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Jennifer Wen Ma
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Jennifer Wen Ma

Jennifer Wen Ma (b. 1973, Beijing) lives and works between New York and Beijing. Ma moved to the United States in 1986, received her Bachelor of Art from the Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts, Oklahoma in 1993, and received her Master of Fine Art degree from Pratt Institute, New York in 1999. Ma’s interdisciplinary practice spans from installation and video’s to drawing, fashion design, performance, and public art, often bringing together unlikely elements in a single piece. Recent solo exhibitions include Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2012), Eslite Gallery, Taipei (2011), Art Space NIJI in Kyoto, Japan (2011), and The Phillips Collection, Washington (2011). Ma was the Artistic Director for The Republic of China Centennial Grand Countdown, Taipei, 2010. She participated in Lingua Franca for St. Moritz Art Masters, the 2010 Biennale of Sydney, and the 2009 Echigo-Tsumari Triennial, Niigata. Video installations were commissioned by Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao (2009), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2008), and the National Art Museum of China (2008). Ma’s permanent public projects include multimedia installation for Digital Beijing Building, among others.