now works and lives in Shanghai, China
YAO Mengxi (b. 1985) lives and works in Shanghai. She involves into various aspects of Art such as curating, art criticism and participation-oriented / project-based practice. YAO co-founded Radical Space in 2014. She is awarded 2015 EMERGING CURATORS PROGRAM by Power Station of Art. She curated projects including All new-formed ones become obsolete before they can ossify (2013), Hidden Energy (2013), Everyday Life (2014). Previously she’s participated in projects such as Deputy Director Project (Xi’an Art Museum, 2015), and Hinterland Project (Times Museum, Guangzhou, 2015). Yao Mengxi is a regular contributor of Artforum China, Artword, LEAP, etc.