Hua Jiming

Hua Jiming was born in Huangshi, Hubei province, and lives and works in Beijing, China. Hua is a painter and performance artist who graduated from the Hubei Institute of Fine Art in 1992. Performance pieces by Hua include Huge Glass - Dreaming Heaven (1993), Walking Feet (1995), The Coal Lake (1996), Crawling along the River Bank at Tongzhou (2001), and Crawling on the Great Wall (2001). He has participated in various group exhibitions including Time and Space, Art Museum of the Daegu MJ, South Korea; and New York Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Asian Arts Centre, Manhattan, New York (2008). In 2010 he participated in the Infecting the City performance festival in Cape Town, South Africa, where he performed Walking into Africa in a Chinese Way.

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