Position: Assistant Professor of Practice in Media Arts
Research Area (s): 3D computer-generated image; Media installation; Film, video art, and photography; Mythology and science fiction; Performative virtual agent
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 included in exhibitions and screenings internationally, including at the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art (China, 2020), Odense International Film Festival (Denmark, 2020), M Woods Museum Art Community (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