Ziyun Zhang

"Throughout my paintings, I am trying to express an understanding of the sense of existence. In my opinion, an individual’s sense of existence comes from the integration and interaction, or disjunction, of his/her conscious and unconscious levels.

'As a new generation, the circumstance of our living has been about getting a change in a new social background. Our generation does not have heart-quaking life experience as those who experienced large-scale historical upheavals. Compared with them, our surroundings, from society and the empirical experience around us seem to quickly change and evolve in a peaceful and stable way. However, they evolve faster and faster meaning that it is harder to achieve a sense of an individual existence among the myriad of interactions and relationships (with both objects and people) that characterise our present. The individual is distorted or hidden within the deepest and most obscure sides of our subconscious."

2017

‘Parallel Existence’, Bloomsbury Gallery, London

‘REMARQUABLE’, Anaglifos Art Factory Gallery, Barcelona

‘Life In A shoebox’, Back Room Gallery, London.

‘17M2′ , UAL Building ,272 High Holborn, London

2015

‘Selflessness-Solo Exhibition’, Art Gallery of Yun University, Kunming, Yunnan province, China

‘Today and No Art’, Kunming ZhiKU Gallery, Kunming, Yunnan province, China

‘Pursing Dream – The First Female Artist Exhibition’, Municipal Museum of Yunnan, Kunming, Yunnan province, China

‘Look, they come in’, Yuan ShengFan Gallery, Kunming, Yunnan province, China

2013

‘Image and Subject’, Art Gallery of Yunan University, Kunming, Yunnan province, China

‘Da Di Feng’, Yuan ShengFan Gallery, Kunming, Yunnan province, China

‘IMAGES ’, Nie Er Museum, Yuxi, Yunnan province, China

 

Awards

2015
Received ‘Pursing Dream-the first Female Artist Award’, Municipal Museum of Yunnan, Kunming

2012
Received ‘National Young Artist Creation Award’, Beijing

2016-2018 Master in Fine Arts at Wimbeldon Collage of Art (UAL), London.

2015 Master degree in MFA Fine Art in Yunnan University apprenticed by artist Mao Xuhui

2012 Bachelor Degree of Art at Yuxi Normal University

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