Artist, Curator, Director of Power Station of Art, Chief-Editor of Art World magazine
After graduated from Ecole national superieur des Beaux Arts in Paris, Gong Yan returned to China and established “O Art Center” in Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts. O Art Center focuses on unstable media art and city research, provides a dynamic platform for young talented artists and curators. In 2002 and 2006, Gong Yan’swork had participated in Shanghai Biennial. In 2007,she was nominated artistic director of Shanghai E-Arts Festival, in 2008,she was invited as jury member of Ars Electronica Linz Austria. Gong Yan had curated exhibitions, such as “Utopies Realisable—Exhibition of Yona Friedman”(2007), “Body Media-International Interactive Art Exhibition ”(2007),“Power—Thonik Design Exhibition”(2008), “Ordinary Architecture—The Chinese Pavilion in the 11th International Architecture Venice Biennale”(2008),“Electricfields: Surrealism and beyond—La collection du Centre Pompidou”(2012-2013), “Andy Warhol :15 Minutes Eternal”(2013) and “Decorum :carpets and tapestries by artists”(2014) etc.