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

30 Aug — 01 Dec
Through humour, subversion and provocation, “Delfina in SongEun: Power play” explores the complex nature of friendship and the power dynamics at play within relationships between individuals,...

Past Exhibitions

A Beast, a God, and a Line

Para Site
16/03/2018 — 20/05/2018

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