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CV

Education

2012 Ph.D., Center For Digital Arts & Experiment Media (DXARTS), University of Washington, Seattle, US

2008 Phd Candidate, Center For Digital Arts & Experiment Media (DXARTS), University of Washington, Seattle, US

2005 MSc in Art and Technology, Innovative Design, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

2002 Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Present and Past Positions (Full time)
2014 Assistant Professor, School of Communication (Academy of Film), Hong Kong Baptist University
2012 Lecturer, Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, Hong Kong Institute of Education
2010 Professor/ Artist in Residence, Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS), Japan
2007 Visiting Research Scholar, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Past Research Projects

Principal Investigator, Knowledge Transfer Fund, Pocket Cinema Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University
Principal Investigator, Faculty Research Grant I, Research Approaches Adopted by Artist-Researchers in Media Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Principal Investigator, RC-Start-up Grant for New Academics, Hong Kong Baptist University
Principal Investigator, Venue Partnership Scheme (Co-I: Prof Tseng Sun Man), in collaboration with Hong Kong Theatre Works (HKIED- Special Project Fund)
Principal Investigator, A Practice-led Research on Digital Community Art and Education (HKIED- Special Project Fund)
Principal Investigator, A Painter’s Portrait, Multimedia Movement Theatre Performance (HKIED- Special Project Fund)
Principal Investigator, An Investigation of Arts/ Science Collaboration in Greater China (HKIED- Internal Research Grant (IRG))

Selected Publications

Chapter in an edited book
On Ni Wan (2008). Artist in Motion, Glow in the Dark. Ellen Pau, Spotting media. art. noise. in Hong Kong (15-19). Hong Kong: Asia One Books.

Conference Papers
On Ni Wan (2015, Oct). Cosmic Gun, RENEWABLE FUTURES 2015 Conference: Transformative Potential of Art in the Age of Post-Median. Riga, Latvia: RIXC, Latvia.
On Ni Wan (2015, Aug). Can Art Save Hong Kong? – A Case Study of Preserving Hong Kong Cinema as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Art Short Paper, ISEA 2015 (International Symposium of Electronic Arts). Vancouver, Canada: Simon Fraser University, Canada.
On Ni Wan (2015, June). Intersection between Arts and Digital Humanities: Participatory Action Research Approach as a Method of Media Arts Research. Conference Paper, Thirteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. Vancouver, Canada: University of British Columbia, Canada
On Ni Wan (2014, November). Space Juxtaposition in Arts. Conference Paper, ISEA 2014 (International Symposium of Electronic Arts). Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Zayed University, UAE.
On Ni Wan (2014, September). Revitalizing Hong Kong Cinema: An Augmented Reality Approach. Conference Paper, Archeologies of Film and Media. Bradford, United Kingdom: University of Bradford, U.K.
Hiroko Nishino, Pamela Pietro, On Ni Wan (2006, October). Tre Marie. ACM International Conference on Multimedia, 2006, Santa Barbara, United States.
On Ni Wan (2004, June). Positive/ Negative Space. Conference Proceedings, Multimedia Asia Pacific Conference 2004 (MAAP), Singapore.

Other Publications
On Ni Wan (2012). PhD Dissertation (Modularity and Space Juxtaposition: Beyond Site-specificity in Art), Center For Digital Arts and Experimental Media, Seattle, United States
On Ni Wan (2011). Featured Artist, Park Magazine Issue #2, http://www.parkmagazine.org/, Porto, Portugal.
On Ni Wan (June, 2009). The Relationship Between Technical Experiments and Media Arts in Education (Written in Chinese), Hong Kong: a.m.post June issue 2009.
On Ni Wan (Dec, 2006). Locative Media, on and off the beaten track, co-author, Leonardo Electronic Almanac (online curatorial statement)

Creative Works

On Ni Wan (2015). Cosmic Gun (Workshop Tour, Invited Artist). Montreal, Canada: Eastern Bloc.
On Ni Wan (2015). Cosmic Gun (Workshop Tour, Invited Artist). New York City, United States: Eyebeam Art+Technology Center.
On Ni Wan (2014). DIY Future New Media Arts Exhibition (as a Curator). New Vision Arts Festival 2014. Hong Kong: Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
On Ni Wan (2014). Cosmic Gun (Art Exhibition). DIY Future New Media Arts Exhibition, New Vision Arts Festival 2014. Hong Kong: Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
On Ni Wan (2014). Where’s the Chicken? (Art Performance). Art Square at Salisbury Garden Completion Ceremony. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Museum of Art.
On Ni Wan (2013). Around the Corner (Art Exhibition). International Festival of Creativity, Innovation & Digital Culture. Canary Islands, Spain: Espacio Enter
On Ni Wan (2013). Around the Corner (Art Exhibition). B-Tour Festival. Berlin, Germany: B- Tour Festival 2013.
On Ni Wan (2013). Where’s the Chicken? (Art Exhibition). Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennale 2012. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Museum of Art.
On Ni Wan (2013). Sky++ New Media Art Exhibition (as a Curator). Hong Kong: Goethe Institute.
On Ni Wan (2012). Around the Corner (Art Exhibition). CODE – A Media, Games & Art Conference. Melbourne, Australia: Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.
On Ni Wan (2012). Around the Corner (Art Exhibition). Official Selection of Web Biennale 2012, WB12. Athens, Berlin, Istanbul. Istanbul, Turkey: Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum.
On Ni Wan (2012). Around the Corner (Artwork Presentation). Prospectives’12 International Festival of Digital Art. Reno, United States: University of Nevada, Reno, United States.
On Ni Wan (2010). Muybridge Moment (Art Exhibition). Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS), Japan. Ogaki, Japan: Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS), Japan.
On Ni Wan (2010). Muybridge Moment (Art Exhibition). Ogaki Bienalle 2010, Japan. Ogaki, Japan: Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences (IAMAS), Japan.
On Ni Wan (2009). Where’s the Chicken? (Art Exhibition), Hong Kong: Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University.
On Ni Wan (2009). Where’s the Chicken? (as a Curator), Hong Kong: Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University.
On Ni Wan (2008). Objet Petit A (Art Exhibition). October Contemporary, Hong Kong: Videotage
Hiroki Nishino, Pamela Pietro, On Ni Wan (2006). Tre Marie (Interactive Dance Performance). ACM Multimedia Conference. Santa Barbara, United States: University of California Santa Barbara.
On Ni Wan (2006). Haunted (Art Exhibition, Invited Artist). MetaVilla, French Pavilion. Venice, Italy: 10th Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy.
On Ni Wan (2006). Phenakistoscape (Art Exhibition, Invited Artist). ISEA 2006 (International Symposium of Electronic Arts)/ ZeroOne San Jose. San Jose, United States: ZeroOne San Jose.
Hiroki Nishino, Pamela Pietro, On Ni Wan (2005). Tre Marie (Interactive Dance Performance). Dance in Digital Domain. Seattle, United States: Meany Hall for the Performing Arts, University of Washington.
On Ni Wan (2005). Audiovisual Performance. Shortcuts Film Festival. Visby, Sweden: Baltic Art Center.
On Ni Wan (2004). GeoLeds (Art Exhibition). ART+COMMUNICATION Festival 2004. Riga, Latvia: RIXC.
On Ni Wan (2004). TTFFFT (AudioVisual Performance). FLOSS in Motion. Bergen, Norway: Piksel Festival.
On Ni Wan (2004). Audiovisual Performance. Siren Electronic Music Festival 2004. Gothenburg, Sweden: Pustervik Theater.
On Ni Wan (2004). Iceland Inside Out (Art Exhibition). Trans-Cultural Mapping Workshop. Reykjavik, Iceland: Trans-Cultural Mapping Workshop.
On Ni Wan (2004). Open Source City (Art Exhibition). Open Source City Festival. Strasbourg, France: Open Source City Festival.
On Ni Wan (2004). Mot Mars (Interactive Dance Performance). Atelier Nord. Oslo, Norway: Atelier Nord.

Grants, Awards and Scholarships
On Ni Wan (Nov, 2014). Faculty Research Grant I (~USD$5600), Hong Kong Baptist University
New Media Exhibition Commission (Oct, 2014), on behalf of Media Arts Network, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong (~USD$70,000)
On Ni Wan (May, 2014). RC-Start-up Grant for New Academics (~USD$14000), Hong Kong Baptist University
On Ni Wan (March, 2014). Knowledge Transfer Partnership Project (~USD$14000), Hong Kong Baptist University
On Ni Wan (Feb, 2013). Start-up Research Grant for Newly Recruited Lecturers (~USD$3900), Hong Kong Institute of Education
On Ni Wan (Aug, 2010). Muybridge Moment, IAMAS-AIR 2010, The Agency of Cultural Affairs, Japan (~USD$10,000)
On Ni Wan (Feb, 2010). Finalist Award, Asia Digital Art Awards 2009, Fukuoka, Japan
Hiroko Nishino, Pamela Pietro, On Ni Wan (Oct, 2008). Winning Award (Performance Category), Asiagraph, Shanghai, China
On Ni Wan (Sept, 2009). Tuition Waiver Scholarship (~USD$11000), Office of Global Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle, United States
New Media Exhibition (Dec, 2008), on behalf of Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Arts Development Council (~USD$70,000)
On Ni Wan (2005-2008). Tuition Waiver Scholarship (~USD$99000), University of Washington, Seattle, United States
On Ni Wan (Sept, 2005). Top Scholar Award, University of Washington, Seattle, United States
On Ni Wan (May, 2003). Travel Grant, Trans Cultural Mapping Workshop, EU Culture Fund (~USD$1,500)
On Ni Wan (Mar, 2003). Travel Grant, IT University, Gothenburg, Sweden (~USD$1,500)