Cao Yuxi (James Cao)

Cao Yuxi (James Cao)

Cao Yuxi (James Cao)

Cao Yuxi (James Cao)

Cao Yuxi (James Cao)

"My artistic endeavours reflect a journey of tenacity and innovation amidst the often rigid norms of contemporary society. I strive for an artistry that not only intersects with the demands of our technologically evolving world but also pulsates with its rhythm. My work is not merely a reflection of self but a conversation with the society that watches, engages, and grows with my art."

"My artistic endeavours reflect a journey of tenacity and innovation amidst the often rigid norms of contemporary society. I strive for an artistry that not only intersects with the demands of our technologically evolving world but also pulsates with its rhythm. My work is not merely a reflection of self but a conversation with the society that watches, engages, and grows with my art."

"My artistic endeavours reflect a journey of tenacity and innovation amidst the often rigid norms of contemporary society. I strive for an artistry that not only intersects with the demands of our technologically evolving world but also pulsates with its rhythm. My work is not merely a reflection of self but a conversation with the society that watches, engages, and grows with my art."

"My artistic endeavours reflect a journey of tenacity and innovation amidst the often rigid norms of contemporary society. I strive for an artistry that not only intersects with the demands of our technologically evolving world but also pulsates with its rhythm. My work is not merely a reflection of self but a conversation with the society that watches, engages, and grows with my art."

"My artistic endeavours reflect a journey of tenacity and innovation amidst the often rigid norms of contemporary society. I strive for an artistry that not only intersects with the demands of our technologically evolving world but also pulsates with its rhythm. My work is not merely a reflection of self but a conversation with the society that watches, engages, and grows with my art."

  1. Cao Yuxi is an artist and creative coder based between Shenzhen and Hongkong, identifying as an idealist navigating the pressures of societal pragmatism.

  2. Cao Yuxi's extensive oeuvre spans sound visualisation installations, live performances, creative coding, data visualisation, and contemporary art employing artificial intelligence. His interest in gaming significantly influenced his transition to new media art, pushing the boundaries beyond traditional display methods. His projects extend to projections on buildings and transforming screens into digital sculptures.

  3. Cao's project in Shenzhen transformed 41 buildings into a vast canvas for his "Dimensional Sampling" audiovisual series, which employs QR codes-inspired visuals to engage and challenge viewers on the complexities of modern life and the digital era. Cao explains the impact of scale in his works: "Architecture inspired me to take advantage of huge settings to create more impact and increase the feeling of immersiveness."

  4. His works "Interactive Ink" and "Cloud Mountains and Seas" are featured permanently at Beijing Daxing International Airport. "Dimensional Sampling #1" is part of the permanent collection at the Urban Light Show Art Museum Project in Shenzhen Citizen's Plaza.

  5. In 2022, Cao undertook the prestigious role of visual effects director for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, where he contributed significantly to the visual design and production of the pre-ceremony performance, reflecting his commitment to blending artistic innovation with critical social commentary.

  1. Cao Yuxi is an artist and creative coder based between Shenzhen and Hongkong, identifying as an idealist navigating the pressures of societal pragmatism.

  2. Cao Yuxi's extensive oeuvre spans sound visualisation installations, live performances, creative coding, data visualisation, and contemporary art employing artificial intelligence. His interest in gaming significantly influenced his transition to new media art, pushing the boundaries beyond traditional display methods. His projects extend to projections on buildings and transforming screens into digital sculptures.

  3. Cao's project in Shenzhen transformed 41 buildings into a vast canvas for his "Dimensional Sampling" audiovisual series, which employs QR codes-inspired visuals to engage and challenge viewers on the complexities of modern life and the digital era. Cao explains the impact of scale in his works: "Architecture inspired me to take advantage of huge settings to create more impact and increase the feeling of immersiveness."

  4. His works "Interactive Ink" and "Cloud Mountains and Seas" are featured permanently at Beijing Daxing International Airport. "Dimensional Sampling #1" is part of the permanent collection at the Urban Light Show Art Museum Project in Shenzhen Citizen's Plaza.

  5. In 2022, Cao undertook the prestigious role of visual effects director for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, where he contributed significantly to the visual design and production of the pre-ceremony performance, reflecting his commitment to blending artistic innovation with critical social commentary.

  1. Cao Yuxi is an artist and creative coder based between Shenzhen and Hongkong, identifying as an idealist navigating the pressures of societal pragmatism.

  2. Cao Yuxi's extensive oeuvre spans sound visualisation installations, live performances, creative coding, data visualisation, and contemporary art employing artificial intelligence. His interest in gaming significantly influenced his transition to new media art, pushing the boundaries beyond traditional display methods. His projects extend to projections on buildings and transforming screens into digital sculptures.

  3. Cao's project in Shenzhen transformed 41 buildings into a vast canvas for his "Dimensional Sampling" audiovisual series, which employs QR codes-inspired visuals to engage and challenge viewers on the complexities of modern life and the digital era. Cao explains the impact of scale in his works: "Architecture inspired me to take advantage of huge settings to create more impact and increase the feeling of immersiveness."

  4. His works "Interactive Ink" and "Cloud Mountains and Seas" are featured permanently at Beijing Daxing International Airport. "Dimensional Sampling #1" is part of the permanent collection at the Urban Light Show Art Museum Project in Shenzhen Citizen's Plaza.

  5. In 2022, Cao undertook the prestigious role of visual effects director for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, where he contributed significantly to the visual design and production of the pre-ceremony performance, reflecting his commitment to blending artistic innovation with critical social commentary.

  1. Cao Yuxi is an artist and creative coder based between Shenzhen and Hongkong, identifying as an idealist navigating the pressures of societal pragmatism.

  2. Cao Yuxi's extensive oeuvre spans sound visualisation installations, live performances, creative coding, data visualisation, and contemporary art employing artificial intelligence. His interest in gaming significantly influenced his transition to new media art, pushing the boundaries beyond traditional display methods. His projects extend to projections on buildings and transforming screens into digital sculptures.

  3. Cao's project in Shenzhen transformed 41 buildings into a vast canvas for his "Dimensional Sampling" audiovisual series, which employs QR codes-inspired visuals to engage and challenge viewers on the complexities of modern life and the digital era. Cao explains the impact of scale in his works: "Architecture inspired me to take advantage of huge settings to create more impact and increase the feeling of immersiveness."

  4. His works "Interactive Ink" and "Cloud Mountains and Seas" are featured permanently at Beijing Daxing International Airport. "Dimensional Sampling #1" is part of the permanent collection at the Urban Light Show Art Museum Project in Shenzhen Citizen's Plaza.

  5. In 2022, Cao undertook the prestigious role of visual effects director for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, where he contributed significantly to the visual design and production of the pre-ceremony performance, reflecting his commitment to blending artistic innovation with critical social commentary.

  1. Cao Yuxi is an artist and creative coder based between Shenzhen and Hongkong, identifying as an idealist navigating the pressures of societal pragmatism.

  2. Cao Yuxi's extensive oeuvre spans sound visualisation installations, live performances, creative coding, data visualisation, and contemporary art employing artificial intelligence. His interest in gaming significantly influenced his transition to new media art, pushing the boundaries beyond traditional display methods. His projects extend to projections on buildings and transforming screens into digital sculptures.

  3. Cao's project in Shenzhen transformed 41 buildings into a vast canvas for his "Dimensional Sampling" audiovisual series, which employs QR codes-inspired visuals to engage and challenge viewers on the complexities of modern life and the digital era. Cao explains the impact of scale in his works: "Architecture inspired me to take advantage of huge settings to create more impact and increase the feeling of immersiveness."

  4. His works "Interactive Ink" and "Cloud Mountains and Seas" are featured permanently at Beijing Daxing International Airport. "Dimensional Sampling #1" is part of the permanent collection at the Urban Light Show Art Museum Project in Shenzhen Citizen's Plaza.

  5. In 2022, Cao undertook the prestigious role of visual effects director for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, where he contributed significantly to the visual design and production of the pre-ceremony performance, reflecting his commitment to blending artistic innovation with critical social commentary.

Selected group shows  

"Palindrome Codex" - Interval Festival 23, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (August 2023)
"Seasonal Proximities" - Veranos de la Villa Festival 2023, Espacio Cultural Serrería Belga, Madrid, Spain; Reverberation Qingshan Art Season, Qing Shan Village, Hangzhou, China (July 2023, June 2023)
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony - National Stadium, Beijing, China (February 2022)
"200 malles 200 visionnaires The Exhibition" - Louis Vuitton, Global (February 2021 - December 2022)
"SoundScape" - OCAT Shenzhen, China (August 2019)
"Time Maze" - Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China (November 2018)
".zip Season 2: Developing The Future" - 3ld Art & Technology Center, New York, NY, USA (July 2018)
".zip: Unzip The Future" - Taikoo Li, Chengdu, China; 3ld Art & Technology Center, New York, NY, USA (December 2017)
".zip: Future Rhapsody Xiaomi · Future of Today" - Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (July 2017)

Selected solo shows 

"TimeCube" - Interval Festival 23, West Bund Artistic Center, Shanghai, China (November 2023)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1-4" - Nxt Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (May 2021, April 2020)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1-4" -Arttechouse, Washington DC (October 2019)
"Dimensional Sampling_#2" - UABB Manjinghua Art Center, Shenzhen, China (December 2019)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1" - UABB, Shenzhen, China (December 2019)
"The Vast Land" - Gallerie delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy (May 2019)
"Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains" - IFP Made in NY Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA; Zürcher Gallery, New York, NY, USA (May 2019)
"Scanning Shanshui" - Han Shan Art Museum, Suzhou, China (August 2018)

Works in collections

"Seasonal Proximities", HOROY Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.
"Time Box", La Prairie
"Shanshui By AI", Conrad Hotel Shenzhen
"HEX CAGE", Lamborghini
"Shanshui By AI", Mercedes Maybach  
"Binary Pattern", Disney
"Binary Pattern", Louis Vuitton 200
"Dimensional Sampling #1", Urban Light Show Art Museum Project, Shenzhen Citizen's Plaza

Selected press

Wallpaper, Lux 180 at The Strand Media Art Exhibition, London, 2021.
Machas, Machas Welcomes New Media Artist Cao Yuxi, 2021
STIRworld, Lux: New Wave of Contemporary Art Puts Light as the Key Focus of New Media Art, 2021
Fact Magazine, Cao Yuxi and Lawrence Lau: Dimensional Sampling, 2020
Designboom, Yuxi Cao: Macrocosm, Screening Installation in Berlin, 2016
Designboom, Cao Yuxi: Oriens, Immersive Blackhole, 2017

Selected group shows  

"Palindrome Codex" - Interval Festival 23, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (August 2023)
"Seasonal Proximities" - Veranos de la Villa Festival 2023, Espacio Cultural Serrería Belga, Madrid, Spain; Reverberation Qingshan Art Season, Qing Shan Village, Hangzhou, China (July 2023, June 2023)
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony - National Stadium, Beijing, China (February 2022)
"200 malles 200 visionnaires The Exhibition" - Louis Vuitton, Global (February 2021 - December 2022)
"SoundScape" - OCAT Shenzhen, China (August 2019)
"Time Maze" - Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China (November 2018)
".zip Season 2: Developing The Future" - 3ld Art & Technology Center, New York, NY, USA (July 2018)
".zip: Unzip The Future" - Taikoo Li, Chengdu, China; 3ld Art & Technology Center, New York, NY, USA (December 2017)
".zip: Future Rhapsody Xiaomi · Future of Today" - Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (July 2017)

Selected solo shows 

"TimeCube" - Interval Festival 23, West Bund Artistic Center, Shanghai, China (November 2023)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1-4" - Nxt Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (May 2021, April 2020)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1-4" -Arttechouse, Washington DC (October 2019)
"Dimensional Sampling_#2" - UABB Manjinghua Art Center, Shenzhen, China (December 2019)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1" - UABB, Shenzhen, China (December 2019)
"The Vast Land" - Gallerie delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy (May 2019)
"Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains" - IFP Made in NY Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA; Zürcher Gallery, New York, NY, USA (May 2019)
"Scanning Shanshui" - Han Shan Art Museum, Suzhou, China (August 2018)

Works in collections

"Seasonal Proximities", HOROY Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.
"Time Box", La Prairie
"Shanshui By AI", Conrad Hotel Shenzhen
"HEX CAGE", Lamborghini
"Shanshui By AI", Mercedes Maybach  
"Binary Pattern", Disney
"Binary Pattern", Louis Vuitton 200
"Dimensional Sampling #1", Urban Light Show Art Museum Project, Shenzhen Citizen's Plaza

Selected press

Wallpaper, Lux 180 at The Strand Media Art Exhibition, London, 2021.
Machas, Machas Welcomes New Media Artist Cao Yuxi, 2021
STIRworld, Lux: New Wave of Contemporary Art Puts Light as the Key Focus of New Media Art, 2021
Fact Magazine, Cao Yuxi and Lawrence Lau: Dimensional Sampling, 2020
Designboom, Yuxi Cao: Macrocosm, Screening Installation in Berlin, 2016
Designboom, Cao Yuxi: Oriens, Immersive Blackhole, 2017

Selected group shows  

"Palindrome Codex" - Interval Festival 23, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia (August 2023)
"Seasonal Proximities" - Veranos de la Villa Festival 2023, Espacio Cultural Serrería Belga, Madrid, Spain; Reverberation Qingshan Art Season, Qing Shan Village, Hangzhou, China (July 2023, June 2023)
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony - National Stadium, Beijing, China (February 2022)
"200 malles 200 visionnaires The Exhibition" - Louis Vuitton, Global (February 2021 - December 2022)
"SoundScape" - OCAT Shenzhen, China (August 2019)
"Time Maze" - Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China (November 2018)
".zip Season 2: Developing The Future" - 3ld Art & Technology Center, New York, NY, USA (July 2018)
".zip: Unzip The Future" - Taikoo Li, Chengdu, China; 3ld Art & Technology Center, New York, NY, USA (December 2017)
".zip: Future Rhapsody Xiaomi · Future of Today" - Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (July 2017)

Selected solo shows 

"TimeCube" - Interval Festival 23, West Bund Artistic Center, Shanghai, China (November 2023)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1-4" - Nxt Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (May 2021, April 2020)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1-4" -Arttechouse, Washington DC (October 2019)
"Dimensional Sampling_#2" - UABB Manjinghua Art Center, Shenzhen, China (December 2019)
"Dimensional Sampling_#1" - UABB, Shenzhen, China (December 2019)
"The Vast Land" - Gallerie delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy (May 2019)
"Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains" - IFP Made in NY Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA; Zürcher Gallery, New York, NY, USA (May 2019)
"Scanning Shanshui" - Han Shan Art Museum, Suzhou, China (August 2018)

Works in collections

"Seasonal Proximities", HOROY Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.
"Time Box", La Prairie
"Shanshui By AI", Conrad Hotel Shenzhen
"HEX CAGE", Lamborghini
"Shanshui By AI", Mercedes Maybach  
"Binary Pattern", Disney
"Binary Pattern", Louis Vuitton 200
"Dimensional Sampling #1", Urban Light Show Art Museum Project, Shenzhen Citizen's Plaza

Selected press

Wallpaper, Lux 180 at The Strand Media Art Exhibition, London, 2021.
Machas, Machas Welcomes New Media Artist Cao Yuxi, 2021
STIRworld, Lux: New Wave of Contemporary Art Puts Light as the Key Focus of New Media Art, 2021
Fact Magazine, Cao Yuxi and Lawrence Lau: Dimensional Sampling, 2020
Designboom, Yuxi Cao: Macrocosm, Screening Installation in Berlin, 2016
Designboom, Cao Yuxi: Oriens, Immersive Blackhole, 2017

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For collectors, artists and potential collaborators visits are available by appointment—please email us to arrange a private viewing

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ADDRESS

Carrer Llull, 134, 08005 Barcelona, Spain

CONTACT

visit@load-gallery.com

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OPENING HOURS

4 PM - 9 PM, Thursday - Saturday

Gallery admission is free

For collectors, artists and potential collaborators visits are available by appointment—please email us to arrange a private viewing

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ADDRESS

Carrer Llull, 134, 08005 Barcelona, Spain

CONTACT

visit@load-gallery.com

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OPENING HOURS

4 PM - 9 PM, Thursday - Saturday

Gallery admission is free

For collectors, artists and potential collaborators visits are available by appointment—please email us to arrange a private viewing

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