Sonia Jia (b.2000)
Chinese born in Ukraine, Based in London / Hangzhou / Shanghai
An artist and independent film director whose primary mediums are oil painting and film production, involving mixed materials and ceramics in some of her installation works. Her artistic endeavors mainly revolve around issues pertaining to precarious intimacy within relationships, exploring themes of dependency, conflict, solidarity, and the trauma of sexual assault. Her short film has received multiple awards, including recognition from International Independent Film Awards. Her artworks have been showcased in exhibitions held in London, Milan, and other locations.