Lin Zhipeng (CN, 1979) also known as 223, is considered to be part of the ‘next generation’ of young Chinese photographers. Sexuality and gender have become a central theme in his work: the ambiguous, the frivolous, wet kisses exchanged between men, female fetishism, bodily closeness, sexual lust. Lin Zhipeng was born in Guangdong province, China, and graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies with major of financial English. Lin is a photographer and freelance writer based in Beijing. He has contributed to numerous creative and fashion magazines as editor and writer and has produced photo shoots for magazines such as Vice, S magazine, VISION, iLOOK, City Pictorial, etc.