Born in Jilin province in 1970, Zhao Yang graduated from the China Academy of Art in 1995. Currently lives and works in Beijing, his recent exhibitions include Semi-automatic Mode 2 (ShanghART Beijing, Beijing, 2014), A Mirags Similar Truth Trugbild, Zhao Yang Solo Exhibition (Galerie Eigenheim, Weimar, German, 2013), The Battomless Pit, Zhao Yang Solo Exhibition (Upto Art Space, Shanghai, 2012), Sparkling Signpost, Zhao Yang’s Solo Exhibition (Mouart, Beijing, 2012), Jungle: A Close-Up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends (Platform China, Beijing, 2010) and BLADE – Reconstruct Leifeng Pagoda (SZ Art Center, Beijing, 2009), etc.