Tielin Ding

Art Discipline: 
New York, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 1, 2024 to Jul 19, 2024

Born in 1996 in Chongqing, China. Tielin Ding is a wanderer, observer and mixed-media artist whose diverse practice involves working with playful objects, indeterminate traces and movements to create performative actions. His application of “Mapping” and “Walking” gives him more opportunity to reflect on invisible systems within urban and natural spaces.  Under the practice of way-finding, mark-making and game-changing, he has been very interested in drifting in the field of language and space, risking getting lost from point A to point B. He graduated from  MFA in photography at Parsons School of Design, The New School in NYC with a bachelor background in architecture engineering. He exhibited his works at Silvermine Gallery in Connecticut, Garrison Art Center in New York, Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana, Noorderlicht International Photo Festival in Netherlands and Reclaim Award in Germany.  Recent residency he attended includes Abbott Watts Photography Residency at Monson Arts in Maine, Nars Foundation Satellite Residency at Governors Island, Ellis-Beauregard Foundation residency in Maine and Volland Foundation in Kansas. He had his first solo exhibition at Nars Foundation in Brooklyn in 2023 and is currently preparing for his second solo exhibition at Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT scheduled in 2025.