Jianan Qu, born 1985 in Shandong/China, lives and works in Vienna.
Jianan Qu is an interdisciplinary artist whose works, performances, and choreographies have been shown at Hong Kong Arts Festival, ImpulsTanz Vienna, Lentos Museum Linz, OK Center for Contemporary Art and the St. Pölten Festspielhaus amongst others.
Jianan studied Sculptural Conceptions at Kunst Universität Linz/Austria, since 2012 he teaches Contemporary Dance at the Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz. his practice spans fields; it approaches genres and temporalities without reservation.
Jianan has been awarded several different prizes, including the “Best German Dance Solo“ of Euro-Scene Leipzig 2007 and the first prize of “1. Szene Bunte Wähne Choreographie-Wettbewerb 2006” Vienna.