HAN QIN (b.1988, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China)
While primarily focusing on digital art, Han’s work also extends to printmaking, video, installation and performance art. She earned her B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Printmaking from China Academy of Art (Hangzhou) and her M.F.A. in Digital Arts from Pratt Institute (New York) in 2017. Currently, she lives and works in New York and Hangzhou as an artist, and adjunct professor at Stony Brook University (New York) and China Academy of Art. Han’s work has continued to exhibit in the U.S. and China, including Long Island Biennial, The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York (2016, 2018); Open books, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut (2018); Forms and thoughts: The 8th New Star Art Award Shortlisted Artists' Group Exhibition 2017, Deji Art Museum, Nanjing, China, Han Qin: Where is Home, Long Island Museum, Stony Brook, New York (2017) and Changjiang International Photography & Video Biennale, Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China (2017).
HAI LIANG (b. 1990, Tianjin, China)
Hai earned M.A. from Architectural Association School of Architecture (London) and Master in Design Studies at Harvard University (Boston). Hai collaborated with artists, architects, dancers and musicians to curated immersive exhibitions of performance and installation art in Europe and U.S.A. Her curatorial experiences includes: Zaha Hadid Young Artists Foundation Exhibition (Roca Gallery, London, 2013); Flow Fields – Confluence in Urban Picnic (Matedero, Madrid, 2013); Flow Fields – dilution in 2013 Lisbon Triennale (Sinel de Cordes Palace, Lisbon, 2013); and dual exhibition Fragments of Seas (287 Gallery, New York, 2019).
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