Biographie / Biography

1970
Geboren in Yangjiang, Provinz Guangdong, China

Born in Yangjiang, Guangdong province, China

Lebt und arbeitet in Yangjiang, Provinz Guangdong, China

Lives and works in Yangjiang, Guangdong province, China

Preise und Auszeichnungen / Awards and Distinctions

2006
Chinese Contemporary Art Award,

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015
Zheng Guogu: Visionary Transformation, VW(VeneKlasen/Werner), Berlin, Germany
2014
Images of Magnetic Resonance, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2013
Fuck off the Rules: Yangjiang Group (in cooperation with Yangjiang Group), Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2012
Zheng Guogu: Spirit Linger with Dust, Vitamin Creative Space, Beijing, China
2011
Zheng Guogu, , The Pavilion/Vitamin Creative Space, Beijing, China
2010
Garden of Pine - Also Fierce Than Tiger II (in cooperation with Yangjiang Group) , Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2008
Zheng Guogu: A Hundred Year Old Tree Blooms Again, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA

Zheng Guogu - Factory, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2007
Zhen Guogu - New Paintings, Grace Li Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

Zhen Guogu, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
2006
Zheng Guogu, ShanghART, China
2005
Puzzle - It is from Yangjiang, Grace Alexander Contemporary Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
2004
Zheng Guogu. My Home Is Your Museum, Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China
2003
Photo works 1997-2000, ShanghART, Shanghai, China
2002
Are You Going to Enjoy Calligraphy or Measure Blood Pressure? (together with Sha Yeya, Chen Zaiyan, Sun Qinglin), ShanghART, Shanghai, China
2001
Zheng Guogu—The Compressing World, Yangjiang Guangdong, China
2000
Zheng Guogu – More Dimensional Caaw, Beijing, China

Zheng Guogu – More Dimensional in Shanghai, BizArt Space, Shanghai, China

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
From a Poem to the Sunset, Daimler Contemporary Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Actions for Tomorrow, in cooperation with Yangjiang Group, 4A Centre for Conteporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia

On Curbstone jewels and Cobblestones, Daimler Contemporary Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2014
Hans van Dijk - 5000 Names, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

“Social Factory” - 10th Shanghai Biennale, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China

Harmonious Society at Manchester Cathedral, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK

Landscape: the Virtual, the Actual, the Possible?, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (ybca), San Francisco, USA
2013
New Framework: Chinese Avantgarde Photography 1980s-90s, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Zizhiqu - Autonomous Regions (in cooperation with Yangjiang Group), , Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

Eastern Promises - Contemporary Architecture and Spatial Practices in East Asia, MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
2012
Suspicion, Night breezes, Neverending Voyage, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

Rites, thoughts, notes, sparks, swings, strikes. a hong kong spring, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong, China
2011
CREDIT SUISSE TODAY ART AWARD 2011 FINALISTS EXHIBITION, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

4th Guangzhou Triennial: Back to Basics - The Museum Per Se, Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Shanshui, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland

Museum on Paper: 12 Chinese Artists, Iberia Art Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2010
Micro-Intervention / Celsius 36.5, Magician Space, Beijing, China

Back to the Future?, Osage Soho, Hong Kong, China

The State of Things. Brussels/Beijing, National Art Museum of China - NAMOC, Beijing, China

Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Seconde main, Musée d‘Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, MAM/ART, Paris, France
2009
Images Recalled - Bilder auf Abruf, 3. Fotofestival Mannheim_Ludwigshafen_Heidelberg, Kunsthalle Mannheim / Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany

Cina - Renascita Contemporanea, Palazzo Reale, Milano, Italy

The State of Things, BOZAR, Palais de Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

In the Mood for paper, F2 Gallery, Beijing, China
2008
The Revolution Continues: New Art from China, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Art Focus Jerusalem 2008, Art Focus Jerusalem, Israel

Crouching Paper, Hidden Dragon - Works on paper, F2 Gallery, Beijing, China
2007
Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany

What About Sculpture?, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA

New Photo - Ten Years, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China

China Welcomes You, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria

Mahjong, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany
2006
Take Down, Beijing, China

Through Popular Expression, The University of Central England in Birmingham, Great Britain

Popular Expression, Het Domein Museum, Sittard, The Netherlands

Guangzhou – Cantones Artists in the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2005
Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China

Black Extreme Vigorous Figurative, Shenzhen, China

Out of Sight, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Follow me! Chinese art at the threshold of the new millennium, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Living in Interesting Times— A Decade of New Chinese Photography, Israel Museum of Photography Tel Hai, Israel
2004
Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, USA

The Exhibition of Express Mail Service, Shanghai, China

ALL UNDER HEAVEN, Ancient and contemporary Chinese art, The Collection of the Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, Belgium

A l’ouest du sud de l’est, Center of Contemporary Art Sète/Villa Arson in Nice, France

Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China, ICP International Center of Photography, New York, USA
2003
The Fifth System: Public Art in the Age of ‘Post – Planning’, Overseas Chinese Town, Shenzhen, China

Fabricated Paradises, Le Parvis Centre of Contemporary Art, France

Zooming into Focus - Chinese Contemporary Photography from the Hauenschild, Zooming into Focus , Contemporary Chinese photography from the Haudenschild Collection - San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA, USA

A Strange Heaven - Contemporary Chinese Photography  , Galerie Rudolfinum, Prag, Czech Republc

50th Biennale di Venezia, (Canton Express), Venice, Italy
2002
Fan Mingzhen & Fan Mingzhu (Twin exhibition) - Glad to meet, Jin Sha Jiang Rd., Shanghai, China

Urban Creation, 4th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Paris-Peking, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France

Too Much Flavour, 3H Art Center, Shanghai, China

Asianvible: Asian Contemporary Art, Espai D'Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castelló, Spain

To See The Calligraphy or to Measure the Blood Pressure, Yang Jiang Guangju Biennual, Korea
2001
Hot Pot Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

Photo Festival Naarden, Naarden City, The Netherlands

City Slang, He Xiang Ning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Next Generation / Art Contemporain D’asie, Passage de Retz, Paris, France

Cross Pessures, Oulu Art Museum; Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

HangZhou New Media Art Festival, China Fine Art Academy, Hang Zhou, China

Living in time- 29 Contemporary Artists from China, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, Germany

Chengdu Biennual, Cheng Du, China
2000
Clash! 100 Artists Canvas International Art, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Individual and Society in Art - A Collection of Works of Art By Eleven Chinese Artists, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

Cities of the 21st Century: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Bauhaus Dessau, Germany

The Sun Rises in the East – the current atistic scene in Asia, Rencontres internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France

Post Material - Interpretatians of Everyday Life by Contemporary Chinese Artists, Red Gate Watch Tower, Beijing, China

Fuck Off, Xi Suzhouhe 1133, Shanghai, China

Portraits, Figures, Couples and Groups from the Mcaf Foundation, BizArt, Shanghai, China
1999
The Other X/Change, Galerie Objektiv und Edition, Cologne, Germany

Concepts, Colors and Passions, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China

Unveiled Reality – Contemporary Photography, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok; Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Intimate Moments, Hanart Gallery, Honkong, China

Hsin: a Visible Spirit – Contemporary Photography from the People’s Republic of China, Cypress College Photography Galleries, CA, USA

Cities on the Move 4, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

Love: Chinese Contemporary Photography & Video, International Arts Festival Tachikawa, Japan

Cities on the Move 5, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Post-Sense Sensibility Alien Bodies & Delusion, Basement, Third Ring Road, Beijing, China

Innovations Part I, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China

Changing Views, Kunsthal Hof 88 Almelo, The Netherlands

Art For Sale, Huaihai Zhonglu, Shanghai, China

International Photography Biennale, Centre de la Imagen, Mexico city, Mexico

Modern Chinese Art, Foundation Caermerklooster, Gent, Belgium
1998
Biennale de l'imago, Centre national de la photographie, Paris, France

Site art project, Walking Museum in Takashimaya, Tokyo, Japan

Cities on the Move 2, capcMusee, Bordeaux, France

Taipei Biennal, Taiwan

Confused... Kunst Rai 98, Art Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Photography as Concept , 4. Internationale Foto-Triennale Esslingen Esslingen, Germany

The Corruptionists Basement, third ring road, Beijing, China

Cities on the Move 3, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
1997
Contemporary Photo Art from P. R. China, Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin , Berlin, Germany

Cities on the Move 2, Secession, Vienna, Austria

Sammlungen (Auswahl) / Collections (Selection)

Long March Space, Beijing, China
Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany
The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Initial Access Frank Cohen Collection, Wolverhampton, UK
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