Beijing 798 Art Festival—Cultivating the future, 798 Center For Art Promotion Beijing, China
Giant cup today national art students annual awards, Today Art Museum, Beijing China
Their Horizon – Young Artists Promotion Chapter 2, 798 Center For ArtPromotion, Beijing, China

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