Wang Bing Solo Exhibition at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

On the occasion of Wang Bing’s second exhibition, Galerie Chantal Crousel present three films including two previously unseen in France: Mrs Fang (2018 – Director’s cut) and Beauty Lives in Freedom (2018) respectively shown at 11am and 2pm from Tuesday to Saturday. Traces (2014) will be presented in the exhibition space in a continuous screening.

Wang Bing (b. 1967, Xi'an) studied photography at the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Art and cinematography at Beijing Film Academy. Widely recognised as one of the foremost figures working as documentary maker, film director and visual artist, Wang Bing has produced a vast body of work that continues to examine the complex reality and history of China, including West of the Tracks (Tiexi Qu, 2002), Fengming: A Chinese Memoir (2007), and Three Sisters (San Zimei, 2012). In addition to his feature documentaries, he is also active in video installation, fiction film, and photography. Wang Bing’s work has been selected for major international film festivals, including Cannes Film Festival, Venice International Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival, and several have been recognised with international awards. Wang Bing has been honoured with retrospectives in museums, including the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2014) and CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, US (2016). In 2017, he is participating in Documenta 14 in Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany. He was also the recipient of the 2017 EYE Art & Film Prize, and his work Mrs Fang won the Golden Leopard Award at the 70th Locarno Festival, Switzerland. Wang Bing’s work has been collected by important art museums and institutes including Centre Pompidou in Paris and M+ Museum, Hong Kong.

© Wang Bing, Galerie Chantal Crousel