Position: Assistant Professor of Practice in Media Arts
Research Area (s): 3D rendered image; Media art installation; Film, video art, and photography;
Background: Rui Hu is an artist working primarily with computer-generated image, video, installation, and text. He holds an MFA in Media Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a BFA in Film from New York University. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Practice in the area of Computational Media and Arts at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Rui Hu’s work has been featured by Artforum, 艺术论坛 (Artforum China), Ocula, etc, and included in exhibitions and screenings internationally, such as at the Ottawa International Animation Festival (Canada, 2021), UCCA Center for Contemporary Art (China, 2020), Odense International Film Festival (Denmark, 2020), M Woods Museum Hutong (China, 2020), LOOP Barcelona Video Art Festival (Spain, 2019), Photofairs Shanghai (China, 2019), Clockenflap Music and Arts Festival (Hong Kong, China, 2017), International Film Festival Rotterdam (The Netherlands, 2016), International Symposium on Electronic Art (Hong Kong, China, 2016), Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl (Germany, 2016), Dundee Contemporary Arts (Scotland, UK, 2016), Images Festival, Art Gallery of Ontario (Canada, 2016), Vienna Independent Shorts (Austria, 2016), Athens Digital Arts Festival (Greece, 2016), VIVO Media Arts Centre (Canada, 2015), and Animafest Zagreb (Croatia, 2015), among others.
Personal website: hurui.ooo