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Cao Shu 曹澍

BMCA is in the great situation to hold a large number of fantastic original drawings from two animation films by Cao Shu. The artist is living in Hangzhou and next to animation, he is working in installation as the basic media and doing research about different ways of observation in the daily life of people. 

CAO Shu (b.1987,Shandong Province,China) lives and works in Hangzhou,China,teaching at China Academy of Arts.His working interfaces include but are not limited to,3D digital moving image and interactive games.Cao Shu often constructs narration in a restrained way,offering the audience a new perspective of things,and through his practice,a multi-branched network of meanings is formed.His works are often based on a specific place and ask open-ended questions.He hopes to reactivate historical events or personal memory at the perceptual level through experiments with different materials and media.In addition, he is also interested in the notions misreading and dislocation based on different cultural and technological environments in history.In recent years, Cao Shu has been residency artist at Atelier Mondial in Basel(2017),Yokohama Koganecho Bazzaar Art Festival (2019),Goethe Institutes(2020).His works have

won such awards as 2022 OCAT x KADIST Emerging Media Artist Award,2021 Exposure Award of PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai,2015 New Narrative Award from the Long Week of Short Films,and 2017 BISFF Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement.Recent solo programs include,Smoke Hotel and Ash,Muffatwerk,- Munich;GO TO ROME,B1OCK@Ooeli,Hangzhou;The Ocean of Solaris,Zhejiang Art Museum,Hangzhou; Flux, Shanghai Tech University, Shanghai;Monster outside the windows,Koganecho,Yokohama;His works has been exhibited in art Museums around the world,such as Kunsthausbaselland,By Art Matters,UCCA Dune,Macao Art Museum,Beijing Minsheng Art Museum,OCAT Shanghai and Shenzhen,Sleep Center New York,X Museum Beijing,Die Sammlung Falckenberg Hall Hamburg. Works are collected by Kadist Art Foundation,Australian White Rabbit Art Gellary,Blue Mountain Contemporary Art Foundation,Zhejiang Art Museum,etc.

Cao Shu 曹澍 The Horizon

Cao Shu 曹澍 Flashcards

Cao Shu 曹澍 Meeting

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