Born in 1994 in Shanghai, China, Qianhui Qian now lives and works in Trondheim, Norway after having studied in Shanghai and Hamburg. Her practice embraces various media having begun with oil painting and sculpture, to now including performance, intermedia installations, photography, publication, and film. Her artistic practice focuses on time and space study in interdisciplinary research methodology. The early series of hers usually take concepts from Chinese ideology and the individual’s mental state of contemporary life in East Asian society. In her later various media installations, the artist brings up topics that are strongly connected: politics, environmental issues, predictable future, combining with the eternal theme - false time and nature. To see the planet from the perspective of an outsider.
Qianhui Qian holds a BFA in Painting, currently studies in the MFA program of Kunstakademiet i Trondheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions; recent shows include "breathing is air abuse", Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, Norway, 2019; "A Great Opportunity", Galleri KiT, Trondheim, Norway, 2019; “A Maze of Braided Channels”, Galleri KiT, Trondheim, Norway, 2019; “Open Academy”, Galleri KiT, Trondheim, Norway, 2018; “Å Bygge Korthus i Vinden”, Galleri KiT, Trondheim, Norway, 2018; “10m2”, Shanghai Wuxing Gallery, Shanghai, China, 2018; “ART NOVA 100”, Guardian Art Center, Beijing, China, 2018; “Overall”, Westwerk Gallery, Hamburg, Germany, 2016.