Wang Jianwei
Resume Info Exhibitions Artworks Comments Video/interview

Born in 1958 in Sichuan Province, China

Lives and works in Beijing

Solo Exhibitions

1991Cultural Paiace of Nationalities, Beijing, China

1992Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong

1994Accomplish Circulation-Sowing and Harvesting,Sichuan Province, China

2003Walker Art Center, USA

2004“Giant steps”, Asia-Australia Arts Centre , Sydney , Australia

2005Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA

2006ARARIO, Beijing, China

Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

Selected Group Exhibitions


Accident-Process and State, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong

China’s New Art, Post-1989, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong

Marlborough Fine Art London LTD, Great Britain

Mao Goes Pop, Sydney Contemporary Art Museum, Australia


‘94 Beijing International COM-ART Show, The Art Museum of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China


New Asian Art Show: An Exhibition of Works by Artists form China, South Korea and Japan, Osaka, Tokyo, Japan

’95 Kwang-ju Bienneal—“InfoArt”, Kwang-ju City, Korea

1996The Second Asia-Pacific of Contemporary Art Triennial, Brisbane, Australia


The 1st Academic Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, China National Gallery, The Art Museum of the Capital Normal University,Beijing, China

Another Long March: China Coneptual Art ’97, Breda, Holland

The 10th Documenta, Kassel, Kassel, Germany

Journey to the East 97: A Cultural Exchange Program, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Center for the Arts

In and out, The Art Museum of Lasalle, Sia College of the Arts, Singapore

The Art Museum of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

The Art Museum of Sydney University, Australia

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival ’97, Yamagata, Japan


Cities on the Move, Secession, Vienna, Austria

Musee d’art Contemporary de Bordeaus, France

Journey to the East 98: A Cultural Exchange Program, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Center for the Arts

1999Fast>> Forward—New Chinese Video ART, ECNTRE Art; Contemporain,Macao.

Cities on the Move, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA

Hayward Gallery,London, England

Melbourne International Biennial 1999, Melbourne, Australia.

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival ’99, Yamagata, Japan.

Beijing-London, Institute of Contemporary Arts,London, UK.


Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels, Biarritz, France

2000 Kunsten FESTIVAL desArts, Brussels, Belgium

Brighton FESTIVAL, Brighton, UK

World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, Holland

Shanghai Biennale 2000, Shanghai Art Museum, China

My home is yours, Rodin Gallery, Seoul, Korea


Translated Acts, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany. New York Queen Art Museum.,USA

The State of Things, Centre Kunst-Werke , Berlin, Germany

My home is yours, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Compound Eyes, Lasalle·Sia College of the arts, Singapore

Living in time, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof , Berlin, Germany


The 25th Sao Paulo Biennal, National Representation, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Kunsten FESTIVAL desArts, Brussels ,Belgium

The Site +Sigh, Museum of Asia Civilization, Singapore

The 1st Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou Museum of Art, China


CAMERA, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

Kunsten FESTIVAL desArts, Brussels ,Belgium

How Latitudes Become Forms ‘Art in A Global Age’, Walker Art Center, USA

Alors,La Chine?, Pompidou Center ,Paris, French

The 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Festival D’ Automne Paris, Pompidou Center ,Paris, French

Multimedia“Ceremony”,ICA London UK


China Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Lille 2004, Euralille, France

Between Past and Future, The International Center of Photography, New York, USA

At East of the South of the West, The National Contemporary Art Centre,Nice,France

Past in Reverse:Contemporary Art of East Asia, San Diego Museum of Art, USA

Shanghai Biennale 2004, Shanghai Art Museum ,China

Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art-18 Solo Exhibitions, kinmen, Taiwan

The 3rd Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea


Adelaide Film Festival,Adelaide,Australia

“The Wall” Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art,Millennium Art Museum,Beijing,China

Albright-knox Art Gallery,Buffalo,U.S.A;University at Buffalo Art Galleries,U.S.A

The 2nd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou Museum of Art,China

05\lst Senzhen Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture,Senzhen ,China

Variation Xanadu,Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei,Taiwan


China Contemporary,Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam,Netherlands

Micrology,The Museum of Modern Art,Macao