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TUO WANG (CH)


Vanitas - Two Trapped Bears, 4:46, 2014

Tuo Wang is born and raised in Changchun, China. Currently works and lives in New York. His practice is interdisciplinary and involves many disciplines including video, performance, photography, painting and drawing.
He has an MFA (2014) from Boston University, USA, an MA in Painting (2012) from Tsinghua University, China and a BS in Biology (2007) from Northeast Normal University, China. Tuo Wang is a recipient NYFA IAP Program, NYC (2014), S10 VIDEOFOCUS Video Biennial special featured artist, EU (2014); 6th Cairo Video Festival featured artist, Cairo, Egypt (2014), Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Prize, Boston (2013), the Constatin Alajalov Scholarship, Boston (2012, 2013) and Bronze Award “2012 Annual Nomination Exhibition for Young Contemporary Artist,” Today Art Museum, Beijing, China (2012) amongst others. He has exhibited in China and United States at venues such as 808 Gallery, Boston, Sherman Gallery, Boston, Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, Today Art Museum, Beijing, Rongcheng Art Museum, Chengdu, Fareast Art Museum, Changchun. Wang’s work has been reviewed by many various publications such as Boston Globe, Artforum, Big Red&Shiny, StudioVisit and Videofocus.


Vanitas - Real and Natural, 6:00, 2014