Weidi Zhang is a new media artist, visual designer, researcher, and educator. Her current research and media art practice interest is investigating the possibilities of non-linear narrativity and semantic meanings through intelligent system design and spatial visualization in immersive environments.
Her works are featured at different venues internationally, such as the SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia, Japan Media Arts Festival 'Juried Selections', Times Art Museum, IEEE VIS art program, SwissNex Gallery, and among others. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate in the Media Arts and Technology Program, researcher in Experimental Visualization Lab, instructor in School of Art at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She holds her MFA degree in Art + Technology at California Institute of the Arts.