Yingzi Liang is an MFA candidate at Arizona State University in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. She received her bachelor degree in Dalian University in China with a focus in choreography. After graduation she went to Beijing Dance Academy for advanced study. As a Chinese dancer studying in United States, she focuses on using metaphor as a tool in her dance creation and film-making. Currently she is investigating the differences between Eastern and Western cultures’ use of metaphor, specifically addressing the metaphorical meanings of the colors black, white and red.