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Guanyu Xu, RK-08282018-01142022, 2022, from the series Resident Aliens © Guanyu Xu
徐冠宇 Guanyu Xu’s artistic practice extends from examining the production of power in photography to the question of personal freedom and its relation to political regimes. Using photography, new media, and installation, he combines influences of US visual culture and ideology with experiences of a conservative upbringing in China. Xu lives and works in Chicago and teaches at the University of Illinois. His work is held in numerous public collections and has been exhibited internationally, including at the ICP, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; and the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.