Tami Xiang

profile of Tami Xiang

Tami Xiang is a Perth based Chinese-Australian artist and academic scholar. She has achieved the Masters of Fine Arts from University of Western Australia (UWA) and she is currently undertaking a PhD by research at UWA. Tami’s work has been exhibited in Australia, Mainland China, France, Taiwan and the U.S.

Her work has been published on the New York Times and the Eye of Photography in France and Artlink in Australia



2019-  Currently a PhD researcher at University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

2017-2018   Maters of Fine Art, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

2014-2016    Bachelor of Creative Industry, Edith Cowan Univeristy, Perth, Australia.

2010-2013    Advanced Diploma of Photoimaging, Central Institute Technology   Gallery, Perth, Australia.


2019 Lensculture art photography Top 38

2019 Chinese New Talent photographer Top 25.

2019 Margaret & Herbert Horllsfall art Memorial Awards.

2017 Hai Nan“ China.Presence” exhibition Chinese New Talent artist

Academic Publications

2018 Inhuman Flow: Censorship and Art in the Two Chinas,Co-authored with Dr. Darren Jorgensen. Artlink 38.3: 18-31.

Solo Exhibitions

2019          Peasantography. Luck88, Cool Change Contemporary, Perth, Australia.

2019      Family Portraitwas invited as the featured exhibition at Head On photo festival, Sydney, Australia.

2018           Peasantography.Family Portrait, Cullity Gallery, Perth, Western Australia.

2014           Nüwa Reawakening Head On Photo Festival, Featured artist, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

Curated Exhibitions

2017          China Presence, Crown Hotel, Sanya, China.

2016          ExperimentTranscendenceinternational contemporary art Exhibition.              Chongqing, ChangJiang Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, China.

                   Regeneration-ExpansionInternational contemporary art Exhibition. Chongqing ChangJiang Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, China.

                   Communication-Co-existenceinternational contemporary art Exhibition. Chongqing ChangJiang Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, China.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018            Map and Territory, Jili Unversity, Beijing, China.

2018             Wild Field, Shicaotang art space, Shi JiangZhuang, China.

                      Mortgage Time, Red Gate gallery, Beijing, China.

                      Figurative & Abstract LingLing Auction Centre, Lingling, China.

                      Peasantography. Family PortraitALVA Studio, Perth Australia.

2017            Concrete-AbstractWuxi ChengJi Art Museum, Wuxi, China.

                     Violences XX-Elles,le Gallerie des Femmes, France.

                     China PresenceThe Crown Hotel, Sanya, China.

2016            Lost and IllusionNingBo KenDa Museum in Ningbo, China.

                     Intimate TransgressionJiangjieshi Memorial Centre, Taiwan

                     Nüwa Reawakening Inter Gallery, Beijing, China.

                     Nüwa Reawakening Hangzhou Library, Hangzhou, China.

                     Concrete and Abstract, YiTai Space, HuHeHaoTe, Inner Mongolia, China.

                     Nüwa Reawakening Dahua Museum, Xi’an, China;

                     Lost and IllusionNing Bo Culture Centre, Ningbo, China.

2015            Beyond the Ordinary,American Contemporary Art Exhibition, Sarasota Venice Art Centre, Florida, U.S.A.

                     Nüwa Reawakening Chongqing International Photography and Video Biennale, Chongqing, China.

                     Not Only the Result, but Also the ProcessTianjin Museum, Tianjin, China.

                     Lost and IllusionAohu Museum, Shenzhen, China.

                    Nüwa Reawakening Xiamen Luoka Contemporary Gallery, XiaMen, China.

2014           Nüwa Reawakening Duncan Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

                    Nüwa Reawakening Shanghai Photo Festival, Shanghai, China.

2013           Nüwa Reawakening Melbourne Convention Centre, Australia.

                    Nüwa Reawakening Moores Building Art Gallery, Fremantle, Australia.

                    Nüwa Reawakening Central Institute Technology Gallery, Perth, Australia

                    Nüwa Reawakening Central Institute Technology Gallery, Perth, Australia.

2011           Happy Home JourneyKurb gallery, Perth Western Australia.

2010           Happy Home JourneyVictoria Park Art Awards, Victoria Park Art Centre, Perth, Australia.



Central Institute Technology Gallery, Perth, Australia.

                    HanTao Art Museum, Xi’An, China.


Journal Articles/Press


Alison Stieven TaylorTami Xiang – Peasantography: Family Portrait’, The Eye of Photography Magazine,Paris, France, 8 October2018 –> Link

Alison Stieven Taylor ‘Tami Xiang Series Peasantography: Family Metaphor Online Magazine, Perth, 3 October 2018 –> Link

Alison Stieven Taylor ‘Tami Xiang – Paysanographie: Portrait de famille’, Femmes Photo Graphes Magazine –> Link


Bohdan Warchomij ‘Tami Xiang Exhibition in Taiwan: “Nüwa Reawakening’ Metaphor Online Magazine, Perth, 8 October 2016 –> Link


Di Yufei ‘Enduring Prejudices of Gender Woven Into Chinese Language’ New York Times, New York, 4 December 2015 –> Link