| Leonardo/ISASTwith Arizona State University

Weidi Zhang

Assistant Professorat Arizona State University
United States
Focus area: Digital Art, New Media

Weidi Zhang is an LA-based new media artist and researcher. Her interdisciplinary art and design research investigates A Speculative Assemblage at the intersection of immersive media design, experimental data visualization, and interactive AI art. Her works are featured in international awards, such as the Best In Show Award in SIGGRAPH Art Gallery, Red Dot Design Award, Honorary Mention in Prix Ars Electronica, Japan Media Arts Festival, Lumen Prize [UK], and others. Her works have been exhibited at international venues such as ISEA, Times Art Museum, SwissNex Gallery, SIGGRAPH, CVPR, IEEE VISAP, Zeiss-Planetarium Jena, Planetarium 1, and others. She holds her Ph.D. degree in Media Arts and Technology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, an MFA degree in Art + Technology at the California Institute of the Arts, and a BFA degree in Photo/Media at the University of Washington, Seattle. She lectured at both UC Santa Barbara and The Ohio State University and will start her new position as an assistant professor at Arizona State University in 2022 fall.

Journal Articles:
Art Gallery

Proliferating Possibilities: Speculative Futures in Art and Design Art Gallery

July 2019