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Connie Zheng

Visual culture of environmental violence, toxicity and contamination, settler colonialism, artists' methods, eco-cinema, environmental documentary, speculative fiction(s), film / video / screen-based media, surveillance, maps and cartography
Selected Publications: 

"Amidst Slow Violence: Cascading Reincarnations in Thao-Nguyen Phan's Becoming Alluvium,Errant Journal, Issue 3: Slow Violence, Spring/Summer 2021

"The perpetual present, past, and future: Slow violences and Chinese frameworks of in/visibility and time in Zhao Liang's Behemoth", in The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Climate Change, eds. T.J. Demos, Emily Eliza Scott, and Subhankar Banerjee (New York: Routledge, 2020), 119-28

"All that is solid? Movement, repurposed lives and a cardboard citizenry"Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, Vol 5 No 3, 1 September 2018

Honors and Awards: 

2021 Center for Creative Ecologies Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz

2021 Project Grant, Puffin Foundation

2021 Interdisciplinary Fellowship and Residency, Oak Spring Garden Foundation

2021 Joint Space Award, Minnesota Street Project Foundation + The Space Program

2020-2021 Chancellor's Award, UC Santa Cruz

2020-2021 Regent's Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz

2020 Kadist Research Fellowship, Kadist Foundation

2019-2020 Graduate Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts

2018 Catherine and William L. Magistretti Graduate Fellowship, UC Berkeley

2018 Center for Chinese Studies Summer Research Grant, UC Berkeley

2018 Eisner Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Art Practice, UC Berkeley

Education and Training: 
MFA in Art Practice, University of California — Berkeley
BA in Economics & English, Brown University