Born in 1981, in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, Cheng Ran graduated from the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, in 2004. His video work is informed by eclectic sources including late-twentieth-century western art-house film, western and Chinese literature, popular music of the 1990s, and Chinese ink painting. His innovative works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in China and internationally. Cheng participated in the Residency Artist Studio Project in Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, 2013, and in 2016 was selected for the inaugural New Museum/K11 Art Foundation residency program, culminating in an exhibition in the Lobby Gallery, New Museum, New York. He lives and works in Hangzhou.
The White Rabbit Collection is one of the world’s most extensive and significant collections of contemporary art from China. With a focus on works created since the year 2000, the Collection contains almost 3,000 works by over 750 artists and continues to expand. Note that when you click on the link below you will be forwarded to the White Rabbit Collection website.