Tang Han 

lives and works in Berlin

Through diverse artistic mediums ranging from film to video, to installation, text and painting, her practice critically revolves around questions of representation and meaning based on her own experience of cultural collision. 

Her works have been shown in several international institutions and film festivals, such as Kunsthaus Dresden (2021), OCAT Shenzhen (2020), How Art Museum, Shanghai (2020), and Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture, Shenzhen (2017), 13th Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TIDF), Taipei (2022), 40th International Festival of Films on Art (Le FIFA), Montreal (2022) and so on. Her film PINK MAO, won the Award for Excellence at 34th Image Forum Festival in Tokyo (2020) and the Silver Dove Award in the German Competition at 64th DOK Leipzig (2021). 


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Contact: info@tang-han.com


Education / Program

2021-2022   BPA//Berlin program for artist, Berlin, Germany

2015-2019    Master of Arts, Berlin University of Arts, Berlin, Germany

2008-2012   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China


Solo Exhibitions

2018             Shape of Appetite, Galerie von Empfangshalle, Munich, Germany

2016             Pepper project: You’re So Hot!, Octagon, Berlin, Germany

2015             Money Becomes Money, Vitrine, Nuremberg, Germany


Group Exhibitions 

2022             BPA// Exhibition, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (forthcoming)

                     60 x 60, Museum Brot und Kunst, Ulm, Germany

                     Ways of Eating, Postpost, Beijing, China

2021              Listening to the Stones, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany

2020             Let This Moment Transformative, OCAT Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China

                     Interrupted Meals, How Art Museum, Shanghai, China

                     60 Days of Lockdown, LUXELAKES·A4 Art Museum, Chengdu, China

2017              7th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB), Shenzhen, China



2022            Animation Perspectives, 65th DOK Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (forthcoming)      

                    13th Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TIDF), Taipei, Taiwan 

                    27th Vilnius International Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris”, Vilnius, Lithuania 

                    40th International Festival of Films on Art (Le FIFA), Montreal, Canada

2021            38th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, Germany 

                    64th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (DOK Leipzig), Leipzig, Germany 

                    Liquified Units, te magazine Screening, 6th abC Art Book Fair Shanghai, Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China             

2020            34th Image Forum Festival, Tokyo, Japan



2021              Silver Dove (Best Short) – German Competition, 64th DOK Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany 

2020             Award for Excellence, 34th Image Forum Festival, Tokyo, Japan


Grants / Stipends

2022             Research Stipends in Fine Art, Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Germany

                     Work stipend of funding program for women artists in film/video, Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Germany

                     Kickstarter grant for graduates, NEUSTART KULTUR, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Germany

2021              Production grant for innovative art projects: Modul C, NEUSTART KULTUR, BBK Bundesverband, Germany

2020             Special grant program, Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Germany



2021              Summer Special: BPA// Berlin program for artists, Videoart at Midnight, Babylon, Berlin, Germany


Talks / Events               

2021              AFSAR (Asian Feminist Studio for Art and Research) Archiving Talk, Brücke Museum, Berlin, Germany

2019              Practice outside the studio, Ox Warehouse, Macau, China

2018              How the mouse guards the granary?, Soengjoengtoi(SJT), Guangzhou, China