A choreographer, new media artist and the founder of YiLab.
Combining the concepts and forms of new media and performing arts, she attempts to rethink the possibilities of performing arts from the perspective of new media, extending the controversy and reflection of contemporary art in the face of the impact of digital technology. She has been actively interacted and cooperated with local and international art communities through workshops, seminars, talks and performances. She is the artist-in-residence in the National Theater & Concert Hall in Taiwan 2017, Arts@CERN / European Organization for Nuclear Research, and EMPAC / Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. As one of Taiwan’s iconic figures in this field, SU received the Jury’s Special Award in the 9th Taishin Arts Award and Alternative Design Gold Award in the 2017 World Stage Design Award. In 2021, Wen-Chi Su’s collaboration with La Prairie is exclusively presented during Art Basel Miami Beach 2021.
Chih-Yung Aaron CHIU
Professor Chih-Yung Aaron CHIU is a curator, art critic and the Trustee of Digital Art Foundation. He received his PhD from School of Interdisciplinary Arts at Ohio University in the United States, with double major in visual arts and film studies, as well as a minor in aesthetics.
Diego Blas obtained his PhD in Physics in the University of Barcelona (Spain) in 2008. He was a postdoctoral researcher in the group of Prof. Shaposhnikov at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne till 2011. After a short research period in New York University, he moved to the Theory Division of CERN as a fellow in early 2012. He became Staff Member of CERN in 2014, until 2018 when he moved to King’s College London as Senior Lecturer. Since July 2021, he is a Beatriz Galindo Distinguished Researcher at UAB.
Ashley Ferro-Murray is Curator of Theatre and Dance at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her curatorial practice focuses on expanding historical frames for performance and technology artworks while supporting artist-centered approaches to media. Recent commissions include works by Maria Hassabi, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Reiner, Su WenChi, and Ni’Ja Whitson. Ferro-Murray has an article forthcoming in TDR and has published book chapters in Informatics of Domination (forthcoming from Duke UP), [()] Transborder Immigrant Tool (2017), and A Cultural History of Theatre: The Modern Age (2016). She has received awards from The MacArthur Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, such as a postdoctoral appointment with Creative Time in New York City. Ferro-Murray has served as advisor for Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University and currently serves on the boards of TURBA: The Journal for Global Practices in Live Arts Curation and Body, Image, Movement Biennial in Madrid, Spain. Ferro-Murray holds a PhD in Performance Studies with emphasis in New Media from the University of California, Berkeley.