Miao Xiaochun (b.1964) graduated from Nanjing University, China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) and the Kunsthochschule Kassel, Germany. Professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, he lives and works in Beijing. He started in 90s his creative explorations on the interface between the real and the virtual. His extensive body of work includes photography, painting and 3D computer animation based on softwares. His work has been worldwide exhibited, including the 55th Venice Biennale(Chinese Pavilion, Venice, 2013), the 7th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art(Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2012), the 1st Kiev International Biennial of Contemporary Art(Kiev, 2012), the 4th Guangzhou Triennial(Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, 2012), Busan Biennale(Busan MoMA, 2008), the Seoul Media Art Biennale(Seoul, 2006), Shanghai Biennale(Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, 2002) and Between Past and Future ( ICP and Asia Society, NY; Smart Museum of Art and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; V & A, London; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2004-2006).
His work is in the collections of among others The MoMA New York; The Metropolitan Museum
of Art, New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Smart Museum of Art, Chicago; Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna; Fondation Nationale d’Art Contemporain (FNAC), Paris; Singapore Art Museum; Shanghai Art Museum; M+ Museum HK, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul; Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, MI.; Sigg Collection, Lucerne; Goetz Collection, Munich; Zabludowicz Collection, London; DSL Collection, Paris