Born 1972 in Kuandian County, China
Lives and works in Beijing

Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Photography, 1995 


Form of Light, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, USA

No Name, PHOTOFAIRS | San Francisco, Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, USA

No Name, PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

Form of Light, Paramount Pictures Studios, Los Angeles, USA

Form of Light 1, M97 Gallery, Shanghai, China
Form of Light 2, M97 Project Space, Shanghai, China

Some Days (1999-2009), M97 Gallery, Shanghai, China

Some Days, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Paris, France
The Photographs of Wang Ningde, Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Let There Be Light, Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

Photographs of Wang Ningde, SF Camerawork (Sponsored by Andy Warhol Foundation), San Francisco, USA

The Photographs of Wang Ningde, The Red Mansion Foundation, London, UK
Some Days, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
Beyond the Realm of the Soul, Dimensions Art Center, Beijing, China

Between History and Fantasy, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, China

Walking Towards a Darker Place, Libreria Borges, Guangzhou, China


A Fairy Tale in Red Times: Works from the White Rabbit Collection, The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Beyond the Sphere of Reproduction: Contemporary Photography from China and Germany, Artron Art Center, Shenzhen, China

Beyond the Sphere of Reproduction: Contemporary Photography from China and Germany, Sanya Museum of Contemporary Art, Sanya, China
Negative Positive, Wanying Art Museum, Shijiazhuang, China

Simultaneous Eidos: Guangzhou Image Triennial 2017, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Troposphere: Chinese and Brazilian Contemporary Art, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China
Beyond the Sphere of Reproduction: Contemporary Photography from China and Germany, Whitebox Art Center, Beijing, China
Beyond the Sphere of Reproduction: Contemporary Photography from China and Germany, Städtische Galerie, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
Fourth Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts: Stress Field, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China
Working on History: Contemporary Chinese Photography and the Cultural Revolution, Museum für Fotografie, Berlin, Germany
Light Color Boundaries, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

Another Landscape, Yang Museum, Beijing, China
Out of Obscurity, Flowers Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Flying High: Young Chinese Photography, Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Projection: Photographic Assertions, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie, Darmstadt, Germany
The Time is Out of Joint, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea
Anonymous, Jinge Art Center, Beijing, China

Beyond Image: Laboratory of Light, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China
Unfamiliar Asia: The Second Beijing Photo Biennial, 798 Art Center, Beijing, China
LEAP Pavilion: The Coming Image, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
Grain to Pixel: A Story of Photography in China, Shanghai Center of Photography, Shanghai, China
Chinese Photography: Twentieth Century and Beyond, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
China 8 Works in Progress, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
The Civil Power, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum Inaugural Exhibition, Beijing, China
2nd Three Shadows Experimental Image Open Exhibition, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
Re-Exposure: 12 Chinese Contemporary Photographic Artists, Poly Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Ministry of Truth II: The Factitious and Its Realm, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing, China
China Photography Annual Power List Exhibition, Lishui Photography Museum, Lishui, China
Flux Realities, Singapore International Photography Festival 4th Edition, ArtScience Museum, Singapore
Contemporary Photography in China 2009-2014, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
Three Shadows First Experimental Image Open Exhibition, Beijing, China
Art Paris 2014, Paris, France
Chinese New Photography Since 2009, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China

Art and Technology, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong, China
Beijing Photo Biennale, The China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China
Home Works 6: A Forum on Cultural Practices, Artheum, Beirut, Lebanon
New Sights in Chinese Contemporary Art—Beijing-Belgrade, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia
New Sights in Chinese Contemporary Art--Beijing-Bucharest, Romania National Contemporary Art Museum, Bucharest, Romania
New Sights in Chinese Contemporary Art—Beijing-Praha, Prinz Prager Gallery, Praha, Czech Republic
New Sights in Chinese Contemporary Art--Beijing-Sofia, Sofia Contemporary Art Festival, Bulgaria
Lianzhou Foto 2013, Lianzhou China

UNSEEN Photo Fair, Foam Museum, Amsterdam
Standing at the Water's Edge, M97 Gallery, Shanghai, China
From Here: Context and Internationalization PhotoEspaña 2012, Madrid, Spain
Light Blending Onto the Retina, 18 Gallery, Shanghai, China
Passing Through Memory, Jinji Lake Art Museum, Suzhou, China

Ruins: Face of Contemporary Northeast China, Soka Art Center, Beijing, China
Turbulence and Chaos, Alessandria Photo Biennale, Alessandria, Italy

'Is the World Real?' Lianzhou International Photo Festival 2010, Lianzhou, China
Carte da Gioco d'Artista, La Collezione del XXI secolo, World Expo Italy Pavilion, Shanghai, China
Reshaping History: China Art from 2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center, Beijing, China
Soldier Crab Ⅱ- an Exhibition of Contemporary Photography, Beijing LI-SPACE Culture & Art Center, Beijing, China
A Close-up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China
Work in Progress: How Do Artists Work, Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Room Service, Textile City Art Space, Xi'an, China
"Beijing-Havana" New China Contemporary Art Revolution, Havana, Cuba
Japan Meets China - Our Future Reflected Contemporary Art, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Modern Arts, Tochigi, Japan
Exquisite Corpse: China Surreal, M97 Gallery, Shanghai, China
The Oriental Rainbow: An Index of Images in China's Urbanization Process, Magee Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Chinese Freedom, T SPACE, Beijing, China
Retrospection Lianzhou 2005-2007: Retrospective Exhibition, Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Tomo Art Centre, Beijing, China
Our Future, Ullens Foundation Collection, Ullens Center for Contemporay Art, Beijing, China
Beijing-Athens Contemporary Art from China, Technopolis of the City of Athens, Greece
China Avant-Garde Ⅱ, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Out of Place, Robischon Gallery, Denver, USA
Homesickness-Memory and Virtual Reality, T Space, Beijing, China
Aqua Art Miami, Limn gallery, Miami, FL, USA
Biennale Photoquai, Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France
City_Net Asia 2007, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Distance Estimated by Eyes: Photography of Eight Chinese, Guanshanyue Gallery, Shenzhen,China
The New Wind from China, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea
Labyrinth, Art and Knowledge Space, Beijing, China
Toshihiro Yashiro & Wang Ningde, Keumsan Gallery, Beijing, China
Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Guangdong, China
Contemporary Chinese Photography, China Square, New York, USA
Unexpected Out of Control, KU Art Center inaugural exhibition, Beijing, China

China Gate, Arko Art Center of Arts Council Korea, Seoul, South Korea
Developing China- 20 Years of Contemporary Chinese Photography, Nanjing Square Gallery of Contemporary Art, Nanjing, China
Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Guangdong, China
Donggang International Photo Festival, Donggang, South Korea
From 'Polar Region' to 'Tiexiqu' - Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Northeast China, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Removing the Ladder, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China
Inner Scopes: Contemporary Chinese Photography as Conscious Practices, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
Stain, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore

Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Guangdong, China
Making a New Relationship -The Art Ethics, Dimensions Art Center, Beijing, China
Fotografia Festival Internazionale di Roma, Rome, Italy
The Second Guangzhou Triennial/Self Organization, Guangzhou, China
Changeable, The Heart of Art, Henan, China
Dream Producers (III/VI) -The Imaginary Museum of Chinese Contemporary Art, Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Living in Interesting Times - A Decade of New Chinese Photography, Tel-Hai Industrial Park, Israel
Mahjong. Chinesische Gegenwartskunst aus der Sammlung Sigg, Berne, Switzerland
Walking out of Hongmen- Contemporary Photography of China, Italy
Reviewing the City, Guangzhou Photo Biennale, Guangzhou, China

Where Are You Heading Mother China?, Tokyo Ginza Guardian Garden Salon, Tokyo, Japan
Elsewhere, Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing, China
Techniques of the Visible, Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Le Moine et le Demon, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France
Reality Spells —Exhibition of Conceptual Photography Since the 90s, Central Library Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Between Reality and Memory, New School University, New York, USA
All Under Heaven, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Otherwhere 2004, National Photography Exposition of San Francisco, USA
Stance of Open, Art Museum of Guangdong, Guangzhou, China
Illusion, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China

Alternative Modernity, X-Ray Art Center, Beijing, China
From China Contemporary Art Photography, Arhus Kunstbygning og Galleri Image, Denmark
A Strange Heaven- Contemporary Chinese Photography, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
An Interesting and Singular Walk, Island Of France Photography Center, Paris, France

Dancing in the Outskirts of a Small Town, Pingyao International Photo Festival, Shanxi, China
The City That Can Not Be Seen, Xinguang Photo Gallery, Shanghai, China
No Problem, Aura Gallery, Shanghai

The Younger Generation and the New Century, Guangzhou Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China


Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles
White Rabbit Collection, Sydney
Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing
Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
CAFA Art Museum, Beijing
Lishui Photography Museum, Lishui
The Red Mansion Foundation, London
Franks-Suss Collection, London
Dr. Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland
Burger Collection, Hong Kong