Qiu Zhijie

Born in Fujian Province, Qiu Zhijie now lives between Beijing and Hangzhou, dividing his time between his artistic production, curatorial projects and academic roles as Professor and Dean of the School of Experimental Art (CAFA) and as Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou. In 1993, Qiu was the youngest artist featured in the seminal exhibition China’s New Art Post-1989, the first major collection of Chinese experimental art displayed outside of the country. Since then his work has been extensively exhibited within and outside China. He was the Lead Curator for the China Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2017.
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