Xiaowen Zhu is a video artist based in Shanghai, China. She received her BA in Film, TV and Media Arts from Tongji University, China. Now she is a MFA Art Video student in Syracuse University, USA. She works mostly with documentary film, experimental video and multi-media installations. During her undergraduate study, she did an exchange program at HFG Offenbach in Germany. Richly influenced by different cultures, she has a strong interest in the international identity that reflects the social and cultural issues based on her own understandings. She is a visual poet, social critic and aesthetic researcher. Her works have been showed in Strozzina Art Space (Florence,Italy), Sainsbury Center for Visual Arts (Norwich, UK), Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago, USA), Everson Museum of Art (Syracuse, USA), Shanghai eArts Festival(Shanghai, China), and etc.