By: Valerie Oliveiro
Photography is an attempt to be truthful. I say this with regards to my practice which questions the use of the photographic document in contemporary art.” – Robert Zhao
At 25, full-time artist Robert Zhao is a well-known photographer who loves animals. “My practice investigates the different modes of the human zoological gaze, that is, how people view animals,” he mentions in his artist statement. ArtZine chats with Robert Zhao, who is not only an exhibiting photographer at the Singapore International Photography Festival this year but is also a volunteer at the festival.