Jiuwen Zeng

Pratt Institute
Interactive Arts 24’ Department of Digital Arts

Jiuwen Zeng was born in 1999 in Sichuan Province, China. As an adolescent and teenager, Zeng experienced the 5.12 Sichuan Wenchuan Earthquake and witnessed first-hand the impact of large-scale natural disasters on society; also as a Generation Z, Zeng grew up during a period of rapid economic growth and Internet technology development in China.
She grew up in a setting where quake were common, whether they were earthquakes or changes in the world. During the coronavirus pandemic of 2021, Zeng travel to New York, USA, to encounter more forms of artistic expression. She explored the use of materials and media as well as performance forms, gaining a deeper understanding of concepts, interactivity, and spatial arrangements.

2024.11.16-12.8 Arte Laguna Prize - 18th edition, Arsenale Nord of Venice, Venice, Italy
2023.10.6-8 Coney Island Maker Faire, Maimonides Park, Brooklyn, NY
2023.5.20-21 Hudson Valley Maker Faire, Garner Arts Center, Garnerville, NY
2023.5.8 “Objectivity” duo performace at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2022.10.18-21 1+1+1+1+1+1+1+1 Midterm Exhibition, Pratt Institute Myrtle hall, NY
2021.5.20-21 Exhibition, Sichuan University Art gallery, Sichuan, China

2024 Arte Laguna Prize - 18th Finalist (current)