Born in Kunming, China in 1986, Ye Funa graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Experimental Art from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2008 and a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from the Central Saint Martins College of Art, UK.

Her works include: Curated Nail Residency (MoCA Pavilion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, 2015); All of my Friends are Having intense smog debates and I’m over here like ‘oooohhh look at my new nail polish!’ (AMNUA No.0 Hall, Nanjing, 2014); Zha Golden Flowers – News from Nowhere (V Art Center, Shanghai); Ye Funa (Galerie Pièce Unique, Paris, 2012); Research of lost time: Funa Ye Installation & Video Exhibition (Dialogue Space, Beijing, Selected Group Exhibitions, 2016); Community of Celibates (Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, 2015); Future of Today (Today Art Museum, Beijing); Copyleft Appropriation Art in China (Power Station of Art, Shanghai); Folklore of the Cyber World (CAC @ the Chinese’s Pavilion, la biennale Venezia); The Civil Power (Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing); The 2nd CAFAM Future Exhibition: Observer – Creator (798 art factory, 2014); Busan Biennale: Special Exhibition Asian Curatorial Going, going, until I meet the tide (Kiswire Sooyoung Factory, Busan); 3rd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts Re-Modernization (Hubei Museum, Wuhan); Contact: Through the Body (University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, 2013); Action/Cut! Liu Xinyi, Wang Taocheng, Ye Funa Joint Exhibition (Yuz Museum, Jakarta) and 1st Beijing Photo Biennial: Aura and Post Aura (China Millennium Monument, Beijing).