Zhang Lijie

Born in 1981, Zhang Lijie lives and works in Beijing. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Beijing Normal University and a master’s degree in photography from the London College of Communication, UAL. Lijie’s style combines a snapshot aesthetic with the documentary photography tradition, and her work has been profiled in the New York Times, Lens, Newsweek and China Daily. Her photos have been exhibited in “Rising Dragon: Contemporary Chinese Photography” (San Jose Museum of Art, 2013) and the Copenhagen Photo Festival (2015) among others.