2011 C77DA

Never Saw the Light of Day

OU Ning

Artist, Curator and Publisher

Ou Ning’s cultural practices encompass multiple disciplines. He has founded an independent film and video organiation, created a seminal book, New Sound of Beijing, initiated the biennale exhibition Get It Louder (2005, 2007, 2010) and launched the sound project in China Power Station, co-organized by Serpentine Gallery and Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art. He is now curating The Solutions: Design and Social Engineering for the 2011 Chengdu Biennale and preparing a new literary magazine Chutzpah (Tian Nan in Chinese) which will launch on April 2011. He’s based in Beijing, and is the director of Shao Foundation. Portrait by Nie Zheng