Founded by Ms. Weng Ling, a leading curator of integrative arts, IDEAS has its headquarters at 1 Jade River, a traditional courtyard house in Beijing’s Houhai neighborhood.

Rooted in the belief that creative interdisciplinary collaboration can connect us to an ideal future – we pursuit this through a practice of integrating art, design, science and other creative disciplines.

We believe in the human potential, and am committed to creating sustainable solutions for urban, social and natural environments, promoting positive social progress.

About Founder

Weng Ling, Art curator, founder of Beijing Center for the Arts (BCA) and Arts China Union. One of the earliest and the most important promoters of Chinese contemporary art, Weng Ling has devoted herself to integrating contemporary art into development of urban, social and environmental context for many years. She is one of first mover in advocating art leading urban change, and an expert and important practitioner in promoting cross-border collaboration in the fields of art, science, environmental protection, design and others.