(Pandora)Yun Peng is an independent graphic designer and a biomaterials researcher, who is researching the symbiotic relationship between biomaterial and human. She graduated from MA Art and Science at Central St Martins, UAL. In 2017, Pandora engaged with students in MA Material Future in the Biodesign project organized by BDC (Biodesign Challenge). She collaborated with a biology professor from Imperial College London at 2018 Imperial Science Festival. Her work was nominated for the 2018 Daniel Ford International Prize and was nominated for The COS first exhibition. From 2018 to 2019, she has edited the outline of interdisciplinary courses such as Biomaterial as a researcher and teacher. Since 2018, Pandora has been responsible for visual design and project coordination as the co-founder of Studio Lost Properties (SLP). With SLP, her artistic theory has been constructed by researching, creating, participating exhibitions and seminars from the perspective of social practice.  The works of the studio have participated in the Asian Peace Film Festival, Metaphonica IV and Southend-on-Sea Summer Festival eg multimedia exhibitions in several countries. 

Exhibition

2019 Sep-Oct Sharp-Borderless Frame, Being 3 gallery, Beijing, China  

2019 Mar  Collapsed and Reassembled: On the Reading of Contemporary Art, BACA art centre NOOK gallery, Beijing, China

2019 Feb  When It Is Almost Contemporary: Prensence, Scaffold museum, Changsha, China

2018 Dec  Asia Peace Film Festival 2018- 2019, Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. 

2018 Nov  Collapsed and Reassembled: On the Reading of Contemporary Art, Crypt Gallery, London, UK

2018 Nov  Metaphonica IV, Central Saint Martins, London, UK 

2018 Oct-Nov Southend Shorts, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK

2018 Jan ‘Physical Digital Flow Studio’, Tate Exchange exhibition, Tate Modern, London, UK

2017 Nov- 2018 Jan Imaging CERN, the Windows Gallery, Central St Martins, London, UK

2017 Nov  Cryptic 2017: Art and Science, the Cryptic Gallery, London, UK

2017 June CSM x CMS: Entangle, Four Corner, London, UK

Education

2016-2018 MA Art and Science, Central Saint Martins, UAL

2009-2013 BA Communication Design, China Woman's University, Beijing

Collaboration

2018 April Imperial Science Festival,Imperial College London, UK

2017 Feb. Biodesign,Biodesign Challenge

Awards and Nomination

Nominated for the 2018 Daniel Ford International Prize for Innovation

Shortlisted for the 2018 COS first exhibition

Residency

2018 July-Sep BIDs Southend Festival residency Southend-On-Sea, UK

2018 June European Academy Participation, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Work Experience

2018-2019  Reseacher, HanYi, Beijing

2013-2016 Visual designer, China Woman's University digital media studio, Beijing

*Designed visual information to create website

*Documented exhibitions to create content for future project

2012-2013 Internship, UED, Sina Weibo, Beijing

© 2017–2018 Pandora Peng.