VIVIAN XU

Vivian Xu is a Beijing-born inter-disciplinary artist, designer, and researcher. Her work explores the boundaries between bio and electronic media in creating machines and sensory systems, often taking the form of artifacts, installations, and wearables. Her work has been presented at various institutions in China, the US, Europe and Australia, including the National Art Museum of China (Beijing), the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (Shanghai), Power Station of Art (Shanghai), China Design Museum (Hangzhou), NTU Center for Contemporary Art (Singapore), the New York Hall of Science (New York), SymbioticA at the University of Western Australia (Perth), the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin), Art Laboratory Berlin (Berlin), Humboldt University (Berlin), and Kapelica Gallery (Ljubljana). 

 

She is an Assistant Professor of Media and Arts at Duke Kunshan University. She has held teaching or research positions at various institutions including Parsons New School for Design, New York University Shanghai, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen). 

 

Vivian co-founded Shanghai-based trans-disciplinary design lab Dogma Lab with artist, designer, musician and professor Benjamin Bacon

You can find more information at Vivian Xu | Scholars@Duke.