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Artists Index: Zheng Guogu

Zheng Guogu (b. 1970, Yangjiang, Guangdong Province, China. Lives and works in Yangjiang) Guogu graduated from the printmaking department of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art in 1992. He works across many disciplines including photography, installation, performance, painting and sculpture, and his practice is heavily influenced by access to the West that previous generations of artists from China were denied. Guogu is a member of the Yangjiang group who formed to tests the boundaries of calligraphy in a contemporary context. He teaches at School of International Media and Design, Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai. Recent exhibitions include Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing; Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai; Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing; Art Basel, Miami Beach; and Chambers Fine Art, New York.