Ellen Greig (ed.), Yu Ji: Wasted Mud (London: Chisenhale Gallery; Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König; London: Sadie Coles HQ; Hong Kong: Kiang Malingue, 2021)


Diary of Sulfur Mining (Taipei: Mind Set Art Center, 2016)


Never Left Behind (Beijing: C-Space, 2014)


Yu Ji (Beijing: C-Space, 2011)

Catalogues and Books


Jamillah James and Margot Norton (eds.), Soft Water Hard Stone: 2021 New Museum Triennial (New York: New Museum and Phaidon Press Limited, 2021), pp. 347-349



Christopher Hewitt, Liveartwork DVD (Online: Liveartworkdvd, 2007)

Articles and Reviews 


Ben Davis, ‘In Pictures: See Highlights of the New Museum’s Very Subtle New Triennial, Filled With Raw, Barely-Finished-Looking Art’, Artnet News, 28 October 2021

‘In Studio: Art Stars Circa Now’, Interview, Issue 539, Fall 2021, pp. 66-67

Eran Sabaner Kalaora, ‘Outside LA: Yu Ji’, artillery, 07 July 2021

Jo-ey Tang, ‘Yu Ji: Learning on Location’, Ocula Magazine, 30 June 2021

‘Top 5 Shows to See in the UK this July’, Frieze, 30 June 21

Caroline Elbaor, ‘Chinese Artist Yu Ji Has Been on a Meteoric Rise Since the Last Venice Biennale. What Is It About Her Art That Enraptures Curators?’, Artnet News, 22 June 2021

Veronica Simpson, ‘Yu Ji: Wasted Mud’, Studio International, 17 June 2021

Lizzie McAllister, ‘Artist turns construction debris into sculptures for Chisenhale exhibition’, Hackney Citizen, 10 June 2021

Kate Wong, ‘Yu Ji’s Poetic Approach to Mapping Cities and Ideas’, Frieze, 01 June 2021

Dimitris Lempesis, ‘ART-PRESENTATION: Yu Ji-Wasted Mud’, dream idea machine, 25 May 2021

Maria Lind, ‘Situating the Curatorial: Image of Stone’, e-flux, Journal #116, March 2021

Yuan Fuca, ‘Yu Ji’, frieze, Issue 217, March 2021, p. 122


Tessa Moldan, ‘Shanghai Art Week: Exhibitions to See’, Ocula, 10 November 2020

Billy Tang, ‘Debris and Other Atmospheric Affects: Yu Ji’, Mousse Magazine, issue 72, Summer 2020, pp. 166-169

Yu Ji, ‘Tongues of Lykavittos’, Heichi Magazine, 09 July 2020

Alvin Li, ‘Yu Ji’s uncanny sculptural world’, Art Basel Editorial, 16 June 2020


Alison Moss, ’10 Most Exciting Booths: Yu Ji Revisiting History’, West Bund Special Edition, The Art Daily News: Le Quotidien de l’Art, November 2019, p. 13

‘Yu Ji’, Art in America, August 2019, p.48

Kieron Marchese, ‘Chinese artists at Venice art biennale: liu wei, nabuqi, yin xiuzhen, yu ji, sun yuan and peng yu’, Designboom, 19 May 2019

Andrew Russeth, ‘Don’t Turn Away: An Unrelenting, Uneven Venice Biennale Shows Artists in a Time of Crisis’, ArtNews¸10 May 2019


‘UCCA Dune Art Museum exhibits works by nine Chinese artists who span a range of generations’,, October 2018

‘Shanghai artists take over Liverpool’, Art in, 16 July 2018

Catherine Jones, ‘Shanghai artists bring China dreams to Liverpool waterfront’, Arts City Liverpool, 10 July 2018

Tony McDonough, ‘Chinese artists create stunning exhibits across Liverpool’s Waterfront’, Liverpool Business News, 10 July 2018

‘Experience a journey of Shanghai’, Culture Liverpool, July 2018

Carter Miles, ‘This is Shanghai’, ArtAsiaPacific, July 2018

Kang Kang, ‘Hugo Boss Asia Art 2017 at Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai’, ArtReview Asia, Spring 2018

Lisa Movius, ‘No end to gender? Time’s not up in Asia’, The Art Newspaper, 29 March 2018

Luiza Margan, ‘How Things Art’, The Golden Pixel¸ 22 January 2018


‘HUGO BOSS ASIA ART Award 2017’, Hugo Boss AG, 2017

‘Yu Ji’, Living Content, 2017


‘K11 Art Foundation and Palais de Tokyo, Paris, to continue partnership with new residency exchange’, Ran Dian, 16 November 2016

‘RESIDENCY PROFILE :: am Art Space – Lam & Yu Ji (Jam)’, China Residencies¸ 05 August 2016

Jo-ey Tang, ‘Yu Ji’, FLASH ART, 20 April 2016

Isabelle Kuo, ‘Into the Wild — A Dialogue with Yu Ji regarding “Diary of Sulfur Mining — Pataauw”’, COBO, 27 January 2016 


Jo-ey Tang, ‘Jo-ey Tang, curator at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, discusses Inside China’, Aesthetica, 11 October 2014