Yao Hai was born in China in 1980. He emigrated to Hong Kong in 2009 and travelled around the world right after that. Currently he lives and works between Shanghai and New York. Yao Hai’s creative disciplines range from installation, photography, sculpture, painting, video, performance to sound. Yao Hai’s recent major exhibitions include: Art is Much Splendid a Thing (Gallery 55, Shanghai, China, 2017); Zero + One + Twelve (solo, Gallery 55, Shanghai, China, 2017); Free Play of Deconstruction (solo, United Art Museum, Wuhan, China, 2017); Beyond Boundaries (solo, K11 Art Village, Wuhan, China, 2016); Artist & Location (CICA Art Museum, Seoul, Korea, 2016); Art Yellow Book (CICA Art Museum, Seoul, Korea, 2015); Queens Art Connection (Queens Museum, NYC, U.S.A., 2015); Over the Edge: Paperworks Unbound (Williamsburg Art & Historical Centre, NYC, U.S.A., 2015).