Shu Lea Cheang

New media artist, specialized in video edition and internet.

As a new media artist, Cheang has engaged in networked installation and performance since mid-90s.  She was the first net artist commissioned by Guggenheim Museum New York for BRANDON (1998-1999), a one year web narrative project.  Her Locker Baby Project, Including Baby Play (2001, exhibited at NTT[ICC] Tokyo, Baby Love (2005, exhibited at Palais de Tokyo and travels to USA, Australia, Taiwan and Norway) and Baby Work (2012), employs clone baby to negotiate human ME (Memory/Emotion) data. Her feature film I.K.U. was commercially released in cinema houses, also well received in museum screenings. (shown at Reina Sofia in 2001).  Cheang is visionary in drafting sci-fi narratives for her art works. Her design of interface focuses on social/public/body interaction that goes beyond computer keyboards.  She is well recognized in gender/tech/post-porn studies.
The UKI project was first developed at Hangar medialab in 2009 with further viral game development at
La Casa Encendida (Madrid) and Medialab Prado (Madrid).

 

UKI (a viral game) presentation
30
Aug
2011

A project by Shu Lea Cheang in collaboration with Jara Rocha, Massimo Avvisati, Martin ...

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