Han Bing Brief Bio
Multimedia artist, Engaged in performance art, photography , installation , Theater direction,video media art and social art projects .
Born in Jiangsu ,Lives in Beijing and Berlin.
Self-study in painting,photography and experiment art.
Han Bing grew up in village and horse farm . Fifteen years of labor in the rural areas.
In Beijing, she was moved by the harsh contrast between the urbanized "Chinese dream" propelling the nation's struggle to become "modern," and the cruel realities of those left behind, or trodden underfoot in this stampede. Exploring the struggles and desires of ordinary people in China's "theater of modernization," his works invert quotidian practice, reinvent everyday objects and ask us to rethink the order of things.
One of the most famous is his project "walking the cabbage" and "mating season" ,photography about ecological project--"urban amber" .
Han Bing's solo exhibitions include The Fatalistic Language of Things (Columbia Art Museum, SC, USA, 2007);cry from the narrow between:Han Bing With Tejal Shah. （India,2010）The Walking the Cabbage Movement in Manchester hosted (UK, 2008), and The Walking the Cabbage Project (The International 3, UK, 2008).On the Stage of Modernization (Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX, USA, 2007); Age of Big Construction (Beijing New Art Projects, PRC, 2007); Everyday Desire in the Theater of Chinese Modernization (Beursschouwburg Art Center, Brussels, Belgium, 2007);Han Bing with Orimoto Tatsumi, Quotidian Iconic—Quotidian Holy Mother (Jing Art Gallery, Shanghai, PRC, 2006); ; Green Peace—Walking the Cabbage Across America (USA, 2006-2007)and others.
Han Bing's Group shown at the white cube gallery, Arles international photography festival, Venice architecture biennale, Manchester triennale, Houston to photography festival, the Chinese contemporary art collection show (national art museum of Texas ),China performance art exhibition of literature , Chinese contemporary photography, derailment. Video art in China, France pompidou arts centre, PM Gallery & House, London, （UK，2010);Museum of New Art （MONA）,Detroit，(USA, 2009) Centre Pompidou, Paris,（ France，2008) Fotofest 12th Photography Biennial, (USA, 2008) Rencontres d'Arles Photography Festival (France, 2007); Columbia Museum of Art (USA, 2007); Aberystwyth Art Centre, Wales, （UK，2009）. New Art Gallery, Walsall, （UK，2009）Action—Camera: Beijing Performance Photography, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, The University of British Columbia,Vancouver, （Canada 2009 ）Open International Performance Art Festival, （PRC，2009,2006）; Asia Triennial Manchester (UK, 2008); Fotographie Museum of Amsterdam (2005, Netherlands); Dashanzi International Art Festival DIAF (PRC, 2005, 2006; Pingyao Photography Festival (PRC, 2002); China Under Construction: Contemporary Art from the People's Republic (USA, 2007); Dragon's Evolution: Chinese Contemporary Photography at the NYC China Square Art Center (USA, 2007), Lianzhou international photo Festival 2006, ,PRC; Beyond Experience: New China exhibition at Arario Beijing (PRC, 2006), LOVE Expo, Barcelona-Pekin-Paris, and Proyecto Generos at Espace Cultural Ample (Spain, 2006-2007). Some place else, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, USA；The 12th Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice；The Document Exhibition of Chinese Performance Art——1985-2010，Songzhuang art MuseumNEW AGE:Australia-China International New Media Arts Exhibition(2011); Homologous the actual and virtual ——Beijing New Media Arts Exhibition 2011； scene art festival avenue, Miami, contemporary art fair in London, Paris and art Basel fair fair international exhibitions and others.
Art magazines including Political Art and Activism(Ger)，China Under Construction:Contemporary Art from China(USA)，Eyemazing International Contemporary Photography Magazine, Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Flash Art , Asia Art Pacific, Art iT, Arts Houston, Art & Australia, NY Arts, Meishu Wenxian, Art Manager, Art Expert, Art Map, Update Art Magazine, and others, have featured Han Bing's art.