is a poet, a music and film critic, as well as a graphic and video
artist. He was born in 1969 and graduated from Shenzhen University.
Now lives and works in Guangzhou.
- born in Guangdong, China.
- began writing poems and publishing underground poetry zines.
- graduated from Shenzhen University.
-set up the alternative music organization, New Masses, organized
John Zorn and Yamatsuka Eye's tour concerts in China and promoted
for the Chinese rock and alternative musicians.
-set up the workshop, Sonic China, began to handle different creative
projects for magazines and publishing houses.
-participated in the exhibition, Signes De Chine: Quverture economique
et creation graphique, Ville d'Echinrolles, France.
-founded the New Style Bookshop, Cafe & Gallery to promote local
and international art.
-launched the Filmakers, a magazine on independent film.
-launched the New Sound of Beijing, an experimental publication
with underground music as subject.
-ran the one-man creative show, Talk Without Speaking, in Libreria
-founded the film organization, u-th¨¨que, in Guangzhou and Shenzhen,
to serve the purpose of screening, holding talks and exchanging
ideas on art films.
-participated in the 19th International Biennale of Graphic Design
-designed the book of the artist Zhou Tiehai, published by Hara
Museum of Contemporary Art (Tokyo) and Shanghart( Shanghai).
-designed the book of the artist Fang Lijun, published by Hunan
Fine Arts Publishing House.
-began editing and designing the Alternative Issues for Modern Weekly.
-designed for the Chinese Rock' N 'Roll guru Cui Jian and participated
his concert in Paris.
-participated in the exhibition, Mirror Images of the Public: The
Avantgarde Poster from China, Hochschule der Kunste Berlin.
-participated in the exhibition, Living in Time:29 Contempoary Artists
from China, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof Museum fur Gegenwart-Berlin,
and designed for the exhibition. The image of the catalogue cover
was reproduced as the cover of Das Leben ist jetzt:Neue Erz?hlungen
aus China,. Suhrkamp Verlag. Frankfurt, 2003
-designed Hou Hanru's book, On The Mid-Ground, published by Timezone
-participated in the Gwangju Biennale with the book project Blindness.
-participated in the exhibition, Professional & Amateur, Chengdu,
and designed for the exhibition.
-begin writing the book, 100 Years of Chinese Graphic Design, which
will be published by Timezone 8(English version) and Hebei Education
Publishing House(Chinese version).
-participated in the reciting event, Voice of Poets, Guangzhou,
and designed for the event.
- participated in Z.O.U., the 50th Venice Biennale with video and
book project San Yuan Li. The same video will also be screened at
MK2(Biblioth¨¨que), Paris (October, Curator:Caroline Bourgeois);
Public & Individual: New Visual Art from China, Kampnagel Theatre,
Hamburg(October, Curator: Wu Wenguang); Fond Regional d¡¯Art Contemporain(FRAC),
Aquitaine, France(November, Curator: Caroline Bourgeois); 10th Biennial
of the Moving Image, Centre pour I¡¯image Contemporaine, Gen¨¨va (November,
Curator: Clare Manchester); Fabricated Paradises :Artists from China,
Le Parvis, Ibos, Vid¨¦okiosque, Pau, France(November, Curator: Hou
-curated the exhibition, Moving Images of Pearl River Delta, Guangzhou