Han Lei

1967         Born in Kaifeng, Henan Province, China
1986         Began to work on photograph
1989         Graduated from Central Academy of Craft and Design, Beijing

Currently works and lives in Beijing, China

Selected Exhibitions
2007          Sensibility: Memories of Twelve Artists’ Works, Dimensions Art Center, Beijing, China & Taipei, Taiwan
2007          Renaissance of photography, Han Lei photography exhibition, Gallery J. Chen, Taipei, Taiwan (solo)
2007          Photography by Han Lei, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China (solo)
2007          Distance Estimated by Eys Photography of Eight Chinese”, Guan Shanyue Art museum, Shenzhen, China
2007          Memories of Twelve Artists’ Works, Dimensions Art Center, Beijing, China & Taipei, Taiwan
2007          Chinese contemporary art exhibition: the new wind from China, Gwangju Museum of Art, Korea
2006          Pagoda, Loft Gallery, Paris, France
2006          Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, China
2006          Chinese Avant-garde Photography since 1990, Asia Art Centre, Beijing, China
2006          Where is China? - Han Lei Photography, Art Now Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
2005          Portraits, Gallery Polaris, Paris, France (solo)
2005          Viewing the City - Guangzhou Photo Biennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, China
2005          City Skin - Images of the Contemporary Metropolis, Gallery Tap Seac Gallery, Macao
2005          Galerie Leda Fletcher, Geneve, Switzerland (solo)
2005          Killing legend, 798 Photo Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
2004          Art Scene, Shanghai
2004          Forbidden City International Photography Exhibition, Beijing, China
2004          Intersection - Contemporary Oil Painting and Photography, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
2004          The 5th international San Francisco photographic art exposition, Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Center San Francis
2004          The 1st China International Gallery Exposition, Beijing
2004          Traveling in spring, aura gallery, Shanghai
2004          If you are a collector, aura gallery, Shanghai
2004          Illusion, aura gallery, Shanghai
2003          strange heaven, the contemporary Chinese photography, rudolfinum the national art museum
2003          1:1 the 3rd pingyao international photography festival, pingyao shanxi
2003          shan shui, aura gallery
2003          Rome photography festival Rome, Italy
2003          tempi di donnesala gatti, viterbo, Italy
2003          strange, aura gallery Shanghai (solo)
2002          dialogue: beautiful and tragic, capital museum, Beijing
2002          golden harvest China contemporary art croatia national museum
2002          facing reality photograph works of wang shi long, han lei, zhang hai'er China art archives & warehouse, Beijing,China
2001          disorientation photography & video in China today, chambers fine art, NY, USA
2001          fictional Chinese landscape Beijing (solo)
2000          cities of the 21st century siemens cultur program frankfurt, Germany/NY, USA
1999          a visible spirit contemporary photography from the people's republic of China cypress gallery/bc space gallery, USA
1998          railways and people: the 1998 mother Jones international fund for documentary photography awards studio gallery, san francisco,USA
1997          Hippolyte Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
1997          Podwell Gallery, Berlin, Germnay
1996          alienation Beijing, Berlin and Helsinki (solo)

Portrait of Han Lei