Hao Jingban
The First Take

Hao Jingban

b. 1985 in Shanxi Province, China

Hao Jingban completed a BA in Media and Communication from Goldsmiths College in 2007, and a MA in Film Studies from University of London in 2010. Her solo exhibitions include “New Directions: Hao Jingban” (Ullens Center of Contemporary Art for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2016) and “Over-Romanticism (Taikang Space, Beijing, 2016). Group exhibitions in which Hao has participated include “Prospectif Cinéma: Performing Dramas I” (Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, 2017); “Why Not Ask Again? 11th Shanghai Biennale” (Power Station of Art, Shanghai, 2016); “Discordant Harmony” (Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei, 2016 and Hiroshima MOCA, Hiroshima, Japan, 2015); “The Civil Power” (Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, 2015); “Sight and Sound” (Jewish Museum, New York, USA, 2014). In 2016, Hao’s work Off Takes had a premiere debut at the Shanghai Biennale. In the same year, she won the Huayu Youth Award Grand Jury Prize in Art Sanya 2016 with the films An Afternoon Ball and Off Takes from her Beijing Ballroom project. In 2017, Hao won the Young Artist of the Year award at the 11th Award of Art China and the International Critics’ Prize at the 64th Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen.

Hao currently lives and works in Beijing, China.


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