Hong Lei

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The Chinese photographer Hong Lei belongs to a generation of young Chinese photographers, who portray rapidly changing China.
During Images of Asia (Denmark 2003), Hong Lei participated in a group exhibition, ´From China´ Contemporary Art Photography, which presents aspects of modern China and the human position in modern society. Each artist has presented an interpretation of the meeting of Chinese culture and the globalised world. Many of the artists have already made their mark on the international art world.
Author: Karin Bergquist


Solo Exhibitions (Choice)

“Hong Lei - Chinese Texture of the Soul”, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Bejing, China

Group Exhibitions (Choice)

“China - Between Past and Future“, House of World Cultures, Berlin

“Regeneration“, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, USA
“Regeneration“, Arizona State University Art Museum, Phoenix, USA
“A Strange Heaven“, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
“Mahjong - Chinesische Gegenwartskunst“, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
“Placed in China“, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA
“Expo.05 - Photo Chinoise“, Gallerie Loft, Paris, France
“Awakening“, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China
“A Strange Heaven”, City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
“Exhilaration“, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China
“Viewpoints: Chinese Photography Today“, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA

“Spiritual Tour”, Top Space, Peking, China
“Spellbound Aura“, MOCA Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
“No Body´s Fool No Body´s Hurt”, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China
“Travelling in Spring“, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China
“If you are Collector, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China
“Chinese Maximalism“, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA
“Illusion“, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China
“La Photographie contemporaine chinoise“, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nancy, France

“Pingyao International Photography Festival”, Pyngyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

“Made By Chinese - Photo 1 & 2”, Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France
“A Strange Heaven“, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czechia
“Alors, la Chine ? “, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
“New Photos“, HanArt TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China
“A Strange Heaven“,Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France

“Inauguration Exhibition of the New Gallery”, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, China
“Wall to Wall“, Festival Photography Naarden, Naarden, Netherlands
“Berlin Art Expo”, Art Expo, Berlin, Germany

“Innovations Part I”, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, China
“Love: Chinese Contemporary Photography & Video”, International Arts Festival Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan
“Modern Chinese Art Foundation", Inaugral Exhibition, Ghent, Belgium

“Guangzhou Biennial”, Art in 90´s, Guangzhou, China


This artist took part in the following project(s) organized/funded by the culturebase.net partner institutions.

China - Between Past and Future

A project on contemporary art in China

(24 March 06 - 14 May 06)

Images of Asia

(08 August 03 - 26 September 03)