Born in 1965 in Lintong, Shanxi Province of China, Huang Du graduated from Department of Art History at CAFA in 1988. As an independent curator and critic, he now lives and works in Beijing. He has served as editor and associate professor of editorship for magazine of Fine Arts from 1988 to 2001. Also he recommended personnel of “Art Award” for Lenbach-House Art Gallery, Munich in 1997.
Important exhibitions curated or co-curated by him in recent years include “Post-Material” (2000, Beijing), “Manufacturing in China” (2002, New York), “The 2nd Seoul International New Media Art Biennale” (2002, Seoul), “The 50th Venice Biennale—Chinese Pavilion” (2003, Venice), “The 7th International Art Biennale in Parma, Italy” (2004, Parma) and “The 26th Sao Paulo Biennale—Chinese Pavilion” (2004, Sao Paulo). In 2010, Huang continued to serve as the curator of “Today Documentary Exhibition” and have “The Second Today Documentary Exhibition” launched. Meanwhile, he served as the judge of Credit Suisse 2010 Arts Award and participated in the curatorial work of “Recommended Young Artist Exhibition of Shanghai Art Fair”.