Cao Fei works reflect upon the rapid changes in Chinese society today. Selected solo and group exhibitions include presentations at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York (2011), International Center of Photography, New York (2009), New Museum, New York (2009), Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (2009), Serpentine Gallery, London (2008), Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, United States (2007), Istanbul Biennial, Biennale de Lyon and Venice Biennale (2007), Museum Het Domein, Sittard, the Netherlands (2006) and Para Site Art Space, Hong Kong (2006). She was nominated for the Future Generations Art Prize (2010) and was a finalist for the Hugo Boss Prize (2010) and is the recipient of the Best Young Artist Award by Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) (2006). She is a graduate of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (2001). Cao lives and works in Beijing.