Xiner(Singer) Xu is a photographer who works between Hangzhou and London. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2019 with dual degree on Graphic Design and Photography. Currently, she continues to explore the subject of photography at the Royal College of Art. She is the finalist of Lensculture Portrait Award(2020) and has exhibited across China, UK and US.
Her practices investigates growth, identity and the meaning of home through analogy between the time of nature and the time of human endeavor.

Exhibitions & Awards:

Dear Someone, Hanhouse,Hangzhou,China, 2020.
RCA Work in Progress Show, Radstock, London.
Lens Culture Portrait Award 2020, Finalist.


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 08/2014-05/2019

BA in Graphic Design & Photography Dual Degree

Parsons x Teen VOGUE online course 03/2017
Fashion Industry Essential Certificate

Central Saint Martin 09/2017-12/2017
Graphic Design Study Abroad Program

Royal College of Art 09/2019-present
MA Photography


Instagram: @xinerxu