2016
informal solutions @ MOTi, breda (netherlands), sept–dec
Photography and Contemporary Experience, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Hong Kong Back Alley – Peperoni Books Pop-up store, Milan, Italy, june
Informal solutions – Michael Wolf’s studio, c/o with sarah greene /blue lotus g, march–june
In and/or Out – Seiichi Furuya und Michael Wolf – Grisebach, Berlin, Germany – februari
the soul of money – DOX centre for contemporary art, Prague, Feb–June
Paris Rooftops – Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada
Informal Solutions – Book Launch c/o WE PRESS and Sarah Greene/Blue Lotus G – Jan

2015
paris rooftops – m97 project space, shanghai, 25 april – 31 may
digital conditions – kunstverein hannover, hannover, 14 march – 25 may
blind walls and night trees – galerie wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam, 11 april – 9 may
hong kong narratives – michael wolf’s studio, c/o sarah greene, blue lotus g, hong kong, 14 – 15 march
back alley deconstructed – pop-up @ wontonMeen, curator: sarah greene, hong kong, 10 – 30 march
words matter – robert koch gallery, san francisco, 19 february – 2 may
hong kong inside outside – tin shed gallery, university of sydney, sydney, 3 february – 2 april

2014
paris abstract – koch gallery, san francisco, 10 july – 30 august
my favorite thing – wouter van leeuwen galerie, amsterdam, 12 april – 17 may
hong kong flora – michael wolf’s studio c/o with sarah greene/ blue lotus g 1–30 may
icones – musée des beaux-arts de liège, liege, belgium, 15 march – 25 may
architecture of density – flowers gallery, london, 17 jan – 22 feb
the real toy story – k11 art foundation, shanghai, 11 Jan – 12 Feb

2013
small god, big city – m97 gallery, shanghai, dec-jan
industrial architecture – m97 gallery, shanghai dec-jan
transparent city – bau-xi gallery, toronto canada, 9-22 nov
architecture of density – x bienal de arquitetura, sao paulo, brazil, sept
tokyo compression – rencontres gaspesie, canada, july-aug
small god, big city – 25books, berlin germany, jul 12-31
architecture of density / the scout shots & small god, big city, galerie wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam netherlands, apr 13 – may 18
opened Hong Kong studio: with exhibition on own collection of “le petit journal’, in collaboration with sarah greene, blue lotus g

2012
bottrop ebel 76 – 25books, berlin germany, oct 6 – 31
von sinnen: wahrnehmung in der zeitgenoessischen kunst (group) – kunsthalle zu kiel, kiel germany, jul 14 – oct 21
street view portraits – galerie wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam netherlands, jun 19 – jul 23
total city – ivam institut d’art modern, valencia spain, may 3 – jul 15
public: collective identity | occupied spaces (group) – the museum of contemporary canadian art, toronto canada, apr 27 – jun 3
making history (group) – frankfurter kunstverein, franfurt germany, apr 20 – jul 8
hong kong and shenzhen biennial of urbanism/architecture, hong kong china, feb 15 – apr 23
the near and elsewhere (group) – pm gallery, london uk, jan 25 – mar 17
davos art exhibition (group),  meeting of the world economic, davos switzerland, jan 25 – jan 29
bamboo theater exhibition:  portraits of cantonese opera singers – museum m+, hong kong china,  jan 19, 21-24

2011
prix pictet: growth (group) – gallery of photography, dublin ireland, dec 3 – jan 15, 2012
untitled – flowers, london uk, nov 25 – jan 7, 2012
prix pictet: growth (group) – corcoran gallery of art, washington dc usa, nov 3 – nov 13
fotodoks (group) – münchner stadtmuseum, munich germany, oct 13 – nov 13
life in cities – christophe guye galerie, zurich switzerland, oct 28 – jan 14, 2012
infinite balance: artists and the environment (group) – museum photographic arts, san diego usa, oct 11 – feb 5, 2012
real fake art / tokyo compression revisited – 25 books, berlin germany, oct 7 – nov 2
cities: visionary places (group) – torrance art museum, los angeles usa, sep 17 – nov 5
metropolis. city life in the urban age 2011 (group) – noorderlicht photo festival, groningen netherlands, sep 11 – oct 9
growth – prix pictet (group) – arteversum, dusseldorf germany, sep 9 – sep 28
sifest #20 (group) – savignano immagini, savignana sul rubicone italy, sep 9 – sep 11
sh contemporary, shanghai china, sep 7 – sep 9
life in cities – gun gallery, stockholm sweden, aug 25 – sep 25
hail traveler! (group) – rick wester fine art, new york city usa, jul 7 – aug 12
summer in the city (group) – galerie wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam netherlands, jul 2 – jul 23
ny temporary: the city through photography, film and video (group) – muse center of photography, new york usa, jun 21 – oct 1
the prix pictet 2011 – growth (group) – galleria carla sozzani, milano italy, jun 8 – jul 31
the prix pictet 2011 (group) – christophe guye galerie, zurich switzerland, may 28 – jun 14
growth – prix pictet (group) – thessaloniki museum of photography, thessaloniki greece, may 6 – jun 2
street photography now (group) – uno art space, stuttgart germany, apr 2 – jun 25
the prix pictet 2011 (group) – passage de retz, paris france, mar 18 – apr 16
10 years (group) – galerie wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam netherlands, mar 5 – mar 26
metropolis – robert koch gallery, san francisco usa, feb 3 – apr 30
i’m watching you – elipsis gallery, istanbul turkey, feb 16 – mar 31
fear in the city – monnaie de paris, france, jan 19 – apr 17
tokyo compression – forum für fotografie, cologne germany, jan 6 – feb 20

2010
hong kong corner houses – upper station street gallery, hong kong, dec 11 – jan 16, 2011
street photography now (group), contributed, berlin germany, dec 10 – jan 15, 2011
renversements de faits / abstractions photographiques (group) – le château d’eau, toulouse france, dec 8 – jan 23, 2011
we are watching you – la galerie particulière, paris france, nov 18 – jan 15, 2011
street view / tokyo compression – gallery fifty one fine art photography, antwerp belgium, nov 6 – dec 23
tokyo compression – 25 books, berlin germany, nov 12 – dec 8
street view & tokyo compression – galerie wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam netherlands, oct 16 – nov 20
street photography now (group) – third floor gallery, cardiff uk, oct 10 – nov 14
iseeyou – bruce silverstein gallery, chelsea, new york usa, oct 28 – dec 24
alles wieder anders (group) – ruhr museum, essen germany, sep 27 – sep 4, 2011
life in cities – m97 gallery, shanghai china, sep 18 – oct 31
bredaphoto 2010 (group), breda netherlands, sep 16 – oct 24
meer (group) – voorkamer, lier belgium, sep 11 – oct 24
100 x 100 & architecture of density – venice biennale of architecture, venice italy, aug 29 – nov 21
city flâneur: social documentary photography (group) – hong kong heritage museum, hong kong, china, jun 10 – jan 3, 2011
from the vanishing point – demolished public housing estates in hong kong (group) – 1a space, hong kong china, jun 5 – jun 18
untitled (group) – elipsis gallery, istanbul turkey, may 28 – jul 18
architecture of density – m97 gallery at art hk 2010, hong kong, may 27 – may 30
the new york photo festival (group) – new york usa, may 12 – may 16
index 1.0 (group) – gallery fifty one fine art photography, antwerp belgium, mar 27 – may 22
paris street view – curated by foam, amsterdam netherlands, mar 12 – may 12
paris street view – goethe institute hong kong, hong kong, mar 3 – mar 23
homelesshome (group) – museum on the seam, jerusalem israel, jan 21 – sep 3

2009
transparent city – aperture gallery, new york usa, nov 7 – jan 21, 2010
cities – places visionaires (group) – auditorium arte, rome italy, spe 28 – oct 10
metropolis – la galerie particulière, paris france, july 2 – september 26
the bare necessity of art (group) – etherton gallery, tucson usa, jun 9 – aug 31
transparent city – wouter van leeuwen gallery at art amsterdam, netherlands, may 13 – 17
architecture of density & transparent city - elipsis gallery, istanbul turkey, may 1 – jul 25
art brussels, brussels belgium, apr 24 – apr 27
transparent city – gallery wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam netherlands, apr 11 – may 15
aipad: the photography show – new york usa, mar 26 – 29
transparent city – gallery fifty one fine art photography, antwerp belgium, mar 20 – apr 25
transparent city & architecture of density – entropy art, naples italy, mar 7 – mar 30
the armory show – modern, new york usa, mar 5 – mar 8
parallax (group) – m97 gallery, shanghai china, feb 21 – apr 3
landscape as dream (group) – studio la citta, verona italy, feb 7 – mar 21
dystopia (group) – robert koch gallery, san francisco usa, feb 5 – apr 25
art rotterdam, rotterdam netherlands, feb 5 – feb 8
transparent city – stephen daiter gallery, chicago usa, jan 9 – feb 28

2008
transparent city – museum for contemporary photography, chicago usa, nov 14 – jan 31, 2009
transparent city – robert koch gallery, san francisco usa, november 6 – jan 31, 2009
butterfly dream: shanghai moca envisage ii – moca, shanghai china, sep 10 – dec 10
translocalmotion: shanghai biennale – shanghai art museum, shanghai china, sep 9 – nov 16
summer in the city 08 (group) – galerie wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam netherlands, jul 5 – jul 26
hong kong back door – lumenvisum gallery, hong kong china, jun 20 – aug 3
art chicago photography show, chicago usa, apr 25 – apr 28
china design now (group) – victoria and albert museum, london england, mar 15 – jul 13
eastern standard, western artists in china (group) – mass. moca, north adams usa, feb 2 – feb 16
heritage: hong kong corner houses – goethe institute, hong kong china, feb 2 – feb 8
real fake pictures & architecture of density – galerie wouter van leeuwen, amsterdam netherlands, jan 12 – feb 23

2007
pieces of china: a retrospective of michael wolf’s china projects – museum center vapriikki, tampere finnland, jun 15 – jan 6, 2008
two photographers in a dialog: michael wolfs architecture of density & stephen canhams traveling gypsie’s homes – hallische gallerien, dresden germany, may 3 – jul 27
real fake art and 100 x 100 – robert koch gallery, san francisco usa, may 3 – jun 30
china projects – gallery m97, shanghai china, apri 14 – may 31
fake – portraits of chinese copy art – goethe institute, hong kong china, apr 20 – may 19
hong kong industrial” ursula huber gallery, basel switzerland, jan 11 – feb 3
new urban vistas (group) – arthur roger gallery, new orleans usa, jan 6 – feb 24
bac! (group) – centre de cultura contemporània de barcelona, barcelona spain
facades (group) – krannert art museum, champaign usa
contemporary art from the permanent collection (group) – san jose museum of art, san jose usa
ulisphotofest 2007 (group) – ulisphotofest, istanbul turkey

2006
architecture of density / china copy artists – gallery fifty one fine art photography, antwerp belgium, nov 23 – jan 15, 2007
hong kong front door back door – german museum for architecture, frankfurt germany, nov 19 – feb 11, 2007
architecture of density / architecture of work – art fair zurich/ gallery huber, switzerland, nov 16 – nov 20
architecture of density – gallery fifty one fine art photography at paris photo, paris france, nov 16 – nov 20
100 x 100 – gallery of the goethe institute, hong kong china, oct 27 – nov 21
100 x 100 / architecture of density – daegu photo biennale, korea, oct 19 – oct 29
architecture of density – 798 photo gallery, beijing china, oct 7 – oct 27
architecture of density (group) – shanghai biennale / artspace 1918, shanghai china, oct 4 – nov 28
architecture of density / 100 x 100 – gallery laif, cologne germany, sep 29 – oct 15
the real toy story – museum for work, hamburg germany, sep 21 – nov 24
architecture of density – janet oh gallery, seoul korea, may 26 – jun 30
new work from hong kong – robert koch gallery, san francisco usa, mar 2 – apr 29
architecture of density – hasted-hunt gallery, new york usa, febr 23 – apr 8
architecture of density – 1918 artspace, shanghai china, feb 18 – mar 20
hong kong architecture – aipad new york, robert koch gallery, feb 10 – feb 12
sitting in china – kap forum, cologne germany, jan 16 – mar 11
made in china (group) – museum of contemporary photography, chicago usa, jan 14 – mar 11

2005
hong kong: front door/back door – gallery colette, paris france, nov 7 – dec 3
useful, cute and collected. the photographed animal – museum folkwang, essen germany, oct 22 – jan 15, 2006
architecure of density – ping yao photography festival, ping yao china, sep 16 – sep 22
architecure of density – art basel / robert koch gallery, basel switzerland, apr
architecure of density – robert koch gallery, san francisco usa, jan – feb 26

2004
the real toy story – john batten gallery, hong kong china, nov 2 – nov 27
truth! photography’s promise of reality (group) – ruhrland museum, essen germany, jun 6 – sep 26
hongkong the back door – hong kong art walk, hong kong china, mar 3
architecture of density – bryant park during new york fashion week, new york usa, feb 6 – feb 13

2003
portraits of chinese people – john batten gallery, hong kong china, nov 8 – dec 1
sitting in china – kestner museum, hannover germany, sep 6 – nov 16
images against war – galerie lichtblick, cologne germany, feb 28 – jun 7
post chicago: april 2003 – april 2004 (group) – gallery 400,  university of illinois, chicago usa

2000
peking shanghai shenzhen: cities of the 21st century (group) – bauhaus museum, dessau germany

1990
otto steinert and students – folkwang museum, essen germany, nov 25 – jan 13, 1991

1981
wie lebt man im ruhrgebiet (group) – folkwang museum, essen germany, dec 18 – jan 24, 1982

1979
eugene richards/michael wolf: neighborhoods – folkwang museum, essen germany, sep 21 – oct 21

1975
portraits of craftsmen in essen werden – curated by ute eskildsen, room 315 of the university of essen germany