Yao Hai was born in Gansu, China in 1980. He relocated to Hong Kong in 2009 and New York in 2014. Currently lives and works between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Yao’s practice spans across installation, photography, sculpture, painting, video, performance and sound.

 

He has held solo exhibitions at Lepsien Art Foundation (“Provozierte Beziehungen”, 2019), Shanghai Yell Space (“Organic Production”, 2019), Galerie du Monde (“Yao Hai”, 2018), Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (“Reconstruction of Deconstruction”, 2018), Shanghai Gallery 55, (“Adventure in Graphics”, 2018 and “zero + one + twelve”, 2017), Wuhan United Art Museum (“Free Play of Deconstruction”, 2017) and Wuhan K11 art village (“Beyond Boundaries”, 2016). His works have been exhibited in many international institutions including Taipei Artist Village in Taiwan, CICA Museum in South Korea, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre in Hong Kong, Queens Museum and Williamsburg Art & Historical Centre in New York.

 

He has participated in several artist residency programs including Lepsien Art Foundation (Germany, 2019), Taipei Artist Village with the support from K11 Art Foundation (Taiwan, 2017), United Art Museum (China, 2017) and K11 Art Foundation (China, 2016). His works have been featured in South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Radio Television Hong Kong, Ocula, Artsy, ARTouch magazine, Design Anthology and others.  

 

1980年出生於中國甘肅,於2009 年和 2014年移居香港及紐約,現於香港和上海工作及居住。姚海的創作方向涉及裝置、 雕塑、繪畫、錄像、表演、聲音和攝影等表現形式。2019年獲Lepsien Art Foundation 藝術基金會創辦人邀請前往德國杜塞道夫參與藝術駐留. 在2016 - 2017年間先後於K11藝術基金會和武漢合美術館進行藝術駐留,並獲K11藝術基金會引薦,於2017年末前往台北國際藝術村參與國際藝術交留計劃。

曾在德國Lepsien Art Foundation(「撩撥關係」, 2019 年)、上海要空間(「有機生產」, 2019 年)、香港世界畫廊(「姚海」, 2018 年)、香港醫學博物館(「花明處解構 · 矛盾中縫合」, 2018年)、上海五五畫廊(「圖像中探險」,2018 年;「0 + 1 + 十二」,2017 年)、武漢合美術館(「解構的遊戲」,2017 年)和中國武漢 K11 藝術村(「界外」,2016 年)舉辦個展。作品曾在台北國際藝術村、韓國 CICA 美術館、 香港視覺藝術中心、美國紐約皇后美術館、美國紐約威廉斯堡藝術與歷史中心等地展出。

 

作品及專訪獲刊登於各大媒體,包括南華早報、信報、香港電台、Ocula 、Artsy、典藏投資 ARTouch、Design Anthology 等。