Born 1987 in Yichun, Jiangxi Province, China.
Lives and works in Hangzhou, China.
Yi Lian graduated from the New Media Art Department of the China Academy of Art (BA, 2009) and the School of Intermedia Art of the China Academy of Art (MFA, 2012). His work encompasses video, installation and photography. He enjoys engaging dark light settings to make his images both realistic and abstract. His recent solo exhibitions include: “Yi Lian - Cinema Paradiso” (Bonacon Gallery, Guangzhou, 2018), “The Desolate Timeline”(Telescope Art Space, Beijing, 2016), “DEMIBEAST” (Inna Art Space, Hangzhou).