|Education||Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts|
|Known for||Installation art, photography, video|
|Vive la Difference 2008|
Trojan Horse 2008
Of the Departure and the Arrival 2005
Unfinished Self-Portrait 2003 - Ongoing
Ni worked as a schoolteacher at the Zhoushan Normal School, but was removed for being "too weird". He began painting onto parts of the landscape on the island where he lived in 1987, using chalk, paint, and dye to put marks on objects such as houses, stones, and trees.
In 2012 he exhibited in Manifesta 9.