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Liang He(b. 2000 in Foshan, China) is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and gamer. He creates sculpture, installation, performance and cartography that intervene in social narratives, in space and time of games. His research focuses on political, spiritual, physical and technological violence, delving into discourse of domination surrounding drone, cyborg, and cold war bunker. His thought-stimulating practice employs technology to replicate anxiety concerning human subjectivity under capitalism. Coumter-balancing the anxious reality, he employs metaphocial defense and infuses research0based strategy to experiment and reconfigure the dynamics in social reality.

Liang He is currently pursuing MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) where he received his BFA degree in studio art in 2022, and was awarded Presidential Merit Scholarship from 2018 to 2022. Residing in New York City for one year after undergraduate, he participated in several group exhibitions, attended SVA summer residency, and Kunstraum residency. In 2023, he won the Runner Up Prize during Evanston Biennial. In 2024 Fall, he is going to exhibit in the Ars Eletronica festival in Linz, Austria, and reside in Berlin to attend a 3-month residency at Glogau-AIR. He has exhibited at Evanston Art Center, Gene Siskel Film Center, A4 Art Museum, SVA Flatiron Gallery, and SAIC Galleries.


2025  MFA Candidate in Art and Technology Study, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2022  BFA  Studio Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


2024  On-Site  Residency Program, GlogauAIR, Berlin, Germany
2023  Artist-in-Residence, Kunstraum LLC, New York City, NY
2022  Summer Residency, School of Visual Art, New York City, NY


2023       Runner UP Prize, Evanston And Vincinty Biennial, Evanston, IL
2022-2018  Presidential Merit Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2018       First-Year Scholars Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


2024  The Ars Eletronica Festival, Linz, Austria
2024  Memory Mirage, Kunstraum, New York City, NY
2023  Evanston Art Center Biennial, Evanston, IL
2023  Artificial Nature Game Jam, Basecamp, Shanghai, China
2023  A4 Art Book Fair, A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
2023  Yonder Crush, Satchel Projects, New York City, NY
2022  Hot Box, SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York City, NY
2022  Senior Undergraduate Exhibition, SAIC Galleries, Chicago, IL
2021  Don't Mind The Thing, Wedge Project, Chicago, IL
2021  RE-CONNECT, Key Elements, Online
2021  Two Sets of Eyes Looking Only At Each Other, 2479 30th avenue, San Francisco, CA
2021  New Work 2021, SAIC Galleries, Chicago, IL
2021  Making It, SAIC Wellness Center Gallery, Chicago, IL
2021  Olfactory Art Show, Aroma Workshop, Chicago, IL
2021  The Functions of Art, Us Gallery Contemporary, Online
2019  ArtBash, SITE Gallery, Chicago, IL
2019  Lost×Spatial Habitats, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2017  17th China Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, Shanxi, China