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b. 1963, China

Zhu Jia Biography

 As one of first pioneers of the practice of video art in China, Zhu Jia always try to record down the ordinary things through different ways. The work in 1994, which had participate several important exhibitions, by attaching a camera to the left wheel of a tricycle, he rode this tricycle over 10km around the city, catch a unique images of daily life in Beijing. In the work Did they have sex? He hold a panel in front of arbitrarily chosen couples on the street and took photos. Talk about different people’s attitudes towards the sensitive issue like sex in society by establishing this fictitious relationship.

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Zhu Jia, born on 1963, Beijing, graduated from China Central Academy of Fine Arts. Living and Works in Beijing. Selected exhibitions include The Face of Facebook, Zhu Jia Solo Exhibition, ShanghART Beijing(2011); We Are Perfect-Zhu Jia Solo Exhibition, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai(2008); Trans Local Motion—7th Shanghai Biennale 2008, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai,2008; 10th International Istanbul Biennial-Not only Possible, But also Necessary-Optimism in the Age of Global War, Istanbul, Turkey, 2007; Zooming into Focus (NAMOC)-Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video from the Haudenschild Collection, National Art Museum Of China, Beijing, 2005; 50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale-Dreams and Conflicts. The Dictatorship of the Viewer, Venice, Italy, 2003; Tempo, the Works Show of Contemporary Art in the 20th Century, The Museum of Moden Art (MOMA), New York, U.S.A., 2002; Living in Time-29 Contemporary Artists from China, National Galerie Hamburger Bahnhof Museum fuer Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany, 2001; Every Day-11th Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art etc., Sydney, Australia, 1998; Another Long March-Chinese Conceptual Art in the nineties, Chasse Kazerne, Fundament Foundation, Breda, The Netherlands, 1997.

Zhu Jia Featured Artworks

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Scenery near Bilbao by Zhu Jia contemporary artwork painting
Zhu JiaScenery near Bilbao, 2018Acrylic on canvas
205 x 295 x 5 cm
ShanghART Contact Gallery
Summer Dinner by Zhu Jia contemporary artwork painting
Zhu JiaSummer Dinner, 2018Oil on canvas
200 x 300 x 5 cm
ShanghART Contact Gallery
Summer Evening by Zhu Jia contemporary artwork painting
Zhu JiaSummer Evening, 2019Acrylic on canvas
155 x 210 x 5 cm
ShanghART Contact Gallery
Never Take Off by Zhu Jia contemporary artwork moving image
Zhu JiaNever Take Off, 2002Single-channel video, five minutes
ShanghART Contact Gallery
Repeat on Purpose by Zhu Jia contemporary artwork moving image
Zhu JiaRepeat on Purpose, 1997Single-channel video
ShanghART Contact Gallery
Distance Makes a Distance by Zhu Jia contemporary artwork moving image
Zhu JiaDistance Makes a Distance, 2004Multi channel video, two channels colour video, actual sound
ShanghART Contact Gallery
Talk by Zhu Jia contemporary artwork moving image
Zhu JiaTalk, 1993single channel video, colour, actual sound
ShanghART Contact Gallery
White Wall 01 by Zhu Jia contemporary artwork photography
Zhu JiaWhite Wall 01, 2009Colour chromogenic print
131 x 165 cm
ShanghART Contact Gallery

Zhu Jia Recent Exhibitions

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Zhu Jia Represented By

ShanghART contemporary art gallery in Singapore ShanghART Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore

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