GU ZHENQING

1964? Born in Shanghai, China

1987? Graduated from the History Department of Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

2003? Worked as the chief-curator of Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art; the director of 2004 Chinese Contemporary Art Awards.

2005? Worked as the chiefcurator and deputy director of Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art; Taught as the assistant professor of the Fine Art Department of Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan.

2006? Worked as the chief-curator and executive director of Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai.

2007? Worked as the chief-curator of Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, chief-editor of art magazine Visual Production; member of Final Jury of 5th Taishin Arts Awards.

2008? Worked as chief–editor of art magazine Visual Production; member of Final Jury of 2008 Chinese Contemporary Art Awards, guest professor of Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin.

2009? Worked as artistic director of White Box Museum of Art, Beijing and guest professor of Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an.

2011? Worked as artistic director of Li-space Culture & Art Center, Beijing, China.

Currently lives and works in Beijing as a curator.

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Curatorial Experience:

2013? 2013 Reunion Biennale, Magasin D2, Les Quais, Le Port, Reunion.

2013? “Timeline” Contemporary Art, Youmingtang Art Center, Nanning, Guangxi, China.

2012 ?"Open Sky" Contemporary Art, ChangJianghui Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, China

2012? “What Ever You Want” New Meida Show, Kara Kitchen, Beijing, China

2012? “Heartbeat Shanghai”- Faw-vw Audi art exhibition, Three on the bund, Shanghai, China

2011? 2011 Reunion Biennale, 80 Warehouse Navy Pier, Le Port, Reunion.

2010? Live Fossil: Weng Fen Solo Show, Musee Leon-Dierx, Saint Denis, Reunion.

2010? Two Lines, BWA Museum, Zielona Gora, Poland.

2010? Likeness of the Otherness, Galeira Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland.

2009? From 5.8m, Beijing Li-Space Culture & Art Center, Beijing, China.

2009? Home Court, White Box Museum of Art, Beijing, China.

2009? Rave Forum, Beijing Li-Space Culture & Art Center, Beijing, China.

2009? To Each His Own, Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

2008? 1st Mediation International Art Biennale, Poznan, Poland.

2008? We Shall Overcome, Beijing Li-Space Culture & Art Center, Beijing, China.

2008? First Exhibition, Beijing Li-Space, Culture & Art Center, Beijing, China.

2007? A Chinese Dream: From the Sigg Collection, ARTSingapore, Exhibition Hall 404, Suntec City, Singapore.

2007? Blind Date 2: Sino-German Contemporary Art, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2006? Double Kick Cracker, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China.?

2006? Humanistic Shan-shui: an exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture Art, Jiangbei Park, Huizhou, China

2006? Fantasy and Future, Metropolitan Museum, Manila, Philippe.

2006? China Pavilion: Independent Biennial of 2006 Liverpool Biennial, Independent Quarter, Liverpool, U. K.

2006? China Coup by Red Mansion Art Foundation, Hospital Club, London, U. K..

2005? Focus on China - Tolerance & Identity, Gallery of Vrije Academie, Den Haag, Holland.

2005? City_net Asia 2005, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea.

2005? To Each His Own, Zero Field Experimental Art Center, Beijing, China.

2005? Two Asias, Two Europes, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China.

2005? Blind Date, Salzsiedehaus, Park der Saline Gottesgabe, Kloster Bentlage, Rheine;

Galerie Münsterland, Emsdetten; DA, Kunsthaus Kloster Gravenhorst, H?rstel; Germany.

2005? Back to the Future II: Shanghai Arts, Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover, Germnay .

2005? Back to the Future I: Shanghai Arts, Inner Spaces, Poznan, Poland.

2005? Express: Hexa Project in Shanghai, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China.

2005? Four Ounces Deflects A Thousand Pounds, Arts Center of Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan.

2005? “Shanghai Cool: Creative Reproduction” international art exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China.

2005? Living in Interesting Times: A Decade of New Chinese Photography, The Israel Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel.

2004? “Fantasy and Materialism” Exhibition of Taiwan Avant-garde Documenta II, Silian Building,

Hua Shan Cultural and Creative Industry Center, Taipei, Taiwan.

2004? Shanghai On Sale, Advance Art Center, Shanghai, China.

2004? “Is it Art?”, Shanxi Provincial Art Museum and Noanoa Center, Xi’an, China.

2004? Light as Fuck: Shanghai Assemblage 2000-2004, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway.

2004? “China Now”, Tang Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.

2003? “Open Sky”, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China.

2003? “Left Wing”, Left Bank Community, Beijing, China.

2003? “Synthetic Reality” Show in Grosse Kunstausstellung 2003, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany.

2003? “Return to Nature: Trojan Horse 1 & 2”, Shenghua Arts Center, Nanjing, China.

2003? “Second Hand Reality”, Today Art Gallery; Today Art Gallery Pingod Space, Beijing, China.

2003? “Alternative Modernity” Contemporary Art Exhibition, X-Ray Art Center, Beijing, China.

2003? 3rd Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, Shanxi, China.

2003? “Too Much Flavour”, Chambers Fine Art Gallery, N.Y, USA.

2002? “Mirage”, Suzhou Art Museum & Godot Art Museum, Suzhou, China.

2002? “Facing Nature”, Inner Spaces, Poznan, Poland.

2002? “Everyday Attitude” in Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao Cotton Mill, Shanxi, China.

2002? “Living Out, Hiding In”, Tang Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.

2002? “Too Much Flavour”, 3H Art Center, Shanghai, China; Avant-garde @ Hakaren, Singapore.

2002? Highlights of Chengdu Biennale, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China.

2001? “Body Resources and Objects”, Hong Kong Art Commune, Hong Kong, China.

2001? 16th Asian International Art Exhibition, Guangdong Museum of Fine Art, Guangzhou, China.

2001? 1st Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China.

2001? “Virtual Future” Contemporary Art Exhibition, Guangdong Museum of Fine Art, Guangzhou, China.

2001? “Charming China” in Thailand, Contemporary Art Space, Bangkok, Thailand.

2000? “Unusual & Usual” Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yuangong Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2000? “Scholarly Landscapes” Environment Art Exhibition, Langdao Island Land Art Park, Guilin, China.

2000? “Man and Animals” Performance Art Show, Beijing, Chengdu, Guilin, Nanjing, Changchun, Guiyang, China.

2000? “Charming China”, East link Gallery, Shanghai, China.

1999? Traditional Visual Images, the Fine Art Institute of Shanghai University, Shanghai, China.

1998? The Best of Contemporary Chinese Art, Proud Gallery, London, U.K.

1998? Posters of the Great Cultural Revolution 1966-1976, Ontario Gallery of Chinese Art, Toronto, Canada.

1996? North-East China Oil Painting Exhibition, Penang Butterfly Farm, Malaysia.

1994? North-Eastern Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong, China.

1993? Contemporary Oil Painting Exhibition of North-East China, Liaoning Art Museum, Shenyang, China.

1992? Contemporary Chinese Art Research Materials from North-East China, Changchun, China.

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Symposiums curatorial experience:

2009? “Talking is Movement” Rave Forum, Li-Space Culture & Arts Center, Beijing, China.

2009? “The Site-specific Public Art” Zhangjiang Public Art International Forum, Zhangjiang Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China.

2008? “1st Global Vision for Chinese Contemporary Art and Capital”, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

2004? 4th Chinese Contemporary Art Awards, Schloss, Mauensee, Switzerland.

2003? “Chinese Context on Move” Scholarly Symposium, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China.

2003? “Left Thinking in Globalization” Series of Art Conferences, Left Bank Community, Beijing, China.

2003? “Current Context of Art Exchange” Series of Art Conferences, Lecture Hall of Nanjing Normal Univ., Nanjing, China.

2003? “Art as Tools in Asia” Seminar of Lijiang International Workshop, Shuhe Town, Lijiang, Yunnan, China.

2002? “Curating and Chinese Context” Zunyi International Curatorial Symposium, Zunyi, Guizhou, China.

2001? “Model and Standard in Contemporary Art” Symposium of Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu, China.

2001? "Virtual Art & Virtual Future" Seminar, Guangdong Museum of Fine Art, Guangzhou, China.

2001? “Turning Point by Cultural Exchange” Scholarly Discussion Symposium, Hebei Science & Technology Hotel, Shijiazhuang, China

2000? “Scholarly Tradition & Environmental Art” Seminar. Langdao Island Land Art Park, Guilin, China.

1993? “Experiencing Oil Painting from North-East China” Scholarly Symposium, Liaoning Art Museum, Shenyang, China.

1992? “Contemporary Art & North-East China” Scholarly Symposium, Art Gallery of Normal Univ., Changchun, China.

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Lectures:

2013? “Curator and Contemporary Exhibition Culture”, Beijing Botanical Garden, Beijing, China.

2013 ?“Contemporary Art and Independent Curator”, Summit of the China Institue of Interior Design, Qingdao, China.

2013 ?“Contemporary Art and Practice of Curating”, Hangzhou Opera “InDesign: Inspiration of Mexico” designer Salon, Hangzhou, China.

2012? “International Context and Chinese Art Scene”, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, China.

2010? “Curating Syetem of the Developing Country” , Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China.

2009? “Art Collection: Witness of Cultural Rise of the Big Country”, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China.

2009? “Keyword of Contemporary Art”, Art Schoolof FujianNormal University, Fuzhou, China.

2008? “Curators and Chinese Contemporary Art”, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

2008? “Keywords of Chinese Contemporary Art”, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China.

2007? “Running of Transcending Capitalism: the past and Future of Chinese Contemporary Art”,

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

2007? “Redefining the Future of Contemporary Art in the Chinese Context”, Library Artcurial, Paris, France..

2007? “Chinese Context of Art”, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi’an, China.

2007? “Museum curating and Chinese Contemporary Art”, Asian Curators Symposium, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan.

2007? “Keywords of Chinese Contemporary Art”, Xiangshan Branch, China Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China.

2006? “Curating and Chinese Contemporary Art”, New Media Department, China Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China.

2006? “Museum and Chinese Contemporary Art”, Kyoto Art University, Kyoto, Japan.

2005? “Curating in the Context of Art”, Doctoral Program in Art Creation and Theory, Tainan National University of the Arts, Tainan, Taiwan.

2005? “Independent Exhibition and Independent Curating”, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan.

2005? “The Conception of New Chinese Photography”, The Israel Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel.

2004? “Independent Expression & Chinese Avant-garde Art”, Humanity College of Xi'an Jiaotong Univ., Xi'an, China.

2004? “Chinese New-media Art”, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Shanghai, China.

2004? “Multi-media Art in China”, International Education Faculty of Shanghai Foreign Language Univ., Shanghai, China.

2003? “Independent Curator & Chinese Contemporary Art”, Art Design Faculty of Fudan Univ., Shanghai, China.

2003? “Independent Curating and Independent Exhibition”, Art Faculty of Shanghai Normal Univ., Shanghai, China.

2003? “Curatorial Experience Reflecting the Reality”, Beijing Broadcasting Institute, Beijing, China.

2003? “Independent Curating and Chinese Contemporary Art”, Art Faculty of Capital Normal Univ., Beijing, China.

2003? “Public Art in the City: Chinese Context”, Lecture Hall of Library of Peking Univ., Beijing, China.

2003? “Without Distance: Comments on the 50th Venice Biennale”, Guangdong Museum of Fine Art, Guangzhou, China.

2003? “Independent Curating in the Chinese Context”, Art Faculty of York Univ. Toronto, Canada.

2003? “Web Art in China”, Center Pompidou, Paris, France.

1998? “Propaganda Art in the Great Chinese Cultural Revolution”, Ontario Gallery of Chinese Art, Toronto, Canada.

1994? “Contemporary Art & Modern Society”, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong, China.

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