Lives and Works: Beijing
Gao Yuan’s artistic practice centers on animation and painting, illustrating the homogeneity and repetitiveness of images and concepts, and the temporality of the two. Her work is rich with symbolism, conveying the uncertainty of consciousness.
Gao Yuan was born in Kunming, Yunnan, China 1986. In 2009, Gao received her BA degree from Communication University of China in Animation Arts (Beijing, China). Gao has participated in exhibitions such as You Won't Be Young Forever curated By Biljana Ciric (Shanghai, China, 2016), Secret Love (Stockholm, Sweden, 2012), and Get it Louder (Beijing, China, 2010). Gao Yuan’s animations have been selected by major film festivals include “Hong Kong International Film Festival” (2017), “International Film Festival Rotterdam” (2017), “Asiana International Short Film Festival” (2016), “Beijing College Student Film Festival” (2010) and “The 2nd China Queen Film Festival Tour” (2009). Gao Yuan’s animation piece Lunar Dial realized over a time of six years (2010 - 2016) was nominated as Tiger Awards for Short Films at “International Film Festival Rotterdam” (2017), and titled as Special Mention of the Jury at “CutOut Fest International Animation and Digital Art Festival” (2016).
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