Hao Jingban (Shanxi Province, 1985) completed a BA in Media and Communication from Goldsmiths College in 2007, and a MA in Film Studies from University of London in 2010. She has had solo exhibitons at Ullens Center of Contemporary Art, Beijing; and at Taikang Space, also in Beijing. Her works have also been shown at FRONT International Triennial, Transformer Station, Cleveland; Centre Pompidou, Paris; the 11th Shanghai Biennale at the Power Station of Art, Shanghai; Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei; Hiroshima MOCA, Hiroshima; Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing; and the Jewish Museum, New York. In 2016, Hao’s work Off Takes had a premiere debut at the Shanghai Biennale. In the same year, she won the Huayu Youth Award Grand Jury Prize in Art Sanya 2016 with the same work and An Afternoon Ball from her Beijing Ballroom project. In 2017, Hao won the Young Artist of the Year award at the 11th Award of Art China and the International Critics’ Prize at the 63rd Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen.