Arien Chang, better known as “Chang,” is a leader within a new wave of talented, contemporary Cuban photographers carrying on the time-honored Cuban tradition of documentary storytelling. He is a nimble street photographer with an impeccable sense of moment and unmatched eye for color. His projects on Bodybuilding, Aging, the Parrandas, and the Malecon have been included in solo exhibits and group shows in New York City, Havana, Prague, Mexico City, Germany, and Australia. Chang has been the recipient of the Red Gate Residency (China) and Habana Cultura (Cuba) scholarships and was a winner of the Raul Corrales Creation Grant, awarded by Fototeca de Cuba.
He has collaborated with Santa Fe Workshops programs in Cuba as an instructor and assistant since 2010.