HU Rui (b.1990, Liupanshui, China) currently lives and works in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. His practice deals with issues of time, disaster narrative, decision-making, and complexity from a multitude of perspectives and through a variety of media and technologies, including moving image, 3D graphics, installation, game and virtual simulation. His work has been featured by Artforum, 艺术论坛 (Artforum China), Ocula, 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), Vienna Shorts Film Festival, LOOP Barcelona, among others. He holds an MFA in media arts from the University of California, Los Angeles and a BFA in film from New York University, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Practice in Computational Media and Arts at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou).
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