Jianru Wu is a curator and writer based in Beijing. She worked as the senior editor of LEAP magazine from 2012 to 2017 and has organized talks, screenings and public programs since 2011. In 2017-2018, she was an editor for the “One Hand Clapping” exhibition publication at the Guggenheim Museum, New York. Her writings have appeared in Artforum.com, Ocula, and The Art Newspaper China, among others.
She is a recipient of the Asian Cultural Council fellowship (2017), and a visiting MFA critic at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (April 2018). She is a co-founder of THE OFFICE, an alternative art space in Beijing for innovative art projects addressing issues related to China’s booming E-commerce. Her curatorial works include “Call Me A Shi” (2015) at OCAT, Xi’an, “Re/sentiment” (2016) at A+ Contemporary, Shanghai and “Southern Climate” (2017) at N3 gallery, Beijing.