Shen Qilan, receiving her Ph.D. from University of Münster, Germany, is a famous writer, art critic and curator. She is the founder of “UnderstandAqiran”, an art WeChat official account platform. Currently she is editorial board member of Book Town magazine. She was the editorial director of Art World magazine; Editor-in-chief of art department at Insight Media publishing house. She is chief adviser and co-author of Europe-China Cultural Compass --Orientation for Cultural Cooperation between China and Europe. Her book Life at My Own Pace was a best-seller. She was invited to speak at TEDx. She was on the academic committee of ASIA NOW Paris Asian Art Fair 2015. She has contributed to the art columns on Bazaar Art and Noblesse. She is among the social mentors who are invited by Fudan University for its “Siyuan Program”.