Lantian Xie is an artist from Dubai who makes images, objects, stories, and situations. Xie holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is editor-at-large at Dubai-based publishing practice THE STATE.
His works are currently being shown as part of the exhibition The New Normal: China, Art, and 2017 - Curated by Guo Xi, Yang Zi, Alvin Li, and Wenfei Wang, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China. Xie's recent exhibitions include Why Not Ask Again? - Maneuvers, Disputations & Stories - Curated by Raqs Media Collective, Shanghai Bienniale, Shanghai, China; and Forming in the pupil of an eye - Curated by Sudarshan Shetty, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi, India; SPRING1883, Melbourne, Australia with Grey Noise, Dubai; Summer Triangle - Curated by Venus Lau, at OCAT, Shenzhen, China; Art Basel | Statements, Basel, Switzerland with Grey Noise, Dubai; Accented - Curated by Murtaza Vali at Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE; In Search of Lost Time - Curated by Amal Khalaf at Brunei Gallery at SOAS, London, UK. Xie will be participating in the group exhibition Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play - Curated by Hammad Nasar for the United Arab Emirates Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.