BO WANG | 王 博


  • Heteroscapes
  • Brother Sharp Arrives Home
  • China Concerto
  • We Landed/I was Born/Passing by
  • Postcards from the Future
  • A Sip of Mao
  • Spectrum, or the Singapore Dan Flavin
  • Traces of an Invisible City
  • The Wangs
  • Ode to Infrastructure
  • One Six-Years
  • Miasma, Plants, Export Paintings
  • Murmuring Debris & Leaves Silently Fall
  • Many Undulating Things
  • BIO



    Bo Wang, born 1982 in Chongqing, China, is an artist and filmmaker currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

    2011 MFA Photography, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York
    2007 MS Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing
    2004 BS Physics and Mathematics, Tsinghua University, Beijing

    Solo Exhibitions
    2011 Heteroscapes, Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Guangdong, China
    2010 Heteroscapes, Gallery 456, New York

    Festivals and Screenings
    2019 Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
    2019 Burning Lights Competition, Visions du Réel, Nyon
    2019 Essay Film Festival, ICA, London
    2019 Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Vision, Tokyo
    2019 Cinema Fund Premier, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea
    2018 BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium
    2018 Image Forum Festival, Tokyo
    2017 Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
    2017 Dong Film Fest, Turin, Italy
    2017 Chinese Ghosts, Message To Man Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia
    2017 Reload_HK, Hong Kong
    2017 The East Space, Milan, Italy
    2017 Autonomous Cinema, Hong Kong
    2017 Tales of Our Time, The Guggenheim Museum, New York
    2016 Filmpodium, Zurich, Switzerland
    2016 DOKU.ARTS, German Historical Museum/Zeughauskino, Berlin
    2016 DMZ Int'l Documentary Film Festival, South Korea
    2016 Arkipel - Jakarta Int'l Documentary & Experimental Film Festival, Indonesia
    2015 Hazy Sunday, Connecting Space, Hong Kong
    2014 DOXA Documentary Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada
    2013 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    2013 Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University, Sweden
    2013 CPH:DOX, Copenhagen, Denmark
    2013 Times Culture Complex Art Center, Guangzhou, China
    2013 Four Seasons Fairy Cafe, Wuxi, China
    2013 Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, Ithaca, NY, USA
    2013 Chinese Independent Film Series, Atlanta, GA, USA
    2013 Documentary Fortnight, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
    2013 Asia Council Faculty Workshop, Georgia Perimeter College, GA, USA
    2012 Asia Art Archive, New York
    2012 China Independent Film Festival, Nanjing, China
    2012 Beijing Independent Film Festival, Songzhuang, Beijing
    2012 Harvard-Yenching Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA

    Selected Group Exhibitions
    2019 Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Yekaterinburg, Russia
    2019 The Racing will Continue, the Dancing will Stay, Times Museum, Guangzhou
    2019 Unidentified Landscape: Hotel Asia Project 2019, Barrak, Okinawa, Japan
    2018 Infrastructural Territory, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai
    2018 Life & Dreams: Photography & Media Art in China since the 1990s,
            The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm, Germany
    2017 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Shenzhen, China
    2017 Indoors-Universe, Huayu Youth Award Exhibition, Sanya, China
    2017 Ota Fine Arts, Singapore
    2017 Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway
    2017 The Making of an Institution, NTU CCA, Singapore
    2016 Gillman Barracks Open Studio, Singapore
    2016 Patafest, Duplex, New York
    2016 We Chat, Asia Society Texas Center, TX, USA
    2016 We Chat, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, CT, USA
    2015 Urban Livingroom, Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
    2014 Reminiscence of the Land, 798 Photo Gallery, Beijing
    2013 Knowing Me, Knowing You, School of Visual Arts Theatre, New York
    2012 Dali International Photography Exhibition, Yunnan, China
    2012 NextKunst.Licht, Kunst.Licht Gallery, Shanghai
    2011 Marina Bay Financial Centre, Singapore
    2011 Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris
    2011 Artist Tree, Hong Kong
    2011 Human/Time/Space, DOB Gallery, Bangkok
    2011 Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Taipei
    2011 China Now, Nina Torres Fine Art, Miami, FL, USA
    2011 Shanghai Library, Shanghai
    2010 798 Originality Square, Beijing
    2010 Chinescape, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China
    2010 1500 Gallery at SP-Arte/Foto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    2010 The Curator, Milk Gallery, New York
    2010 AuthetiCity, Via Tortona, Milan
    2010 Pyramid Scheme, Page Not Found, Brooklyn, NY

    Events, Talks and Presentations
    2019 East Asia Film and Inquiry, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong
    2019 Visuality, Space and the Art Practices as Research Methods, Sichuan Fine
            Arts Institute, Chongqing
    2018 Para Site International Conference, Hong Kong
    2018 École de Recherche Graphique, Brussels
    2018 Noon Story Salon, Beijing
    2018 Young Thinkers, OWSpace, Beijing
    2018 East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University, CT, USA
    2018 Institute for Provocation, Beijing
    2017 Soeng Joeng Toi, Guangzhou
    2017 MFA Photo, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York
    2016 International Symposium on Essay Film, DOKU.ARTS, Berlin
    2016 Salt Projects, Beijing
    2013 Times Culture Complex Art Center, Guangzhou, China
    2013 BANNED IN CHINA: The Post-Olympic Moment in Chinese Film, Media and         Performance, New York
    2012 Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing
    2012 Eat and Crit at Asia Art Archive, New York
    2012 China Institute, New York
    2012 Long Island Center of Photography, Manhasset, NY, USA
    2012 Harvard-Yenching Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA

    Curatorial Practice
    2018 Nine Days to See, Beijing
    2016 Ode to Infrastructure, META Project Space, Shanghai
    2014 We Landed/I Was Born/Passing by, Anthology Film Archives, New York

    Visual and Critical Studies & Art History, School of Visual Arts, New York

    Residencies and Workshops
    2018 ACC-Rijksakademie Dialogue and Exchange, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam
    2017 ACC-Rijksakademie Dialogue and Exchange, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea
    2016 ZK/U, Berlin
    2016 NTU CCA, Singapore
    2016 Oberhausen Seminar, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Germany
    2014 Berlinale Talents, Berlin International Film Festival
    2013 The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar

    Awards and Fellowships
    2018 Award for Excellence, Image Forum Festival, Japan
    2018 ACC Cinema Fund, South Korea
    2017 Finalist, Huayu Youth Award
    2014 DMZ Documentary Fund, DMZ Int'l Documentary Film Festival, South Korea
    2014 Honorable Mention, UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant
    2013 Fellow, The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar
    2012 Research Fellow, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society, New York
    2012 Best Photographer Nominee, Dali International Photography Exhibition
    2011 Chairperson's Honors, MFA Photo, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts
    2010 Finalist, Societe Generale Chinese Art Awards
    2010 Winner, Photo District News: The Curator
    2010 Semifinalist, Illy Authenticity contest
    2010 Top 25 artists, 3rd Ward Solo Show Art Call