From 1998 to 2010 the main organizer of the Biennale was He Xiangning Art Museum. In 2012, the exhibition is organized by OCT Contemporary Art Terminal and is officially named Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale.
Founded in 2005, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT) is located in the creative cultural space of Overseas China Towns in Shenzhen. It is one of China‚Äôs leading contemporary art spaces known for its survey shows on individual artists, research-driven curatorial practice, annual summer theatre and dance workshops, screening and lecture series, as well as its international artist and curator residency programme.
OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT) is under the umbrella of Shenzhen‚Äôs He Xiangning Art Museum, and is significant in being the first such professional institution to be established in association with, and administrated by, a State-owned art museum anywhere in China.