Born in 1971, Yuanjiang City, Hunan Province. Jiang Zhi is a Beijing-based artist who graduated from the China Academy of Art in 1995. After participating in the ‘Post-Sense Sensibility’ exhibitions in the 1990s, Jiang Zhi has subsequently proceeded to become one of the most influential Chinese artists of his generation. He works with a wide range of mediums that span video, painting, photography, installation, poetry and writing novels. He was awarded the academic achievement of Reshaping History (Chinart from 2000-2009) in 2010, the Asian New Force IFVA Critics Award in 2002, and was also awarded the Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) in 2000.
Major solo exhibitions include: Already I Know the Storms, Magician Space, Beijing, CN (2018); Going and Coming, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, CN (2018); To Make With Changes, HdM Gallery, Beijing, CN (2017); One is All, All is One, Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei, CN (2017); Predestiny, Magician Space, Beijing, CN (2016); The Sight, White Cube, Hong Kong, CN (2015); Strait is the Gate, Magician Space, Beijing, CN (2012); If This is a Man, Times Museum, Guangzhou, CN (2012).
Major group exhibitions include: On Paper 2, White Space, Beijing, CN (2018); Fiction Art, OCAT Shenzhen, Shenzhen, CN (2018); Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture City Grow Difference, Shenzhen, CN (2017); Art and China After 1989: Theatre of the World, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US (2017); The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2016, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, CN (2016); That Has Been, and May Be Again, Para Site, Hong Kong (2016); The 9th Shanghai Biennale 2012 – Reactivation, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, CN (2012); The 4th Guangzhou Triennial – The Unseen, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, Guangdong, CN (2012); Time Versus Fashion, Kunstverein Nürtingen, Germany (2009); Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, ICP and Asia Society, New York, USA (2004); The 50th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, ITA (2003); The 4th Gwangiu Biennale Exhibition, Gwangiu, KOR (2002); Post-Sense Sensibility: Alien Bodies & Delusion, Beijing, CN (1999).
Jiang Zhi, Trevor Yeung in “Noire Lumière” at HOW Art Museum
Liang Wei, Li Jinghu and Jiang Zhi in “Duration: Chinese Art in Transformation” at Beijing Minsheng Art Museum
Jiang Zhi in “Wish You a Sweeeeeet Life” at Duende Contemporary Art Museum
Jiang Zhi participates in “Embodied Mirror: Performances in Chinese Video Art” at New Century Art Foundation
Jiang Zhi in Now is the Time: 2019 Wuzheng Contemporary Exhibition