Born in Beijing in 1988, Tian Xue is now a doctoral candidate in aesthetics at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Based on the Das Prinzip Hoffnung (The Principle of Hope) by Ernst Bloch, her doctoral research focuses on exploring the aesthetics of connotation under the framework of HOPE and cross paths of ethics and politics. Meanwhile, based on the concepts of imagination and action under the framework of philosophical aesthetics, she combed through theories about the circumstances of contemporary aesthetics that integrates ethics and political criticism. She has conducted in-depth research on the environment of art in French culture. She’s passionate about observing the new methods and emerging trend in curation with characteristics of the Continental Europe. Between the research works, she worked as an interpreter and exhibition commentator. She has curated multiple exhibitions of young artists’ works in Paris.