Colin Siyuan Chinnery

Colin Siyuan Chinnery is an artist and curator based in Beijing. He is currently Director of the Wuhan Art Terminus (WH.A.T.), a contemporary art institution under development in Wuhan, China; founder of the Beijing Sound Museum, a long-term project recreating the history of Beijing from the Republican era to the present day using only sound; and contributing editor for Frieze magazine. He was Director in 2009 and 2010 of SH Contemporary Art Fair in Shanghai, and before that, Chinnery was a founding director of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing, playing a central role in setting up China's first major contemporary art institution. Between 2003 and 2006, as Arts Manager for the British Council in Beijing, he initiated major projects in experimental theatre, live art, sound art, and visual arts, bringing a wider public into contact with experimental practice.

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