Yafei Qi
live and work in Berlin, Bergen & Beijing
Email: feifeibienv@gmail.com

Education and Residency

2019.04-2019.06 
AArtist in Residence, Auswärtiges Amt in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Landesverband Berliner Galerien, Germany.
2017.09-2017.11
IASPIS Residency Program, Umeå, Sweden
2014 - 2016
Master in Fine Arts, Bergen Academy of Art and Design(KHIB), Bergen, Norway
2015 (Exchange)
Master in Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada
2007-2011
BA in Film and Video Art , Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Upcoming Exhibitions

2019 Bærum Kunsthall, Oslo, Norway
2019 Kakus gallery, Akureyri, Iceland
2020 Abject Gallry, Newcastle. UK

Exhibitions

2019 Migrant Bird Space, Berlin, Germany
2019 Open Video X, Tenthaus Oslo, Norway
2019 K4 gellery, Oslo, Norway
2018 Entrée gallery, Bergen, Norway
2018 Open Video IX, Gallery Dikemark, Aske , Norway
2018 Here / Elsewhere, He Xingning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
2018 Insolence: The Prerogative of Youth, Dada Post, Berlin, Germany
2018 Transti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
2018 Open Video VIII, Atelier Nord ANX, Oslo,Norway
2017 Life tells lies, Noplace gallery, Oslo, Norway
2017 The Staged Club, Hong Kun Museum, Beijing, China
2017 Accessing the Memory, I:project space, Beijing, China
2016 Guestbook, 49 gallery, Murmansk,Russia
2016 CAFA Agnès Varda Visual Festival, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
2016 The metro is a stranger, Island, Oslo, Norway
2016 Hex, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
2015 Material Light, Bergen Kjøtt , Bergen, Norway
2015 Passenger, 6th floor project space (C.Sundts gate 53),Bergen, Norway
2011 BA Exhibition, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
2011 Independent Images Forum Exhibition. Beijing, China
2011 Final end, Initial start, Beijing, China

Selected Grants

2019 SKS Work grant for younger newly established artists, Arts Council Noway
2017 Diversity grant for graduates 2017, Arts Council Noway
2016 Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond Art Student Scholarship, Arts Council Noway
2014 Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research Scholarship Scheme, The Quota Program, Norway
2010 The 3rd prize, Annual Student Works Exhibition 2009-2010, CAFA
2008 The 2rd prize, Annual Student Works Exhibition 2007-2008, CAFA

Selected Festival Awards

2016-2017 Wearing the fog
Screening at Umeå Europe film festival 2017, Sweden
The Best Experimental Film ,The Broadway Film Festival, New York
The Best Fine Art Film, Open Art Short Film Festival, Germany
Official Selection,Short Film Festival Diessen am Ammersee, Germany
Official Selection, Split Film Festival / International Festival of New Film, Croatia
Honorable Mention, South Taiwan Film Festival
Official Selection,Venice Film Week, Italy
Semi-Finalist,Los Angeles CineFest, America.
Honorable Mention, The First International Film Festival, China
The 3rd prize, CAFA Agnès Varda Visual Festival, China
Official Selection, Lisbon International Film Festival 2016, Portugal
Official Selection, The Moonrise Film Festival 2016 wells, Canada
Honorary Mentions, The Largo Film Awards 2016 Award, June edition

Articles

2019  
Interview with Katie White, Aatnet News.
https://news.artnet.com/partner-content/yafei-qi-migrant-bird-space 

2017
Interview with Espen Gleditsch, Oslo Fotokunstskole.
https://ofksfoto.no/2017/11/23/yafei-qi-at-noplace_/ 

<Nyskapende og nostalgisk > wrote by Gaute Brochmann in Morgenbladet https://morgenbladet.no/kultur/nyskapende-og-nostalgisk

<Alltid ufri >wrote by Nicholas Norton in Kunstkritikk
https://kunstkritikk.no/alltid-ufri/

<Det som er sant, er ikke det >wrote by Tommy Olsson in Klassekampen.

<Hjørne-stedet > wrote by Arve Rød in Dagbladet.