My Things. Photographs by Hong Hao
A Diary
Hong Hao was born in 1965 in Beijing, where he currently lives and works. His series titled ‘My Things’ was on view at the Biennial of Industrial Photography of Bologna (Foto/Industria), celebrated in 2015.

Hong Hao graduated from the Printmaking Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 1989. He has earned international recognition with photographic series like ‘My Things,’ featuring everyday objects that the artist meticulously collects, photographs, groups into categories, and files, creating huge collages that propose an aesthetic research and an analysis of our relationship with consumerism. The work of Hong Hao is included in the collections of the MoMA in New York, the British Museum in London, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the Asian Art Museum of Fukuoka, among other venues.

My Things-Book-Keeping of 04-05 B, 2006. ©Hong Hao
My Things No.7, 2004. ©Hong Hao
My Things No.5, 2002. ©Hong Hao
Book-Keeping of 07 B, 2008. ©Hong Hao

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