Ou Ning is chief editor of Chutzpah Magazine, a literary bimonthly created in China. His cultural practices encompass multiple disciplines. As a curator, he initiated the biennale exhibition “Get It Louder,” curated the 2009 Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture and 2011 Chengdu Biennale. As an artist, he is known for the urban research projects such as San Yuan Li, commissioned by 50th Venice Biennale, and Meishi Street, commissioned by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes. As an activist, Ou founded Bishan Commune, an intellectual group who devote themselves to rural reconstruction movement in China. As a publisher, he found the literary bimonthly Chutzpah! in 2011, and edited the document publication The China Thinking: Rem Koolhaas and Hans Ulrich Obrist Interviewed China’s Leading Figures. He was the jury member of the 8th Benesse Prize at the 53rd Venice Biennale and the member of Asian Art Council 2011 at Guggenheim Museum. Ou is also a frequent contributor of various magazines, books and exhibition catalogues and has lectured around the world.