Zhuozhang completed his Ph.D at the Centre for Architecture and the Visual Arts (CAVA), University of Liverpool. His thesis is titled ‘The Fluid City: A Cinematic Urban Tectonic Study of (Re)Production of Publicness in Contemporary Hong Kong’. Zhuozhang's research focuses on the socio-spatial transformation of everyday urban space, as well as its representation. His research is established at the intersection of urban studies, visual cultural studies and critical spatial theories.

zhuozhang.lee@gmail.com


Education

Ph.D in Architecture and Urban Studies
CAVA Research, UK, 10/2016-03/2021
Funded by CSC & UoL

MA in Urban Design (Distinction)
Sheffield School of Architecture (SSoA), UK, 09/2014-01/2016

BEng in Urban Planning (Hons)
Northwest University (NWU), China, 09/2009-07/2014


Research

‘The Way We Dance’: The (Re)production of Rooftop Space in Hong Kong Urban Cinema, (speaker,) virtual conference: AHRA 2020 Housing and the City, 17th Annual International Conference of the Architectural Humanities Research Association, 19/11 - 21/11, 2020

‘Made in Hong Kong’: The (Re)production of Publicness in Cinematic Urban Topography of Contemporary Hong Kong, (speaker,) conference: Slices of Everyday Lives, University of Cambridge, 19/09 - 20/09, 2019

The Fluid City, (speaker,) conference: (Re)defining the Intersection: Hong Kong Textuality, Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield, 25/01/2019

The Cinematic Urban Representation and Socio-Spatial Production, (speaker,) Young Scholars Symposium, Xi’an, 29/03/2018

The Production of Image: from Qingming Scrolls to Situationism International
, (speaker,) Media-City Symposium, Guangzhou, 13/12/2017

The Representation of Urban Milieu in Chinese Paintings in the Early 18th Century, (speaker,) conference: Cross-disciplinary approaches to the study of knowledge-making in the early modern world (1450-1800), London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP) PhD Conference, London, 14/10/2017

2047: Fictional Speculations of Civic Space in Consumerism Hong Kong, MA Thesis, Sheffield, 04/2015-09/2015

CLUSTER-SSoA Mapping Workshop, Cairo, 02/2015

Development of Commercial Service Area in Daming Palace Area, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Xi'an, 03/2013-04/2014


Others

Researcher/Artist-in-residence, A Shifting Model of Publicness, Metal UK, Liverpool, 10/2021 - 02/2022

Residency researcher, Knowledge is Power, Tate Liverpool, 01/2020

Group Exhibition, Satellite, LOOK Photo Biennial 2019, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, 15/10 - 25/11, 2019

Group Exhibition, Output Open 2, Output Gallery, Liverpool, 05/2019

Lecture Speaker, Coop Workshop: The City Represented, Bauhaus (Dessau), 10/2017 & 11/2018

Researcher-in-residence, Ed’s Place, PLACED, Liverpool, 08/2018-09/2018

Design Studio Tutor, Urban Planning Department, University of Liverpool, 2018-2020

Graphic Design, Scalarama Film Festival, 06/2017-current

Translator, Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City (Chinese Edition)’, Beijing United Publishing co., LTD; 1st edition (December 1, 2017), with Guo Boya, Jiang Shan, Li Leyuan, Shang Yingnan and Tang Keyang

Exhibition Curator, Wandering through Newspaper, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA), 12/2017

Guest Lecture Speaker, Walking-Practice Workshop, University of Edinburgh & ASA, 07/2017

Curator Assistant, Tang Keyang Studio, 2014-2016

Research Assistant, NWU, 03/2013-06/2014

Assistant Designer, Zhongsheng Planning & Design Institute, Xi'an, 02/2016-current

President of Student Union, NWU, 2012-2013



Awards/Fellowships

Associate Fellowship, Royal Geographical Society, 2021

Research Support Funds, School of the Arts, UoL, 2018-2020

LAHP Student Bursary, London Arts and Humanities Partnership, 2018

50th Anniversary Alumni Prize, SSoA, 2016

Outstanding Graduate Award, NWU, 2014

First-class Scholarship, NWU, 2013

The NWU Journalist Award, NWU, 2010


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