Yao Hai – Artist Book

Limited edition artist book with unreleased photos from his time in the Art House Düsseldorf from Sept – Dec 2019 with hand-sewn envelope by the Artist.

Hong Kong and Shanghai based artist Yao Hai has been selected out of hundreds of international applications to join the GRANTS 19/20 Emerging Artist Program of the Lepsien Art Foundation in 2019. This unique limited artist book Yao created exclusively in the framework of the program.

Limited Edition Artist book

Yao Hai

This series of 10 limited and hand-sewn artist books Yao Hai has created during the Grants 19/20 – International Grant Program Emerging Artists.

Type: This artist book is a true collectors item with outstanding character and quality. The hand-sewn paper envelop has been individually created by the artist in a pure Manual process. Inside the envelop you will find 8 pages with 6 so far unreleased photos of the Artist he has taken during his time in Düsseldorf.
Edition: Limited to 10 pieces, each envelop individually hand-sewn by the Artist, last page hand-signed, numbered and dated by the artist
Format: Paper Format DIN A4, 210 x 297,5 mm
Pages : 10 pages in one envelop
Other: Hand-signed, numbered and dated by the artist
Special information:  every envelop  is a unique piece due to manual process of the artist.
Language:  Englisch
Idea & Concept: Yao Hai, ap
Publisher: ap – artevie publishing

Price: 195,00 Euro
Price includes 19% VAT (MwSt.)

Shipping within Germany: 4,50 Euro
We do ship worldwide. For any other location just please contact us to receive a shipping quote.

Buy now:
To order one of these lovely limited artist books, just send us an email:

Buy now.

To order one of these lovely limited artist books just send us an email:

Buy now.

Limited silkscreen art edition

Please also check out the limited silkcreen art edition Yao Hai produced exclusively in the Art House Düsseldorf.

Yao Hai was born in Gansu, China in 1980. He relocated to Hong Kong in 2009 and New York in 2014. Currently lives and works between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Yao’s practice spans across installation, photography, sculpture, painting, video, performance and sound.

In 2019, he has participated in the Interantional Grant Program Emerging Artist established by Lepsien Art Foundation in Düsseldorf, Germany. He has held solo exhibitions at Galerie du Monde (“Yao Hai”, 2018), Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences (“Reconstruction of Deconstruction”, 2018), Shanghai Gallery 55, (“Adventure in Graphics”, 2018 and “zero + one + twelve”, 2017), Wuhan United Art Museum (“Free Play of Deconstruction”, 2017) and Wuhan K11 art village (“Beyond Boundaries”, 2016). His works have been exhibited in many international institutions including the Taipei Artist Village in Taiwan, the CICA Museum in South Korea, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre in Hong Kong,  the Queens Museum and the Williamsburg Art & Historical Centre in New York.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

“Organic Production”, Yell Space, Shanghai, China

“Yao Hai”, Galerie du Monde, Hong Kong
“Adventure in Graphics”, gallery 55, Shanghai, China

“zero + one + twelve”, gallery 55, Shanghai, China
“Free Play of Deconstruction”, United Art Museum, Wuhan, China

“Beyond Boundaries”, K11 art village, Wuhan, China

Impressions and making-of insights: