XU Qu

About the Artist

Born in 1978 in Jiangsu, China. Graduated from Nanjing Art Institute, Bachelor Degree in 2002. Between 2005 to 2007, he studied of Fine Arts at the Braunschweig University of Art in Germany and he studies under professors John M. Armleder and Birgit Hein, Diplom. Between 2007 to 2008, "Meisterschueler" (postgraduate study program) under Prof. John M. Armleder, now working and living in Beijing.


Selected solo exhibitions: DOCTRINE, Antenna Space, Shanghai, 2016; Currency Wars, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels 2015; Intercourse, ANTENNA SPACE, Shanghai, 2015. Tennis Court, Taikang Space, Beijing, 2014. A Hit, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, 2014. Mutable forms and Immutable Consciousness, Tang Contemporay Art-Bangkok, Thailand, 2013. 51m²: 11# Xu Qu, Taikang Space, Beijing, 2010, etc. 

Selected group exhibitions: Hack Space, K11 Art Foundation Pop-up Space, Hong Kong, 2015;Digging a hole in china, OCAT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shen zhen, 2015; Bentu, Chinese Artists at a Time of Turbulence and Transformation, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, 2015; Cosmos - Limited and Limitless, Existence and Co-existence, Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, 2014. Negative or Resistance?, Taikang Space, Beijing, 2013. On/Off, It’s Not a Matter of Time, UCCA, Beijing, 2013. Guest, Standing on the Shoulders of little Clowns, UCCA, Beijing. Light Bending Onto the Retina, 18 Gallery, Shanghai, 2012.