Xiangyu Long, Tibetan, born and raised in Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Aba, China. Xiangyu studied at the College of Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University. Upon graduation, he went to southern Africa and worked in Zambia and Tanzania for half a decade as administration adviser. In 2016, he proceeded to Spain and pursued photography in L’Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya. In 2019, he was awarded scholarship by Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Art to further his studies in documentary photography. He is currently based in Chengdu and Shanghai. His work focuses on the superimposition and metamorphosis of group identities under the scope of globalization and homogenization.