Tian Jiang is an artist and graphic designer from Beijing, China. After receiving her BA from the China Central Academy of Fine Art in 2012, Jiang moved to Chicago to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she completed her MFA in 2015. Her interest in new media and technology has led Jiang to work in a cross-disciplinary manner utilizing aspects of graphic design, photography, video installations, and performance art to delve into topics of urban modernization, censorship, social networks, and the effects of changing environments on the human experience.
Her sculptural video installation explores the space between material presence and projected illusion, for viewers, experiences which challenge the borders between the real and the virtual. Her interest in combing the new media and technology with electronic devices to represent social network and urbanized cities.
Jiang has exhibited her work nationally and internationally including Currents 2016 Santa Fe International New Media Festival at Santa Fe; “ Fantastic Art China 2016 ” at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in NYC, “ Re - ” at Flux Factory Gallery in NY, “ SAIC MFA Show 2015 ” at SAIC Sullivan Gallery in Chicago.