Jianan Qu, born 1985 in Shandong/China, lives and works in Vienna/Linz, Austria

Education:
since 2003 – Contemporary Dance
Institute of Dance Arts – The Anton Bruckner University, Linz
since 2012 – Fine Arts
Department Sculptural Conception – The University of Arts, Linz
since 2015 – Fine Arts
TransArts – The University of Applied Arts, Vienna

Jianan Qu is an interdisciplinary artist who works with performance, installation, objects and video. His performances that are conceptual, reduced and minimal have at the same time immense visual impact. Qu’s works have been shown at various renowned international institutions and festivals such as the Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art Budapest, Vienna Art Week, Hong Kong Arts Festival, ImpulsTanz Vienna, Oslo LUX, euro-scene Leipzig, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Bruckner Haus, Linz or Festspielhaus, St. Pölten.

Jianan Qu lectures at Anton Bruckner Private University Linz (Austria), he is visiting professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna (Austria), and visiting lecturer at SOZO Kassel (Germany), CSM Alicante (Spain), Shandong University of Arts (China).

Screen Shot 2017-10-29 at 00.47.40photo: Dominik Galleya