Aoshuang Zhang is a visual artist based between New York and Beijing who is passionate about new forms of storytelling. She has worked across a variety of media including theatre, film, installation, and visual programming. Aoshuang draws inspiration from the minutiae of daily life and relishes exploring contradiction, ambiguity, and the bizarre. She intends to design open system worlds in which participants engage in intimate and unusual ways. Aoshuang thrives in collaborative environments and strives to create experimental immersive experiences. She holds a BA, MFA and Ph.D. from Beijing’s Central Academy of Drama and is the first Mainland Chinese student to graduate from NYU Tisch Design for Stage & Film (MFA).
Recent work includes The Empty Place, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Recall and Alteration at NYU/Tisch, Global Gay at LA MAMA, and Patience at Corkscrew Theater Festival. She staged a ring screen performance of Hamlet Mirror at the 11th Shanghai Biennale Exhibition.
Aoshuang is a passionate dreamer with aspirations of one day becoming a cyborg.