Born in Jiangsu in 1974, Han Bing
now lives and works in Beijing. After attaining a B.A. in Art from Xuzhou Normal University
, Bing showed in several galleries and Museums. As a member of the "postrevolutionary" generation, he experienced personally China's drastic social transformation throughout the 1980s and 1990s. After studying oil painting at Xuzhou Normal University, he pursued advanced studies at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Han Bing employs various artistic languages and media such as performance, multimedia installations, and photography to investigate and problematize modernization in China today. Part of the purpose of Han's series is to encourage both the performer and spectators to redefine the meaning of "performance."