Tao Hui was born in 1987 in Yunyang County and currently resides in Beijing. He graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 2010. Raised in a mountain village, Tao explores themes related to the symbiosis of cities and rural communities through a wide range of media and styles, including graphic art, painting and installation as well as traditional techniques and culture. His work frequently presents a critical perspective on how contemporary society has rapidly modernized and globalized. His recent major solo exhibitions include “Now & Then” (Galerie Untilthen, Paris, 2016) and “New Directions: Tao Hui” (UCCA, Beijing, 2015). Major group exhibitions include “The Collection, A selection of Chinese works” (Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, 2016), “Essential Matters—Moving Images from China” (Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, 2015), and the 18th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil (São Paulo, 2013). He is also a participating artist of Artist in Residence Program 2017: Kyoto Art Center x A4 ART MUSEUM (Chengdu, China).