He is an independent curator and art critic. He is also the Art Director at He Xiangning Art Museum. Currently he lives and works in Beijing, Shenzhen.
Since the late 1980s, Feng has been involved in Chinese contemporary art as a curator, critic and editor, focusing on experimental and critical contemporary art. He is particularly interested in marginal and alternative contemporary art groups, emerging artists and their artistic creation. He has written hundreds of thousands of words of articles, theses and essays.
He has curated many important exhibitions in China and abroad, including “Traces of Existence: 1998 Chinese Contemporary Art Study Exhibition”(Beijing), “Fuck Off 1 and Fuck Off 2”(Shanghai and Groninger Museum, Netherlands), “Reinterpretation: The First Guangzhou Triennial”(Guangdong Museum of Art), “Right Hand, Left Hand: A Sino-German Exhibition of Contemporary Art” (798 Art District, Beijing), “China Now: Reincarnations of Chinese Contemporary Art”(Essl Collection of Contemporary Art, Austria and Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Netherlands), “The Chengdu Biennale” (Chengdu Exhibition Center), “A Miscellany of Art”(Dimensions Gallery, 798 Art District, Beijing and Jinji Lake Art Museum, Suzhou), “A Vista of Perspectives: The Sixth Shenzhen Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition”(OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen),“Surreptitious Substitutions: Post-Modern Methods in Chinese Contemporary Art”(OCAT Art and Design Gallery),“My Bone, Flesh, and Skin”(Asian Contemporary Art Fair, USA), “Map Games: Dynamics of Change-International Visual Art and Architecture Project”(Today Art Museum, Beijing, Birmingham Art Museum, UK, Terni International Center for Contemporary Art, Italy),“The Fourth Cross-Strait Four-Regions Artistic Exchange Project”(He Xiangning Art Museum, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Osage Gallery Kwan Tong, and Macau Museum of Art), “A Narrative of Actual Properties of Life: Chinese Contemporary Art”(Bergen Kunsthall, Norway), “CAFAM Future: Sub-Phenomena—Report on the State of Young Chinese Art”(CAFA Art Museum, Beijing), “A New Dynast-Created in China”(ARoS Aarhus Art Museum), and “Utopias/Heterotopia—Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition”（Wuzhen, China）. Feng Boyi is one of the most active independent curators and critics in China.