About Ren Qian

Ren Qian

born in Chongqing in 1971. He graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 1995,majoring in Oil painting.He is an active contemporary artists in Chongqing and abroad covering multiple medias. He is also an academic board member of Chongqing Contemporary Museum. He lives in both Chongqing and New York. Ever since 1999, he has experimented the following arts forms: behaviour arts, installation, sound and video art, photography, painting, curating exhibitions, etc. In 2017, he got the Talented Artist Visa and lived in New York, USA. Before that, he has been invited to the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Bulgaria and other countries as a resident visiting artist, and has participated in many domestic and foreign contemporary art exhibitions and international behaviour arts festivals.

Fetching Water, New YorkManhattan,From Here to There Plans for Water Continuous Performance Art, Video, Installation Extraction

《The flag and Semiotics》Installation 2018  Size220X250CM

《freedom and love》,performance  2017  Bulgaria

《Classical realism》Installation 2018  Size51 X 66cm

This shore, the other shore,Installation, video and image
On site : 2017 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism|Architecture

How can we beyond the boundary between the history and reality? Where are the shore and the other shore of us when we face the history and future?

From July 2007 to August 2007, I travelled from Tibet to Nepal, and I brought back a handful of dust.

nuclear soil
Soil ,installation
Size variable

nuclear soil: From this place to that place ,A plan for taking soil
— action/Video/installation Work 10/2/2016
China nuclear city nuclear bomb explosions testing field ,Qinghai

《19890110900201706070020180602》 2017 I picked up a brick and stone from the Berlin wall in Berlin, Germany, numbered it and placed it on the exhibition booth in the exhibition hall.