Hu Weiyi

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Hu Weiyi, born in 1990 in Shanghai, graduated from the China Academy of Art in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree, then studied at the School of Intermedia Art, the China Academy of Art, and received a master's degree in 2016. He now lives and works in Shanghai. Hu Weiyi’s works involve multiple facets, and he is apt at combining various media in his works, especially photography, video and installation. His work has been exhibited by numerous institutions and galleries including The Helmhaus Zürich, Yuz Museum, Power Station of Art, Long Museum, MoCA Shanghai, Guang Dong Times Museum, Minsheng Art Museum, CAFA Art Museum, Hong Kong Arts Centre, etc. He was nominated for the 2nd Art Sanya Huayu Youth Award in 2014.


  • School of Intermedia Art (SIMA), China Academy of Art, China, Master of Art


  • Department of Public Art, China Academy of Art, China, Bachelor of Art


  • Born in Shanghai in 1990

Solo Exhibitions


  • Intersecting, A+ Contemporary, Shanghai


  • Daily Routine, Don Gallery, Shanghai


  • No Express, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing

  • Hu Weiyi, Asia Art Center, Taipei


  • Flirt, M50 Art Space, Shanghai

Selected Group Exhibitions


  • Now is the time ——2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition, Wuzhen, Jiaxing, China


  • December 31st is a Monday, What a shame there is no exhibition!, Auspicious Baodi Space, Tianjin

  • Dionysian Super-X, chi K11 Art Space, Guangzhou

  • Light, Heat, Power! , Spare Space- Frank F. Yang Art and Education Foundation, Shanghai

  • Troubled Intentions Ahead:Confusing Public and Private, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing; The Culture Industry Center of Beizhen, Liaoning

  • Dialogue Between HU Weiyi and Yoshua OKÓN, Don Gallery + Ghebaly Gallery, Condo Shanghai, Shanghai

  • One World Exposition 2.2, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

  • Out of Service, AMNUA, Nanjing

  • Presence, Young Artist Exhibition, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou

  • Imagination is Reality, Hu Weiyi and Hu jieming Dual Solo Show, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore

  • Turning Point – 40 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, The Long Museum (West Bund), Shanghai


  • After Party Collective Dance And Individual Gymnastics, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong

  • like4like, Chi K11 Art Space, K11 Art Mall, Hong Kong

  • Body MediaⅡ, Power Station Art Museum, Shanghai

  • Shanghai GalaxyⅡ, Yuz Museum, shanghai

  • Shanghai Dandy, Don Gallery, Shanghai


  • WE, A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists, Chi K11, Shanghai.

  • New Capital, Huang Yu Collection Exhibition, ChengduMOCA, Chengdu

  • Turning Point, Contemporary Art in China Since 2000, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai

  • True Landscapes and Landscaped Gardens, Times Museum, Guangzhou

  • Home Cinema, OCT Art &Design Gallery, Shenzhen

  • Time Based, Non-Places, The 3rd Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale, Shenzhen

  • Beyond Every Mountain Is Another Mountain, Helmhaus, Zurich


  • The 2nd CAFAM• Future Exhibition, CAFA, Beijing

  • OpenArt Biennial, Orebro Sweden

  • Familiar Otherness Art Across Northeast Asia, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

  • Jimei X Arles:East West Encounters International Photo Festival, Xiamen

  • The Exhibition Of Annual Of Contemporary Art Of China, Beijing Minsheng Contemporary Art Museum, Beijing


  • PANDAMONIUM, Momentum, Berlin, Germany

  • Remodernization, Wuhan 3rd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan

  • Cosmos, 21 Century MinSheng Museum, Shanghai


  • Revel, Contemporary Art Exhibition, MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai

  • Summer Session, Art Residency, V2_ , Rotterdam, The Netherlands