Yiy Zhang


Yiy (Xiaoyue) Zhang was born in 1990 in Shaanxi, China. She currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing with Bachelor degree (2013) and then studied at Ecole nationale superieure des beaux-arts de Paris (France), Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Munich (Germany), and from Düsseldorf Kunstakadmie (Germany) with Meisterschulerin (Prof. Gregor Schneider) in 2019. “Show a simple thing, tell a story, hide the story”. Yiy Zhang’s works demonstrate profound humanistic concerns with a calm and dignified gesture, and her reflections on the current era and history. She won the Hogan lovells art price 1th price in 2019. Her recent project includes: K21 Museum( 2020, Dusseldorf, Germany), “Dhaka live artbiennale” (2019, Dhaka, Bangladesh), “Ithaka” (2018, Montepulciano, Italia), “The shell” (2018, Bilpin, Australia), “Kultur Nacht” (2018, Monchengladbach, Germany).



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