International Visitor Programme : August 2017

Jiang Jiehong

Director

Jiang Jiehong

Professor Jiang Jiehong is Head of Research at School of Art, Director of the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts, Birmingham City University. He has extensive research and curatorial experience in contemporary Chinese art and visual culture. Jiang was Lead Curator for the 4th Guangzhou Triennial: The Unseen (in collaboration with Jonathan Watkins, 2012), the 3rd Asia Triennial Manchester: Harmonious Society (2014), and most recently in 2016, he curated 'The Shadow Never Lies' (with Mark Nash, Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum), 'The Distant Unknown: Contemporary Art from Britain' (OCAT Shanghai) and 'Everyday Legend' (Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum). Jiang’s book publications include Burden or Legacy: from the Chinese Cultural Revolution to Contemporary Art (Hong Kong University Press, 2007), The Revolution Continues: New Art from China (Jonathan Cape, 2008), Red: China’s Cultural Revolution (Jonathan Cape, 2010), and An Era without Memory: Chinese Contemporary Photography on Urban Transformation (Thames and Hudson, 2015). He is Principal Editor of the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (Intellect). Currently, Jiang is Lead Curator for the First Thailand Biennale: Edge of the Wonderland, to open in November 2018.