Cheng Guo
  • About
  • Biography
  • Exhibitions
    • Group Exhibition
  • Artworks
    • Installation
    • New Media
  • Cheng Guo
  • Birthdate: 1988
    Birthplace: China | Beijing
    Gender: Male
    Lives and Works in: China | Shanghai
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    Guo is an artist currently based in Shanghai. He graduated from MA Design Products at Royal College of Art (London, UK) and obtained his BE in Industrial Design at Tongji University(Shanghai, China). His practice mainly focuses on exploring the interrelation between mainstream/emerging technologies and individuals under the context of culture and social life.

    His work is exhibited at Machines Are Not Alone: A Machinic Trilogy (Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, 2018), The Ecstasy of Time (HE Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen,2017), GAMERZ 11(Aix-en-Provence, France, 2015), The Ballad of Generation Y (OCAT Shanghai, 2015), Imaginary Body Boundary (Digital Art Center, Taipei, 2015), STRP Biennial (Eindhoven, 2013), etc. He was the winner of BADaward(The Netherlands, 2017). His work "An Apophanous Overfitting”(a part of the collective project Tulip Pyramid - A Project of Copy and Identity) won Gijs Bakker Awards(The Netherlands, 2016).

    Guo worked as Executive Director at Chronus Art Center, the visiting researcher at Dept. Environment & Health, Vrije University (Amsterdam) and has been serving as Visiting Lecturer at College of Design and Innovation (Tongji University, Shanghai) since 2013.
    2012    MA, Royal College of Art, London, UK
    2010    BE, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Biography

    2018 魔都の鼓動 | Shanghai Beat, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japen

    2018 机器不孤单 | Machines Are Not Alone: A Machinic Trilogy, Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, China

    2017 Life Time, MU Space, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

    2017 All the Single Ladies(Twofold exhibition), J: Gallery, Shanghai, China 

    2017 [dis][locate], Chronus art center, Shanghai, China

    2017 时间的狂喜 | The Ecstasy of Time, HE Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

    2017 Jetleg Festival, ADM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    2017 非典型人类 | Atypical Human, YIRI Art space, Taipei, Taiwan

    2017 Apparatus Serendipity, Minority space, Beijing, China

    2016 深圳新媒体艺术节 | Shenzhen Media Art Festival, Shenzhen, China

    2016 反身 | Reflexivity, YU Art Space, Shanghai, China 

    2015 Y时代之歌 | The Ballad of Generation Y, OCAT Shanghai, China

    2015 Festival GAMERZ 11- Festival Des Arts Multimédia, Aix-en-Provence, France

    2015 想象身体边界 | Imaginary Body Boundary, Digital Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

    2015 迁移边界 | Migrating Frontiers, Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, China

    2015 公寓展 | Apartment Show, Open Art, Shanghai, China

    2015 Curated Nail Residency Show, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Shanghai, China

    2014 艺术自由日 | Free Art Fair, Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan

    2014 Tomorrow's Party (in collaboration with Exhibitonists), UCCA, Beijing, China

    2014 Nail’s Hub: Exhibitionists, Ying Space, Beijing, China 

    2013 East at West, Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland

    2013 Shanghai Design Week , Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

    2013 DCC International Media Art Exhibition, OCT loft B10, Shenzhen, China

    2013 STRP Biennial, Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, Netherlands

    2012 Get It Louder, The Orange, Sanlitun Village, Beijing, China

    2012 RCA Degree Show, Battersea, Royal College of Art, London, UK

    2012 Paradise, Milan Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy

    2012 WIP Show, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal college of art, London, UK

    2010 WIP Show, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal college of art, London, UK



    2018 Digital Earth Fellowship, British Council, Hivos and SIDA

    2018 Finalist, Huayu Youth Award, Sanya, China

    2017 "A Felicitous Neo-past", Winner, BADaward, Den Haag, The Netherlands

    2016 "Future Fossils", Final List, BADaward, Den Haag, The Netherlands

    2016 "An Apophanous Overfitting”(a part of the collective project Tulip Pyramid), Gijs Bakker Awards, Netherlands

    2014 "Mouth Factory", Grand Prize,Free Art Fair, Taipei, Taiwan



    2017 BADaward, ADM Amsterdam, The Nehterlands

    2014 New Channel Base, Hunan Province, China 



    2018 Invited talk: Can Technology solve all our problems?, Goethe Institut, Beijing, China


    Keynote: Look into the Future: The International Forum on Interdisciplinarity and 
    Convergence of Techno-Art Development
    Venue: Taipei Artist Village, Bamboo room
    Supervisor: Ministry of Culture, Taiwan
    Organizer: Digital Art Foundation
    Co-organizer: Taipei Artist Village, Goethe Institut

    2016 Invited talk: Public talk with Guo Cheng, SymbioticA, Perth, WA, Australia

    2016 Workshop: Feast Grotesque, Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, China
    Collaboration with: Pei-ying Lin

    2016 Workshop: Body Sonification, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China
    Collaboration with: fito_segrera

    2015 Lecture: Speculation on Alternative Futures, Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China

    2015 Lecture: Design for Possible Futures, College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai

    2015 Invited talk: Man-Machine, Bio-fiction Festival, Taipei, Taiwan

    2014 Bio-Art Workshop: Bio- fiction of Electrophysiology, Shih Chien University, Taipei,Taiwan. Collaboration with: Taiwan Bio-Art Community

    2014 Bio-Art Workshop: Why and How we Kill a C. auratus for Scientific Purposes 
    Collaboration with: Taiwan Bio-Art Community, Dr. GUO Guangpu, Associate Prof. College of Life Science and Technology, Tongji University

    2013 Invited talk, Beyond the body, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

    2013 Bio-Design Forum: Possible Futures of Evolution,Tongji University, Shanghai,China Guest: Dr. GUO Guangpu, Associate Prof. College of Life Science and Technology, Tongji University; Dr. YE Kai, Associate Prof. College of Humanities, Tongji University

  • Exhibitions
    • FREE PANORAMA _ 2019 Shenzhen New Media Art Festival
      Apr 20, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
      Opening: Apr 20, 2019 15:00 Saturday
      Curator: SenSend
      Artists: Aojie Lin, boredomresearch, Bruce Bo Ding, Chen Feng, Cheng Guo, David OReilly, Esther Hunziker, Film London Artists' Moving Image Network, Hsiangfu Chen, Jess Johnson, Jin Lee, Karen Kramer, Lawrence Lek, Liaoyuan Zhang, Lichi Hsiao, Lucy Raven, Piet Schmidt, Raven Kwok, Ruben Remco van de Ven, Sabrina Ratté, Semiconductor , videoclub, Yao Liu, Yaqin Si, Yiyun Chen, Yuejun Deng, Yuzhen Tang, Zhang Peili
      • Group Exhibition
  • Artworks
    • The (temporary) gadget | Cheng Guo

      Installation, New Media | Arduino, custom circuit, Geiger Muller tube, aluminum, carbon fiber tube, cement brick | 2018