Whether the subject is juxtaposed with humor or vibrance, I (the giver of good vibes) pioneers a practice that encompasses my love for narrative and self. My works use multiple lenses to contemplate the relationship between the viewer, the subject’s…
Yan Shao is a terrestrial artist and creative technologist based in New York. Yan received a MPS from Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 2023. Yan’s imaginative new media works explore the uncharted territories of perception, mediating the complex interrelations between humans and the environment. Yan's artistic language draws inspiration from geopolitics, the transitory essence of nature, and the human responsibility towards ecology, resulting in a unique and evocative visual narrative. Through her photography, video and interactive installation, Yan invites viewers on a journey of discovery and reflection, exploring the depth of our connection with the earth. Yan’s work has been exhibited in several Bay Area galleries, and she has been recognized with a fellowship from the Tisch Initiative of Creative Research. She has also been featured in the recent 28th ISEA (International Symposium on Electronic Art).
Rose Ansari is an Iranian multidisciplinary artist. She attended Alzahra university of Tehran for her BFA and School of the Art Institute of Chicago to earn her MFA degree in Art & Technology Studies. Rose has a sensible and scientific approach to art. For a while she worked as a designer for plays, which made her sensitive to the potential of mise-en-scène, lighting and acting as a living being on the scene. Rose Ansari believes deeply in the power of technology in arts which makes the artwork relevant. Her recent works are inspired from architectural space and elements, science of materials, and body movements. Her works have been shown nationally and internationally.
Michael Luo(he/him) is a game maker & artist. Born as an anchor baby in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and grew up in Southwestern China, he spends his time making computer games based on hunches about diaspora, hallucination, vulgarity, crudeness, roughness, and anything else that doesn't fit with the gamer culture. He seeks to confuse, provoke, and undermine the status quo by making short, eccentric, mildly interesting projects. He also promises that there will be no armored knights in his work. He's a member of UCLA GAME LAB and a current MFA candidate in Media Arts at UCLA.
Jae-Eun Suh, a multidisciplinary artist from Austin, Texas, completed her Master of Fine Arts in New Media at the University of North Texas. Suh creates compositions using analog methods, digital images, and projection. Her work conveys the longing, embodied experiences, and Third Culture Kid (TCK) experience in various media. She received the Talley Dunn Gallery Equity In The Arts Fellowship. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally such as the Centre Culturel et Littéraire Jean Giono in Manosque, France, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in Gimpo, South Korea, and The MAC in Dallas.
Angelica Bonilla (A.B) Fominaya is a Colombian anti-disciplinary artist and aspiring mad scientist interested in machine co-creation, algorithmic crafts, and the intersection of these disciplines with cultural practices. She believes in an equitable and fair future for robotics and AI, and wants to find ways to tell meaningful stories that explore ethics, culture and technology.
Hello! My name is America Salomon and I am incredibly honored to be the first annual recipient of the Judson-Morrissey Excellence in New Media Award from the New Media Caucus! Now that we’ve been formally introduced, please let me tell…