Biography - Han Bing

1974 Born in Jiangsu Province,PRC, Lives and works in Beijing.

Han Bing grew up in an impoverished village in rural China. Fifteen years of labor in the rural areas, 
Engaged in performance art, photography and painting , installation , documentary, video media art 
and social projects .


B.A. at Xuzhou Fine Art University

1999 Advanced Studies at Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing


Solo Exhibitions
2010 A cry from the narrow between:Han Bing With Tejal Shah.Espace gallery,New Delhi, India
Were desecrated in order to be tried(Forever):Han Bing, Khoj Space, New Delhi, India
2008 The Walking the Cabbage Project (2000-2008), The International 3, Manchester, UK
2007 Everyday Desire in the Theater of Chinese Modernization, Beursschouwburg Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
The Fatalistic Language of Things: Han Bing, Columbia Museum of Art, USA
Age of Big Construction, Beijing New Art Projects Space , Beijing 
Mortal Worlds, Reflex Gallery, Paris, France 
The Green Walking Movement in Columbia, USC Campus, State Capitol Building, Columbia Museum of Art Plaza, Columbia, USA
Age of Big Construction, Beijing New Art Projects Space II, Beijing, PRC


On the Stage of Modernization: Han Bing, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, USA
Walking the Cabbage across America, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, Houston, Miami, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Natchez, Columbia, Baton Rouge, USA
2006 Other Modernities: Han Bing , Bamboo Lane Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 
The Other Shore of Desire, UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, Los Angeles, USA
Love in the Age of Big Construction, IEAS Center, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Han Bing—Quotidian Iconic & Orimoto Tatsumi—Quotidian Holy Mother, Jing Art Gallery, Shanghai, PRC
Walking the Cabbage in Tokyo, Ginza, Harajuku, Akihabara, Shinjuku, Tokyo subway lines, Shin Tokorazawa, Shibuya, Japan
2004 Walking the Cabbage on the Great Wall, Jiaoshan, Shanhaiguan, Jinshaling Great Wall, PRC
2002 Strolling Bones II, Guangzhou Art Museum, PRC
2001 Walking the Cabbage in Beijing, Beijing Subways and bus-lines, Military Museum, Wangfujing, Tiananmen Square, Beijing, PRC
2000 Strolling Bones, Beijing Film Studios, Beitaiping Zhuang and other Beijing locales, PRC
Fixed in Place, Beijing Train Station, Dianmen, Bell Drum Tower, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, PRC  
Walking the Cabbage Projects, (2000-2008,Performance) Beijing,( Beijing Film Studios, Beijing Subway, Beijing locales) Manchester, Brussels, Paris, Houston, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, Houston, Miami, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Natchez, Baton Rouge, Columbia, Tokyo


2012 "The Secret Life of Plants", Exhibit 320, New Delhi, August,
"Theatre de la Modernisation", Hotel Scribe, Paris, May.
"Paradise Now", curated by Cis Biernickx, Beursschouwburg, Brussels,
 "Soooooooooooo viele!!! Gruppenfotografien seit 1840", photography exhibition, curated by Fritz Franz Vogel, Arthall, Memmingen,
2011 "Vous avez dit Révolution?", Maison de la Chine, Paris, November
"In You is the Illusion of Each Day", Latitude 28, New Delhi, October.
"Staging Selves: Power, Performativity, and Portraiture", Sakshi Gallery,Mumbai, September
"Middle East, Middle Kingdom", curated by Pia Copper, Etemad Gallery, Dubai, September.
"New Age: New Media", traveling exhibition curated by Reg Newitt and Wangboqiao, CAFA Art Museum – Beijing; Jinan Yuan Bo Yuan International Exhibition Center – Jinan; Hangzhou Art EXPO – Hangzhou; Sichuan Fine Art Academy Art Gallery – Chongqing; QUT – Brisbane; Songzhuang Art Center – Beijing; 146 Gallery, Arts Tas – Hobart; Federation Square – Melbourne; April to July
2011 "Excrescence", curated by Maya Kóvskaya, The Guild Gallery, Mumbai, India.
10th Korea Performance Art Spirit (Kopas), Korea Experimental Arts Festival (KEAF),curated by Kim Baekki, Seoul, Korea
Homologous the actual and virtual —Beijing New Media Arts Exhibition, Shong Zhuang Art Center
NEW AGE:Australia-China International New Media Arts Exhibition,
Chinese Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Yuanboyuan International Exhibition Center, Hangzhou Art Expo. Sichuan Art Academy, Chongqing. Songzhuang Art Museum. The Art Yard, Lhasa. Beijing, PRC
The Document Exhibition of Chinese Performance Art——1985-2010, Shong Zhuang Art Center
2010 Pot Luck: food and art, PM Gallery & House, London, UK
The 12th Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice ,"Detour" International Exhibition,
"Detour", Bund 18, Zhongshan Dong Yi Road,
Some place else, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Pot Luck: food and art, Aberystwyth Art Centre, Wales, UK
KHOJ International Artist Workshop, New Delhi, India.
2009 Some place else, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Pot Luck: food and art, New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK
The 10th Open International Performance Art Festival, Open Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, PRC
Proyecto Género III, Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona, Spain
Made in China, Museum of New Art (MONA), Art Channel Gallery, Beijing
Journey to the End of the Night, Yan Club Arts Center 798 Art Factory, Beijing, PRC
China Avant-Garde--Landscape in Transit, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Action—Camera: Beijing Performance Photography, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, The University of British Columbia,Vancouver, Canada
Made in China—Five Year Anniversary Exhibition, Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona, Spain
2008 Asia Triennial Manchester 2008 (ATM 08), Manchester, England, UK 
Texas Collects Asia: Contemporary Art, The Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art Museum, Dallas, USA
China…Forward!!! Tsum , 莫斯科, Galerie Albert Benamou, Paris, France
Memory, Red Star Gallery, 798, Beijing, PRC
Proyecto Género II, Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona, Spain
Multiple Realities, F2 Gallery, Beijing PRC
Interval of Silence, Red Star Gallery, 798, Beijing, PRC
Kitai Vperiod!!! China, Forward!!!, Tsum, Moscow, Russia 
Detour Paris, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
China Under Construction II, Fotofest 12th Photography Biennial, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, USA
2007 Rencontres D'Arles Photography Festival, China—Chai-na Exhibition, Arles, France
Third Annual Sino-Japanese International Performance Art Exchange, Beijing, PRC 
Performance Festival Pasage de la Paz, Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona, Spain 
Love Expo, OFF *Ample, Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona, Spain
China Under Construction I, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, USA
Dragon's Evolution: Chinese Contemporary Photography, China Square, NYC, USA 
Detour Exhibition, Director's Art Club, New York City, USA
Night and Day Contemporary Art Exhibition, AKA Gallery, Rome, Italy 
China's Performance Art Photography, Inter Arts Center, Beijing 
The First Exhibition of Art Documents, Shangshang Art Museum, Beijing, PRC
Barcelona—Paris—Pekin, Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona, Spain 
Three Dimensions, Front Line Contemporary, Beijing, PRC
Dragon's Evolution, 798 International Art Festival, Beijing, PRC 
Fractured Visions: Chinese Video Art, Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina, USA 
The Fragmented Gaze: Video Art from the PRC, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, USA
2006 Proyecto Género, Espace Cultural Ample, Barcelona, Spain
Misalignments: Chinese Performance Art Documental, University of California, Berkeley, Institute of East Asian Studies, USA
Engagements and Estrangements, Contemporary Chinese Exchange, Toronto, Canada
The Nekromantics, Temporary Contemporary, London, UK
Open International Performance Art Festival, Must Be Contemporary Art Center, 798, PRC
Beyond Experience: The New China, Arario Beijing,  PRC
UNESCO's Together with Migrants Festival, SOHO, Beijing, PRC
China—Chai-na Exhibition, Dashanzi International Art Festival, 798 Factory, Beijing, PRC


Tian An Men-Gate to Heaven, Fotografiemuseum (FOAM) Amsterdam, Netherlands 
China Action 1: Video Art Exhibition, Centre Chorégraphique National de Tours, France
Ambiguity: Hide Dimly, Zero Field Art Center, 798 Factory, Beijing, PRC
Transborder Language Performance Art Exhibition: DIAF & Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing, PRC
Vehicle and Mirror Exhibition, Beijing New Art Projects, 798 Factory, Beijing


Performance Art in 798: Photographic Memory, Thinking Hands Projects, Beijing, PRC
Tian An-Men, Chinese-Eyes Gallery, Paris, France
Sense of Fragility Exhibition, Italian Embassy, Beijing, PRC
2003 The First Dadao Live Art Festival, 798 Factory, Beijing, PRC
I'm China—China Photography and Video 2003, SOHO, Beijing, PRC
The Beautiful Life Exhibition, SOHO, Beijing, PRC
DNA Visual Exhibition, Nanxincang, Beijing, PRC
2002 Pingyao International Photography Festival: New Chinese Photography, Shanxi, PRC
Act of Flying Live Art Performance Exhibition, Red Square Art Center, Beijing 
Post-Revolutionary Era Video Exhibition, China New Media Art Space, Beijing 
Red Square Contemporary Art Exhibition, Red Square Art Center, Beijing, PRC 
To Each His Own Contemporary Art Exhibition, Guangzhou University, PRC
Sino-Japanese Performance Art Exhibition, Waterside Space, Guangzhou, PRC
2001 Knowledge is Power Exhibition, Beijing Book Building, PRC 
Zero Degrees Contemporary Art Exhibition, Beijing Bridge Art Factory, PRC
Healing Contemporary Art Exhibition, Damu Space, Beijing, PRC
Dang Dot Com Performance Art Exhibition, Kaixin Leyuan, Beijing, PRC
2000 Man and Animal Performance Art Exhibition, Nanjing, PRC
1999 Chinese Central Academy of Fine Arts Oil Painting Advanced Studies Program Graduate Exhibition, Chinese Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, PRC