Born in Beijing in 1962, he began to film “The Living Conditions of Chinese Psychiatric Patients” in 1989 and completed in 1990

He began to film “Catholics in China” in 1992 and completed in 1996

He began to film “The Daily Life of Tibetan Peasants” 1996 and completed in 2006.

Filming “Munbei Prison”, completed in 2006

Notable Works

Trilogy – The Four Seasons, Trilogy – The Forgotten People


Solo Exhibitions

2011 Forgotten: Chinese Psychiatric Patient Survival, VISA POUR L’IMAGE, Perpignan, France
Chinese Catholic, Loyola University Art Museum, Chicago, USA
2010 Heaven and Hell, Royal Monastery of St. Thomas, Avila, West Banmen North Prison, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
2009 Secret spiritual world: Lu Nan photography for 15 years, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China

North Myanmar Prison, Ying Art Center, Beijing, China

2008 Eternal scale: Lu Nan photography for 15 years, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

China Independent Photography, Houston Photography Festival, Houston, USA

2007 Lu Nan Photography for 15 Years, Songzhuang Art Museum, Beijing, China Four Seasons – Daily Life of Tibetan Farmers, Ying Art Center, Beijing, China
2005 Nan photography 15 years (slide), Lianzhou Photography Festival, Lianzhou, Guangdong, China

Lu Nan Photography 15 years (slide), Pingyao Photography Festival, Pingyao, Shanxi, China

Group Exhibitons

2016 Too lonely: the stalker in Chinese contemporary art, the Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2015 Chinese Photography: Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Beijing, China

Particles to Pixels since the 20th Century: Photography in China, Shanghai Photographic Art Center, Shanghai, China

2014 Traveler Diary, Beehive Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China
2012 Image Anxiety, International Photography and Visual Arts Festival, Madrid, Spain, China
2010 The face of life: Chinese contemporary portrait, Central Academy of Fine Arts Art Museum, Beijing

a point in China’s time and space – Guangdong Art Museum’s collection of contemporary art exhibitions, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou

a point in China’s time and space: Guangdong Museum of Art Collection of contemporary art exhibitions, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

China Reconstruction History: 2000-2009 Chinese New Art, National Convention Center, Beijing, China

10 Chinese artists with their 20-year-old, Angle Gallery, Beijing, China

2008 People·History, Art Museum of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
2007 Guangzhou International Photography Biennale, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2006 20 years of contemporary Chinese photography, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China
1997 Absolute scenery: between illusion and reality, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan