Zhidong Zhang (b. Hunan, China) is a photographer currently living and working in Boston. They received an MFA in photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Informed by their upbringing from a conservative Chinese family as a queer person, Zhidong’s work explores the intersection of representation, identity construction, and the role of imagery in contemporary culture.

Zhidong’s work has been exhibited internationally including SPACE Gallery, Centre régional de la photographie, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, and has appeared in i-D Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, QUEER|ART, Der Greif, BOOOOOOOM,  and among others. They are a recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship and a finalist for the Robert Giard Grant. They were an artist-in-residence at MASS MoCA, and most recently, a participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. They are currently an A.I.R at Boston Center for the Arts.

CV and artist statement are availble upon request.

Contact: zzhangphoto@gmail.com