Dinu Li is a UK-based artist living in Manchester. He works with photography and the moving image.
Press the * then say Hello was commissioned by Autograph ABP to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon, and exhibited on the occasion of the launch of Rivington Place.
Li has exhibited his work internationally. Recent shows were held at University of North Texas Art Gallery, Kulturbunker Cologne, Victoria & Albert Museum London, Contact Photo Fest 05 Toronto, White Space 798 Beijing, the Liverpool Biennale 04 and a touring group show by Open Eye Gallery.
He had a curatorial debut in 2004 for Chinese Arts Centre’s national touring exhibition and is currently the artistic programmer for the Look 07 photo-review in Manchester.
His work is published in a selection of catalogues such as Ten Thousand Li and As If I Were A River. Li has been reviewed in various art magazines such as Next Level, Tema Celeste, Ryuko Tsushin, Photo District News and is featured in Thames and Hudson’s The Photograph as Contemporary Art.
The recipient of many national awards and commissions, Li has recently presented his work at Tate Modern during the Necessary Journeys symposium.