Born in Shanghai in 1954, now resident in Beijing.

Graduated from Luoyang Polytechnic in 1978.

Between 1984 and 1988 worked in the creative department of a Beijing advertising agency.

Held first solo photography exhibition in 1986.

In 1993, created and ran cultural tours of Beijing’s traditional hutong alleys and back streets.

In 2003, designed and initiated the ‘Re-Creation 798’ art action.


Major Publications of Photographic Works

<Hutong 101 Photos>
Zhejiang Art Publishing House,1990; Shinchosha Publishing Co. Ltd, Japan, 1994, Shuxin Publishing House, Taiwan, 1995; China World Publishing Co., 1996; Heibonsha Publishers, Japan, 2003


<Portraits Taken in Lu Xun’s Hometown>
Zhejiang Photography Publishing House, 1992


<Countryside China>
series photography collections, Zhejiang Photography Publishing House, 1992 – 1996


<Hutong 99>
photography collection, Beijing Publishing House, 1996


<Opening Beijing>
Beijing Sanlian Publishing House, 2001


<Xiaofangjia Hutong>
China Photography Publishing House, 2003


<Backdrops and Backdrops>
Timezone 8 Contemporary Art Books Publishing Co., 2006


<Solution Schemes>
Culture of China Publication Co.Ltd.,Hong Kong,2011


<18% Gray>
Timezone 8 Contemporary Art Books Publishing Co.,2010


<This Face>
Culture of China Publication Co.Ltd.,Hong Kong,2011