Zhuang Wubin (b. 1978; Singapore) is a writer focusing on the photographic practices of Southeast Asia. A 2010 recipient of the research grant from Prince Claus Fund (Amsterdam), Zhuang is an editorial board member of Trans-Asia Photography Review, a journal published by the Hampshire College and the University of Michigan Scholarly Publication Office. In 2013, Galeri Soemardja at Institute Technology of Bandung, Indonesia, invited Zhuang for a curatorial residency.
As a photographer, Zhuang uses the medium to understand the cultures and histories of the Chinese communities in Southeast Asia. Supported by Lee Foundation, Chinese Muslims in Indonesia (2011) is his third photographic monograph and features essays by historian Dr. Charles Coppel, curator Enin Supriyanto and Yenny Wahid. In 2013, Zhuang is invited to the MA in Visual Culture Studies program at Chinese University of Hong Kong as its academic visitor.
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