Liu Zheng


Liu Zheng was born in 1969, China
He graduated Graduated from Beijing Technology Institute, Beijing, China in 1991. Since then Liu Zheng live and works in Beijing and considered as one of 90’s Avant Garde photographer in China.
Through his artworks, he tried to bring back the signs of times – associated with human’s life. He develops his visual language by raising the past event (history) as an inscription of thoughts that can be questioned back, reconstructing new event based on past event. This creative pattern with this scheme is expected to generate new expressions or thoughts. In any meaning, Liu Zheng has made unique style of his country, from history and contemporary.

Selected exhibition:

2015 – “Mind of History and Culture” group exhibition, at Redbase Art, Jakarta, Indonesia
2013 – “How Far” group exhibition, at Song Zhuang Museum, China
2010 – “Photography from the New China” group exhibition, at The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2006 – “Spotlight 30 Ladies, Spotlight 30 Brands” group exhibition, at Papertainer Museum, Seoul Olympic Park, Seoul, South Korea
2006 – “Beautiful Suffering: Photography and the Traffic in Pain” group exhibition, Williams College Museum of Art, USA
2006 – “The Chinese: Photography and Video from China” group exhibition, at Stedelijk Museum’s – Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands
2005 – “Chinese Art at the Threshold of the New Millenium” group exhibition, at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2005 – “Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China” group exhibition, at Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
2004 – “The Chinese: Photography and Video from China” group exhibition, at The Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg , Germany


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