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After Conquering Rome, Paris and Shanghai, Chinese Artist Yi Zhou Sets Sights on L.A.

Chinese multimedia artist and model Yi Zhou has already conquered Rome, Paris and Shanghai — and L.A. is next on her list.
Zhou, who was born in Shanghai and grew up in Rome (her father is a successful Chinese businessman), made a name for herself in Paris more than a decade ago making surrealist shorts with titles like “The Dream,” “Hollowness,” and “My Heart Laid Bare,” the latter of which starred and was cowritten by Charlotte Gainsbourg. She has also created public artworks in Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio and Paris’ Place Vendôme and has been commissioned by Persol, Hogan and Diane von Furstenberg to create short films and video installations.
Upon moving back to Shanghai in 2010, she garnered attention as a fashion influencer, designing capsules for brands such as Iceberg, and was named art director of Tudou (the Chinese version of YouTube) and ambassador for Sina.com (which owns Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter). “I was seen as an ‘exotic’ figure having grown up in Europe, so I had a lot of promotion in the media,” she noted. Along the way, her work was selected multiple times for the Sundance and Cannes film festivals as well as at the Venice and Shanghai

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