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Liu Lifen, photo by Xiao Quan

Liu Lifen Biography
1979 Born in Yunnan province, China
Lives and Works in Kunming, Yunnan and Simrishamn, Sweden
2005-2006 Visit Artist in Malmoe, Sweden
2012-2013 Visit Artist in Zurich, Switzerland

Education

1998-2002 Chinese Painting Department of Yunnan Art Institute, Bachelor’s degree

Solo Exhibition
2019 “There·Here”, Galley F48, Oslo, Norway
2017 “Solo A Cappella”, Tai project, Kunming
2015 “Rooftop Convention”, Tai project, Kunming
2006 “Time of Foreign Land, Wuthering Heights, Malmoe, Sweden

Double Exhibition

2017
“What is Man”, KB ART, Simrishamn, Sweden

2016
“In the Morning”, TCG Nordica, Kunming

2007
“Morning Mist” Experimental Fashion Show, TCG Nordica, Kunming
“Janeric Johansson·Liu Lifen”,Konsthallen I Pumphuset,Sweden

2003
“China Art“, Lista Fyr, Norway

Artist-in-residence
2017 KB ART, Simrishamn, Sweden
2015 “Top End Road Trip“ Aboriginal Art Research, Australia
2014 “Visit 14”, Artist-in-Residency, Mariannelund, Sweden
2012-13 Zurich-Kunming Artist Residency Exchange Award, Zurich, Switzerland
2012 “Curator in Residence” of “Two Generations Tour Exhibion” , Australia.
2009 Prescott University, USA
2008 “My Home Museum” Residency program, F518 Art Community, Shen Zhen
2007“Occasion Linking”, Residency project between Beijing and Kunming, Song Zhuang,Beijing
2003-2004 “Sugar &Salt” art exchange project at TCG Nordica (China) and Malmoe (Sweden)

Selected Group Exhibitions/Art projects:

2019
“Constellation- Yunnan Oil Painting Since 1978”, CGK Art Gallery, Kunming, China

2018
“Human Driven”, IWE Art Museum, Kunming

2015
“China-Thailand International art Exhibition”, Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin, Bangkok, Thailand
“Yi Jing Yunnan”, Hong Yang Gallery, Kunming, China

2014
“Out and Home”, Dha-Tsang Art Space, Kunming, China

2011
“Handelser i kok”, Kulturcentrum i Ronneby, Sweden

2010
“Ling Long Tower”, Yuan Xiaoceng Art Museum, Kunming, China
“Illegal, Temporary and Precarious States of Being – Migration”, Pridi Bhanomyong, Institut, Bangkok, Thailand.
“She’s Vision – 2010 International Contemporary Aggressive Female Artists Chengdu
Invitation Exhibition”, Qi Sheng Art Museum, Cheng Du
“Four Season·Spring”, Yunnan female artists exhibition, TCG Nordica, Kunming, China

2009
“Song Zhuang Art Festival”, Shang Pu Museum, Beijing,China
“Above the Clouds”- travel art projects in Dali, Lijiang, XiAn and Beijing, China

2008
“Yunnan-Vietnam Artists Exchange” Project, YUNART Gallery in Kunming China and Nhasan Studio in Hanoi, Vietnam

2008
“Chinese Contemporary Art Identity and Transformation”, Kalmar Castel, Sweden
“Folk-08” project, Mariannelund, Sweden

2007
“Chinese Contemporary Art Identity and Transformation”, Bohuslans Museum, Uddvala, Sweden
“Janeric Johansson and Liu Lifen’s work”, Konsthallen I Pumphuset, Sweden

2007
“Image Nation – works by a new generation of Chinese artists”, Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai
The 3rd Guizhou Biennial, Guizhou, China

2006
“Look forward, look back”, YUNART Gallery, Kunming, Yunnan, China

Art Conference

2014
Australian Studies Conference – The Big Picture: Lives, Landscapes, Homelands in Australian and Chinese Art at Renmin University, Beijing

2010
“Creative Industry Sharing and Forum”, Su Zhou
“China Creative Industry Forum”, Hang Zhou, Shang Hai

2009
China Residencies”, organizing by Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

2007
“Who is organizing Art Event?, Beijing112A studio, British Triangle foundation

2003
Mekong Lab- Conference of Southeast Asia’s Contemporary art Collaboration”, Chiangmai, Thailand

Grant
2015, AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY BEIJING
2012-2013, Stadt Zurich, Kunmning City
2008, ANA (Asianetwork) ANA (Singapore)