IRIS | 龙星如
Iris Long is a writer and independent curator. She currently works as a researcher on art, science and technology at Central Academy of Fine Arts, with a research focus on how art responses to the current global reality of ubiquitous computing and big data. She lectures on data art at CAFA, and co-organises the International Conference on Education, Art, Science and Technology (east.work).
She was shortlisted by the first M21-IAAC Award (International Awards for Art Criticism). Her translation work, Rethinking Curating: Art after New Media, received nomination from AAC Art China awards in 2016. In 2018, she was the recipient of Hyundai Blue Prize for curators and curated “Lying Sophia and Mocking Alexa”. She co-curated the opening show of UN Art Center, “The Kind Stranger” (2019) and is the curator of The Third Session of “Future of Today”: Deja Vu (Today Art Museum, Beijing). She is also the art jury of ISEA 2019.
She collaborated with Cedar Zhou since 2014, and their work has been exhibited internationally in venues including CAFA Art Museum(Beijing), Chronus Art Center(Shanghai), Power Station of Art (Shanghai), V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media(Rotterdam), ISEA(Hong Kong) and so on. Her work has been shortlisted in Prix Cube Art Prize, and received an honorable mention in ifva, Hong Kong.
Iris has a master degree of Critical Writing in Art and Design from the Royal College of Art, UK and a bachelor degree of Journalism and Communication from Tsinghua University, China.
译《重思策展：新媒体后的艺术》并获第十一届AAC艺术中国年度艺术出版物提名；第一届IAAC国际艺术评论奖英文入围评论者；2018年获得现代Blue Prize策展人奖并于2019年策划展览《撒谎的索菲亚和嘲讽的艾莉克莎》；2019年联合策划上海UN Art Center开幕展《可善的陌生》，今日美术馆第三届未来馆《机器人间》。2019年担任ISEA电子艺术研讨会国际评委。