He Yunchang, b.1967, Kunming, Yunnan, China
Date of birth
Place Of birth
Kunming, Yunnan, China
Born in Yunnan in 1967, graduating from the Oil Painting Department of Yunnan Arts University in 1991, He Yunchang is a key figure in the development of challenging avant-garde conceptual and performance art in China. His work has been exhibited widely in China and internationally and his participation in group shows since the notorious ‘Fuck Off’ exhibition in Shanghai in 2000 has brought his performance practice to audiences world-wide; he was selected for the China Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. He Yunchang lives and works in Beijing.