Position: Assistant Professor of Practice in Media Arts
Research Area (s): Time and temporality; Game and virtual simulation; Media art; 3D rendering.
Rui Hu is an artist working with moving image, 3D graphics, installation, game and virtual simulation technology. His practice and research explore the topics of time and temporality from a multitude of perspectives, such as causality, prediction, simulation, and disaster narrative. He holds an MFA in Media Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a BFA in Film from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
Rui Hu’s work has been featured by Artforum, 艺术论坛 (Artforum China), Ocula, Killscreen, etc. He recently received the Best Experimental Animation Award at the 60th Ann Arbor Film Festival, an artist residency at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel Shanghai, and was a finalist of the ifva Award from the Hong Kong Arts Centre. He has participated in exhibitions and screenings at art spaces, institutions, and film festivals internationally, including the International Film Festival Rotterdam, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Ann Arbor Film Festival, International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), ifva Festival at the Hong Kong Arts Centre, Derby QUAD Arts Centre, Vienna Shorts Film Festival, Images Festival at the Art Gallery of Ontario, VIVO Media Arts Centre, among others.
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