郭城 Guo Cheng

Guo Cheng(b.1988, Beijing) is an artist currently based in Shanghai. He graduated from MA Design Products at Royal College of Art, London, UK. and obtained his BE in industrial design at Tongji University, Shanghai, China. His practice mainly focuses on exploring the interrelation between mainstream/emerging technologies and individuals under the context of social life, culture and ethic. Guo Cheng has been serving as Visiting Lecturer at College of Design and Innovation(Tongji University) since 2013, and worked as Executive Director at Chronus Art Center(Mar. 2015 - Feb.2017). His work is exhibited and screened internationally at STRP Biennial (Eindhoven), Digital Art Center (Taipei), Festival GAMERZ 11(Aix-en-Provence, France), Shenzhen Media Art Festival(Shenzhen), UCCA (Beijing), OCAT (Shanghai and Shenzhen). He was final list artist of BADaward(2016). His work "An Apophanous Overfitting”(a part of the collective project Tulip Pyramid - A Project of Copy and Identity) won Gijs Bakker Awards(2016).



Academics

2012 MA Royal College of Art, London

2010 BE Tongji University,Shanghai


Selected Exhibitions

2016 Shenzhen Media Art Festival, Shenzhen, China

        Reflexivity, YU Art Space, Shanghai, China

2015 The Ballad of Generation Y | Y世代之歌, OCAT Shanghai, China

        Festival GAMERZ 11- Festival Des Arts Multimédia, Aix-en-Provence, France

        Imaginary Body Boundary | 想象身体边界, Digital Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

        Migrating Frontiers | 迁移边界, Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, China

        Curated Nail Residency, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Shanghai, China

2014 Free Art Fair | 艺术自由日, Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan

        Tomorrow's Party | 明天的派对 (in collaboration with Exhibitonists), UCCA, Beijing, China

        Nail's Hub: Exhibitionists, Ying Space, Beijing, China

2013 East at West, Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland

        Shanghai Design week, Shanghai Exhibition centre, Shanghai ,China

        DCC International media art Exhibition, OCT loft B10, Shenzhen, China

        STRP Biennial, Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, Netherlands

2012 Get It Louder | 大声展, The Orange, Sanlitun Village, Beijing, China

        RCA Final Show, Battersea, Royal College of Art, London, UK

        Paradise, Milan Salone del Mobile, Lambrate, Milan, Italy

        WIP Show, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal college of art, London, UK

2010 WIP Show, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal college of art, London, UK

        Final Show, Tongji University, Shanghai, China


Artist in Residency

2014 New Channel Base, Hunan Province, China

Awards

2016 "Future Fossils", Final List, BADaward, Den Haag, Netherlands

        "An Apophanous Overfitting”(a part of the collective project Tulip Pyramid), Gijs Bakker Awards, Netherlands

2014 "Mouth Factory", Grand Prize,Free Art Fair, Taipei, Taiwan

Selected Events

2016 Keynote: Look into the Future: The International Forum on Interdisciplinarity and
Convergence of Techno-Art Development
Venue: Taipei Artist Village, Bamboo room
Supervisor: Ministry of Culture, Taiwan
Organizer: Digital Art Foundation
Co-organizer: Taipei Artist Village, Goethe Institut

        Invited talk: Public talk with Guo Cheng
        SymbioticA, Perth, WA, Austrila

        Workshop: Feast Grotesque, Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, China
        Collaboration with: Pei-ying Lin

        Workshop: Body Sonification, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China
        Collaboration with: fito_segrera

2015 Lecture: Speculation on Alternative Futures, Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China

        Lecture: Design for Possible Futures, College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

        Invited talk: Man-Machine, Bio-fiction Festival, Taipei, Taiwan.

2014 Bio-art Workshop: Bio-fiction of Electrophysiology, Shih Chien University, Taipei,Taiwan.
        Collaboration with: Taiwan Bio-Art Community

        Bio-Art Workshop: Why and How we Kill a C. auratus for Scientific Purposes, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
        Collaboration with: Taiwan Bio-Art Community; Dr. GUO Guangpu, Associate Prof. College of Life Science and Technology, Tongji University

2013 Invited talk: Beyond the body, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

        Possible Futures of Evolution, Bio-design Forum,Tongji University, Shanghai,China
        Guest: Dr. GUO Guangpu, Associate Prof. College of Life Science and Technology, Tongji University
        Dr. YE Kai, Associate Prof. College of Humanities, Tongji University


Press

2014 Back Cover, Yiri Art Paper, Vol 001

        highlike book, SESI-SP editora

2013 Inside Mouth Factory, iLook, Issue 232

        Future design star, Grand Design | 创诣 , Issue 014

        Somatosensory Interactive, Grand Design | 创诣 , Issue 012

        DCC international media art exhibition, S Weekly | 南都周刊, Issue 20 of 2013

2012 It's Nice That Annual Book, UK, 2012

        "Lessons in Design", FRAME Magazine (International edition), Netherlands , Issue 89

        Interview by Dezeen

        Hsu Yi: “A Mouthist’s Story”, Surface Magazine | Surface 中文版, vol. 44

Interview by Co. Design

        Xu Luming: “Mouth Factory”, Art and Design Magazine | 艺术与设计, vol. 151

        Interview by The Creators Project, USA