Born in Huanjiang, Hunan province, in 1971. Graduated in 1995 from the China Academy of Art; currently lives and works in Shenzhen and Beijing.
Jiang Zhi works with a range of mediums, such as photography, video, painting and installation. From the early stages of his artistic career, Jiang has been writing novels while at the same time taking photographs, which stems from his deep interest in poetry. Jiang Zhi has consciously positioned himself at the intersection of poetry, sociology, and art. He weaves familiar, personal and mundane social experiences into his works, while at the same time maintaining the tenseness between daily life and our reading of the text. His work are subtle, open and full of poetic vigor..