Dr Daming Zhang is an XR Creator, Founder of FELTTIME studio and Lecturer at the School of Art and Communication of China Jiliang University. She explores the research, artistic possibilities and practice of XR (AR/VR/MR) from a theatrical perspective.
Her first VR project, the 360 degree dance film, Or Bit, was the Official Selection of the 38th International Festival of Films on Art (Canada), the 17th Cinedans Festival (Netherlands), the 9th Hangzhou International Theatre Festival and was shown by Digital Catapult (UK) as a private viewing in February 2020.
Daming has extensive experience as director, visual designer, and stage designer in both arts and commercial activities. She initiated experimental performing arts projects such as “ReActor” and “Skin Tight” during her time at the Power Station of Art (Shanghai Biennale). She holds a Doctorate in Scenography and is the recipient of the 2020 British Council’s UK-China Connections ‘Through Culture’ Grant.