Mengxi Yao

Joint Second Prize Winner
Entry in Chinese

Mengxi YAO ( b. 1985 ) lives and works in Shanghai. Her practice is participation-orientated, and project-based. Yao jointly runs Radical Space, which she co-founded in 2014. In 2015, she was awarded a place on the Emerging Curators’ Program at the Power Station of Art, Shanghai. She has curated many projects, including CANNOT SEE ( V Space 2016 ), All new-formed ones become obsolete before they can ossify ( 2013 ), Hidden Energy ( 2013 ), Everyday Life ( 2014 ). She has also taken part in some projects including a Deputy Director’s project at Xi’an Art Museum ( 2015 ) and Hinterland at Times Museum, Guangzhou ( 2015 ). Mengxi YAO is a regular contributor to Artforum China, Artworld, LEAP, etc.



姚梦溪,1985年生,现居住在上海。工作涉及策展、艺术批评、项目实践等方面,激烈空间创办人之一。曾获上海当代艺术博物馆“2015年青年策展人计划”优胜,策划过“不着边际I CANNOT SEE”( V Space 2016 ) 、“展览的噩梦( 下 ):双向剧场”( 上海当代艺术博物馆 2015 )、“一切新形成的关系等不到固定下来就陈旧了”( 上午艺术空间 2013 )、“被偷走的能量”( 2013 )、“日常生活”(,2014 );参加的项目包括“副馆长计划”( 西安美术馆 2015 )、“腹地计划”( 广东时代美术馆2015 )。为长期艺术论坛中文网、《艺术世界》、《艺术界》等媒体供稿。