Shi Zheng (b. 1990) is an artist based in Shanghai. Shi’s artistic creations range from audio-visual installations, digital music and live performance, demonstrating the artist’s ongoing interest in simulation and “machine vision”. Shi further embodies his reflection on the philosophy of technology, digital voyage and “latent time” by extending the audience’s visual and audio experience.
Apart from individual creation, Shi Zheng also collaborates with other outstanding artists in various fields. In 2013, artistic ground RMBit was founded by Shi Zheng in conjunction with Nenghuo, Wang Zhipeng and Weng Wei with the focus on current context of social media. Both Shi and Nenghuo are the members of an audio-visual performance group OSC (Open Super Control).
Shi Zheng’s individual and cooperated works have been presented in a wide range of museums, art institutions and media art festivals home and abroad, including TANK Shanghai, MOCA Yinchuan, Sound Art China, FILE Electronic Language International Festival, Ars Electronica, Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Castello di Rivara, The Lumen Prize, Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum and OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Shenzhen.
Shi Zheng holds a B.A. from China Academy of Art and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.