“Paper—you can never predict what it will become in the end.”
Born Siping City, Jilin, 1974, lives and works in Beijing.
Book editor and designer.
Li Hongbo became fascinated by traditional Chinese toys and festive decorations known as paper gourds made from glued layers of thin paper which can be stored flat but then opened to reveal a flower or other shape.
“纸 — 你永远无法预测它的未来”
Flexible Paper Sculptures by Dominik Mersch Gallery, Australia
2001 Paper Space, Beijing
2007 Shared Time and Space, Beijing
2007 Material Desires, No Desire, Beijing
2010 Journey of Thousand Miles – Awarded Graduation Works of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
2010 Object-Energy, Found Museum, Beijing