Jingxin Geng was born in 1975 in Nei Meng Gu, grew up in Beijing. She studied the traditional way of drawing and painting at Minzu University and the Central Art Academy earlier. From 2003 to 2008, she studied visual art at the Art Academy in Oslo, where she began her exploration of contemporary art making. She lives and works as an artist in Norway and Beijing.

Her art presents itself in forms of paper cutting, drawing, painting and installation. Lines and geometric forms are often the basic elements she uses to construct her paper cutting and drawing, in which she explores different topics such as space, depth and issues concerning identity.

Like most contemporary Chinese artist, the transition from the early traditional Chinese art training of duplicating the old masters of calligraphy to finding her own voice as a contemporary artist has been a lifetime of exploration and transformation.



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