Muge (木 格) (b. 1979) was born and grew up in Chongqing, China. He graduated from Sichuan Normal University with a degree in Broadcasting and Television Directing and worked as a photographer, photo editor and lecturer after graduation.
He has held solo exhibitions at Zen Photo Gallery in Tokyo and Anastasia Photo Gallery and has participated in “Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography” at the Katonah Museum of Art in New York. He was nominated for the Foam Paul Huf Award in 2011, selected as a Juror’s Pick for the 2012 Daylight Photo Awards, awarded the Dali International Photography Festival Photography Award and selected as First Edition 2012 Hey Hot Shot.
His photographs have been featured in publications such as the New York Times, EYEMAZING, Le Monde, FOTO8 and Chinese Photography.
In 2013, Muge has published the book “Ash” and was nominated for PDN’s 30: New and Emerging Photographers to Watch.
Muge now lives and works in Chengdu, Sichuan.