DU Qin is PhD Candidate at China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. He seeks to explore in his thesis a ‘baseline’ of Chinese typography, the result of which is intended to be used as a reference for practitioners and an important literature on Hanzi-based typography. DU Qin was involved in curatorial and organisational work of ICOGRADA Congress in Beijing as a core member of the CAFA team in 2009. He graduated from Nanjing University with a BA in English and studied design in Designskolen in Denmark and Swinburne University of Technology in Australia before his current research work at CAFA.
At HK Between black & white Du Qin will be speaking at: