Bo Zheng

Year of birth, place
Beijing, People's Republic of China
lives and works in
Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
Bo Zheng has been making and writing about socially engaged art since 2003. He has worked with a wide range of communities, including the Queer Cultural Center in Beijing and Filipino domestic helpers in Hong Kong. His most recent project, »Plants Living in Shanghai«, combines a physical site with an open online course to explore historical, political, and cultural connections between plants and the city. His essays on Chinese socially engaged art have been published in journals and books. He teaches at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, and is affiliated with the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. He received his PhD in visual and cultural studies from the University of Rochester.

[Last update: August 2015]