Lijie Zhang is a photographer born in Beijing. She has an M.A. in Photography from the University of the Arts London and an M.A. in Journalism from Beijing Normal University. She is currently working on a number of long-term projects, including “The Innocent: Mentally Disordered Artists,” “The Rare: Rare Diseases in Mainland China,” “Midnight Tweedle,” and many more. She is the winner of the Magnum Foundation Human Rights and Photography fellowship; the Hou Dengke Documentary Photography Award; silver prize in the Lianzhou International Photo Festival, among other awards. Zhang’s work has been featured worldwide, including in The New York Times Lens Blog, Newsweek, burn, VICE, and China Daily. Additionally, she has been involved in multiple exhibitions in New York, Montreal, Aarhus-Denmark, London, Lianzhou, and Pingyao.

Last Updated: November 15, 2016