Position: Assistant Professor of Practice in Media Arts
Research Area (s): media arts practice, artistic use of virtual simulation, applied 3D graphics, media installation, time and temporality.
As an artist, Rui Hu works with moving image, 3D graphics, installation, game and virtual simulation technology. His practice explore the topics of time and temporality from a multitude of perspectives, such as causation, prediction, choice, and language. He holds an MFA in Media Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a BFA in Film with a minor in computer science from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Rui Hu received the Best Experimental Animation Award at the 60th Ann Arbor Film Festival, a Jury Special Mention at the 25FPS Festival in Croatia, a finalist of the ifva Award from the Hong Kong Arts Centre, and a New Artists Society Award from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Texts on his work can be found on Artforum, Artforum China, Ocula, Killscreen, etc. His work has been shown in exhibitions and screenings at art spaces, institutions, and film festivals internationally, including the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Ann Arbor Film Festival, International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Images Festival at the Art Gallery of Ontario, RCA, Videotage, among others. He has been awarded artists residencies at Ranran by Xintiandi and UCCA, ICCI of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and the Swatch Art Peace Hotel.
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