Bio

Born in Beijing, China, Shen moved to New Zealand at the age of 8. Shen uses photography to explore subjects such as objects of mundane life. Spending his childhood away from China, John was always interested in Chinese culture, identity, and stereotypes.  

 

 

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Work Experiance:

2017-2019: Camera Assistant - CCTV5 

 

Education:

2016-2020: Whitecliffe College of Art and Design. For Bachelor of Fine Art (Honors)

 

2021-2022: Whitecliffe College of Art and Design. For Master of Fine Art 

 

Exhibitions:

 

2021: Act Natural - McLeavey Gallery 

2021: EMERGING ARTISTS 2021 - SANDERSON CONTEMPORARY

2020: Taxiang  - Whitecliffe College of Art and Design.

2020: Hearts of the Athletes - Demo  

2020: Eden Arts Award - Webb's

2019: John. - Balfour Road Studios, Whitecliffe College of Art and Design.

2018: Tourist - Balfour Road Studios, Whitecliffe College of Art and Design.

2017: Memorial Hall - Balfour Road Studios, Whitecliffe College of Art and Design.

2016: Objects of the Streets - Balfour Road Studios, Whitecliffe College of Art and Design.