I’m Hana.
I’m an artist and writer currently living in Shanghai.
I’m preparing for my stop motion feature PET PARADISE.

Email: hanazhang27@gmail.com



Hana Zhang is a visual artist, filmmaker and writer in Shanghai. She graduated with an MFA in Advanced Photographic Studies from the International Center of Photography-Bard College, New York in 2020. Hana is a member of the Aardman Academy in the UK. She is also a winner of CFDG young director support program in 2022.

Her works have been exhibited at Mana Contemporary, International Center of Photography, Museum of Moving Image, Feinaki Beijing Festival, Athens Animfest and First International Film Xining.

Born in Shenyang, China
Lives and works in Shanghai

2011 B.A.    English language and literature, Shanghai International Studies University, China
2020 M.F.A. Advanced Photographic Studies, Bard College, US
2023 Aardman stop motion Industry Training Program, Aardman Academy, UK

Professional Experience
2020-2021     Co-founder, Fluff Fluff Space. Brooklyn, NY.
2019-2021     Instructor, Mono No Aware. Brooklyn, NY.
2018-present.    Instructor, Tim’s Photography Workshop, China.

2023  Co-founder, Footless(无足轻重)Studio. Shanghai, China.

2022 CDFG Young Director Support Program winner, China.
2018 Festival MAP Toulouse 2018 winner, France.
2018 Three Shadows Photography Awards finalist, China.
2018 Women seen by women finalist, the Gala Awards, Spain.
2017 Portraits-Hellerau Photography Award finalist, Germany.
2017 Celeste contemporary art prize 2nd winner in Photography, England.
2017 PDN’s 7th Annual Exposure Photography Awards winner, U.S.

Solo Exhibition
2020 Fluff Fluff Space, Pet Paradise. Brooklyn, NY. July.
2020 ICP Bard MFA studios, Little Tiny Visions. Long Island City, NY, March.

Selected Group Exhibition
2021 Times Art Museum, From Checkers to Complex Systems.   March 13- June 13
2021 A.I.R. Gallery 14th Biennial, Calling the Flowers.January 8- March14
2020 Foley Gallery, ICP-Bard College MFA group show, September 23-29. 2020 SHIM Art Network, The SHIM/Masters Show, Artsy, July to September. 2020
2020 Carriage Trade Gallery, Social Photography VIII, August 5- September 20.
2020 Mana Contemporary Digital Open House, NJ, June 25-28.
2019 Museum of Moving Image, GAMEplay/ARTplay GAME NIGHT, New York, November.
2019 International Center of Photography, Slidefest 2019, New York.

2019 NY Art Book Fair, A room of her own, September.
2018 abC Art Book Fair, A room of her own, Beijing, June.
2018 Festival MAP Toulouse exhibition, A room of her own, May 4-30.
2018 Three Shadows Photography Awards finalist exhibition,Beijing, March to May.
2018 Portraits exhibition of Hellerau, Germany, Feb.
2017 Celeste prize exhibition, OXO Tower Wharf, London, October.

2018 February, A Room of Her Own, Gluggaveeur Press.
2020 But No One was Swimming in the Pool, ICP-Bard.

2022 CDFG Young Director Support Program, 2022
Musée Magazine feature “Triggered”. 2020
Mana Contemporary feature “Artist at Mana”: Surface of Fiction. 2020
#HussleLab Spotlight Artist, May, 2020.
Interview with Three Shadows on photo book A Room of Her Own, TrueArt, 2018.