Born in 1990, Shanghai, China, Hu Weiyi studied as a graduate student of Zhang Peili at the Media Department of the China Academy of Art, after graduating from the Department of Public Art at the China Academy of Art in 2013.
A multimedia artist and curator, Hu's work combines video, installation, sculpture, action, and sound. In 2012 he curated a young artists' exhibition titled The Bad Land, in which the occupation of a public crossroad in Shanghai functioned to address the limits between art and life, public and private. His works have been widely exhibited in China and abroad.
Recent exhibitions include The Summer Session at V2 in Rotterdam 2013, “The Unpainted” Media Art Fair in Munich, “PANDAMONIUM” Exhibition at Momentum in Berlin both in 2014.