Hu Renyi / 胡任乂 sets out to push more contemporary mediums, such as installation, performance, social engagement and video. His work emphasizes on many social contradictions, historical research and global identity.

Hu has been international shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions; including such prestigious art institutions as the Minsheng Art Museum, Chi K11 Art Museum, V-Art Center, Today Art Museum, Changjiang Contemporary Art Museum, Himalaya Museum, Berkshire Museum and the Taft Museum of Art.

Hu also teaches at the School of Visual Arts (SVA-NYC) and divides his time between his studios in Shanghai and New York.