Xu Tengfei

Associate Researcher

Areas of Research: art history, design education, contemporary art curation and practice

Associate researcher of School of Future Design and Future Design Center, Beijing Normal University.

He used to work as the Deputy Director of Exhibition Department, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Director of Collection Department, Beijing Minsheng Foundation for Arts and Culture and full-time research staff at the Institute of contemporary art, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University

He is the member of China International Artists Association and China Rock Art Association and graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees of Fine Arts. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Academy of Arts & Design of Tsinghua University majoring in art theory.

Personal research achievements:

Articles published in several SCI and CSSCI periodicals: “Art Research”, “Art Magazine”, “Art Observation”, “China Culture Daily”, “Art Journal”, “Arts Exploration”, “Art Panorama” and “Art and Design”.

Translated publications: GARDER'S THROUGH THE AGES(2021), GARDER'S THROUGH THE AGES-15th Edition(2019), Moving Image in China: 1988-2011(2012), Thirty Years Of China Contemporary Art 1979-2009(2010)and History of foreign art and design(2021).

Engaged in national research projects:

"Overseas cultural export project", a sub project of the talent training project of "new industry and new practice" of the Academy of fine arts of Tsinghua University supported by the National Art Fund (2019); Research core member of Jingdezhen International Art City strategic planning project (2019-2021); National Art Museum excellent young curators support program supported by China's Ministry of Culture (2016), etc.

Exhibitions and practices:

“Step Into Contemporary Art Sustainable Intangible Cultural Heritage” by Tsinghua University(2019), 2019 Rongbaozhai Oil Painting Invitation Exhibition(2019), DOCUMENTA 2020 WINDOWS IN PANDEMIC by Tsinghua University Art Museum(2019), SNOW CAPTIAL CUP NATIONAL ART COLLEGE STUDENTS SNOW SCULPTURE COMPETITION(2019),  MEMORY OF TIMES MINSHENG COLLECTION EXHIBITHON FOR CHINA MINSHENG BANK 20TH ANNIVERSARY(2016), THE EXHIBITION OF ANNUAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF CHINA(2015)collaborated with Peking University, China India cooperation large-scale group exhibition - THE EYE AND THE MIND-NEW INTERVENTIONS IN CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART(2015), The Civil Power Beijing Minsheng Art Museum Opening Exhibition(2015), The First Chinese Letter Culture Forum(2014), Moving Image in China:1988-2011(2013), Portrait of Openness: A Large-scale Group Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Artists(2012), Opening Exhibition for Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum Thirty Years Of China Contemporary Art 1979-2009(2010), etc.