Jiang Zhi

Jiang Zhi (b.1971, Yuanjiang City, Hunan Province) is a Beijing-based artist who graduated from the China Academy of Art in 1995. After participating in the 'Post-Sense Sensibility' exhibitions in the 1990s, Jiang Zhi has subsequently proceeded to become one of the most influential Chinese artists of his generation. He works with a wide range of mediums that span video, painting, photography, installation, poetry and writing novels. He was awarded the academic achievement of Reshaping History (Chinart from 2000-2009) in 2010, the Asian New Force IFVA Critics Award in 2002, and was also awarded the Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) in 2000.

Major solo exhibitions include: Already I Know the Storms, Magician Space, Beijing, CN (2018); To Make With Changes, HDM Gallery, Beijing, CN (2017); One is All, All is One, Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei, CN (2017); Predestiny, Magician Space, Beijing, CN (2016); Half, Jewelyary, Shanghai, CN (2016); The Sight, White Cube, Hong Kong, CN (2015); Strait is the Gate, Magician Space, Beijing, CN (2012); If This is a Man, Times Museum, Guangzhou, CN (2012); A Thought Arises, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, CN (2011). 


Major group exhibitions include: On Paper 2, White Space, Beijing, CN (2018); Fiction Art, OCAT Shenzhen, Shenzhen, CN (2018); Wonderful World, Times Art Museum, Beijing, CN (2018); Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture “City Grow Difference”,Shenzhen, CN (2017); Art and China After 1989: Theatre of the World, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US (2017); The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2016, Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, CN (2017); That Has Been, and May Be Again, Para Site, Hong Kong (2016);Grain to Pixel – A Story of Photography in China, Shanghai Center of Photography, Shanghai, CN (2015); West Bund 2013–A Biennial of Architecture and Contemporary Art, Shanghai, CN (2013); The 9th Shanghai Biennale 2012 – Reactivation, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, CN (2012); The 4th Guangzhou Triennial – The Unseen, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, Guangdong, CN (2012); CAFAM Biennale, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, CN (2011); Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, CN (2011); Kunstverein Nürtingen Art Center, Germany (2009); ICP and Asia Society, New York, USA (2004); The 50th International Art Exhibition of the Biennale di Venezia, Venice, ITA (2003); The 4th Gwangiu Biennale Exhibition, Gwangiu, KOR (2002); and Post-Sense Sensibility: Alien Bodies & Delusion, Beijing, CN (1999).