Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Cheng Ran 程然  
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Cheng Ran

 
 

程然

 
     
 

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biography  
works  
exhibitions  
links  
 
 
 

 
 
 
   

1981

Cheng Ran was born in Inner Mongolia.
   

2004

He graduated from the Chinese Art Academy, Hangzhou.

   
 

He uses different media: film, video, photography, installation, performance and he adds

 

other elements borrowed from music, poetry and cinema.

   
 

He participated in numerous Festivals and Biennials.

   

2011

He was named The Best Video Artist by the Art Magazine Radian.

 

 

2013

He was nominated for the Absolut Art Award.

 

 

 

He participated in artists'residency program of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten,

 

in Amsterdam.

 

 

2014

He was nominated for the first edition of the OCAT & Pierre Huber Art Prize.

 

 

2016

He exhibited his three months residency at the New Museum in New York with :

 

Diary of a Madman.

   
  He lives and works in Hangzhou.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard


 
 

© Cheng Ran

 
 
 
 
     
   


Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       

 

  China  

2009

 

Urs Meile Gallery

Immersion and Distance

 

 

Beijing

 

 

     

 

  China  

2011

 

Qingying Gallery

Circadian Rhythm

   

Hangzhou

 
       

 

  China  

2011

 05.11 12.02

Urs Meile Gallery

Hot Blood, Warm Blood,

 

 

Beijing

Cold Blood

 

 

   

 

 

China  

2012

22.04 27.05

Leo Xu Projects

What Why How

 

 

Shanghai  

 
       
    Switzerland  

2013

 

Urs Meile Gallery

Existence Without Air, Food, or Water

    Lucerne  
       

 

 

China  

2014

20.09 02.11

Leo Xu Projects

A Telephone Booth Romance

 

 

Shanghai  

 
       

 

 

China  

2015

19.03 15.08

Qiao Space

Orange Blue

 

 

Shanghai

 
       

 

  United States  

2016

  New Museum

Diary of a Madman

 

  New York  

 

     

 

  China  

2016

 

K11 Art Foundation

 

 

  Hong Kong  

 

     

 

  Switzerland  

2017

 

Urs Meile Gallery

Selected Films

    Lucerne  
       
    China  

2017

  Weekend Gallery Neoclassical
    Beijing  
       


 

     
       

© Cheng Ran

       
       

 

 


Collectives  exhibitions  
selection

 

 

     
    United States  

2011

 

Art Basel Miami Beach

Two people, Solar eclipse and butterfly

   

Miami

 
       
    United States  

2012

 

C.A.M.H.

Perspectives 180: Unfinished Country

    Houston

- New Video From China

       
    Japan  

2013

 

Ota Fine Arts

Standing in the Shadow

 

 

Tokyo

 

 

     

 

  China  

2013

 

Biennial  Architecture and Contemporary Art

    Shanghai  
       
    China  

2013

 

UCCA

ON | OFF: China’s Young Artists

   

Beijing

in Concept and Practice

       

 

  France  

2014

 

Balice Hertling Gallery

Silence: The Nineteen Nineties

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  France  

2014

 

Garage Turenne

Video Art Auction Pixeling

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  China  

2014

 

8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale

We Have Never Participated

   

Shenzhen

 

       
    France  

2014

1

Art Film Festival Cannes

The Exchange Program

   

Cannes

 
       
    France  

2014

19.10 25.10

Palace of Tokyo

 

 

 

Paris

 
       

 

  China

 

2016

 

CAFA Art Museum

Time Test:

 

 

Beijing

International Video Art

 

     

 

  France

MIC/MAC

2016

 

A2Z Art Gallery

 

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  France  

2016

 

Castle La Coste

Beyond the story told

   

Pourrières

 
       
    China  

2016

16.01 28.02

O.C.A.T ADRIFT
    Shenzhen  
       
    Japan

International Festival for Art

2016

 

Yebisu Garden Place

& Alternative Visions

   

Tokyo

8th edtion year's Yebisu

     

 

    Singapore  

2016

  Institut d'Art Contemporain

The World Precedes the Eye

    Singapore  
       
    France  

2016

20.10 23.10 Asia Now  
    Paris  
       
    United States  

2017

 

Photofairs

Leap Screen

   

San Francisco

 
       
    China  

2017

22.04 25.05

MoCA Pavilion

All  happens after sunset
    Shanghai  
       


 

 

 

© Cheng Ran

 
 
 
 

   

Leo Xu Projects  Shanghai

www.leoxuprojects.com

Eslite Gallery  Taipei

www.eslitegallery.com

 


 

 

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Circadian Rhythm 

2013
 

Cheng Ran 程然

 
  in chinese  
 

18,4 cm x 13 cm

 
 

250 p

 
     
     
 
       
       

© Cheng Ran - CHENG RAN 程然   HOT BLOOD, WARM BLOOD, COLD BLOOD  05.11 2011 12.02 2012  Urs Meile Gallery  Beijing  -  poster  -

       
       

© Cheng Ran - CHENG RAN   WHAT WHY HOW  22.04 27.05 2012  Leo Xu Projects  Shanghai  -  poster  -

       
       

© Cheng Ran -CHENG RAN 程然   A TELEPHONE BOOTH ROMANCE  20.09 02.11 2014  Leo Xu Projects  Shanghai  -  poster  -

       
 

© Cheng Ran - CHENG RAN 程然   ORANGE BLUE  19.03 15.08 2015  Qiao Space  Shanghai  -  poster  -

 
 
 
 
 

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