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Snow Yunxue Fu

Gorges Series Clouds Study 1



Gorges is a series of 3D Moving Image pieces that contemplates contemporary technological society’s relationship with the natural world. While clouds are synonymous with digital culture, rendered rivers and mountains are realistically depicted stationary with highly saturated color directly from the RGB scale. The naturalistic compositions ties visually to landscape paintings (both Chinese and Western), play on perception and desire for a relationship with nature; yet it is synthetic, a liminal realm that we experience but cannot touch. Gorges offers an experience of the digital sublime, which overlaps with our perception of the physical landscape, digital space, our relationship with each, and the fundamental questions that follow, peering into the nature of our existence.
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Snow Yunxue Fu

Snow Yunxue Fu

"Snow Yunxue Fu is a New York-based international New Media Artist, Curator, and Assistant Arts Professor in the Department of Photography and Imaging at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. Using topographical computer-rendered images and installations, her practice merges historical, post-photographic, philosophical, and painterly explorations into the universal aesthetic and definitive nature of the techno sublime.Fu’s work reviews and interviews have been covered in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Arebyte on Screen, Sedition Art, St. Louis Magazine Art Review, Guangzhou Today’s Focus in China, etc.The.Up.Life Magazine and NOOW from Switzerland has ranked Fu as one of the top five contemporary artists in 2018. She was awarded the First Place in the Digital Art Category of the Art Rights Prize in 2020 and was also awarded and the New York University’s Curricular Development Challenge Fund Grant in 2021 for The Post-Photographic 3D Imaging Curriculum she has been developing in the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She participated in residencies such as Lower Manhattan Cultural Council on the Governors Island in New York, the Hatch Residency through the Chicago Artist Coalition, Biocultura Residency in Santa Fe NM, Lexington and Concord Artist Residency in Illinois, and Estudio Nómada’s Mas els Igols Residency in Barcelona, Spain. She has given lectures and presented on her work and research in conferences, symposiums, and institutions around the world including International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia in Brisbane Australia, ByteDance (TikTok’s mother company), Agora Digital Art, the Chinese American Art Faculty Symposium, Veritas Forum, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Chicago, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Washington, Tsinghua University, China Academy of Art, and etc. Her new media artworks have also been collected by the Currents Museum of Art in New York, Duende Art Museum in Guangdong China, Richard and Ellen Sandors Family Collections, and other institutions. With a background in painting, Fu remains the youngest artist collected by the National Art Museum of China.She sees her transition into new media as a natural extension of her conceptual research in which she draws parallels between the physical, metaphysical, digital, and multi-dimensional spaces. Fu’s artwork has been shown internationally in solo shows, group exhibitions, screenings, and festivals including the Duende Art Museum, Guangdong, China; New York Gallery of Chinese Art, New York; Times Square ZAZ Billboard Project, New York; Ars Electronica, Austria; Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy; Pioneer Works, New York; NADA Art Fair, New York; Sedition, Hong Kong; Arebyte Gallery, London, UK; West Bund Art Center, Shanghai, China; Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale, Shenzhen, China; Pingyao International Photography Festival, Shanxi, China; Thoma Art House, Santa Fe; Currents Santa Fe New Media Art Festival, New Mexico; The Wrong Biennale, Current Museum of Art, New York, and etc. "