Né à Wuhan, province de Hubei, en République Populaire de Chine.
The Chinese artist only discovered the information society when he
settled in France in 1990 (after spending nine months in a Chinese
prison following the Tiananmen Square massacre). His energetic,
tongue-in-cheek criticism of media images through his own images is
compellingly relevant to this contemporary argument.
giving weight to these pictures, volatile and ephemeral by nature,
transforming bidimensional reproductions which he finds in newspapers
into sculptural, tridimensional volumes, keeping the effects of
framing, editing and deformation specific to the photographic process,
Wang Du, has produced, with great humour and efficiency, one of the most
pertinent and uncommon works on the question of reality and virtuality.