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ABOUT ARTIST

Ban Zhang Zhe (Cheong Chi Ping) is an artist who believes in the value of innovation. He is passionate in creating works of sculpture using non-traditional materials, breaking the boundaries of tradition and leading to almost complete freedom both in the deployment of materials and the creative process. He used to exploring philosophy through his works, making them interactive and go beyond being decorative.

With this notion in mind, The “Recollection of Time series - Hanger is Counter offensive” was born. By up-cycling discarded hanger and depriving of their original function, to become unique material of his choice. Zhang is not only convey a conservation message but also render treated hangers as metaphor to depict the social and economic change of Hong Kong. Hong Kong used to an important industrial city, with garment manufacturing once a major employer and now is becoming financial, investment-led the metropolitan.

Zhang Zhe is an active sculptor in Asia since the early 1980s. His works were featured in numerous international exhibitions, including ECHO-Hong Kong Sculpture Biennial 2010, Spain LOOP Video Festival 2009-10 This is Hong Kong, Oasis Mirage Hong Kong International Sculpture Symposium 2009, Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival 2003, The First Annual Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Sculpture (group) 1998, etc.

In 2000, Zhang Zhe put his photography business to an end and relocated to Taiwan , a place where he has no prior connection nor familiarity, to re-think and to re-invent his identity and positioning as an artist. The 8-year journey in Taiwan turned out to be fruitful to Zhang, with no boundaries, his creativity and innovation was fully actualized in a number of remarkable and acclaimed projects while he got inspired by the cultural differences through intensive exchange with the Taiwanese artists and the audience at large. In 2008, Zhang Zhe returned to Hong Kong stationed in Jockey Club Creative Art Centre (JCCAC).

SOLO EXHIBITION

2019
Time False
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre (HK)

2018
3x6 Furniture Art Exhibition
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre (HK)

2016
The WAVE
The WAVE,Kwan Tong (HK)

2012
Recollection of Time Series - Counterattack of the Clothes Hangers
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre(HK)

2010
Ngong Ping 360-HK's First ZERO Plastic Shopping Bag Village
Ngong Ping 360(HK)

2004
1460- Nomadism travel notes Ban Zhang Taiwan Record
Artist-commune(HK)

2003
Jiayi Railroad ART Village Solo Exhibition
Jiayi Railroad ART Village(Taiwan)

2003
From Railway warehouse to Chia-Yi Lan Tam flea market
Chia-Yi Lan Tam flea market(Taiwan)

2002
Labour Art 1
Kaohsiung(Taiwan)

2002
Gaoxiong/-Sinpin Concept-Interaction-Having Relations with 1001 Taiwanese
Sinpin Pier Artspace(Taiwan)

1999
Oil Street 24 Hours
North Point Oil Street(HK)

1998
Ban Zhang Solo
Vasage(HK)

1998
Identification & Recollection
Artist-commune(HK)

1997
Fringe Club Festival 97 Room for Thoughts
The Cultural Centre (HK)

1996
Banal Solo Art Exhibition
Artinasia Gallery(HK)

OVERSEA EXHIBITION

2010
Spain LOOP Video Festival 2009 -
THIS IS HONG KONG/Video Festival
Barcelona/Seoul/Humburg/
Birmingham/Taipei/Vienna/
Belin/Hong Kong

2004
Gaoxiong International Continer Art Festival
Gaoxiong(Taiwan)

2003
1460- Nomadism travel notes Ban Zhang Taiwan Record
Chiayi (Taiwan)

2003
Chiayi Railway Art Festival
Chiayi (Taiwan)

2002
Gaoxiong Pier 2Art Festival
Gaoxiong(Taiwan)

1998
The 1st Contemporary Sculpture Year Exhibition
He XiangningMuseum(China)

1997
Hong Kong Contemporary Art Exhibition
Toronto

1997
Media intervention-Conceptual Art Exhibition
Hawk Art Centre(China)

1997
Statuss-Kong Contemporary Art Exhibition
China(BJ)

INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM

2009
《Oasis‧Mirage》2009 Hong Kong International Sculpture Symposium

2008
Tianshuiwei International Sculpture Symposium

HONG KONG IN VILLAGE PLAN

2008-till present
JCCAC

GROUP EXHIBITION

2019
80 & Fabulous a Rhapsody of Fire (Henry, Chan Fat Hing)
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre

2019
ART in CNCBI
China CITIC Bank International

2018
Factory Made – JCCAC 10-year Retrospective Exhibition
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre

2018
Fish Pond Sustainable Art Festival
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre

2018
“THE” Survey Exhibition
Artist-commune (HK)

2017
Fish Pond Sustainable Art Festival
Tai Sang Wai, Yuen Long (HK)

2016
Eye CATching
Urban District (HK)

2015
“Four Mistake” 2015 Local Artist Exhibiton
Mei Fu Plaza (HK)

2015
“Mistake”
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre (HK)

2014
Art at Home Green Art Asia
Hong Kong

2014
ART in CNCBI
China CITIC Bank International (HK)

2013
ART of Light
Cyber Port (HK)

2011
Primitive scoring- Contemporary Sculpture
YuenLong TaiTong litchi Garden

2010
Hong Kong Sculpture Biennial 10
Hong Kong

2010
Point to Point
Wong Tai Sin Lung Cheung Plaza (HK)

2009
《Oasis‧Mirage》Sculpture Exhibition
West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade (HK)

2009
CyberPort Easter Butterfly Sculpture Project
Cyber Port (HK)

2009
Cattle101@artist village
Artist-Commune (HK)

2009
Old Factory,Emerging Artsmbstone Art Exhibition
The Hong Kong Racing Museum (HK)

2008
Tombstone Art Exhibition
Cyber Port (HK)

2008
JCCAC Opening Exhibition
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre (HK)

2008
L8-Exhibition
Jockey Club Creative and Art Centre (HK)

2008
Hong Kong Sculpture Biennial 08
Artist-Commune (HK)

2007
To Chief Executive TSANG Conceptual Art Exhibition
G & M Gallery (HK)

2003
Jiayi Railroad ART Village Group Exhibition
Jiayi Railroad ART Village (Taiwan)

2002
The Pier-2 Art District Group Exhibition
The Pier-2 Art District (Taiwan)

2000
Undetermined-To be Continue Art Exhibition
North-Point Oil Street (HK)

1999
Media intervention-Conceptual Art Exhibition
Artist-Commune (HK)

1998
Four side artistic exchange exhibition/
Hong Kong/Taiwan/China/Macau
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HK)

1998
Duo Photography Exhibition
Hong Kong Visual Art Centre (HK)

1998
Hong Kong Dream, my Dream
Hong Kong Victoria park (HK)

1997
The Cultural Great Wall
Tsim Sha Tsui Eastern Promenade (HK)

1997
June Art Exhibition
Hong Kong Victoria Park (HK)

1997
Artistic new generation 97 Cultural Attitude
City University of Hong Kong (HK)

1996
Realizes the age Hong Kong colony culture resonsideration
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HK)

1996
Hong Kong Contemporary Biennial
Hong Kong Art Museum (HK)

1996
Lantern Festival-Hong Kong Design Porch
Shatin Central Park (HK)

1996
Asia fantasy
Artinasia Gallery (HK)

1996
1996 Hong Kong SAR officer statuary
Hong Kong Art Centre (HK)

AWARD

2010
The 1st Hong Kong Contemporary Art Competition-Bronze Price

1998
Selected The 1st Contemporary Sculpture Year Exhibition

1996
Selected The Hong Kong Contemporary Biennial

1996
Selected CHARRIO Art Foundation

1992
International Sand Beach Sculpture - Silver Price

1991
Sand Beach Sculpture - Gold Price

1984
Sand Beach Sculpture - Bronze Price

EDUCATION

2004 - 2006
Diapoma of Movie Art Direction

1995-1996
Seattle Culinary Arts and Design School

1983 - 1987
Design First Institute of Hong Kong Diapoma of Communication Art

2008
The Hong Kong Sculpture Society Member

1996
The Hong Kong Younger Artist Association Member

1983
Free Idea Photography Club Chairman

CONTACT

📞 +852 98016764

ban105.bc@gmail.com


L805
30 Pak Tin Street
Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre (JCCAC)
Shek Kip Mei , Kowloon
Hong Kong