HAN LEI


1967 Born in Kaifeng, Henan Province, China

1989 Graduated from Central Academy of Craft and Design, Beijing, China.

Currently works and lives in Beijing, China

 

Solo Exhibitions


2010

The Light of Day: Han Lei Solo Exhibition, m97 Gallery, Shanghai, China

Breakthrough: Han Lei Solo Exhibition, Magee Gallery, Madrid, Spain

In Between: Han Lei Photography, Taikang Space, Beijing, China

2009

Image Tricks: Han Lei + Photography,Iberia Center for Contemporary Art,

Beijing, China

2008

Swamp, C5 Art, Beijing, China

2007

Renaissance of Photography, Gallery J. Chen, Taipei, Taiwan

Photography by Han Lei, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2006

Where is China? Han Lei Photography, Art Now Gallery, Beijing, China

Pagoda: Han Lei Photography, Gallery LOFT, Paris, France

2005

Portraits, Gallery Polaris, Paris, France

Killing Legend, 798 photo Gallery, Beijing, China

Han Lei Photography, Gallery Leda Fletcher, Geneva, Switzerland

2003

Strange, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China

2001

Fictional Landscape, Beijing, China

1997

Alienation, Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Alienation, Podwell Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Alienation, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, China

 

Selected Group Exhibitions


2010

m97 Artists Summer Group Exhibition, m97 Gallery, Shanghai, China

China Photographs Madrid, Madrid Pavilion EXPO, Shanghai, China

2009

Group Exhibition Chinese Contemporary Photo, Photo Edition Berlin, Germany

Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, Guangdong, China

2008

Parallax, Group Photography Exhibition, m97 Gallery, Shanghai, China

Exquisite Corpse: China Surreal, Group Photography Exhibition, m97 Gallery,

Shanghai, China

55 Days in Valencia: Chinese Art Meeting, Instituto Valenciano de Arte

Moderno(IVAM), Valencia, Spain

The Oriental Rainbow: An Index of Images in China’s Urbanization Process,

Magee Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2007

Distance Estimated by Eyes: Photography of Eight Chinese, Guan Shan Yue Art

Museum, Shenzhen, China

Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, China

Memories of Twelve Artists’ Works, Dimensions Art Center, Beijing, China &

Taipei, Taiwan

Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition: The New Wind from China, Gwangiu

Museum of Art, Korea

Figure/Landscape/Figure, YOUNGBLOOD Gallery, New York, USA

2006

Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, Guangdong, China

Chinese Avant Guard Photography Since 1990, Asia Art Center, Beijing, China

Chinese Contemporary Photography for 20 Years, Square Gallery of

Contemporary Art, Nanjing, China

Han Tsungwoo, Han Lei, Hong Lei Photography Exhibition, C5ART, Beijing, China

2005

Paris Photo, Paris, France

City Skin: Images of the Contemporary Metropolis, Tap Seac Gallery, Macao,

Hong Kong, China

Rome Photography Festival, Rome, Italy

Viewing the City, Guangzhou Photo Biennial, Guangdong Museum of Art,

Guangzhou, China

2004

Rome Photography Festival, Rome, Italy

Traveling in Spring, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China

If You Are A Collector, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China

Illusion, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China

Forbidden City International Photography Exhibition, Beijing, China

San Francisco International Photographic Art Exposition, San Francisco, USA

Intersection: Contemporary Oil Painting and Photography, Chambers Fine Art,

New York, USA

Landscape, Hushen Gallery, Shanghai, China

2003

Spiritual tour, Top Space, Beijing, China

Elsewhere, Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing, China

From China: Contemporary Chinese Photography, Gallery Image, Denmark

A Strange Heaven: Contemporary Chinese Photography, The National Art

Museum, Prague, Czech Republic

Landscape, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China

Rome Photography Festival, Rome, Italy

Tempo Di Donne, Sala Gatti, Viterbo, Italy

2002

Dialogue: Beautiful & Tragic, Two Spanish & Two Chinese Photographers,

Capital Museum, Beijing, China

Chinese Photographers, Capital Museum, Beijing, China

Golden Harvest: Chinese Contemporary Art, Croatia National Museum

Facing Reality, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, China

Croatia Facing Reality: Photographs of Han Lei, Wang Shilong and Zhang Hai’

er, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, China

2001

Disorientation: Photography and Video in China Today, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA

3rd Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

2000

Cities of the 21st Century, Siemens Cultural Program, Frankfurt, Germany and New York, USA

1999

A Visible Spirit: Contemporary Photography from the People’s Republic of

China, Cypress College Photography Gallery, California, USA

1998

Railways and People: the 1998 Mother Jones International Fund for

Documentary Photography Awards, Art Center and Studio Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1996

China: Aktuelles aus 15 Ateliers, Reithalle, Munich, Germany

1995

International Art Festival of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

1994

Contemporary Photography from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China

1993

Rodez Photofolies 6th Festival, Rodez, France


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