Cao Fei (Chinese: 曹斐; born 1978) is a Chinese multimedia artist born in Guangzhou. Her work, which includes video, performance, and digital media, examines the daily life of Chinese citizens born after the Cultural Revolution. Her work explores China's widespread internet culture as well as the borders between dreams and reality. Cao has captured the rapid social and cultural transformation of contemporary China, highlighting the impact of foreign influences from the United States and Japan.
Some of her work is owned and displayed by The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. In 2021 she won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize.