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Shao Yinong & Muchen

1961   Shao Yinong born, Xining, Qinghai, China
1970   Mu Chen born, Liaoning province, China
1982   Shao Yinong graduated from Qinghai Normal University
1987   Shao Yinong, Assistant Lecturer, Oil Painting Department,
           Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
           Mu Chen graduated from People's University of China,
           Photo-journalism, MA

Currently living and working in Beijing, China

Solo Exhibitions
The Assembly Halls, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

Shaoyinong & Muchen Photography Exhibition, Paik Hae Young Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Shaoyinong & Muchen Photography Exhibition, The Assembly Halls, 10 Chancery Lane     Gallery, Hong Kong
The Assembly Halls, FotoGrafia-Festival Internazionale di Rome, Museum of Trastevere     in Rome, Italy
Childhood Memory, Grace Alexander Contemporary Art Gallery, Zurich

Shaoyinong & Muchen Photography Exhibition, Chinese Contemporary, London, England
Illusion of Memory, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
The Assembly Halls, CAAW China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, China
Shaoyinong & Muchen, TIVAC Taiwan International Visual Arts Center, Taiwan

Shaoyinong & Muchen Photography Exhibition, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
Family Register, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China
History of Time, Pingyao International Photography Exhibition, Shanxi, China

Group Exhibitions
Thermocline of Art. New Asian Waves, ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum,     Karlsruhe, Germany
Zhu Yi! Chinese Contemporary Photography, ATRIUM de Alava, Spain
Asiana - A Survey of Contemporary Asian Art, Artcore Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Mahjong, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
China now - Kunst in Zeiten des Umbruchs, Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg

Transformations: New Chinese Photography, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, Australia
Post.doc, Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece
Gallery Artists Group Show 6, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong, SAR

I Like the Guy, I Could Let Him Sell Some of my Pictures, Artcore, Toronto

Gallery Artists Group Show 5, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
Born in China, Goedhuis Contemporary - New York, USA
Beijing Contemporary, Galerie Kampl - München, Munich, Germany
The City’s Skin – Feasibility Research for Contemporary Metropolis Image, Tap Seac     Gallery, Macau
Art Rising – Contemporary Chinese Art Museum Exhibition, Art Toronto 2005, Canada
Guangzhou Photo Biennial 2005, Guangdong Museum of Art - Triennial, Guangzhou,     China
FotoGrafia. Festival Internazionale di Roma, Museo di Roma in Trastevere, Rome, Italy
Chinese Photogrpahy Now, Chinese Contemporary, London, England
Follow me!, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
A Strange Heaven, Tennis Palace, City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Über Schönheit, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Living in Interesting Times, The Open Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel

Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
Past in Reverse, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, USA
Chinese Eyes, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
China, The Body Everywhere, Marseille Contemporary Art Gallery, France
Between Reality and Memory, Parsons School of Design, New York, USA
Chinese Avant Garde, Chinese Contemporary, London, England
Inaugural Show, Chinese Contemporary Beijing, Beijing, China
La Photographie contemporaine chinoise, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy, France
On the Wall, The Regional Museum, Kristianstad, Sweden

Shaoyinong & Muchen, Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France
Alors la Chine?, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
A Strange Heaven, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic

History of Time, Pingyao International Photography Exhibition, Pingyao, China
Great Theatre of the World, Taipei Biennale, Taipei, Taiwan
Paris-Peking, Espace Cardin, Paris
Money and Value - The Last Taboo, Biel, Switzerland

Chinese Plan: Rotate 360, Paragold International Art Centre, Shanghai, China
Virtual Future, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Pingyao International Photography Exhibition, Pingyao, China

Please Note:  Before 2000 Shaoyinong and Muchen worked as separate artists. Since 2000 they have been working as one creative team. Above is the CV of their joint work.