Timeline

1966
Born in Beijing, China
1989
Graduated from fine arts department, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
Currently lives and works in Beijing, China

Exhibitions

2009
Re-Imagining Asia, The New Art Gallery Walsall, UK
2009
The end of Video, LOOP, Seoul, South Korea
2009
Waste Not, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
2009
SU:MBISORI, Jeju Museum of Art, South Korea (solo)
2008
Community of Tastes Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2008
Re-Imagining Asia HKW, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany
2008
Water Memory, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK (solo)
2008
Eating the city in Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2008
"Song Dong Solo Exhibition," Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art
2007–2008
"Made in China: Contemporary Chinese Art at the Israel Museum," Jerusalem, the Israel Museum
2007
"Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China", Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC
2007
"Made in China: Works from the Estella Collection," Denmark, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
2007
"Song Dong at Beijing Commune," Beijing Commune, Beijing
2006
Eating the City at Selfridges, Selfridges, London, UK
2006
Only One Wall, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
2006
News, Beijing Commune, Beijing
2004–2006
"Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video From China", International Center for Photography, and Asia Society, New York, Museum of Contemporary Art and Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Santa Barbara
2005
2005 The Biennale of Contemporary Chinese Art in Montpellier, Montpellier, France
2005
Waste Not, Beijing Tokyo Art Project, Beijing 798 Factory, China
2005
The 59th Minute, Time Square, New York, USA
2005
Only One Wall, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China
2004–2005
"Xcentric Video Festival", Centre de Cultura Contemporˆnia de Barcelona, Barcelona
2004
"Visual Performance", Walsh Gallery, Chicago
2004
Sao Paolo Biennale, Brazil
2004
WATERWORKS, Chinese Arts Center, Manchester
2003
SARS TIMES: Song Dong and Yin XiuzhenÓ, video installations event, ISE Foundation, New York
2003
Òalors, la chine: Chinese Contemporary ArtÓ, Center Pompidou, Paris
2003
"Every Day: Contemporary Art from China Japan, Korea, and Thailand", Kunstforeningen Copenhagen, Denmark
2003
8th Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul
2002
Eyeball, video installation and event, Beijing International Switching System Corporation Ltd. BISC, Beijing
2002
Reinterpretation: a Decade of Experimental Chinese Art 1990-2000
2002
The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2000
"Edible Pen Jing (Bonsai)", installation and performance, Gasworks International Art Studio, London
2000
"Song Dong in London", installation and performance, Tablet Gallery, London
2000
"Canceled: Exhibiting Experimental Art in China", Smart Museum of Art, Chicago
1999
Cities on the Move, Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki, Finland
1999
Transience: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago
1999
Supermarket, alternative non-art space, Shanghai, China
1998
Living in Time, Hamburg Bahnhof Museum of Contemporary Art, Berlin
1998
Pause: The Fourth Kwangju Biennial, Kwangju, Korea
1998
The Fourth Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art
1998
Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
1997
The 18th World-Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
1997
Fuck Off, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai
1997
Cancelled: Exhibiting Experimental Art in China, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago
1996
Song Dong in London, Gasworks, London
1995
Look, video installation, Contemporary Art Gallery, Beijing
1995
Slap, video installation, Ruins for Art, Berlin
1995
The First Kwangju Biennial, Kwangju, Korea
1995
Inside Out: New Chinese Art, Asia Society Galleries, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
1995
Me!: A Profile of Chinese Contemporary Art in the Nineties, Beijing
1994
Another Lesson: Do You Want to Play with Me?, Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

Literature

2007
China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007. www.chinaartbook.de