• 2023 CAOSHU Portfolio.pdf


    CAO Shu (b.1987,Shandong Province,China) lives and works in Hangzhou,China,teaching at China Academy of Arts.His working interfaces include but are not limited to,3D digital moving image and interactive games.Cao Shu often constructs narration in a restrained way,offering the audience a new perspective of things,and through his practice,a multi-branched network of meanings is formed.His works are often based on a specific place and ask open-ended questions.He hopes to reactivate historical events or personal memory at the perceptual level through experiments with different materials and media.In addition,he is also interested in the notions misreading and dislocation based on different cultural and technological environments in history.In recent years, Cao Shu has been residency artist at Atelier Mondial in Basel(2017),Yokohama Koganecho Bazzaar Art Festival (2019),Goethe Institutes(2020).His works have won such awards as 2022 OCAT x KADIST Emerging Media Artist Award,2021 Exposure Award of PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai,2015 New Narrative Award from the Long Week of Short Films,and 2017 BISFF Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement.Recent solo programs include,Smoke Hotel and Ash,Muffatwerk,Munich;GO TO ROME,B1OCK@Ooeli,Hangzhou;The Ocean of Solaris,Zhejiang Art Museum,Hangzhou; Flux, Shanghai Tech University, Shanghai;Monster outside the windows,Koganecho,Yokohama;His works has been exhibited in art Museums around the world,such as Kunsthausbaselland,By Art Matters,UCCA Dune,Macao Art Museum,Beijing Minsheng Art Museum,OCAT Shanghai and Shenzhen,Sleep Center New York,X Museum Beijing,Die Sammlung Falckenberg Hall Hamburg. Works are collected by Kadist Art Foundation,Australian White Rabbit Art Gellary,Blue Mountain Contemporary Art Foundation,Zhejiang Art Museum,etc.


    Solo Exhibitions

    2021,Solo Exhibition,GO TO ROME,B1OCK@Ooeli,Hangzhou,China

    2019,  Solo Exhibition,The Ocean of Solaris,Zhejiang Museum,Hangzhou,China

    2019,Solo Exhibition,Flux,Shanghai ShanghaiTech University,Shanghai,China

    2019,Solo Programme,Monster outside the windows,Koganecho,Yokohama,Japan

    2017,Solo Programme,“Before and After the Future”CAO Shu and YournelSalonMondialbaselSwizerland

    2015,Solo Exhibition,Nameless,Opencast Space,Hangzhou,China


    Group Exhibitions


    2023


    Vortex in Beijing:Five Moments at Nightfall,Macalline Art Center, Beijing,China

    I Am The People, White Rabbit Gallery,Sydney,Australia

    Motion is Action:35 Years of Chinese Media Art,BY ART MATTERS,Hangzhou,China

    Contains it like lines of a hand,Tang Shaoyi former residence,Shanghai,China

    X Museum Triennial 2023: Home Is Where the Haunt IsX Museum ,Beijing,China

    Coding for the people,Qingdao,China

    Rising Flags,Museum in Progress,Austria,Vienna

    If the trouble was money, Pfeuferstr. 38, Munich, Germany

    Invisible Maps: Give space,BY ART MATTERS,Hangzhou,China

    Hide and Seek - The Photographic Vision of Childhood,Being Art Museum, Shanghai, China



    2022

    The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2021798Art Center, Beijing, China

    Thinking Through Ocean, Topred Center for Contemporary Art , Xiamen, China

    9th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture,GDH City,Shenzhen,China

    Memory hurts me, Matadero Madrid Contemporary Art and Culture Center, Madrid, Spain

    In Solidarity with ____? | 2022 "OCAT × KADIST  Emerging Media Artist Program" Exhibition, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China

    Art's language , Artists' Game,OCAT Shenzhen,Shenzhen,China

    Shape the Future - The 8th Shanghai Duolun Youth Art Exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

    "Body and Cosmos" the art of living together, Xie Zilong Photography Museum, Changsha, China


    2021

    Slowly Arriving, Kunsthausbaselland, Basel, Switzerland

    Multi-Prismatic Mutual Views - International Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibition, Macao Art Museum, Macao, China

    #TGIF (thank God it's funny), Brownie project, Shanghai, China

    The Timing of Drifters, Martin Goya business, Hangzhou, China

    The Long Cut,Feral File Exhibition Online

    Mcisture,Riverside,Hangzhou,China

    Archives of Possible World,Xiangshan art commune,Hangzhou,China

    HD world unit, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Hong Kong, China

    Guerrillas in Flatland: Unite! Digital Voyagers,PSA Shanghai Museum of contemporary art,Shanghai,China

    New drive: the collision between art and technology, Shenyang K11 Art Center, Shenyang, China

    Pad Dimension:Visual Art Form Graph to Virtual, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

    Space Oddity, UCCA Dune, Qinhuangdao, China


    2020

    Cyprus International Animation Festival, salamiu, Cyprus

    "Cut keyframe" Chinese Animation Art Invitational Exhibition, Wuhan K11 Art Center, Wuhan, China

    Hangzhou "best design", Baimahu International Convention and Exhibition Center, Hangzhou, China

    "One day world" vlog, PSA Shanghai Museum of contemporary art, online

    Hua Niao Island International Animation Festival, Hua Niao Island, Zhoushan, China

    Back to reality, martingoya business, Hangzhou, China


    2019

    PPPP and Friends,Fiber Space,Beijing,China 

    Koganecho BAZAAR 2019,Koganecho,Yokohama,Japan

    The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2018,Minsheng Art Museum,Beijing,China

     21st Cairo International Animation Forum,Cairo,Egypt

    Lighthouse International Charity Film Festival,Museum of CAFA,Beijing,China

    CHAI film festival,Leipzig,Germany

    25. Film Festival della Lessinia,Verona,Italy

     

    2018

    The 4th Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale,OCT Contemporary Art Terminal,Shenzhen,Shenzhen,China

    “Cross Domain”Sino-Japanese Youth Art Exhibition,Jin Ji Lake Art Museum,Suzhou,China

    Metamorphosis-International Dynamic Visual Creative Art Exhibition,Red Cube Museum,Shenzhen,China

    Shanghai Flash Exhibition,PSA Public Art Projects,Shanghai,China

    China-Canada Experimental Animation Exhibition,Tongniu Movie Industry Park,Beijing,China

    Leipzig International Documentary and Animation Festival,Leipzig,Germany

    One-sided fable?,Superfluous Art Gallery,Shanghai,China

    Post Southern Song Dynasty,KWM Art Center,Beijing,China

    23rd Milano Film Festival,Milano,Italy

    XXVIII Message to Man International Film Festival,Saint-Petersburg,Russia

    Artecinema international festival of contemporary art film,Naples,Italy

    Fiction Art,OCAT Shenzhen,Shenzhen,China

    2018 Annecy Animation Film Festival,Annecy,France

    Invitation Screen of Shanghartgallery 1st time,Shanghartgallery,Shanghai and Bejing,China

    Pity Party,Sleep Center,NewYork,America

    Wormhole project | Documenta of Contemporary animation art Nanjing,China Contemporary Animation Art Archive,Nanjing,China

    Blue Dream,Yell Space,Shanghai,China

    Blue Dream Animation Festival,Nuremberg,Germany

    TED 2018 Conference Video Screen,Vancouver Convention Centre,Vancouver,Canada

    OUT OF SERVICE, Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, China

    Presence -Young Artist Exhibition,China Academy of Art Museum,Hangzhou,China

     

    2017

    Atelier Mondial Exhibition 2017,Solon Mondial,basel,Swizerland

    EXiM2017 Cross-Straits Experimental Animation Festival,EXiM,Macao,China

    Beijing International Short Film Festival,Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA),Beijing,China

    15th International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries,Vladivostok,Russia

    13th Korea independent Animation Film Festival,Seoul COEX Convention and Exhibition Center,Soel,Korea

    New millennium airport Animation Festival,New millennium airport Theater,Hokkaido,Japan

    39th Clermont-Ferrant International Film Festival,Clermont-Ferrant,France

     

    2016

    33. Kasseler Dokfest,Weinkirche Wine Cellar,Kasseler,Germany

    Jimei Arles International Photography Festival,C-Art Plat,Xiamen,China

    International animation Biennale,Shanghai,China

    Hamburg "China Time" International Art Festival,DieSammlungFalckenberg Hall,Hamburg,Germany

    2016 Whistler Film Festival,Whistler,Cannada

    Competition for Manchester Animation Festival 2016, Manchester,England

    Ottawa International Animation Festival 2016, Ottawa, Canada

    International Competition of 36th edition of the Brussels Animation Films Festival, Brussels, Belgium

    2016 Taichung International Animation Festival,Taiwan

    2016 Annecy Animation Festival,Annecy,France

    VIS Vienna Independent Shorts Festival,Vienna,Austria

    33rd Busan International Short Film Festival(BISFF),Busan,Korea

    2016 Holland Animation Film Festival competition shorts HAFF 2016,Louis Hartlooper Complex,Utrecht,Holland


    2015

    Tenerife Shorts 2015,Tenerife Theater,Canary Islands,Spain

    Hannover film festival,Hannoner Theater,Hannover,Germany

    "Mythology" contemporary art exhibition, white box art museum, Beijing, China

    31st International Short Film Festival Berlin,Berlin Babylon Theater,Berlin,Germany

    “Animatou”International Animation Film Festival,Geneva Theater,Geneva,Switzerland

    Anibar Animation Festival, Pristina,Kosova

    Concorto short film festival,Panorama Piacenza,Italy

    International experimental short film competition,St. Petersburg, Russia

    Long Week of Short Films,Minsheng Art Museum,Shanghai,China

    International Short Film Festival 20min|max,Ingolstadt,Munich,Germany

    The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors,Beijing,China

    Drawing·Art of Re-Zuo,Nanjing Art Academy Museum,Nanjing,China

    Deconstruction Aesthetic Forms and Their Opposites,Beijing,China

    2015 Holland Animation Film Festival,Utrecht,Holland

     

    2014

    Animation & Digital Image in the Time of Interactive Media,China Academy of Art Museum,Hangzhou,China

    Endless1 contemporary art exhibition,nomad gallery,Hangzhou,China

    Top 15 China Academy of Art,China Academy of Art Museum,Hangzhou,China

    The edge of nature|Hangzhou Experimental Video Artists Exhibition,Hangzhou,China

    Hiroshima International Film Festival,Hiroshima,Japan

    International artists detention project,Inna Art Space,Hangzhou,China

    2014 Holland International Animation Film Festival,Utrecht,Holland

     


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