Goldsmiths' Fair 2019
Sheng Zhang is an award-winning contemporary jewellery and silversmithing designer maker whose designs are usually influenced and inspired by minimalist art, contemporary architecture and geometrical form.
Associating with boundary, volume, silhouette, capacity, shadow and subtle detail, his practice concentrates on exploring the connection of internal and external, positive and negative space in his vessels and containers.
Sheng’s work demonstrates an aesthetics of minimal style, purity of visual language and ethos of moderate. Questioning the relationship between the work and its surroundings as well as the role of function in a conceptual and aesthetic work of art.
Each piece of his work is a result of a carefully controlled and purposely structured making process by using a blend of traditional metal skills with intermittent aid of digital technologies.
A significant attention to details and precision is also urgently pursued in the process of designing and making.