Tamen 他们
established 2002
Selected exhibitions
In Between Days VIII: Group Exhibition by the Gallery Artists,
Art+ Shanghai Gallery
"8 Immortals" New Series by Tamen+ 八仙过海,
Art+ Shanghai Gallery
'A Floating World 漂浮的世界' Tamen Solo Exhibition,
Yang Gallery

Tamen, which translates to “they” in English, is a collective comprising artists Lai Shengyu (born 1978) and Yang Xiogang (born 1979). In their digital photographs and paintings, Tamen juxtaposes elements of traditional Chinese life—for example, a bride by a river—with symbols of the country’s recent meteoric …

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