Minxu Li (b. 1997, Hunan, China) is a London-based artist working with photography, digital game, and mixed media. For her, art is a means of communicating unspeakable things that can trigger obsessional feelings, such as memories, unconscious, and trauma.


2019 - 2022, MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London
2015 - 2018, BA Communication Studies, University of Liverpool, Liverpool

Group Exhibitions

2024  (Upcoming) METAMORPHOSIS, Millepiani, Rome, Italy
            Open Call, Gallery Lock In, Brighton
2023  Female in Focus, Bridge and Tunnel Gallery, New York City
2022  Exhibition in parallel with Silkarmour live performance, Gallery 46, London
            Female in Focus 2022, Photofusion, London
            PhEST Festival, Monopoli, Italy
            After the Waiting Room, Copeland Gallery, London
            Unplugged, HE Base, Chongqing, China
            RCA Degree Show, London
            Offprint, Tate Modern, London
            Lost, FLOOR_, Seoul, Korea
            Secret, The Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh
            Third Floor, Royal College of Art, London
2021   Everywhere You Go, 18 Albemarle Street, London
2020  Encircle the Contemporary Art Museum, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
            On the White Wall: 20 Litre Interior and Exterior Wall Paint, Millennium Art Gallery, London
            WiP Show, Royal College of Art, London
            SALE, Tate Modern, London
2019   Fold, Across RCA, Royal College of Art, London


Female in Focus 2022, British Journal of Photography, Winner
LensCulture Critics’ Choice ’22, Winner
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2023, Shortlist
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022, Shortlist
LensCulture Art Photography Award 2022, Finalist
Athens Photo Festival 2022, Shortlist
International Photography Exhibition 164, Royal Photographic Society, Shortlist


Artist Highlight: Minxu Li, Edition One 2023, Foureka!
Isolatie, Sep/Oct 2022, OneWorld magazine
Female in Focus 2022: The Winners, British Journal of Photography
Announcing the Winners - LensCulture Critics’ Choice 22
A Springtime Dive in Dreams, 2022, Self Published

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