Zhang Jin (b. 1978, Sichuan) resides in Chengdu. He received BS & MS in Chemistry at University of Science and Technology of China in 2004, and PHD of Chemistry at Polytechnic Institute of New York University in 2007. Jin’s practice involves Photography, installation and Video. He likes to explore the alternative possibility of producing images. He once spent four years repeatedly walking on the ancient Silk Road, and sought remaining monuments of civilization and cultural continuity. Based on the methodology of chemical experiments, he devoted himself in the experiments on contemporary iconography.
Jin’s work has been exhibited internationally in many Art Centre and Galleries, and collected by White Rabbit Gallery in Australia, A4 Art Museum, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, etc. His work of Another Season was selected as the 4th Three Shadows Photography Award in 2012.