Artist | CHEN Zhe2018-11-08T10:42:28+00:00

Participating Artists

CHEN Zhe

(陳哲) China, 1989–

Chen Zhe, Bees #065-01, from the series “Bees”, 2010 ©Chen Zhe

Born in Beijing in 1989. Graduated in photography from the ArtCenter College of Design, Los Angeles in 2011. Her series of work, The Bearable, which deals with the subject of self-harm, received the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre Award (2011), the Lianzhou Festival New Photography Award(2011) and the Xitek New Talent Award (2015), while the photobook version of Bees & The Bearable won the Best Photobook Award at the Fotobook Festival Kassel in 2016, making her currently one of the most talked about women artists in China today. She is currently working on a series entitled Towards Evening: Six Chapters in which she uses diaries and letters as her material to explore the theme of words and images.

Born in Beijing in 1989. Graduated in photography from the ArtCenter College of Design, Los Angeles in 2011. Her series of work, The Bearable, which deals with the subject of self-harm, received the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre Award (2011), the Lianzhou Festival New Photography Award(2011) and the Xitek New Talent Award (2015), while the photobook version of Bees & The Bearable won the Best Photobook Award at the Fotobook Festival Kassel in 2016, making her currently one of the most talked about women artists in China today. She is currently working on a series entitled Towards Evening: Six Chapters in which she uses diaries and letters as her material to explore the theme of words and images.

Artist Interview

Self-harm is a paradoxical action

Artist profile by curator

It is an act of wanting to live

Relay Talk

CHEN Zhe & Geraldine KANG

October 5 (Fri.) 18:00–20:00 [English and Japanese]
Venue:
Tokyo Photographic Art Museum 1F. Studio
Seating Capacity:
50.
(Entrance will be in order of numbered tickets issued upon arrival, all seats unreserved).
Entrance Fee:
Free with numbered ticket.

* Numbered tickets will be issued at the information desk on the 1st floor from 10:00 in the morning of the same day.