Participant Profile

Damien Zhang

France
Paris
Multidisciplinary

Damien Zhang is Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at Musée Zadkine in Paris. He also works independently, organizing exhibitions with Galerie Nathalie Obadia and Galerie Untilthen in Paris as well as with Red Gate Residency in Beijing. In 2015, he was the Artistic Director of the 6th edition of Sciences Po Prize of Contemporary Art. Damien’s writing is found in Le Quotidien de l’Art, Prussian Blue and Art Trade Journal.

Zhang’s residency in St. Petersburg was largely dedicated to studio visits as well as meeting with curators and museum professionals to establish partnerships. In addition, he continued his ongoing research into Russian born artist Ossip Zadkine.