Bruce Bo Ding
  • About
  • Biography
  • Exhibitions
  • Bruce Bo Ding
  • Birthdate: 1989
    Gender: Male
    Lives and Works in: China | Guangdong
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    About:
    Bruce Bo Ding is an artist, convener and consultant whose practice defies easy categorization and spans across multiple media including theater, installation, sound, text and socially engaged works. Involved with various artistic and social endeavors, he often switched among different roles to work in different contexts and territories in order to disrupt unnecessary barriers. Ding considers art as a way of thinking, a tool of connection, and apparatus of space creation.
    Education:
    2011 -2012    The University of Edinburgh
    2007 -2011    China University of Political Science and Law
  • Biography
  • Bruce Bo Ding (aka TEIHAKU) received his MSc from the University of Edinburgh and is now an artist, convener and translator. Involved with various artistic and social practices, he often switched among different roles to work in different contexts and territories in order to disrupt unnecessary barriers. For the past few years, Ding has been researching and practising “Art as Connection”, and he is now working on a project about technology, senses and body.  

    Ding is the curator of "Mediated Body and Embodied Technologies" (2016) and the academic chair of “Body Plasticity” (2014). He has also worked for many contemporary art exhibitions including "Psychoprosa" (2016), "My Lagerstatte" (2015), "the 8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale" (2014), "Animism"(2013), etc. 

    He is the director and dramaturge of "Wake Up To Dream"(2016), a performative critique of technology and body; and producer and performer of "Weed"(2016), “World Factory” (first and second edition, 2014-2016), “Apple and Moon”(2015). Ding's translated works include Cartographies of Contemporary Life (by Peter Pál Pelbart, 2015), "Disrupting the Myths of Globalisation and the Chinese Workers" (by Shannon Steen, 2016).

  • Exhibitions
    • FREE PANORAMA | 2019 Shenzhen New Media Art Festival
      Apr 20, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
      Opening: Apr 20, 2019 15:00 Saturday
      Curator: SenSend
      Artists: Aojie Lin, boredomresearch, Bruce Bo Ding, Chen Feng, Cheng Guo, David OReilly, Esther Hunziker, Film London Artists' Moving Image Network, Hsiangfu Chen, Jess Johnson, Jin Lee, Karen Kramer, Lawrence Lek, Liaoyuan Zhang, Lichi Hsiao, Lucy Raven, Piet Schmidt, Raven Kwok, Ruben Remco van de Ven, Sabrina Ratté, Semiconductor , videoclub, Yao Liu, Yaqin Si, Yiyun Chen, Yuejun Deng, Yuzhen Tang, Zhang Peili
      • Group Exhibition
    • PANO WKSP | Generative Choreography
      Jun 15, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019
      Opening: Jun 15, 2019 14:30 Saturday
      Artist: Bruce Bo Ding
      • Workshop