He is currently the art director and curator of Inter Art Center / Gallery in Beijing’s 798 Art District.
In 1991, he joined Popular Photography as an artwork editor. Since 2000, he served as the photo editor at Beijing Youth Daily, the executive editor of Photographers’ Companion, the executive editor of the Chinese edition of the French magazine PHOTO, and the vice president of Panorama Media.
In 2009, he founded the photography magazine Pixel.
In 2015, he founded Country Road: The Chinese Ethnic Minority Photography Prize.
In 2017, he founded the Inter Art Center New Documentaries Prize.
Na Risong has worked as a photography media and photography curatorship professional for nearly 30 years, and he has curated exhibitions and published catalogs for many international photographers. He has also served as a curator, judge, and academic advisor for numerous photography festivals and large-scale photography exhibitions in China and abroad. He has won the Best Curator Award, the Curator of the Year Award, and the Exhibition of the Year Award several times.