Biography

 

Lingfei Ren is a lens-based artist, producer and curator living in Jersey City, US. She graduated from BA Fine Arts at Southeast University, Nanjing, China, followed by MA Arts Management at George Mason University, Washington DC, and MFA Photography, Video and Related Media at School of Visual Arts, New York City. Her works discuss the definition of “home” and reveal urban people’s life conditions and the psychological affect from frequent moves. Ren started her career as an art educator working and interning at Shanghai Museum, Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Now she is a curator at space240 NYC and a photographer for WSJ. Magazine and Wallpaper*.

 

Group Exhibitions

2020  Arm's Reach, SVA Gallery, New York City, US

2020  Take/Make, Photo Fringe, Brighton, UK

2020  The 20th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

2020  Unbounded Project, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Xiamen, China

2020  #ICPConcerned, The International Center of Photography, New York City, US

2020  Interior Life, Filter Space, Chicago, US

2019   People's Choice, Greenpoint Gallery, New York City, US

2019   Small and Smaller, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, New York City, US

2019   When Black Swallows Red, La Mama La Galleria, New York City, US

2019   Object & Reflex, SVA Gramercy Gallery, New York City, US

 

Production

Producer, Feed_Back (short film), 2020

Photographer/Videographer/Editor/Music, Melanie Surya - Deux F/W Campaign 2020 

Photographer, "Marc Glimcher and Superblue," WSJ. Magazine China, Issue October 2020

Producer/Photographer, "The Daughter of the Earth," PAP Magazine, Issue April 2020

Photographer, "We Are Not: Adam Pendleton," Wallpaper* China, Issue March 2020

Videographer, A Performance by Rue Bainbridge at Pace Gallery, 2019

Photographer, "Cheer Leader: Raymond Pettibon," Wallpaper* China, Issue Nov/Dec 2019

​Producer/Director of Photography/Editor/Music, Split (fashion film), 2019

Director of Photography, In Reality (fashion film), 2019

Assistant Photographer, "Ugo Rondinone," T Magazine, Issue April 2019

Assistant Photographer, "Marcel Dzama," Wallpaper* China, Issue May/June 2019

Assistant Photographer, "Jeff Koons," GQ China, Issue April 2018

Videographer/Editor, Artists' Profiles, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, 2017

Curatorial

2019   Kanak Guo: Strange Him, Space240, New York City, US

 

Press/Publications

2020  "Surplus Management (In and Out of Order)," Der Greif, Issue 13, 2020

2020  "Discover the Art World’s Rising Stars In These 2020 MFA Graduate Shows," Lucy                       Rees, Galerie Magazine, July 10, 2020, Online