Bao Dong is an art critic and independent curator based in Beijing. In contributing essays to the artistic dialogue and other forms of involvement, Bao has established himself as a leading curator and critic of work by the new generation. His articles have been widely published in art journals and artist monographs both at home and abroad. He has curated many exhibitions for a wide range of art institutions including Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, the Art Center of Chulalongkorn University, Guangdong Times Museum, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum, etc. He was awarded Asian Cultural Council (ACC) fellowship grant in 2014, and became a nominee of Independent Curators International’s (ICI) 2014 Independent Vision Curatorial Award. Recently he was awarded Yishu Awards for Curating Contemporary Chinese Art 2016.
- “Dynamics of Supporting Emerging Artists in Asia--Contexts, Challenges, and Projects”: 2017 HUGO BOSS ASIA ART Conference
- Rockbund Art Museum and Shanghai Project present the international conference “AUDIENCES”
- New Artrends·RAM Talk Series 2: Launch of the First Issue of Chinese Contemporary Art Studies