Dian Cheng (b. 1996, China) is a photographer. Dian uses photography as her primary medium to explore how images become a profound psychological structure that influences ideological domination and control over individuals. Dian Cheng delves into the role of images in shaping personal and social identities, as well as their impact on our concepts, values, and thought patterns.
In her photographic works, she tries to reveal the presence of power, control, and dominance. By capturing the interaction and opposition between individuals and these images, Dian stimulates viewers to contemplate their own circumstances and the structures of society. She believes that by unveiling the hidden ideological structures behind these images, we can initiate critical reflection and challenge existing power dynamics.