ZHU Payne
  • About
  • Biography
  • Exhibitions
    • Group Exhibition
  • Artworks
    • Installation
    • Video
  • ZHU Payne
  • Birthdate: 1990
    Birthplace: China | Shanghai
    Gender: Male
    About:
    Payne Zhu, b.1990, lives and works in Shanghai, graduated from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics. Payne Zhu critically investigates the control systems that lead the rheology of finance, body, image, and becomes an exile or a rule-breaker, revealing or creating conflicts that are often hidden behind these systems.

    His recent exhibitions include: “Embodied Mirror: Performances in Chinese Video Art”, New Century Art Foundation, Beijing, China, 2020; “Meditations in an Emergency”, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, 2020; “Serious Games”, HOW Art Museum, Wenzhou, China, 2019; “Lying Sophia & Mocking Alexa”, Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing, Beijing, China, 2019; “Porsche Young Chinese Artist of the Year”, Beijing Exhibition Centre, Beijing, China, 2019; “The Variable and The Generating”, MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai, China, 2019 ,“NOW IS THE TIME, 2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Wuzhen, 2019; “Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence”, Chengdu Pompidou Biennale, Chengdu, 2018; “New Metallurgists”, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, 2018; “A Better Version of You 2”, Goethe-Institut China, Beijing, 2018; “A Better Version of You”, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, 2017; “Precariat’s Meeting”, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, 2017; “Serendipitous Mission”, MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai, 2017; “Digital Sampler”, The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, 2017; “Chinafrica. Under Construction”, Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig, Germany, 2017; “You Won’t Be Young Forever”, No.235 Guangfu Road, Shanghai, 2016; “Post-sense Sensibility: Trepidation and Will”, Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, 2016; “The Nightmare of the Exhibition Part II”, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, 2015.
  • Biography
  • 2019

    Serioua Games, HOW Art Museum, Wenzhou, China

    Lying Sophia & Mocking Alexa, Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing, Beijing, China

    Porsche Young Chinese Artist of the Year”, Beijing Exhibition Centre, Beijing, China

    The Variable and The Generating, MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai, China

    NOW IS THE TIME, 2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition, Wuzhen, China

     

    2018

    Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence, Chengdu Pompidou Biennale, Chengdu, China

    New Metallurgists, Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany

    A Better Version of You 2, Goethe-Institut China, Beijing, China

     

    2017

    A Better Version of You, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, South Korea

    Precariat’s Meeting, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

    Serendipitous Mission, MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai, China

    Digital Sampler, The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing

    Chinafrica. Under Construction, Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig, Germany

     

    2016

    You Won’t Be Young Forever, No.235 Guangfu Road, Shanghai, China

    Post-sense Sensibility: Trepidation and Will, Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China

     

    2015

    The Nightmare of the Exhibition Part II, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China


  • Exhibitions
    • The Variable and The Generating
      May 18, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019
      Artists: Chen Wenbo, DING Li, GONG Jian, LI Hanwei, LIU Wa, LU Pingyuan, ZHU Payne
      • Group Exhibition
    • Serendipitous Mission
      Jul 16, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
      Opening: Jul 15, 2017 16:00 Saturday
      Artists: CHEN Leng, DING Li, LU Boyu, MO Shaolong, UMA , XIA Yunfei, ZHU Payne
      • Group Exhibition
  • Artworks
    • Mismatch

      Video | Single-channel B&W HD video with sound | 00:14:55 Commissioned by Macalline Art Center | 2021

    • Cover technology with skills

      Video | Single channel video | 00:03:57 | 2015

    • To Justify Voyeurism 1-5

      Video | Video | 2015

    • Doppleganger No.2: Projecting Desire

      Video | Single channel video | 00:26:08 | 2015

    • LIKE Marathon

      Video | 2 channel video installation, customized running shoes | 2’12’’,2’03’’, Cabinet 100 x 50 x 29 cm | 2017

    • Like Investment

      Video | Video | 00:04:05 | 2017 - 2018

    • Prosthetic

      Video | Single channel video | 00:03:21 | 2016

    • Make Bad Cookies

      Installation | computers, program and mediator | 00:03:00 Dimensions variable | 2018

    • CACA Investment

      Video | 3 channel video installation | 00:04:09 | 2018

    • Competition of Spokesperson

      Video | Video | 00:05:06 | 2017

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