SHAN FEIMING | 单飞鸣
Shan Feiming was born in Zhejiang province in 1978 and is a graduate of the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Art. He was influenced by the photographs of the German film director Wim Wenders, and used the proceeds of a scholarship from the academy to buy his first camera. He later completed photography studies at the Brunswick Art Institute in Germany. In 2014, he received The New Generation award for his Waking from Hibernation series in the annual Modern Weekly Photography Awards. He currently lives and works in Hangzhou.Shan Feiming’s Jungle, a seven-meter long, five-panel installation, will be exhibited for the first time outside of China at the Folkwang Museum in Essen, Germany, in the exhibition "China 8: Works In Progress. Photography in China" (May 15 – Sept 13, 2015).