Alex Huanfa Cheng was born in Hubei province in China, After 4 years of studies in engineering at the Communication University of China in Beijing, he decided to devote himself to his long-standing interest — photography. He came to France to study in 2012, and in 2013 he was admitted by ENSBA to study contemporary photography. After graduating in 2017, he stayed in Paris and work as a freelance photographer and artist.alex huanfa cheng has always worked around his private life and his original culture.
His first photography project Zhiyu is photographing his partner Zhiyu Chen since 2013, who came to France to study and live together. And he also photographed many fashion projects with his wife and son as models and also him in self portraits. At the same time, he tries to capture portraits of different cultural backgrounds through documentary photography.
L’école nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris. M.F.A., Photography, 2013-2017.
University of communication of China. B.A., Digital media technology, 2007-2012.
Laureate of Bourse du talent 2019
2020 - Promenades Photographiques Festival, Vendôme, France.
2019 - Exhibition of bourse du talent, BNF, Paris, France
2019 - Apreture foundation, “Delirous City”, New York city, USA.
2019 - Galerie Anne-Claire Simon, "Le Bleu", Paris, France.
2019 - Galerie immix, “Regarder le corps des femmes”, Paris, France
2018 - Ensba, "Félicità" , Paris, France
2017 - Zanyi art museum, "Frontière de l’intimité", Qingdao, China.
2017 - Atelier Tosani. “Under the skin”, Paris, France.
2016 - Musé de la chasse et de la nature, “Le retour de Belval”, Paris, France.
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