ZHENG Bo is an artist, writer, and teacher, committed to socially and ecologically engaged art. He investigates the past and imagines the future from the perspectives of marginalized communities and marginalized plants. He has worked with a number of museums and art spaces in Asia and Europe, most recently Hong Kong Museum of Art, Times Museum (Guangzhou), Power Station of Art (Shanghai), Ming Contemporary Art Museum (Shanghai), Sifang Art Museum (Nanjing), TheCube Project Space (Taipei), CASS Sculpture Foundation (UK), and Villa Vassilieff (Paris). He taught at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou from 2010 to 2013, and currently teaches at School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. In 2016, he received Commendation for outstanding achievements in the development of arts and culture from Secretary for Home Affairs, Hong Kong SAR Government. Hong Kong Museum of Art, Times Museum (Guangzhou), Power Station of Art (Shanghai), Ming Contemporary Art Museum (Shanghai), Sifang Art Museum (Nanjing), TheCube Project Space (Taipei), CASS Sculpture Foundation (UK), and Villa Vassilieff (Paris). He taught at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou from 2010 to 2013, and currently teaches at School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. In 2016, he received Commendation for outstanding achievements in the development of arts and culture from Secretary for Home Affairs, Hong Kong SAR Government.

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Zheng Bo
Beijing ,
China

Current Exhibitions

14 Jun — 06 Oct
A joint project across four institutions—MAAT (Lisbon), Bildmuseet (Umeå), HeK (Basel) and LABoral (Gijón), in collaboration with Royal Academy(London)—Eco-Visionaries has a new presentation at Matadero Madrid,...
26 Jul — 01 Dec
Gathering works from over 20 international artists using the space of the garden as a metaphor for the state of the world, in an exploration of the complexities of our chaotic and increasingly precarious present, Gropius Bau presents...

Past Exhibitions

Once Lost but Now Found

Oi!
21/03/2019 — 28/07/2019

Zheng Bo: Weed Party III – Il Partito delle Erbacce

PAV Torino
04/11/2018 — 24/02/2019

On The Road: Young Media Artists In China

The Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre
24/03/2018 — 19/04/2018

Wall-less Chit-chaNt

Hong Kong Museum of Art
03/08/2015 — 19/05/2016

Group Shows

2018
Politics of Weeds, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, US

2017
Kindred, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai

2016
Socialism Good, CASS Sculpture Foundation, Chichester, UK
Weed Plot, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing

2016
Weed Party II + Toad Commons, TheCube Project Space, Taipei Weed Commons, Times Museum, Guangzhou

2015
Sing for Her, Hong Kong Museum of Art

2013
Plants Living in Shanghai, West Bund 2013, Shanghai

 

 

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Beijing Country of birth: China