Current Exhibition

Han Yajuan

HAN YAJUAN (b.1980, China) is a contemporary artist based in Beijing, China. She is a multimedia artist. Her work focuses on the relationship between women and the virtual space in relation to agency and identity issues. Her artistic practices operate across paintings, moving images, installations, VR, and GameArt.

Yajuan received her Bachelor of Arts from the China Academy of Art and her Master of fine arts from the Central Academy of Fine Arts. She is pursuing a PhD in Art and Computational Technology at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Yajuan has held solo exhibitions in China, the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Holland, Japan, Korea, Australia, Singapore, and Spain. Her works also have been exhibited in museums, art institutions, and biennials worldwide. For example, the National Art Museum of China, the National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Wereld Museum Rotterdam, the National Portrait Gallery Australia, Palazzo Reale Milano, Marino Marini Museum, La Centrale Electrique Brussels, Palazzo delle Arti Naples, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, Bienal de Curitiba 2017, and Animamix Biennial 2009 and 2014. Her works have been collected by the China Academy of Art, Swiss BSI Foundation, and M+ Museum.

About the ArtistAwards/Collection
2021AREBYTE/ Goldsmiths Residency 2021
2018The Women Artist in Contemporary China research program conducted by Tate gallery's research centre.
2018Committed artist for the Art project at Department for Culture and Education of the German Consulate General Shanghai.
20173rd N.A.I.C Project, artist residence project at Soho China - Commune by The Great Wall
2014The Nomination for "50 Years 50 People", an award to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and China
2013Bloomberg: "Top-selling Born Since 1980: Artists", ranked 9th.
2012Luciano Benetton Collection, Benetton & United Foundation (United Colors of Benetton), Veneto, Italy.
2012Reuters: "The Hot-Young-Artists League Table", ranked 7th.
2011Oil painting was collected by UNEEC Culture and Education Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan.
2016Oil painting was collected by M+ museum, Hong Kong.
2002China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China.
2011Drawing was collected by Karl Lagerfeld.
2010Oil painting was collected by Uli Sigg Collection, Mauensee, Switzerland
2009Oil paintings were collected by Jimenez-Colon Collection, Ponce, Puerto Rico.
2008BSI Art Collection, Lugano, Switzerland.
2007Oil paintings were collected by MEB Collection, France.
2002Excellent Artwork Graduate award from China Academy of Art.
2002Excellent Graduation Art work Awards, The Council of Chongli Foundation Taiwan.
2001Ma Li Outstanding Awards of Creation.
2001,02,03 Oil paintings were collected by China Academy of Arts.
1999,2000,01 Scholarship awards, China Academy of Art.
1999Won the prize of Li Zhongsheng Foundation.
Solo Exhibitions
2022Han Yajuan New Solo Exhibition "Hello Human", The Columns Singapore, Singapore
2019"Han Yajuan Solo Exhibition", The Columns Singapore, Singapore.
2019"Han Yajuan Solo Exhibition", The Columns Gallery, Seoul, Korea.
2018The House of Insomnia, Department for Culture and Education of the German Consulate General Shanghai, Goethe Open Space, Shanghai, China
2017"Instant True Love", Amy Li Gallery, Beijing, China
2016"Superlative", Shanghai Longmen Art Projects, Shanghai, China
2013"Far East Duet", Australia China Art Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
2012"From China with Love", Art ON the Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2011"Indulgence & Transcendence", Eli Klein Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
2009"Bling Bling", Chinese Contemporary, New York, USA
2008"Herstory", Marella Gallery, Beijing, China
2008"Angels from Hell", Olyvia Fine Art, London, UK
2008"Han Yajuan's Video Works", 24HR Art Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin, Australia
2007"Travel Alone", Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007"Selection of Dreams", Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
2007"Delightful Escape", Project B Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy
2007"Works of Han Yajuan", ARCO 2007, Madrid, Spain
2007"Beautiful Plan", Taikang Space, Beijing, China
2006"Milkshake", Art Beatus, Hongkong, China
Group Exhibitions
2022"Creative Machine Symposium Exhibition: An Interrogation of AI Creativity", Goldsmiths, University of London.
2022"Fission - The Global Wave of Digital Art", Gui Zhou Provincial Museum Guiyang, China
2022"Visionary Journey: Back to Nature", Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2022"Art Takes Over" public art project, Phoenix Metropolis Media, shanghai China
2021"Material Sense", The Columns Singapore, Singapore.
2021"The Logic of Painting", Xinjiang Art Museum, Urumqi, China
2021"The Logic of Painting", Shijiazhuang Art Museum, Shijiazhuang, China
2020"The Fifth Suzhou Jinji Lake Biennale: New Art in the Integration of Civilizations", Art Suzhou, Suzhou, China.
2019"III Bienal del Sur", Ciudad Bol챠var, Venezuela
2019"Dream Video" West Bund Art & Design Public Art Section, Shanghai, China.
2019"The 2nd Diaoyu Fortress International New Media Art Festival" - Chongqing, China
2019"Inspiration in Focus", Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2018"3rd N.A.I.C Project", Soho China - Commune by The Great Wall & ArtDepot, Beijing, China
2018"Cooling", Golden Eagle Contemporary Art Center, Nanjing, China
2017-18"Bienal de Curitiba 2017: Vibrations: China - Pais Homenageado", Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil
2017Lumieres Hong Kong festival, Hong Kong
2017"15th Asian Arts Festival, Versatility-Asia Arts Invitational Exhibition", Ningbo Museum of Arts, Ningbo, China
2017New Tale of Orient: Young Art from Asia, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2016-17"Across Art and Fashion", Salvatore Ferragamo Museum & Marino Marini Museum, Piazza San Pancrazio, Florence, Italy
2016"The Art of Humanity", The Pratt Institute, New York, USA
2016"She: International Women Artists Exhibition", Long Museum, Shanghai, China
2015"Image Research Room (No.2): Concept and Language in Painting