Shen Ruijun, artist and curator, born in 1976, Guangzhou, currently works and lives in Guangzhou and New York.Formerly the Chief Curator of Guangdong Times Art Museum (2014-2017), Shen Ruijun is currently the China program director of KADIST (San Francisco/Paris) .
As a curator, Shen Ruijun has curated many successful exhibitions, including “Gentle Wave in Your Eye Fluid-A Pipilotti Rist Solo Exhibition” (2013), the “Pulse-Reaction” series (2012, 2016), and “Polit-Sheer-Form!” at Queens Museum of Art, New York (2014). She also co-curated the 6th Chengdu Biennale (2013). Her ongoing research and curatorial direction include using Chinese gardens as an entry point to study the ideological roots of Chinese culture, traditional culture-inspired approach to addressing the dilemmas faced in contemporary life, and the possibility of translating the spatiality of gardens into contemporary art practice. She has been curating a series of garden-related exhibitions since 2015.