Yixiao Cao

Born in Sichuan, China

Based: Berlin/Germany and Beijing/China

Instagram: caoyixiao


2011–2017 Studied in the fields of Fine art–Film and  Video in Prof. Marcel Odenbach Class and Grandmaster- Student’s degree in the of Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts
2012–2013 Studied in the fields of Media art in Prof. Heide Hagebölling Class of Academy of Media Arts Cologne

2006–2010 Studied in China Academy of Art in pursuit of Bachelor’s degree in the subjects Multi-media design, Hangzhou, China 


04.2020–Now Artist and Initiator of Kunstlei Studio

03.2019–03.2020 Artist-Assistant/Designer by Cao Fei's Studio
07.2018–01.2019 Photograher by Packshot Company Germany
12.2017–06.2018 Visiting Scholar Researcher at HFG Karlsruhr and ZKM 


2015 Peoduction Preis of Cultural Foundation Heidelberg 

2010 Best Graduate work von der China Academy of Art 


04.2022 Hidden daily life, National Gallery of Chengdu, Chengdu, China  
11.2021 Hi Shorts! Film Festival, Xiamen, China  

07.2021 The Lunatic, the spion and the lover, BLOOM, Düsseldorf 
12.2020 Flash Point, A4 Museum, Chengdu, China
11.2019 Yellow Reflection, Liusa Wang Galerie, Prais, Frince
11.2019 Post Post, Art Düsseldorf Project, Düsseldorf, Germany
09.2018 Adriana, Offraum Acht, Düsseldorf, Germany
05.2017 Follow Up

05.2017 PwC Preis Exhibition, PwC Düsseldorf (Price water house Coopers), Düsseldorf, Germany
04.2017 New Collection, Konrad Fischer Galerie / Weltkunstzimmer, Mckinsey&Company, Düsseldorf, Germany

03.2017 The Artist going to work / Solo Exhibition, Kunstraum Museum Neuss/Culture Department Neuss, Neuss, Germany
10.2015 Choreographic Centre Corporation Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
08.2015 Wartezeit- Solo Ausstellung, Shifang Fine Art, Düsseldorf, Germany
06.2015 Klasse Odenbach Aussstellung, Galerie W57, Düsseldorf, Germany
05.2014 Spring Selection 2014, Shifang Fine Art, Düsseldorf, Germany
04.2014 2014 Festival Sound 24-Hour, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway
11.2013 VARIANTE FANTASTICO-endloser Heimweg, Herz Jesu Kirche,Wuppertal Elberfeld, Germany

12.2013 Regenwahrscheinlichkeit, Philara Collection for contemporary art, Düsseldorf, Germany
07.2010 Ausstellung über hervorragenden Abschluss Werk, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China