Entry Title: "Motherland Chronicles"
Name: Zhang Jingna , United States
Category and Expertise: Other_FA|Portrait, Professional

Entry Description: In "Motherland Chronicles", Zhang explores themes and motifs of artistic influences from her childhood, such as the works of Pre-Raphaelite painters and Japanese fantasy artists.

About the Artist:

Born in Beijing and raised in Singapore, Zhang “zemotion” Jingna is a photographer based in New York City. Her works have been seen in Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Photo Vogue Italia and L’Officiel; her commercial clients include Mercedes Benz, Montblanc, Lancôme, TRESemmé, Pond’s and Canon. Jingna’s unique style of fantasy meets fashion photography has been exhibited with brands like Vogue Italia, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and Clé de Peau Beauté. An ex-air rifle shooter, Jingna took gold at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships Melbourne 2005. She enjoys reading and gaming in her free time. Her childhood dream was to live in space and be a Gundam Wing Zero pilot. Jingna is currently working on a year-long personal project, Motherland Chronicles. The photobook is due for summer 2014.