Lewis Global Studies Center

Smith College

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ZHENG Bo

ZHENG Bo is an artist committed to human and multispecies equality. He investigates the past and imagines the future from the perspectives of marginalized communities and marginalized plants. He is learning to cultivate ecological wisdom for a Good Anthropocene.

He has worked with a number of art spaces and museums in Asia and Europe, most recently @KCUA (Kyoto), Asia Art Archive (Hong Kong), Parco Arte Vivente (Torino), TheCube Project Space (Taipei), Villa Vassilieff (Paris), Times Museum (Guangzhou), and Sifang Art Museum (Nanjing). In 2018 his artworks were shown in Manifesta 12, Cosmopolis #1.5, the 11th Taipei Biennial, the 2nd Yinchuan Biennial, and the 1st Thailand Biennial.

He grew up in Beijing and studied in the US (BA, Amherst College; PhD in Visual and Cultural Studies, University of Rochester). He taught at China Academy of Art from 2010 to 2013, and currently teaches at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong.

 

Website: zhengbo.org