Huidi Xiang (b. Chengdu, China) is an artist and researcher currently based in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She holds an MFA in Art from Carnegie Mellon University (2021) and a BA in Architecture and Studio Art from Rice University (2018). In her practice, Huidi makes sculptural objects, installations, and systems to examine world-making processes and the coexistence of multiple contexts and narratives in late capitalism. Her current work explores the spatial and temporal effects of inhabiting both the virtual and physical worlds.
Huidi’s works have been exhibited internationally, including OCAT Biennale at OCT Art & Design Gallery, Shenzhen, China, Lydian Stater in Long Island City, NY, LATITUDE Gallery in New York, NY, Contemporary Calgary in Calgary, Canada, Hive Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China, and Miller ICA in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Huidi has also participated in some artist residencies, including NARS Foundation International Residency Program(2022), ACRE Residency Program(2021), the Millay Colony for the Arts (2020), and Project Row Houses Summer Studios (2016).
In the interview we discussed her show, “Neither Here Nor There” at Lydian Stater and also the Virtual Reality Gallery of “Neither Here Nor There.”
The book mentioned by artist during the conversation: The Vegetarian by Han Kang.