秦思源 Colin Siyuan Chinnery

秦思源(1971年生于英国爱丁堡)是一个在北京工作生活的艺术家、策展人和音乐家。秦思源于1997年毕业于伦敦大学亚非学院的中国语言与文明专业。1998年到2002年,他工作于大英图书馆的国际敦煌学项目。这个项目致力于促进关于在敦煌发现大量的古代文献的收集和研究,并在中国国家图书馆建立项目的北京办事处。

2002年,秦思源搬到中国,开始作为一个艺术家广泛地在中国、欧洲和美国举行展览。他正在筹备一个声音博物馆,一个研究和共享当代声音、历史声音以及声音艺术的新机构。

秦思源,于2009年至2010年期间,任ShContemporary上海艺术博览会国际当代艺术展“上海当代”总监。他于2006年至2008年期间,担任尤伦斯当代艺术中心(UCCA)副馆长兼首席策展人,是该美术馆的核心筹划人之一。2003年至2006年任英国大使馆文化教育处艺术经理,策划过一系列试验剧场、声音艺术和当代艺术项目,使更广泛的观众得以接触实验艺术。秦思源撰写大量关于当代艺术的文章,是Frieze杂志特约记者。

 

Colin Siyuan Chinnery (Edinburgh, 1971) is an artist and curator based in Beijing. Chinnery graduated in Chinese Language and Civilisation at London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in 1997. From 1998 to 2002 he worked at the British Library’s International Dunhuang Project, a project dedicated to facilitating international research of the voluminous collection of ancient manuscripts discovered in Dunhuang, setting up the project’s Beijing office at the National Library of China.

In 2002 Chinnery moved to China and began exhibiting widely as an artist in China, Europe and the US. Currently he is developing a sound museum, an online institution consisting of contemporary and historical sounds as well a platform for sound art practitioners.

Chinnery was Director in 2009 and 2010 of ShContemporary Art Fair in Shanghai, and between 2006-2008 he was Deputy Director and Chief Curator of Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing, playing a central role in setting up China’s first major contemporary art institution. Between 2003 and 2006, as Arts Manager for the British Council in Beijing, he initiated major projects in experimental theatre, live art, sound art, and visual arts, bringing a wider public into contact with experimental practice. Chinnery writes regularly about contemporary art and is contributing editor for Frieze magazine.

庄辉:祁连山系

Zhuang Hui: Qilian Range, ZHUANG Hui