Yu Bogong (b.1970, Inner Mongolia, China) works in Inner Mongolia, Beijing, Fuzhou, and Shaoguan Danxia Mountain. In the middle 1990s, he was one of the artists in the Avant-garde art movement in Yuanmingyuan artist village in Beijing. Yu Bogong’s artistic practices involve multiple forms, such as sculpture, installation, and drawing. In recent years, he focuses on projects of social engagement. Mobile Academy, Mobile Camp, Discovery-Library, are the three projects initiated from nature as the maternal perspective, focusing on a series of on-site educational practice.
Major solo exhibitions include: Discovery Academy, Qingdao (2016); Aoluguya, Magician Space, Beijing (2013); Landing, Store & Space, Guangzhou (2013); At This Present Moment, White Space Beijing, Beijing (2011); Cross the Riverbed, Magician Space, Beijing (2009); Heart Moves Before Body, Magician Space, Beijing (2008).
Selected group exhibitions and programs: Conversation In Between Child and the World, Jingdezhen (2018); The New Masses, Nanjing Arts Institute Museum, Nanjing (2018); Genetic Memory-Projector, Quanzhou International Art Residency Creative Project, Quanzhou (2018); Social Theatre: Participation and Sharing – the 5th Chongqing Biennale for Young Artists, Sichuan Fine Art Institute Art Museum, Chongqing (2017); Mobile Camp, Urban-passing Spiritual Nomad, Beijing (2017); Mobile Arrow, Fuzhou (2017); Discovery- Library, Fuzhou (2017); What Is It That Makes Our Life So Different, IVY ART 2017, N3 Gallery, Beijing (2017); Encounters – Art Sanya, 2013, Sanya (2013); Das Ich Im Anderen, Mercator Foundation, Essen, DE (2011); Asian Landmark: Toyota Art Project, Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2010).
Yu Bogong participates in “Longic Being Discussing: Organhaus International Artists Workshop Festival“
Yu Bogong in Wind Art Festival ‘Bewegter Wind’, Germany
Yu Bogong participates in Art Sanya: Encounters