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Duffy, Fan DU




Hunter College, City University of New York                                      Jan 2023 – Present

  • Anthropology   Master degree

University of the West of England, Bristol, UK                                   Sep 2014 – May 2015

  • International Business   Bachelor of Arts

Management Development Institute of Singapore                               Sep 2012 – Mar 2014

  • Business and Management   Advance Diploma


Curatorial Project

Group show

  • Passing Between Reality and Falsehood, Artist: Chen Paian, Doreen Chan, Cao Shu, Fei Yining, Avita Guo, 2022, Gene Gallery, Shanghai

  • The Note of Food, Artist: Peter Chan-Sommerfeld , Cheng Tingting, Liang Quan, Song Hongquan, Wang Tuo, 2022, Qiong Jiu Tang, Beijing

  • Meditations in an Emergency, Artist: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Musquiqui Chihying, Forensic Architecture, Han Bing, Christopher K. Ho, Joyce Ho, Hsu Chia-Wei, Hu Rui, Pierre Huyghe, Jiang Zhuyun, Oliver Laric, Amiko Li, Li Liao , Lu Lei, Shana Moulton, Qiu Anxiong, Mika Rottenberg, Angela Su, Wolfgang Tillmans, Yi Xin Tong, Wang Bing, Yang Fudong, Zhang Hui, Zhang Peili, Robert Zhao Renhui, and Payne Zhu, 2020, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (Curated by the UCCA exhibitions team: Guo Xi, Luan Shixuan, Ara Qiu, Lin Luqi, Duffy Du, and Neil Zhang)

  • 2019 Research-based Curatorial Project: Shortlist Exhibition: Rethinking Ethnography as Methodology for Art, Artist: Avita Guo, Chih Ying Musquiqui, Okui Lala, and Solveig Suess, 2019, OCAT Institute, Beijing

Solo show

  • Han Jian: Time Stitches, 2023, Qiong Jiu Tang, Beijing

  • The Haas Brothers: Claire de Lune, 2022, Gallery All, Shanghai

  • Avita Guo: The Book of Current, 2020, Mocube, Beijing


Column Writing

  • Xue Ruozhe: Fire Resistant, 2022, Ocula China

  • Interview with Chih Ying Musquiqui, 2022, ARTBBS

  • Interview with Tang Linlong, 2022, ARTBBS

  • Ren Lili: Frantumaglia, 2022, Artforum China

  • Yuan Yuan: La Possibilité d'une île, 2021, Ocula China

  • Interview with Cheng Tingting, 2021, Artforum China


Working Experiences

Cui Cancan Studio, Beijing, Curatorial Assistant (Part-time)                                    Jan 2022 – Nov 2022

  • Work with independent curator Cui Cancan, exhibition design, installation, and archive.

UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, Senior Exhibition Coordinator       May 2018 – Aug 2021

  • Work with curator, assistant curator, guest curator(s) on assigned exhibitions, includ-ing organization, installation, and presentation, according to SOP of exhibition department. Work with curators to draft exhibition texts, including introductory blurbs, artist bios, exhibition labels, and other didactic materials as necessary.

de Sarthe Gallery, Beijing, Gallery Assistant                                                                 Jul 2016 – May 2018

  • Responsible for Beijing gallery’s accounting, administrative work, construction and installation, inventory and also the artwork shipping.

MADA s.p.a.m., Beijing, Assiatant of Operations                                                         Jul 2015 – Jun 2016

  • In charge of Beijing office administrative tasks, HR, project contract, and personal assistant of Qingyun Ma.

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