2018 Triennial Archive

Liu Shiyuan

Transformer Station
1460 W. 29th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113
Wed–Sun: 11–5, Thurs: 11–8


FRONT Film Program: Isolated Above, Connected Down, 2018

Showtimes: Wednesdays August 1, August 22, & September 12 at 1:00 pm

Total run time: 21:55 min.

Artist Biography

Liu Shiyuan graduated from the School of Visual Art in New York with a MFA in Photography, 2012 and the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing with a BFA in New Media Art, 2009. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions.  In 2015, the YUZ Museum Shanghai held a solo presentation of her monumental photo-based installation As Simple As Clay. Her solo presentation My Paper KnifeLocal Futures, Alter-Circuit was also featured in the Asia Contemporary Art Week 2014 in San Francisco. In 2014, she received Honorary AIR Award from Kala Art Institute, San Francisco, and in 2012, the Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, New York. Her solo presentation at Frieze New York 2016 received a special commendation in the inaugural Frame Stand Prize. Recent group shows include: “Welcome To The Jungle,” Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, “Art Patrons,” Qiao Space Shanghai, 2018; “Cold Night,” Ullens Center for Contemporary Art Beijing, “.COM.CN,” co-hosted by K11 Art Foundation & MOMA PS1 in Hong Kong, 2017; “The King and the Mockingbird”, Vermillion Sands, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2016; “For an Image, Faster Than Light: Yinchuan Biennale 2016”, Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan, Ningxia, China, 2016; “SHE — International Women Artists Exhibition”, Long Museum, Shanghai, China, 2016; “Tutorials”, Pino Pascali Foundation Museum, Polignano, 2016; “Bentu, Chinese Artists In A Time Of Turbulence And Transformation”, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, 2016; “Unordinary Space”, Aurora Museum, Shanghai, 2015; CAFAM Future, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, 2015; “Second Thought”, Flower Gallery, New York, 2015; “Now You See”, Whitebox Art Center, New York, 2014; 7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale, OCT- Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, 2012; “stillspotting nyc“, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, among others.