HU Rui works around a personal archive blending fiction and history. The results take the forms of video, printed image, and installation. He holds an MFA in media art from the University of California, Los Angeles, a BFA in film from New York University, and studied literature at Xiamen University. His work has been shown at venues including the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands; the Images Festival at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada; Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, Germany; International Symposium on Electronic Art, Hong Kong; and the Australian Center for the Moving Image, Australia, among others.