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Jianjun Xi, China / United Kingdom

Jian Jun Xi is a renowned artist who lives and works in Beijing and London. He graduated from the Tsinghua Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 1986 and from Goldsmiths, University of London in 1995. He is known for his multidisciplinary approach to art, exploring complex ideals and concepts through various media including performance, installation, sculpture and painting. Duchamp’s Urinal is a platform for reflection on art history, and together with artist Cai Yuan he pissed on it at the Tate Modern in 2000. His work has been exhibited in major museums and galleries around the world, and is collected by prestigious international institutions. JJ Xi received the Jackson Pollock Art Prize in 2006, the Most Influential Artist Award from Phoenix Art in 2015, and the Public Choice Award at NordArt 2019 in Germany.