Jiaqi Zhang is an artist, learning technologist. She was born in China and now is based in Dubln. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Art and Technology Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Studies from Shanghai Ocean University. She has developed VR/AR software for organisations such as the Multimedia Anthropology Lab at University College London and the Learning Sciences Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Jiaqi leverages digital technologies to enhance experiential education.
As the Technology Integration Manager at UCD Innovation Academy , She integrates emerging technologies such as VR/AR across the programmes.
As an artist, her artworks have been exhibited at venues including CICA museum, South Korea; SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, San Francisco; ICOSA, Austin; Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock; Yoonarte Gallery, Shanghai and others.
Being an active community event organiser, Jiaqi’s passion has led her to promote interdisciplinary conversations among artists, designers, and researchers through exhibitions and talks.