Lu Yang

Shanghai and Tokyo based multimedia artist Lu Yang creates fantastical, often painful, and shocking images which represent an interdisciplinary blend of religion, philosophy, neuroscience, psychology and modern technology, as well as the allusions to real life forms and structures of natural and religious origin. The output of Lu Yang’s artistic practice spans game engines, 3D-animated films, video game installations, holograms, motion capture performances, virtual reality and software manipulation. The artist also collaborates with renowned scientists, robotics companies, psychologists, with acclaimed performers, designers, experimental composers, music producers, and pop stars.

Lu Yang’s work has been featured in major museums and institutions internationally including solo exhibitions at the ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark (2021-2022); Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany (2022); Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan (2018); M WOODS, Beijing (2017-2018); moCa Cleveland, Cleveland, USA (2017); UCCA, Beijing (2012); and Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan (2011). Recent works in large-scale thematic exhibitions include Asia Society Triennial 2021, New York; Shanghai Biennale 2018 and 2012; Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2014; Athens Biennale 2018; Liverpool Biennial 2016; Montreal International Digital Art Biennial 2016; the 56th Venice Biennale (China Pavilion) in 2015; the 59th Venice Biennale in 2022. Lu Yang’s work was also included in the group exhibition “Neurons, simulated intelligence” at Centre Pompidou, Paris(2020). Lu Yang was awarded the BMW Art Journey in 2019 and Deutsche Bank’s “Artist of the Year” 2022.



● EASTEAST_TOKYO 2023 Project Participating Artist ● EE_V/S/P Program: the PLAN Selected by EE_V/S/P Program