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Jiehong Jiang

Professor of Chinese Art, Head of Research, Director of CCVA

Birmingham School of Art
0121 331 7841

Jiang Jiehong (Joshua Jiang) is Professor of Chinese Art and Head of Research at Birmingham School of Art. He is also director of the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA).

Jiang moved to England from Shanghai in 1998 to conduct his MA in Fine Art at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (now Birmingham City University). After obtaining his PhD in 2002, Jiang has continued his research on contemporary Chinese art and visual culture.

He set up CCVA in 2007, constructing a unique academic network with two leading art institutions in China, the Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing and the China Academy of Arts in Hangzhou. He has contributed to several books and publications, and from 2017 will be Principle Editor for the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art.

Joshua develops and delivers the annual short course of research methods for doctoral studies as Visiting Professor at China Academy of Art, and has lectured at more than 30 art institutions across China.

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