Xia Jings series Underground are photographs of portraits of mineworkers, made of coal. She dedicated her series to the mineworkers, who work hard and underground, with all kinds of risk. A lot of (fatal) accidents happen, most of the times unknown to the rest of the world. The artist brings this up as a remark to the growing economy, build on the hardships of the mineworkers.
2007 Weapons of Assassination, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing
2006 Blast: Contemporary Art of China, Beijing
Real thing: Contemporary Art of China, Zhu Qi Zhan Art Gallery, Shanghai
2005 F2 Gallery's Opening Show
2003 Refresher Study in Central Academy Fine Arts
2001 New Stroy of the Abstract Painting: China's Abstract Art Show, Shanghai Art Museum
2000 Not about Gender: Works of Contemporary Chinese Women Artists, Shanghai Srt Museum, Nanjing Museum