Tang Nannan was born in Yunxiao, Fujian Province in 1969. Nannan received his education from the Department of Fine arts in Xiamen University and then graduated from School of Inter-Media Art in China Academy of Art as a member among its first class of PHD candidates with a degree in modern art. He teaches at the School of Inter-media Art of China Academy of Art, and works and lives in Hangzhou. In Nannan’s works, nostalgia in modern cities is present as the main theme and question that are discussed and its relationship to: time and memory, myths and poetry, nostalgia and life and death. With his cultural sociology research, the artist tries to integrate multiple forms of art such as painting, video installation, photography, and multiscreen video theatre to explore his own life experience and concerning modern living circumstances through the various different media.