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Hong Lei - BIOGRAPHY

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Hong Lei

1960
Born in Changzhou, Jiangsu province

1987
Graduated from Nanjing arts institute

1993
studied engraving at the central academy of fine arts

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2006
Harvest II - Contemporary Photograph Exposition, Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai
Art Taipei 2006, Taipei

2005
Re-Viewing the City - Guangzhou Photo Biennial, Guangdong Museum, Guangzhou

2004
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Young Artists from Korea, China and Japan 2004, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Spellbound Aura - New Vision of Chinese Photography, Taipei
Intersection, Contemporary Oil Painting and Photography, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
Reality Spells - Exhibition of Chinese conceptual photography from 90s’, Hong Kong Central library
Between Past and Future, New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography and Asia Society (ICP), New York, USA, & Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), London, UK
The First China International Gallery Exposition (CIGE), Beijing

2003
Hong Lei's Narrative: An Alternative Beauty, Solo Show, New York
New Zone - Chinese Art, Warsaw, Poland
3recontres d' Arles - Arles Photo Festival, Arles, France
Alors La Chine - Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Pompidou Centre, Paris
Form China - Photographic Art Exhibition, Aarhus, Denmark
The Strange Heaven - Contemporary Chinese Photography, Prague, Czech Republic
Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

2002
Chinese Texture of the Soul - Hong Lei Solo Art Exhibition, Shanghai/Beijing
The Future New Asia, Seoul, South Korea
Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
Dialogue: Beautiful and Tragic, Sino Spanish Photography Exhibition, Beijing

2001
Inaugural Exhibition, CAAW, Beijing
Wall to Wall - Naarden Photo Festival, Naarden, Holland
Berlin Art Expo, Berlin, Germany
Cross Pressures - Contemporary Photography from Beijing, Helsinki, Finland
Disorientation, TM-Photography and Video in China Today, New York

2000
The Sun Rises in the East - the Current Art Scene in Asia
Les Rencontres d'arles - Arles Photo Festival, Arles, France
From Inside the Body - Chinese New Photography and Video, New York