Miao Jiaxin                    Born in Shanghai. Currently lives in New York.

                               M.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2011.

                               B.A. Shanghai Teachers University, 1999.

Solo Exhibition

2018                           “Rear Window”, Glasshouse, New York, USA

2017                           “Massage Therapist”, Miao Jiaxin Studio Night Shift/Google business

                               “Massage Therapist”, Ostavinska Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia

2016                           “Next Performance 2016”, MOCA Shanghai/Ray Art Center, Shanghai, China

                               “Next Performance 2016”, Performance HUB/G12 HUB, Belgrade, Serbia

                               “Jail’s Seeking Prisoners”, La MaMa theatre, New York, USA

                               “Albert Bushwick”, Facebook Page

2015                           “Blind Meeting in Bushwick”, Internet/Miao Jiaxin Studio

                               “We Share Possible”, Internet/Miao Jiaxin Studio

2014                           “Cage”, Internet/Miao Jiaxin Studio

2013                           “No Return”, Outlet Fine Art, New York, USA

2012                           “Chinaman’s suitcase”, Box 13, Houston, USA

                               “Mom’s suitcase”, Caochangdi PhotoSpring – Arles in Beijing, Where Where Art Space, Beijing, China

2011                           “Unarmed Guerrilla” Performance&Lecture, Shanghai Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2008                           “Goodnight, New York”, Osage Gallery, Shanghai, China

2003                           “On the Way to Jonah’s”, Origin Gallery, Shanghai, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018                           “Metamorphosis”, Panoply Performance Laboratory, New York, USA 

                               “Loisaida Opening”, Grace Exhibition Space, New York, USA

                               “in(di)visible”, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, USA

2017                           “Appear Here”, Associated Gallery, New York, USA

                               “Re-IGNITE”, Defibrillator, Chicago, USA

                               “Just Situations”, Grace Exhibition Space, New York, USA

                               “Neo-Domesticity performance Art Festival”, Glasshouse, New York, USA

                               “Experimental Action 2017”, The Secret Group, Houston, USA

                               “Rebel Cities”, Yam Museum, Beijing, China

2016                           “Your Shopping Cart is Not Empty”, Sorry Archive, New York, USA

                               “Performance Forum”, Panoply Performance Laboratory, New York, USA

2015                           “What Barbara Would Do”, Defibrillator, Chicago, USA

                               “Bindle Nation”, Sorry Archive, New York, USA

                               “Rapid Pulse International Performance Festival”, Defibrillator, Chicago, USA

2014                           “Reminiscence of The Land”,798 Photo Gallery, Beijing, China

                               “May Performance@Grace Exhibition Space”, New York, USA

                               “EDOC-Encuentros del Otro Cine”, Quito, Ecuador

                               “The New Romantics”, EyeBeam, New York, USA

                               “Time Body Space Objects”, Defibrillator, Chicago, USA

                               “The Armory Show – ArtReview Asia”, New York, USA

                               “Lone Star Explosion – International Performance Art Biennale”, Houston, USA

                               “New York’s Chinatown on Screen”, Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA

2013                           “Through the Parlor”, No Longer Empty Lab, NYC, USA

                               “YANS & RETO 2013”- Action Festival, Anthology Film Archives, NYC, USA

                               “Performing China”, The Wooster Group/The Performing Garage, NYC, USA

                               “Climate Change”- BIPAF 2013, Grace Exhibition Space, NYC, USA

                               “LUMEN 2013” – International Video and Performance Art Festival,NYC, USA

                               “Bare Life”, Space Station, Beijing, China

                               “Spring Benefit”, Momenta Art, NYC, USA

                               “Fountain Art Fair”, Armory NYC, USA

                               “Internal Visualizer”, Grace Exhibition Space, NYC, USA

                               “Performance Heart”, Muchmore’s, NYC, USA

2012                           “LUMEN 2012” – International Video and Performance Art Festival,NYC, USA

                               “iCan”, Panoply & IV Soldiers Gallery, NYC, USA

                               “The Great Refusal”, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, USA

                               “Performance Anxiety”, Culture Fix, NYC, USA

2011                           “2011 ASYAAF”, Hongik Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

                               “File Type”, Gallery 400, Chicago, USA

                               “East Meets West”, Jumbotron Herald Square, New York City, USA

                               “Reality Show”, Noble&Superior, Chicago, USA

                               “The (International) Home Theater Festival”, USA

                               “Touch”, Defibrillator Performance, Chicago, USA

                               “Sexier”, Zhou Brother Art center, Chicago, USA

                               “Déjà vu”, Carrousel space, Chicago, USA

2010                           “Illinois Emerging Artists Exhibition”, MCAC, Bloomington, USA

                               “PowPowPow: Action performance festival”, San Francisco, USA

                               “The Joke is Irresistible”, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, USA

                               “Chinese Contemporary Photographers”, The Great Wall, Beijing, China

2009                           “Today’s dreamer”, Wanted Paris, Paris, France

                               “Trace: Urban Photography in Shanghai”, 1933 Shanghai, Shanghai, China

2008                           “Trace: Urban Photography in Shanghai”, Ray Art Center, Shanghai, China

                               “Urban Episodes”, Osage Soho Gallery, Hong Kong, China

                               “Discomforting Anxieties” CAAC Gallery 456, New York, USA

2007                           “Shanghai Superimposed” Time zone 8 Editions, 798 Factory, Beijing, China

2006                           “Moscow Photo Biennial”, Moscow, Russia

                               “Restless Photography and New Media”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

2005                           “Lianzhou International Photo Festival”, Lianzhou City, Guangdong, China

                               “Harvest”: Chinese Contemporary Photography Art Scene Gallery, Shanghai, China

                               “Salute to Daido Moriyama”: 5 New Generation Photographers EP Site Gallery, Shanghai, China

                               “Selfhood. Absent Minded”: New Generation Photographers in China, Guangzhou, China

2004                           “Humanism” Museum of Art, Shanghai, China

                               “Humanism” Museum of Art, Guangdong, China

2003                           “Ping Yao International Photography Festival”, Pingyao, China

2001                           “Ma Xiao Bing’s Nap”, 2001 Chinese Independent Film Festival, China

1999                           “Three People”, Formless Gallery, Shanghai, China

   

Lecture/Workshop                School of Visual Arts

                                NYU Tisch School of the Art

                                School of the Art Institute of Chicago

                                Performance Hub/G12 Hub, Belgrade

Collections                     Museum of Art, Guangdong, China

                                Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China

Awards                          Franklin Furnace Grant 2012-2013, NYC, USA

                                Merit Award – “Illinois Emerging Artists Exhibition”, MCAC, Bloomington, USA

                                Fred J. Forster Fellowship(MFA Fellowship,SAIC), Chicago, USA

   

Contact:                        miaojiaxin@gmail.com