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Exhibition
Hot Steam III

Every Tuesday at 7pm, premiering Sept 1, 2020
Cambridge Community Television

Film
His “Carte Blanche - Their Favorite Art Films”

The International Art Book and Film Festival in Perpignan, France

Design
What can the poster offer the world? Zhongkai Li challenges the confines of the four familiar corners

It's Nice That, words by Jyni Ong
14 October 2020

Design
Zhongkai Li

Essay by Anny Li and Wills Kingery
Released by Maharam

Website
Publication

MassArt 2020 Photography BFA Thesis Exhibition
MassArt 2020 Photography BFA Thesis Exhibition
Link

Environment
Illustration
Packaging Design

Junzi kitchen
Junzi kitchen
Link

Identity
Invitation

Pratt Fashion Show
Pratt Fashion Show
Link

Branding
Branding Strategy

Fudi Supermarket
Fudi Supermarket
Link

Photography
Typography

New York Times Talks
New York Times Talks
Link

Visual Identity
Poster

Still Barking
Still Barking
Link

Poster
Identity

Yale Law School Lecture Series
Yale Law School Lecture Series
Link

Typography
Environment

Typography Installation
Typography Installation
Link

Display typeface
Poster

Odds and Ends Book Fair
Odds and Ends Book Fair
Link

Exhibition Design
Typeface

Soft Enigma
Soft Enigma
Link

Website
Illustration

Base Holiday Gala
Base Holiday Gala
Link

Poster
Video

Visiting Artist Lecture
Visiting Artist Lecture
Link

Publication
Exhibition

Notes⁰
Notes⁰
Link

Publication
Editorial

Where You Leave, it Falls
Where You Leave, it Falls
Link

Book Design
Research

1-4-Infinity
1-4-Infinity
Link

Poster

Irma Boom Public Lecture
Irma Boom Public Lecture
Link

Book

1970-1972
1970-1972
Link

Poster
Photography

Jack Ferver
Jack Ferver
Link

Newspaper
Typography

Paprika # 22 Demarcation
Paprika # 22 Demarcation
Link

Multi-disciplinary artist, filmmaker, and designer Zhongkai Li blends a fascination with fine art, technology, and history in his working practice. He recent research challenges and subverts conventional subject-object relationships between viewer and content. He approaches time-based media with a focus on a dualistic method, examining the different ways of interplay between narration, moving images, and sounds in physical and digital space.

His work was been exhibited at Maharam, Digital America, Cambridge Community Television, The International Festival of Art and Film Books, Hong Kong New Wave Film Festival, New Haven International Film Festival, The Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, China TDC, Scotland Graphic Design Festival, Biennale Internationale des poétes en Val-de-Marne, Ukraine International Eco-poster Triennial "the 4th Block", ASIA NEXT Poster Design Invitation Exhibition, Golden Bee Moscow Global Biennale of Graphic Design, China TDC: Typography in China, and the World Biennial of Student Poster.

His work has been collected by the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library and the Yale Film Study Center. He was invited as a guest critic at Pratt Institute andUnionDoc and as a teaching assistant at the Yale School of Art, China Central Academy of Fine Art, and Hunan University. He is currently teaching at Parsons School of Art. Zhongkai has received a number of scholarships: Sanyu Scholarship from Andrea Frank Foundation, Yale School of Art Scholarship, The First and Second Prize Scholarship, and the Entrepreneurship Scholarship from Central Academy of Fine Arts.

Finding Patterns in Time and Place: Poster of Zhongkai Li
January 27 - July 20, 2020
Maharam, 251 Park Ave S #15, New York, NY 10010
→Press release

Open Drawing

Private Law and Inequality

Imagining Amsterdam In the Dutch Golden Age

Not Straight Lines

Irma Boom Lecture

Matthew Barney: Redoubt (134 mins 3 secs.)

Jeff Koons Coming To Town

Odds and Ends Book Fair 2017

Toward Common Ground

端午 荔枝 西瓜 中秋

Visiting Artist: Matthew Carter

Wearing Your Heart On Your Sleeve

Manuel Neri: His Muses Made Material

Visiting Artist Lecture

Dollor Shop 2019

Being With Photography

Lecture at Dreamer Art Book Fair

The Possibility of Ruins

Searching For Lives

Two Dollars Shop 2017

La Belle At The Movies

Born Today, Die Tomorrow

Foundations of American Legal Thought

Film Screening

Pratt BAP30

Karel Martens Workshop

A Paper Feast: Food As Subject In Prints And Drawings

Where Is The Rocky II?

Fifth Studio

Pratt Student Graphic Designer Hire

照相机是一座座便携式坟墓

这里没有什么找不到

Conversation, Joel Shapiro With Pamela Franks

Drink That You May Live

May I Have Green Even If I Get Up Late

Collecting Glass for Country and for Yale

Performance, Playing Images: An Exploration of Art And Music

A Withdraw Appearance: Modernism And Exile In The Century

Intersections

Changing Times, Changing Tastes

Is It Leonardo?

Experiments at the Intersection of Art, Law and Innovation

Imagine, you are roaming

Universal Surface is a multi-disciplinary design studio running by Zhongkai Li.

Please reach out to:
zhongkaili.us@gmail.com