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Tan Xu

Xu Tan (b. 1957, China) is an artist who currently lives between Guangzhou and Shenzhen. In 1993, he became a member of the “Big Tail Elephant Group” (Da Wei Xiang), an experimental artistic group formed in Guangzhou, while in 2004 he held a residency at DAAD, Berlin.

His work has been shown around the world, including at the 53rd and 50th Venice Biennials, the 2nd Berlin Biennia, the 2nd Guangzhou Triennial and the 4th Kwangju Biennial, amongst others. Xu Tan’s works have been exhibited in numerous art institutions including Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China, Taipei Contemporary Art Center (TCAC), Taipei, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT), Shenzhen, China, among others.