Cai Zhang(Cai Ritson) b.1987




 

lived and worked in Beijing, London and Cambridge; currently living in London.
The artist appropriate experiences and practice uniquely initiates in the digital space to the physical world and the individual corporeality. She employs performances, drawings and writing to investigate internet as a psychological space and question what it means to be digitally human. (www.cai.gallery )

Education

2012-2015, (BA) Fine Art: Sculpture,Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London; London
2011-2012, Foundation diploma in Art &Design, Cambridge Regional College; Cambridge

Exhibitions

May 2015, 'WWW.LOVE.XXX', The Rag Factory, London, Curator: Hanqing Miao
Nov 2013, '1800', Chelsea College of Art, London, curator: Georgia Dennison
July 2013, 'Brouhaha',SIXONESIX Gallery (Changing Spaces), 6-16 King Street, Cambridge. curator: Nancy Allen

Awards

Joint third prize, 'Imagining the Brain' communicating the frontier of neuroscience through art, Sponsored by Trinity College, University of Cambridge (2006)

Commissions

March 2017, Fugitive Desires, 198 Contemporary Art& Learning, London, Curator: Chandra Frank
Feb 2016, Panopticon: REIN Autumn Winter 2016 presentation at London Fashion Week
Jan 2015,Window Display of paper sculpture for Postcard Teas LTD

Talks
Oct 2013,'Click'n'Deliver', a talk on the power of digital technologies have on decision making on food, health and the human body; ‘My Digital Life Autumn Bonanza’, CLTAD, University of the Arts London, at Central Saint Martins.
March 2016, Panel Discussion: Feminism: Arts of a Woman, Chelsea College of Arts, as Chair

Others

Oct 2012, Fabricator for Bompass&Parr,collaboration with Selfridges: ‘Lost London’ 
Feb 2013, Stage design and creative direction for TEDxCoventGardenWomen