Dai Chenlian is an artist and theatre director. He began to make art in 2006, focusing on the medium of theatre and painting. He brings in stories from the news and of ordinary people that he meet to create his own narration and imagination of the world. He hopes to document unnoticed emotions and events in a time of social transformation. Since 2007, he has initiated several projects, including the Museum-Theatre Project, the Family-Theatre Project, the Painting-Theatre Project, and the Theatre-Theatre Project.
Dai Chenlian’s works have been featured in solo and group exhibitions at the OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Xi'an (2019), 798 Art Zone, Beijing (2019), National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (2018), Beijing Minsheng Art Museum (2018), A+ Contemporary, Shanghai (2017), McaM, Shanghai (2016),etc.