Song Dong  (Chinese, 1966) 


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Song Dong Biography
1966   Born in Beijing, China
1989   Graduated from fine arts department, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
  Currently lives and works in Beijing, China
Selected 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
2007   China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007.