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 (

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.

龙星如(Iris Long),策展人,写作者,中央美术学院科技艺术方向研究员。研究方向为普适运算与数据充斥的时代语境下,艺术创作与数据环境及技术的关系。在中央美术学院开设数据艺术课程,并联合策划EAST科技艺术季。

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。


IRIS LONG  | 龙星如 


Critical Writing in Art & Design, Royal College of Art, London — MA, 2011-2013

Journalism & Communication, Tsinghua University, Beijing — BA, 2007-2011


“Mind the Deep - Artificial Intelligence and Artistic Creation”, 2019.11 -2020.02, McaM, Shanghai

“Latent Spectators”, co-curation with V2_Lab for Unstable Media,  2019.11 -2020.02, UNArt Center, Shanghai

“The Kind Stranger”, 2019.08 - 2019.10, UNArt Center, Shanghai

“Alternative Worlds”, co-curation with Microsoft, 2019.07 - 2019.08, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing

“De Ja Vu”  - the third Today Art Museum Biennale, 2019.08 - 2019.10,  Today Art Museum, Beijing

“Lying Sophia and Mocking Alexa”, 2019.07 - 2019.11, Hyudai Motostudio Beijing


Art and Artificial Intelligence, Open Conference, ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Germany

Korea Research Fellow, MMCA Seoul, 2019

Art Machines: International Symposium on Computational Media Art (ISCMA), Hong Kong, 2019

EAST Bridge Curatorial Exchange,  Seoul, 2018

International Symposium on Electronic Art, Hong Kong, 2016

Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts, London, 2015


Translated work: Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media,  Tsinghua University Press, 2016

Articles are included in multiple academic journals and media art related publication such as the upcoming book: Open Codes, by ZKM


Shortlist, Porsche’s “Young Chinese Artist of the Year” award, 2019

Hyundai Blue Prize (curatorial award), 2018

AAC Art China awards, nomination, 2016

Shortlist, Prix Cube Art Prize, France, 2016

Honorable Mention, ifva, Hong Kong, 2015

Shortlist, M21-IAAC Award (International Awards for Art Criticism), 2015