ARTIST NOMINATED BY Elena Filipovic
Yan Xing (1986, Chongqing) is an artist who works in the field of performance as well as installations, video and photography and currently lives and works in Beijing and Los Angeles. Yan Xing graduated from the Oil Painting Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 2009 with a bachelor's degree. Yan Xing has built a complex, compelling body of work that reflects critically on how history is manufactured today. His works focus on broad themes - such as negativity, resistance, and order - exploring their complex interrelations.