Recent curated exhibitions
2018 The First Thailand Biennale: Edge of the Wonderland,
2 November 2018 to 18 February 2019, Krabi, Thailand
2016 Everyday Legend, November 2016 to February 2017, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai.
2016 The Distant Unknown: Contemporary Art from Britain, 4 June to 31 August, OCAT Museum, Shanghai.
2016 The Shadow Never Lies (co-curated with Mark Nash), 29 April to 31 July, the 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai.
2014 The Third Asia Triennial Manchester (ATM14): Harmonious Society, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, ArtWork, the John Rylands Library, Manchester Cathedral, National Football Museum and Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, 26 September to 23 November.
2012 The Fourth Guangzhou Triennial: the Unseen (co-curated with Jonathan Watkins), The Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, 28 September to 16 December 2012.
2011 Guanxi I: Contemporary Chinese Art, The Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, 15 April to 19 June 2011; The Today Art Museum, Beijing, 9 to 25 October 2011.
2010 Beyond Memory: Contemporary Photography in China, The Art Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, 19 November to 10 December 2010.
Selected book publications
2015 An Era without Memory: Chinese Contemporary Photography on Urban Transformation, London: Thames and Hudson. Hardback book, 192 pages, ISBN 9780500544433.
2011 Guanxi: A Collection of Letters with Twelve Artists, Shanghai: Shanghai Literature and Art Publishing Group, ISBN 9787545208511.
2010 A Decade Long Exposure: Central Academy of Fine Arts and Contemporary Chinese Photography, Shanghai: Shanghai Literature and Art Publishing Group, ISBN 9787545207866.
2010 Red: China’s Cultural Revolution, London: Jonathan Cape, Random House, ISBN 9780224087810.
2008 The Revolution Continues: New Art from China, London: the Saatchi Gallery and Jonathan Cape, Random House, ISBN 9780224084994.
2007 Burden or Legacy: From the Chinese Cultural Revolution to Contemporary Art, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, ISBN 97879622098695.
Selected book chapters
2018 ‘The Transient City: Urban Transformation in Chinese Contemporary Photography’, in Wang Meiqin and Minna Valjakka (eds.), Visual Arts, Representations and Interventions in Contemporary China: Urbanized Interfaces. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
2016 ‘Harmony Imagined’, in Bashir Makhoul and Alnoor Mitha (eds.), Conflict and Compassion: A Paradox of difference in Contemporary Asian Art. Manchester: Home, pp. 51-71,ISBN: 9780992952495.
2015 ‘Conformed Bodies’, in Iwona Blazwick (ed.), Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015.London: Prestel, pp. 261-4,ISBN 9783791365954.
Selected Journal publications
2019 Principal Editor, Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (6.2&3): Everyday Legend: Reinventing Tradition in Contemporary Chinese Art. Bristol: Intellect. ISSN: 2051-7041.
2019 Principal Editor (with Guest Editor Monica Merlin)
Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (6.1): Gender in Chinese Contemporary Art. Bristol: Intellect. ISSN: 2051-7041.
2018 Principal Editor
Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (5.2&3): Chinese Art outside the Art Space. Bristol: Intellect. ISSN: 2051-7041.
2018 Principal Editor(with Co-Editor Wenny Teo)
Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (5.1): Chinese Artists in the Globalised Art World. Bristol: Intellect. ISSN: 2051-7041.
2017 Principal Editor
Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (4.2&3): Making A New World: the Arts of China’s Cultural Revolution. Bristol: Intellect. ISSN: 2051-7041.
2017 Principal Editor(with Guest Editor Karen Smith)
Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (4.1): The World of Art Museums in China. Bristol: Intellect. ISSN: 2051-7041.
2015 ‘The “China Dream” Reimagined: Contemporary Photography in China’, in Claire Roberts and Yi Gu (eds.), Trans-Asia Photography Review: Composite Realities: the Art of Photographic Manipulation in Asia, Volume 6, Issue 1, fall 2015, ISSN: 2158-2025.
Selected conference contributions
As Founding Director, Jiang has been responsible for convening and contributing to the CCVA Annual Conference since 2007, and please see the details at www.ccva.org.uk.
In addition, Jiang has contributed to many conferences including the recent events listed below:
Impacts 18 | International Symposium: Cities of Culture, 30 years on. Who has the edge?18-19 October 2018, Liverpool Town Hall, Liverpool, The Institute of Cultural Capital.
Presence: A Window on Engaging with Chinese Contemporary Art and Culture,11 May 2018, St. George’s Hall, Liverpool, Salford University and Open Eye Gallery.
Look/17: An Era without Memories,12 May 2017, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool.
Oxford China Forum 2017, 16 February 2017, University of Oxford, Oxford.
International Curator Workshop, 11-14 July 2016, Faculty of Fine and Applied Art, Chulalongkorn University and Ofﬁce of Contemporary Art and Culture, Thailand Ministry of Culture, Bangkok.
Exploring the China Dream: Trajectories and Articulations of Soft Power in the Sinophone World, 15-16 August 2016, Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies, Stockholm University, Stockholm.
Chinese Tradition: Chinese Reality, 30 April 2015, the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge, Cambridge.
(In)direct speech: ‘Chineseness’ in contemporary art discourse and practice, 16-19 March 2015, Artistic Studies Research Centre, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon, Lisbon.
Abstract Art and Society, 13-14 March 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London.
ATM14: Conflict, Compassion, Resolution, 20 November 2014, Imperial War Museum, Manchester.
The Harmonious Society, 29 September 2014, University of Salford, Media City, Manchester.