Born in 1960, He Chongyue started to shoot photos and exhibit works from 1984. He used to specialize in traditional photograph, but now turns to do contemporary documentary works. In "Aging Population" series, the artist records suffering in old people's everyday life, which shows circumstance in China dominated by Authoritarianism and Consumerism. He Chongyue kicked off "The Family Planning" series in 2007, and he took the photos from family planning fliers in country area. The artist widely uses documentary images from contemporary conceptual art to reflect the social phenomenon.
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2008 "A Billion to One: Dictated Parenthood and the Feudal Mind" Sala Parpalló museum in Valencia , Spain 2008 "A Billion to One: Dictated Parenthood and the Feudal Mind" Vaness Art Link, Beijing2007 "A Billion to One: Dictated Parenthood and the Feudal Mind" KIANG GALLERY, Atlanta, USA
China Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA) Art Museum Guangdong Museum of Art