Lu Xinjian

Born in 1977, China

Currently lives and works in Shanghai, China


  • 2006MFA, Interactive Media and Environments at the Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen, The Netherland
  • 2005IM Postgraduate Department, Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • 2000Computer Graphic Design Department, Nanjing Arts Institute, Nanjing, China
  • Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017Reflections, ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai, China
    Lu Xinjian: City DNA + Reflections, Fabien FrynsFine Art, Marbella, Spain
    Infinite Lines, de Sarthe Gallery, Beijing, China
  • 2016"City DNA / Jiangnan", Matthew Liu Fine Arts, Shanghai, China
  • 2015"Constellation", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai, China
  • 2014"City Stream", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
    "Wired Space", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
    "City DNA IV", HUA Gallery, London
    "Beautiful Encounters: Cities and Poems", 117 Contemporary Art Center, Ningbo
  • 2013"Between Abstraction and Reality, Lu Xinjian's City DNA", ArtShare
  • 2012"Invisible Poem II", F2 Gallery, Beijing, China
    "Invisible Poem", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
  • 2011"City DNA III", Fabien Fryns Fine Art, Los Angeles
    "City DNA II", F2 Gallery, Beijing
  • 2010"City DNA", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
  • Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017"New Space Soft Opening", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
    "10 Years of Love", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
  • 2016"Eja - Xinjian", Beetsterzwaag, the Netherlands
    "Lost Opportunities?", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
  • 2015"NULNU", Annesas Appel, Lu Xinjian, Henk Peeters, Herman de Vries, Nieuw Dakota Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
    "THING-IN-ITSELF: The invisible Felling of Deprival", Art Museum of Nanjing Uniersity of the Arts, China
  • 2014"ARTificial Garden", Shanghai World Financial Center, China
    "The Temporary", ARTicle Gallery, Birmingham, UK
  • 2013"I Love Shanghai", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
    "Filter the Public" SWFC 5th Anniversary Art Project, Shanghai SWFC
  • 2012"Distance and Dimension", Fernando Bordoni & Lu Xinjian, ART LABOR, Shanghai, China
    "Re-animators", Meulensteen Gallery, NYC, USA
    "The Year of Dragon", Chen Hangfeng & Lu Xinjian, Gallery Jones, Vancouver
  • 2011"Absolut Blank", Absolut Vodka, Shanghai, China
    "High 5", ART LABOR Gallery, Shanghai
  • 2010Basic Forms by Stella Art Foundation, 2nd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Russia
  • 2009"Resemblance & Difference", Daegue Art Center, Korea
  • 2006PICTURA Gallery, the Netherlands
    SIGN Gallery, the Netherlands
  • Art Fairs

  • 2014London Art 14, London, UK
  • 2012Art Stage, Singapore
  • 2011CIGE, Beijing
    Art Stage, Singapore
    Sh Contemporary, Shanghai
  • 2010Sh Contemporary, Shanghai
    Art Stage, Singapore
  • Art Events

  • 2014City / Neighbor, Adidas Originals, Shanghai, China
  • 2013Expressions Of My City, Lane Crawford, Shanghai
  • 2011Absolut Blank, Absolut Vodka, Shanghai, China
  • 2010City DNA, Maison Pourcel by Jacques & Laurent Pourcel, Shanghai, China
  • Awards

  • 2006Chaumont Studio Prize, workshop in the International Poster Festival Chaumont, France