Born in Changchun, China, Zhang Hanwen currently lives and studies in New York. He received his BS degree in Mathematics and Physics from the Tsinghua University in 2016 and is pursuing an MFA degree on Photo, Video and Related Media in the School of Visual Arts since 2017. His art practice mostly is based on still and moving images, supplemented by performance, digital technology, and writing. His work has been exhibited in New York, Beijing, Shanghai, and other places, while his articles were published by ArtCo China, BLINK, BROWNIE, and other magazines or media. 


2019 MFA Photography Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts
2016 BS Mathematics and Physics, Tsinghua University

2018 Bad Code, Power Station of Art, Shanghai
2018 Catalysts in the Morning Dew, SVA Gramecy Gallery, New York
2018 VPN - The Relative Position with the Boundaries, Fou Gallery, New York
2018 New Youth: China - America Young Artists Exhibition, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York
2017 Haikou International Youth Experimental Arts Festival, Haikou
2016 BFA Thesis Exhibition, Gallery of Academy of Art and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing
2016 Suspended Dimensions: PCCA Group Exhibition, Tsinghua University Yifu Library, Beijing
2015 The Fourth National University Student Art Award Exhibition, Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin

2019 Thomas Reiss Memorial Award, School of Visual Arts, New York
2015 First Prize on Photography, The Fourth National University Student Art Award, Tianjin

2018 "New Photography" Takes "Being" as Its Topic after 30th Year, ArtCo China, 2018.6
2018 Except the Gimmicks, What Does The "Songs for Sabotage" Sound Like in the New Museum?, ArtCo China, 2018.4
2018 Whose Theater of the World: A Review of Guggenheim Chinese Exhibition, ArtCo China, 2018.1
2017 The Guggenheim Museum with the Theater of the World in It, Blink Magazine Vol. 23.
2017 Imaginary Identification and Loss in the Movie "Her", Blink Magazine Vol. 18.

2018 Empty Time Lag, text by Yan Mengqi, Blink Magazine Vol. 26.
2015 T-MArt Studio Featured Artist - Hanwen Zhang, T-MArt Studio, Academy of Art and Design, Tsinghua University

Talk, Panel, Lecture
2018 Brand New Art From China, SVA MFA Photo Video Department, New York
2018 Storm Eye; Lines of Flight, Tsinghua Art Museum, Beijing
2015 Talk on Experimental Photography with He Wei and Iris Xing, 706 Space, Beijing