[Born in: China / Live in: China / Male]

Zhao Liang
1971 Born in Dandong, Liaoning province.
1992 Graduated from Luxun Academy of Fine Arts.
From 1993 lives and works in Beijing.
2010 Together 84 mins
2011 The 61st Berlin International Film Festival, Germany
The 35th Hongkong International Film Festival, China
1996-2009 Petition 124 mins (Director version, 318 mins)
2012 London Documentary Festival. OPENCITY, U.K.,
2011 The Marek Nowicki Prize, the XI International Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film, Warsaw, Poland
2010 Golden Reel Award, the 9th Tiburon International Film Festival, California
Jury Award, Festival Internationnal du Film des Droits de I’Homme à Paris, France
Humanitarian Awards for Documentaries, the 34th Hongkong International Film Festival
Documentary Edge Best Director, DOCNZ 2010 Auckland, New Zealand
2009 Award for Best Feature Documentary, the 7th DOC LISBOA: City of Lisbon, Portugal
Halekulani Golden Orchid Award for Best Documentary Film, the 29th Hawaii International Film Festival, USA.
BIG STAMP Award in International Competition (Best film), ZagrebDox, Czech
Movies That Matter: Award Best Promotes Human Rights,The Hague, Holland
The 62 ed Cannes film festival
2008 The 61st Locarno film festival, Switzerland
2007 Crime and Punishment 122 mins
2009 The 6th International Nuremberg Human Rights Film Award
2008 Best Director Award, the 10th One World International Human Right Documentary Film Festival, Prague, CZ
Silver Lady Harimaguada Award, the 9th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Fetival, Spain
2007 Montgolflère D’or, the 29th Nantes' 3 Continents Filmfestival, France
The 60th Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland
2005 City Scene 18 mins
2006 The 19th Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival, Holland
Award from the Jury of the Minister President of North Rhine-Westphalia, the 52ed Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen Shot Film Festival, Germany
Award Golden Key Honourable Mention, the 23rd Kasseler Dokumentar Film & Videofest, Germany
2004-2005 Return to the Border 56 mins
2006 The 19th Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival, Holland
INPUT, Taiwan, China
1997-2001 Paper Air Plane 77 mins
2002 Merit Prize, the 3rd Taiwan International Documentary Festival, Taipei, Taiwan
The 4th International Independent Film Festival Buenos Aires, Argentina
Filmmaker Film Festival,Milan, Italy
2001 The 12th Marseille International Documentary Festival. Fictions du Réel, France
The 14th Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival, Holland
2001 Bored Youth 9 mins
2000 Jerks Don’t Say Fuck 5 mins
1995 Farewell to Yuanmingyuan 108 mins
Solo Exhibitions
2012 Zhao Liang’s Section & Parallel Exhibition Lanterns, the 9th Documenta Madrid, Spain
2011 Zhao Liang´s Section, the XI International Film Festival WATCH DOCS. Human Rights in Film, Warsaw, Poland
2010 Heavy Sleeper, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A
2008 Instant. Zhao Liang’s Videos & Photos, Threeshadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China;L.AGallery, Frankfut, Germany
Group Exhibitions
2012 60-minute Cinema, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, U.K.
2010 The Potosi Pricple: How can we sing the song of Lord in an allien land, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain; HKW(Haus der Kulturen der Welt), Berlin, Germany; National Museum of Fine Arts, La Paz, Bolivia
Le Deluge, Après Mao. An Exhibition of Work by Significant Contemporary Chinese Artists, The Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, USA.
2009 PhotoEspaña 2009. The Everyday, Madrid, Spain
Europalia. Still Life. Contemporary Chinese Photography, Belgium
WATW. We Are The World: Photography from China and the Netherlands, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Beijing, China; Dutch Cultural Centre, Shanghai, China; Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2008 Fokuschina, Stasiatiska Museum, Sweden
The 5th Berlin Biennial, Germany
The 12th International Biennial of Photography and Photo-Related Art. Photofest 2008. Inside China. Houston, TX, USA.
2007 Arles Fhotography Exhibition. Les Rencontres, France.
Circuitous China, Berlin, Germany
2006 III International Video-Art Biennial In Israel, Israel
INPUT, Taiwan
2005 Paris-Berlin International Video Art Festival, France; Germany
2004 New Photo and Video Art from China, ICP, New York, U.S.A
Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, USA
Out the window. Space of distraction, The Japan Foundation Asia Center, Japan; Korea
2003 How Latitudes Become Forms, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’Art, Torino, Italy; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas, USA.
2002 The 48th International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
Make China, New York, USA.
China Contemporary Art Exhibition - Red Continent, Gwangju, Korea
Input2002, Rotterdam, Netherland
Chinese Show Unit of the 1st International Video-Art Biennial In Israel, Israel
2001 The 8th New York Underground Film Festival, New York
The Next Generation. Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition, Paris, France
Up-Ricing, Hong Kong
Ars 01, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
The 13th Brazil International Digital Art Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2000 Microwave Festival, Hong Kong
Transmediale, Estonia
City Zooms,Hanover, Germany
Lights Are On But Nobody Is Home, Shanghai, China
1999 Video Forms 99, France
Up and Coming, Hanover, Germany
Poly phenolrene, Beijing, China
Love, Tokyo; New York, USA
A New Chinese Art Exhibition, Design Museum & Chinese Cultural Center, Beijing, China
1998 The 16th World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, Holland
Paranoid, Beijing, China
Life, Wan Fung Gallery, Beijing, China
1997 China Contemporary Video Art Exhibition. Demonstration of Video Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Beijing,China
China Contemporary Artistic Photographic Exhibition Held by NBK, Germany
Three Shadows Photography Art Center
Deutsche Bank

Liang Zhao - work on year: 1921

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