huidi xiang was born and raised in Chengdu, Sichuan, China, and attended Rice University in Houston, TX, USA, receiving a B.A. in architecture and in visual arts in 2018. She is currently a rising third-year Master of Fine Arts in Art candidate at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Mainly working with drawings, sculptures, and site-specific installations, huidi combines the languages of cartoon animations and that of architecture in her art practice and research to cultivate a playful yet forensic gesture to dissect the transformative power structures that are embedded in our physical built environment or associated with the iconic pop cultureal imageries in the late capitalism.
huidi’s works have been exhibited at venues internationally, including Power Room in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, South London Gallery in London UK, and Yiiie Gallery in Chengdu, China. In 2016, she participated in Project Row Houses Summer Studios Residency Program in Houston, Texas.huidi has also been the recipient of several research grants and fellowships which include the Mavis C. Pitman Exhibition Fellowship at Rice University and the Frank-Ratchye Fund for Art at the Frontier Microgrants from the Studio for Creative Inquiry.