Xiamen, China b.1982
Guo Guozhu, born in 1982, Yongchun, Fujian, graduated from the Department of Mechanics of Nanchang Hangkong University. He now lives and works in Xiamen.
Since 2002, he started to use his work talking about “space” and social relationships. During his process, space is Guo’s most important medium and object.When he tries to describe or use a space, questioning about it, always begins from an individual spirit and ends up with the social phenomenon.
His work was exhibited in many places and musuems, such as: Pingyao International Photography Festival 2009, Pingyao, China; China-Holland Contemporary Arts Exhibition 2010, Xiamen, China; The Second & The Third Beijing Photo Biennial 2015, CAFA Museum, Beijing, China; Jimei × Arles International Photo Festival 2015, Xiamen, China; Photography New Academy Exhibition of China Academy of Art 2015, CAA Art Museums, Hangzhou, China, and so on. He was selected as one of the TOP20 China Cutting-edge Contemporary Photographer, 2015. He was listed in The Three Shadows Photo Award & New Talent Award . He was nominated in 7th Prix Pictet photography prize & 2016 Shpilman International Prize for Excellence in Photography.