Lantian Xie

Artist, Curator

Born in 1988, United Arab Emirates

Liantan Xie  makes images about belonging and gulfs. He is particularly interested in general trading, hotel lobbies, and cafeteria menus. Xie holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He also co-hosts a weekly programme on Dubai Eye 103.8FM Radio and is editor-at-large at Dubai-based publishing practice The State. Xie was formerly artist in residence at the Delfina Foundation in London.

Current Exhibitions

16 Mar — 20 May
“A Beast, a God, and a Line” curated by Cosmin Costinas features over 50 artists from South and Southeast Asia, including an addition of more Hong Kong artists, after its first iteration at the Dhaka Art...

Past Exhibitions

Art Barter

Alserkal Avenue
15/03/2016 — 19/03/2016

In Search of Lost Time

Brunei Gallery, SOAS 21/01/2016 — 19/03/2016

When All Seemingly Stands Still

Grey Noise
17/09/2015 — 07/11/2015


Maraya Art Centre
01/03/2015 — 16/05/2015


The Old Truman Brewery, East London 07/10/2012 — 28/10/2012