Photo Credit: Thierry Bal, London Art Night
Miao Ying is a Chinese born, New York based multi disciplinary artist. Her recent practice incorporates machine learning live simulation, painting and installation, exploring the intersection of alchemy in technology, and conflicting ideologies in digital assets.
She is among the first generation of Chinese contemporary artists who grew up with the internet, Chinese economic reform, one-child policy and studied abroad. She is known for her projects and writings that juxtaposes western technology and ideologies with contemporary China, and humorously coping with her Stockholm Syndrome in relation to superpowers.
Her solo exhibitions include “ Miao Ying: A Field Guide to Ideology”, Museum of UofT, Toronto (2022), "Pilgrimage into Walden XII”, Art Basel: Pioneers (2021); “Hardcore Digital Detox”, M+, Hong Kong (2018); “Miao Ying: Chinternet Plus”, New Museum, New York (2016); “Holding a Kitchen Knife to Cut the Internet Cable”, Chinese Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice (2015). Her work has been featured in international groups shows at Hawaii Triennial, USA (2022); Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Italy (2022); National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (2022), Castello di Rivoli, Turin (2020); Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover (2019); 12th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea (2018); MoMA PS1 and K11 Art Foundation (2017); UCCA, Beijing (2017); Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, (2016); amongst others. She is recipient of the Porsche Young Chinese Artist of the year ( 2018- 2019), shortlisted nominee for Sigg Prize 2023.