Chris Wainwright lives in London and is an artist and curator and who’s interests are based in environmental photography, performance and installation.
His recent solo exhibitions include: ‘We Are All Stars’ Nihonbashi Institute of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2016: ‘First and Last, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan, 2015: ‘Points of Departure’ Fotografins Huis, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014, and ‘A Catalogue of Errors’ The Diawa Foundation, London. 2013.
His recent group shows include: ‘What Has To Be Done’ (artist and curator) Today Art Museum, Beijing, China, (Jan 2017): ‘A Small Constellation of Photographic Evidence’ (artist and curator), Chang Art, 798 District, Beijing, China, 2015: ‘Those Who Go East’ White Conduit Projects, London, UK, 2015: ‘Troubled Waters’ (artist and curator), Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei, Taiwan, 2013: ‘Between Time and Space’ Heijo Palace, Nara, Japan, 2010, and ’The Moons of Higashiyama’ Kodai-ji temple, Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
He recently co curated a major international touring exhibition for Cape Farewell called ‘U-n-f-o-l-d’ that profiled the work of 23 artists addressing climate change. The exhibition was shown in Vienna, London, Newcastle, Newlyn, Liverpool, Chicago, New York and Beijing, 2009-2013.
His work is held in many major collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: The Arts Council of England: Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris: The Polaroid Corporation, Boston, USA: and Unilever, he is previously a member of The Tate Britain Council, London, is a Trustee of Cape Farewell and has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Today Art Museum, Beijing.