HANSEL TAI * YUCHEN DAI * 戴毓辰

hansel@hanseltai.com

BORN

Mountain Emei, CN, 1994

EDUCATION

ESTONIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS, TALLINN, EE
2016 - 2019 MA Jewellery & Blacksmithing Department by prof. Tanel Veenre

GERRIT RIETVELD ACADEMIE, AMSTERDAM, NL
2018 Jewellery-linking bodies Department

CENTRAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, BEIJING, CN
2012 - 2016 BA Art Jewelry Department by prof. Fei Teng

AWARDS

2021 Best designed Estonian books of 2020 - KINGDOM OF DREAMS, Designer, EE
2019 Enjoia’t MISUI Award 2019, Barcelona, SP
2019 Second Finalist Enjoia’t Awards Student 2019, Barcelona, SP
2019 Cum Laude of graduation, Estonian Academy of Arts, EE
2018 Amberif Design Award Finalist, Gdansk, PL
2016 Top Young 2016 Finalist, Ubi Gallery, Beijing, CN
2016 The Second Prize of Graduation, CAFA, Beijing, CN

WORKS AT COLLECTION

CODA Museum(NL), Museum Arnhem(NL)
Kadri Mälk(EE), Teng Fei(CN) among others

EXHIBITION

SOLO:

2020 EDEN OF THE EAST, Vent Space, Tallinn
2020 DENSITY OF STATES, Galerie beyond, Antwerp *due to COVID-19 post pond till further notice
2019 NUDE JADE, A-galerii, Tallinn
2018 HANNA HANSEL, HOP Galerii, Tallinn

GROUP:

2021

Jewellery Room, Cold Sweat, First Lisbon Contemporary Jewellery Biennial 2021
2021 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Beijing
Revolution, HOP Gallery, Tallinn
UNCUT GEMS, Gem Zs curated by Current Obsession, 92Y, New York
Holownia, Hall of the Old Town Hall, Legnica

2020

Alternative Options, Shanghai NoCC, Shanghai
Brave New Field, Shanghai BFC (Bund Finance Center), Shanghai
*due to COVID-19 post pond till further notice
Galerie beyond at Munich Jewellery Week
Intro by Marzee at FRAME, Munich Jewellery Week
1st Growth & Evolution International Jewellery Exhibition, Kunming

2019

BODY CONTROL, De Kerk powered by Museum Arnhem, Arnhem
Enjoia't Awards 2019, Barcelona
XII Florence Biennale 2019, Florence
Dream Machine, Abrons Arts Center, New York
Mulan - New Age Chinese Art Jewelry, On Canal, New York
Revival + Reengineering 2019 The 10th China Modern Handicraft University Exhibition
NUDA VITA, Artesania Catalunya
Carrer dels Banys Nous, Joya Barcelona
Marzee International Graduate Show 2019, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen
NEO-GENESIS, TASE'19, Tallinn
Précieux !?, Alliages, Lille
Ek-kinesis, Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, Athens Jewelry Week
Non-Stick Nostalgia: Y2K Retrofuturism in Contemporary Jewelry, MAD | Museum of Arts and Design, New York
NUDA VITA The practice of collective and political body, ABC Westside Galerie, Munich Jewellery Week
Precious?, Column Bakehouse Gallery, UK

2018

Most Suitable Most Valuable, West 21st Street Gallery, New York
The 4th TRIPLE PARADE Biennial, HOW Art Museum, Shanghai
Love Jewels, Huis Pauwels Spaenjers Multiple, Hasselt
I Curse The Day, Pikk Jalg Gate Tower, Tallinn
Amberif Design Award 2018, The AMBEREXPO Exhibition, Gdańsk
Pooping Back And Forth, Forever Pt.2, Rietveld Pavilion, Amsterdam
Sino-Swiss Contemporary Jewelry and Accessory Design Exhibition, Shanghai
"Biophilia" und "Chaos", Alliages Gallery, Werkstatt Galerie, Munich
Short Stories. Contemporary and conceptual jewellery, Gallery Putti, Riga

2017

CHAOS, Alliages Gallery, Lille, France
Marzee for Starters at CODA Museum, Apeldoorn
Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennial 2017, Beijing
Holownia, Old Town Hall Legnica, Gallery of Art in Legnica
Amber Trip Art Jewellery Contest „Nature Morte“, Palanga, Ramybė Gallery
Schmuck 2017/FRAME, Garten München, Munich
Tsirkus | Circus, Saaremaa Kunstistuudio, Estonia
The 9th China Modern Handcrafts Academic Exhibition, Wuhan

2016

Dezign.CN - One Designer One Creation, Shenzhen
Marzee International Graduate Show 2016, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen
Topyoung 2016, Ubi Gallery, Beijing
The Start of a Long Journey, Museum of the Imperial Ancestral Temple, Beijing
‘Baggage – Coffee and Tea’ Jewellery and Objects, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen

2015

IDENTITY—CAFA meets Danish Jewellery, The Danish Cultural Center, Beijing
APS—The Second National Art Academy Philosophy and Social Sciences Development Forum Exhibition Area, CAFAM, Beijing

2014

Love, Ubi Gallery, Beijing
The 8th China Modern Handcrafts Academic Exhibition, Wuhan


MEDIA PUBLICATION

2020 i-D VICE These radical artists are screwing with jewellery in 2020
2019 Current Obsession #7 Issue Beneath Diamondised Skins
2019 SO MINT! NEO-GENESIS by Hansel Tai
2019 ESTONIAN ART 1 2019 Sexting You with All My Heart
2019 CURRENT OBSESSION Content Piercing the Divine Body
2019 Current Obsession Paper for Munich Jewellery Week 2019
2017 AUTOR Magazine #4 – The Senses Issue
2016 Media Feature, Current Obsession Feature
2014 Publication, Craft & Collage — Collection of Exhibition Works IBSN 978-7-5394-7279-9

WORKSHOP PARTICIPATE

2018 Ruudt Peters, Radical, Participator
2018 Merijn Bolink, Participator
2018 Jing He, Tool from..., Participator
2017 Adam Grinovich, One Plus One, Participator
2017 Philip Sajet, Ugly Jewellery, Participator
2017 Ryo Saito, Tallinn / Tokyo / riimvees, Participator
2017 Mari Ishikawa, Parallel World, Participator
2016 Claude Schmitz, Precious Jewellery, Participator
2015 Peter Hoogeboom, Participator / Translator
2014 Bazzar Jewelry and Fei Liu Fine Jewelry, Talisman, Participator

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015 Contract Designer
Beijing Meijiang Science and Technology Co., Ltd. 3D Jewelry and Product Design

2015 Jeweller Designer, Internship
TTF Haute Joaillerie, Design Department Fine Jewelry design and Custom design

2013 Graphic Designer
Beijing Lianjing Culture and Art Co., Ltd.
Collabration with three other designers from Needle Studio (Yang LIN, Xiao ZHENG, Wen LIU) doing VI and UI design for the programme Chinese Elegant Life Club House.


2012-2013 Art Teacher, Volunteer
Volunteering for Art Teaching at the INCLUDED Community HEIQIAO
and DONGBA Center in Beijing. As the Main Art Teacher for the migrants' children.
INCLUDED is a nonpro t organization. I was in the Dynamic Interest Program teaching children from 6 to 14 years old.


SCHOLARSHIPS

2017 Archimedes Estonia National Scholarship
2016 Chow Tai Fook Scholarship
Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Co., Ltd.
Chow Tai Fook(Stock Code : 1929)‧The Largest Hong Kong Listed Jeweller by Market Capitalisation

2015 CAFA First Class Scholarship
2015 Chow Tai Fook Scholarship
2015 Chow Tai Fook Campus Elite
2014 CAFA Third Class Scholarship
2014 Chow Tai Fook Scholarship
2014 Chow Tai Fook Campus Elite
2013 CAFA Second Class Scholarship CAFA "Three-Good" Student