Born 1974, Xinzhou (Shanxi Province), China. Lives and works in Beijing, China, and Los Angeles, USA.
Dong Bingfeng is a curator and producer based in Beijing. He is a research fellow in the School of Inter-media Art, China Academy of Art. A graduate from the Department of Oil Painting of Luxun Academy of Fine Art in 1999, since 2005, Dong Bingfeng has worked as curator in Guangdong Museum of Art and Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Deputy Director of Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Art Director of Li Xianting’s Film Fund, and Academic Director of OCAT Institute. From 2008 to 2012, he was editor-in-chief of Art & Investment, Contemporary Art & Investment, ARTINCHINA and The Independent Critic. In 2013, Dong Bingfeng was awarded the CCAA Chinese Contemporary Art Critic Award. In 2015, he was awarded the Chinese Contemporary Art Critic Award of Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. In 2017,he was awarded the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Research Grant.
Dong Bingfeng curated and organized over 50 exhibitions and events in China and overseas, including: 1st Unrestricted New Image Festival (Beijing Film Academy, 2001), From Polar Region to Tie Xi Qu: Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Northeast China 1985-2006 (Guangdong Museum of Art, 2006), TRAFFIC-Art Highway(Musée des beaux-arts et d’archéologie, Besancon, France, 2009), Looking through Film: Traces of Cinema and Self-Constructs in Contemporary Art (OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, 2010); Focus On Talents Project (Today Art Museum, Beijing, 2012). He was assistant curator to Fei Dawei for 85 New Wave: The Birth of Chinese Contemporary Art(Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, 2007) and the academic secretary of the 2nd Guangzhou Triennial (Guangdong Museum of Art, 2005).
As an active promoter of Chinese independent films and art films, he has been part of the jury of many international and national film competitions.
Dong Bingfeng has directed or edited more than 80 publications about contemporary art and film, including collections about world film directors, Western theory of art, Media Art, contemporary film, museum management and contemporary art collecting. He is the author of Jean-Luc Godard, Pier Paolo Pasolini (2003), and the chief-editor of Looking Through Film: Traces of Cinema and Self-Constructs in Contemporary Art (2010).