Connie Zheng is a Chinese- born artist, writer and filmmaker currently based out of Oakland, California. Her multidisciplinary work primarily examines diasporic memory, ecological elegy, and divergent articulations of hope from an environmental justice perspective, with particular attention to moving image practices and complex temporalities. She has exhibited work in the Netherlands and around the United States, through venues such as the IMPAKT Festival (Utrecht, Netherlands), the Asian Art Museum (San Francisco, CA) and AIR Gallery (New York, NY).
She was a Collection Fellow at the KADIST Foundation in 2020 and has also received fellowships and residencies from organizations such as the Headlands Center for the Arts and the Minnesota Street Project Foundation. She recently published a chapter in The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Climate Change (2021) and is currently a PhD student in Visual Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.