Liu Tian is a curator and deputy director of the Visual Culture Research Center at the China Academy of Art ( CAA ). He has been a researcher at CAA’s Institute of Contemporary Art and Social Thought ( ICAST ) and the School of Inter-Media Art ( SIMA ) and a founder of Open Matter Institute. He has a long-term commitment to the iteration of research-creation, involving curation, design, creation, theoretical research, design and writing, etc. As a writer, he has published in journals such as Artforum, New Arts, LEAP and Art World. He has curated diverse academic exhibitions since 2006 and he was a member of the curatorial collegiate of the 11th Shanghai Biennale, Why Not Ask Again: Arguments, Counter-arguments, and Stories. Liu Tan’s current practice focuses on generalised mass-oriented curation and design, with the interdisciplinary exploration of local grassroots, classical origins and sci-tech frontiers.

刘畑,策展人。中国美术学院展示文化研究中心副主任,跨媒体艺术学院当代艺术与社会思想研究所( ICAST )研究员,开放问题研究所( Open Matter Institute )发起人。