Liang Ban

Liang Ban was born in Guangxi, China in 1985. He currently lives and works in Beijing, China. 

Liang Ban’s creative practice draws from human civilization and fictional mythologies. By connecting the essences of universal consciousness to individual or socio-political tragedies, he elucidates the deeper implications of modern events. 

Liang Ban's solo exhibitions include, Pearl Rolling Across the Floor, de Sarthe, Hong Kong (2020); Diary of a Pioneer, de Sarthe, Hong Kong (2018); Self-Created Universe, Klein Sun Gallery, New York, USA (2017); Landscape Browser, de Sarthe Gallery, Beijing, China (2016) and Slightly Confused, Taikang Space, Beijing, China (2016).

His has also been invited to exhibit at museums and institutes including: Power Station of Art, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, OCAT Shanghai Project Space, Taikang Space (Beijing), Goethe-Institut China, Chicago Museum of Contemporary Pho- tography, Beijing Minseng Art Museum, Shanghai Aiqin Shopping Center & UCCA, Macao Museum of Art, Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, CAFA Art Museum, Busan Museum of Art, Chengdu A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Qinghua University Art Museum, School of Arts Peking University.
Liang Ban is the recipient of the Jimei x Arles Nomination Award (2016), and Art Sanya Hua Yu Youth Discovery Award (2016).

 

Watch de Sarthe's director Willem Molesworth talk about Liang Ban's artwork in Episode 5 of On-Site Notes

Visit the artist's online portfolio with more information about his artworks, select museum shows, and more.

 

de Sarthe past exhibitions:

Pearl Rolling Across the Floor, 26 September - 14 November, 2020

Diary of a Pioneer, 27 January - 17 March, 2018

Reversal Ritual, 23 March - 13 May, 2017

Landscape Browser, curated by Bao Dong, 9 December, 2016 - 26 February, 2017

 

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Liang Ban, Stutter No. 1, 2020. Giclee on aluminum composite panel, 113 x 131 cm.

Liang Ban, Stutter No. 3, 2020. Giclee on aluminum composite panel, 78 x 160 cm.

Liang Ban, Caged Bird, 2019. Single channel video, 6'00".

Liang Ban, On a Slow Boat to China, 2019. Single channel video, 6'00".

Liang Ban, Neon Wilderness: Nazca Lines (Detail), 2018. Paint, fluorescent powder, dimensions variable.

Liang Ban, Good Times Bad Times, 2017. Dual channel video, 9'00''.

Liang Ban, Evening Rambles, 2016, Aluminium structure, UV flatbed, print on wood board and specimen Parrot

Liang Ban, The Earth Magician No. 1, 2016, Topological map, phosphorescent spray-painting, 137 x 206 cm

Liang Ban, Stars, 2012, Tri-channel video, 03'00"

Liang Ban, Stars, 2012, Tri-channel video, 03'00"

Liang Ban, Model, 2014, Single-channel video, 03'00''

Liang Ban, Fitting Room, 2016, Single-channel video, 00'28''

Liang Ban, Pirate Utopias, 2018. Single channel video (0’47”), fake palm tree, white sand, monitor, acrylic, dimensions variable.

Liang Ban, Friends Feed Rapids, 2016, Single Channel Video, 0'14"

Liang Ban, Die for the love of Wreck Beach, 2015, Single Channel Video, 0'10"

Liang Ban, Sunset-Sunrise, 2016, Single Channel Video, 0'15"

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