Zhao Zhao (b.1982, Xinjiang, China) and currently lives and works in Beijing and Los Angeles. In Zhao’s art, he engages with real subjects in multiple mediums and plays with art forms, emphasising an exploration of the relationship between the individual and the rest of society. His work is developed around the subtle emotional changes that take place as we are confronted with diverse cultural influences. He brings together the expressive methods of contemporary art and traditional culture to create metaphors for people’s living circumstances and modern society’s real conditions in a globalised world. His work also reflects his attitudes toward the coexistence of collective and individual ideals.