Lantian Xie - Biography


b. 1988, Dubai, UAE / Lives and works in Dubai, UAE

Lantian Xie makes images, objects, stories, and situations. Xie holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is editor-at-large at Dubai-based publishing practice THE STATE.

His works were recently shown as part of the exhibition A Beast, A God, A Line curated by Cosmin Costinas, ARCOmadrid 2018, ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS: POSITIONS IN PLAY - Curated by Hammad Nasar for the National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates at the 57th La Biennale di Venezia. Xie's exhibitions include The New Normal: China, Art, and 2017 -Curated by Guo Xi, Yang Zi, Alvin Li and Wenfei Wang, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China; Why Not Ask Again? - Maneuvers, Disputations & Stories - Curated by Raqs Media Collective, Shanghai Bienniale, Shanghai, China; Forming in the pupil of an eye - Curated by Sudarshan Shetty, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India; SPRING1883, Melbourne, Australia with Grey Noise, Dubai; Summer Triangle - Curated by Venus Lau, at OCAT, Shenzhen, China; Art Basel | Statements, Basel, Switzerland with Grey Noise, Dubai; Accented - Curated by Murtaza Vali at Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE; In Search of Lost Time - Curated by Amal Khalaf at Brunei Gallery at SOAS, London, UK.


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