Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin
Adam Broomberg (b.1970, Johannesburg, South Africa) and Oliver Chanarin (b. 1971, London, UK) are artists living and working between London and Berlin. They are professors of photography at the Hochschule für bildende Künste (HFBK) in Hamburg and teach on the MA Photography & Society programme at The Royal Academy of Art (KABK), The Hague which they co-designed. Together they have had numerous solo exhibitions most recently at The Centre Georges Pompidou (2018) and the Hasselblad Center (2017). Their participation in international group shows includes the Yokohama Trienniale (2017), Documenta, Kassel (2017), The British Art Show 8 (2015-2017), Conflict, Time, Photography at Tate Modern (2015); Shanghai Biennale (2014); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014); Tate Britain (2014), and the Gwanju Biennale (2012). Their work is held in major public and private collections including Pompidou, Tate, MoMA, Yale, Stedelijk, V&A, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Baltimore Museum of Art. Major awards include the ICP Infinity Award (2014) for Holy Bible and the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize (2013) for War Primer 2. Broomberg and Chanarin are the winners of the Arles Photo Text Award 2018 for their paper back edition of War Primer 2, published by MACK.
Ding WU(b.1982, Shanghai, China)
Currently lives and works in Shanghai. In 2017, he graduated with a master’s degree in contemporary image creation and research from the School of Intermedia, China Academy of Art. He has been committed to the exploration and practical creation of images for a long time. The main media of his creation include text, graphic photography, and dynamic images. Recent works continue to focus on the “order” formed in time and space, hoping to explore the “inner order” that can only be perceived but not spoken in this world-perhaps it is the only fulcrum that supports this world. Recent exhibition experiences include The History of the Circle II (solo exhibition), Art Museum of China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, 2019; The History of the Circle I (solo exhibition), Jimei Arles International Photography Festival, Xiamen, 2019; Border Effect, Today Art Museum, Beijing, 2018; The Rhythm of Ultimate II (solo exhibition), East Gallery, Shanghai, 2017; The Rhythm of Ultimate I (solo exhibition), Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, 2016; We, K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, 2016; The Dimension of Reality III (solo exhibition), M50 Art Center, Shanghai, 2015. His works have been shortlisted for the 2019 Xiamen Jimei Arles Discovery Award & 2014 Sanya Huayu Youth Award; in 2015, he participated in the British CFCCA residency & 2016 Korean Cultural Center residency.
Chung Hsuan LAN (b.1991, Taipei, Taiwan)
Chung Hsuan LAN holds an MFA in Fine Arts from Pratt Institute, New York. From his photography, image-based art, readymades, and installations, Lan represents the history of aviation, war, and disaster in the contemporary with his aesthetic to transform our catastrophic moments. His recent exhibitions include group show “Love Songs” at Each Modern, Taipei, 2020, solo show “Perpetuity’s Itinerants” at MIT Award, Taipei, 2019, solo show “Dielusion” at 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, group show “Dizygotic Intergrowth” at Pingyao Photography Festival, China, 2018, and group show “TES Taiwan VII” at Aki Gallery, Taipei. Participated in residency programs include 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, 2018, and Arteles Creative Center, Hämeenkyrö, Finland, 2017. Awards include Merit Award, TDCC Contemporary Arts Award, 2020, Judges’ List Award, YiLan Art Award, 2019, and Excellence Award, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, 2018. Lan currently lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan.