Su Wei is an art writer and curator based in Beijing. His recent work focuses on the issue of legitimacy of art in post-1949 China. He participated in the 2012 Curatorial Intensive at Independent Curators International (ICI) in New York. In 2014, he was awarded first place at the first International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC). He was the Senior Curator of Beijing Inside-Out Art Museum between 2017 and 2019.
His curatorial projects include 7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale Accidental Message: Art is Not a System, Not a World(OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, 2012), No References. A Revisit of Hong Kong Media and Video Art from 1985 at (Videotage, Hong Kong, 2016), Permanent Abstraction: Epiphanies of a Modern Form in Escaped Totalities (Red Brick Museum, Beijing, 2017), Crescent: Retrospectives of Zhao Wenliang and Yang Yushu (Beijing Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing, 2018), The Lonely Spirit (Beijing Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing, 2019), Community of Feeling: Emotional Patterns in Art in Post-1949 China (Beijing Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing, 2019), etc. In 2015, he participated in the symposium Dislocations: Remapping Art Histories at Tate Modern, London.
He has published a number of articles in local and international art journals including YISHU: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Journal of Contemporary Art (Bristol, UK) and Kunstforum.