2016 Sept

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Joining Industry Lab Fall Artist in Residence program.  ✌️
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Ubicomp Workshop:UnderWare: Aesthetic, Expressive, and Functional On-Skin Technologies

Led by Katia Vega and Cindy Kao, our one-day workshop in Ubicomp 2016 will explore, discuss and envision the future of these on-skin technologies.

2016 August

top-1 Going to present a new project Fluxa in UIST Demo Session!

2016 June

Joining Technology + Fashion: Projects for Tomorrow and Today panel discussion in Boston Museum of Fine Arts with Sputniko! and members of the techstyle ML group at the MIT Media Lab.

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2016 May

Excited to announce that a collaboration with bionic artist Viktoria Modesta will be on stage at Music Tech Festival in Berlin.

Press:
https://www.wired.de/collection/latest/hinter-den-kulissen-von-viktoria-modestas-auftritt-auf-dem-music-tech-festival

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My artist talk at ISEA 2016 on my Tear Series project about distance and intimacy is coming up!
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2016 April

Project T.A.I: A Tangible AI Interface to Enhance Human-Artificial Intelligence (AI) Communication Beyond the Screen  in Microsoft Research NYC is accepted in DIS 2016 as a 4-page note.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2901790.2901896

2016 Feb

Glad to present our paper “Wearability Factors for Skin Interfaces” with Katia Vega at the 7th Augmented Human International Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. We got the 2nd Best Paper Award!
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2015 December

My <Tear Set> Installation and digital photo archive <Can You Tear for Me?> will be jointly shown in OCT Contemporary Art Terminal in Shanghai as part of new media group exhibition <The Ballad of Generation> from 2015.12.6 to 2016.2.22.

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Selected Press:
http://www.artlinkart.com/en/exhibition/overview/1ddeACsq/schedule/ongoing/all
http://en.cafa.com.cn/ocat-shanghai-announces-its-fourth-annual-exhibition-the-ballad-of-generation-y-beginning-december-6.html
http://www.artforum.com.cn/archive/search=Y世代之歌/9035#

2015 October

Featured as an alumni (second-degree) at the 10th anniversary of Information Design Department in the academy of Art&Design, Tsinghua University.

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2015 September

Thanks to SinoVision TV channel for a 20-minite interview about my art and its relationship to technology.
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2015 August

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Press:
https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/08/26/turn-your-body-into-an-interface-using-conductive-ink-wearablewednesday/

2015 July

Digital+Media and Glass 2015 MFA show

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2015 June

Summer in Microsoft Research NYC.

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2015 May

Jacquard launched officially on Google IO 2015!

I’ve been “super” eager to share this awesome project we’ve been working on since last summer. And now, it is here.

https://www.google.com/atap/project-jacquard/

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2015 May

Glad that my thesis work is mentioned in RISD Grad show media post.

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http://www.risd.edu/about/news/2015/positively-mesmerizing/

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2015 May 20 -30

RISD Graduate Thesis Show @ Providence, Convention Center

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2015 May

The Energy Propagated  from our data visceralization research group lead by Kelly Dobson is accepted as an artist talk in ISEA 2015! (other contributors: Mengyu Chen, Rebecca Conrad, Samuel Galison, Akiko Hatakeyama and Cho-Tao Huang)

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2015 April 21

Artist Talk at Anthology 9 @ RISD

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2015 April 15th
Thrilled to announce that I got in MIT Media Lab. Will join Fluid Interface this fall.

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2015 Spring
My work One Second on the Ground is featured on Vision Magazine, Spring 2015 Issue

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2015 October

I will be one of the recipients in Andrea Zittel’s Wagon Station Residency Program this fall.

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2015 Feb 27th
On the first day of my twenty-four, I will present my works WONHON, D.U.S.T and One second in the New England Graduate Media Symposium and join the panel discussion about the interaction between gender and technology and its representation through media practice.

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2015. Feb 15th

Body + Internet Wintersession Workshop Series Final Show will be two simultaneous gallery shows, one in Expose, Providence, and one in Industry Lab, Boston.

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2015. Feb 8th

My class, Paranoia East, is having its final comic con show in RISD!

Here is the documentation of our students’ projects.

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2015. Feb 7th

Sun Machine will be part of Synthetic Zero Event.

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2015. Jan

Instructor in Body + Internet Wintersession Workshop Series with Jifei Ou and Lily Bui

Internet presentation and physical body are both representations of the individual identity. The conflict and duality of both reach this tense border, where our independent existence is questioned. The class will aim on the blurring overlaps and exchanges between physical and virtual forms, embracing philosophy, speculative design, sci-fi literature, technical development as well as practical industrial perspectives. The exploration will be our fantasy and fear in the virtual-physical future.

With a focus on Internet culture, sensory system exploration, body extensions and alternative, corporal forms of connections, students from MIT, Brown, and RISD will accomplish individual and collaborative works ranging from completely industry facing design concepts to speculative aspects and conceptual art works. The works will culminate in two simultaneous gallery shows, one in Providence, and one in Boston.

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2015 Wintersession

Instructor in RISD winter session course with Mo Kong.

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Japanese anime always satisfies our wild fantasies and explores the extreme situations when profound contradictions arise between technology, human and nature. This production course introduces students to a rich selection of modern Japanese sci-fi anime works from the 1950s to the present and encourages them to construct their own dream land. Workshops are given for experimenting with digital video editing, creature creation, and semi-functional electronics. Throughout the semester, students will work on a series of projects and a final individual or collaborative work. Artist case studies including Osamu Tesuka, Fujiko Fujio, Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Oshii, Satoshi Kon and Katsuhiro Otomo.

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2014. Nov

Nominated by the Chinese consulate in New York for the distinguished overseas student scholarship from Xinjiang

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2014. June – Present

Interned in Google ATAP this summer and still continue working on the project.

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2014. April 17

I performed in one modern dance work, In Full Flight, with Aerplaye Dance Company in Great Hall, Providence, RI

Director:Heather Ahern

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2014. Feb 16-19 Munich, Germany

FlexStroke was accepted as a paper+demo work in TEI 2014.

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I participated in the Misbehavioural Objects workshop on the first of the conference and we made two Misbehavioural robots!

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2014 Wintersession

In Human+Computer workshop, I collaborated with  Alice Huang and Daniel Goodman from MIT and the third arm is the our final project.

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Featured in Scientific American: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/students-combine-art-and-science-while-exploring-transhumanism-slide-show1/ 

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2014 Wintersession

In the course,The Magic Box, taught by Jane South and Michael, the whole class students collaborated and constructed ballet performance installation for Providence ballet theatre and the premiere is on April 11th.

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http://www.risd.edu/about/news/2014/making-magic/

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2013 Nov.8 -Dec.8

Not Me was shown in ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT LEDs, Digital+ Media Biennial

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