Jianan Qu, born 1985 in Shandong / China, lives and works in Vienna, Austria
2003 – 2004 Contemporary Dance
Institute of Dance Arts – The Anton Bruckner University, Linz
2012 – 2015 Sculpture
Department Sculptural Conception – The University of Arts, Linz
2015 – 2017 Fine Arts
TransArts – The University of Applied Arts, Vienna
Jianan Qu is a performance and visual artist. Immaterial and reduced expressions are often the key elements in Qu’s works. Without being bonded to materials, the artist tries to make the concept speak for his mind. Over the years, Jianan Qu has developed an interactive practice, discovering the potential performative exchanges in society, arts and art spaces.