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Xu Han  |  韩 旭

Chinese, work and live in New York and California


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Education

2017 - 2019  Parsons School of Design
Design and Technology, MFA,  New York, NY 

2015 - 2016  School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)
Visual Communication, Post-Baccalaureate, Chicago, IL  

2009 - 2013  Tsinghua University
Graphic Design, BA, Beijing, China  


Teaching Experiences

01/2020-  Visiting Assistant Professor
Pratt Institute,  UG Communication Design,
Course: 2020 Spring Digital Prototyping

06-07/2020  Visiting Faculty
China Academy of Art, School of Design and Innovation
2020 Summer YOUNG to Young Program

04/2020- Instructor
WeDesign Education, Course: Typography (Font Design)

06-12/2019  Chegg Tutor
Art, Digtal Media, Graphic Design, New York, NY

2018-2019  Tutor Specialist
Design and Technology, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY


Other Professional Experiences

2020-  Member:
Chinese-American Art Faculty Association

2013-2015   Graphic Designer
CEOCIO China Magazine, Beijing

2012   Graphic Designer
UED Magazine, Beijing


Awards

Indigo Design AwardSilver in Typography 2020
Face Font

International Art Competition “Abstract”, Finalist Award
Cocooned

215|610 CONTEMPORARY (2019), Third Place Award
Five Facts About Tears

2019 Present Future Art & Technology Star, Finalist Award
The Language of Tears

2019 GDUSA, American Graphic Design Award
127 Hours, Book Design

2018 NYC Media Lab, Creative Technology Award,
The Language of Tears

2017  The President’s Scholarship
75% full tuition scholarship awarded to outstanding incoming student,
Parsons School of Design


Selected Exhibitions

“Abstract” International Art Exhibition (online),  Cocooned

/Future/  6th International Exhibition and Publication on New Media Art,
Five Facts About Tears
CICA Museum, South Korea | March 25 - April 12, 2020

2019 NeurIPS Creativity WorkshopThe Language of Tears,
Montreal, Canada | Dec, 2019

215|610 CONTEMPORARY Juried Exhibition of Regional Emerging Artists,
Five Facts About Tears,
Delaware County Community College, Media, PA | Nov 6 – Dec 13, 2019

Big and Biggest ( THE WRONG - New Digital Art Biennale),
Cocooned, Copenhagen, Denmark | Nov 1st, 2019 - Mar 1st, 2020

F=D (Fixity Equals Death) online pavilion  
( under THE WRONG - New Digital Art Biennale) , Five Facts About Tears,
Nov 1st, 2019 - Mar 1st, 2020

2019 NYC Media Lab Annual Summit, Five Facts About Tears,
New York City College of Technology, New York, NY | Sep, 2019

2019 Pittsburgh Performance Art Festival, Cocooned
Millvale Community Library, Pittsburgh, PA  | Aug, 2019

Technology and Social Good, Cocooned,
155 Claremont Ave, New York, NY  | Jul, 2019

Prism: 2019 Thesis Exhibition, Cocooned
Parsons School of Design, New York, NY | May 2019

Pop-up Show, Five Facts About Tears,
The New School,
New York, NY | Dec, 2018

2018 NYC Media Lab Annual Summit, The Language of Tears,
The New School, New York, NY | Sep, 2018

Major Major Dimensions, The Language of Tears,
The New School, New York, NY | May, 2018

Tsinghua University Undergraduate Graduation Show,
Handwriting Tells, Visual Art Center, Tsinghua, Beijing, China  | Jun, 2013

Graduation Show from the Department of Visual Communication, Handwriting Tells,
Visual Art Center, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, China  | Jul, 2013


Talks

Visual Communication in New Media era,
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China | Jan, 2019

Handwriting Tells,
Beijing University of Technolog, Beijing, China | Jan, 2014


Press & Publication


“An Artist Lived Inside A Cocoon For 21 Days” (Chinese) by 嘉人Marie Claire Life
mcchina.com | Apr 10, 2020

Interview work “Cocooned” by VoyageLA, link | Mar 30, 2020

Featured work “Cocooned” in 60sec.org

“An Artist Who Like To Cry Made A Crying Machine” (Chinese) by Artron.net 雅昌艺术网 | Mar 20, 2020

Featured work “Five Facts About Tears” in Lumpen Magazine, Apr. 2020 Edition

60 wrd/min art critic review by Lori Waxman | Feb, 2020

Featured work “Five Facts About Tears” in New Media Art 2021 by CICA Museum | Dec. 2020

Featured work “Cocooned” in A5 magazine (Feb), portfolio #35

Featured work “Cocooned” in Wotisart magazine (Feb), portfolio #35

Featured work “Five Facts About Tears” in A5 magazine (January), portfolio #34

Featured work “Five Facts About Tears” in Average Art magazine, Nov Edition

“CONECEPTUAL ARTIST XU HAN EXPANDING HER WORK ONE SHOW AT A TIME”
by RG Magazine | Oct 21, 2019

“New Media Artist Spreading Her Art In North America” by Full Access NYC | Oct 20, 2019

Featured work “Cocooned” in PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE website | Apr 29, 2019
 
“An Artist Who Like To Cry Made A Crying Machine” (Chinese) by MANA New Media Art | May 09, 2019
https://www.trueart.com/news/338460.html

“NYC Media Lab awards $25,000 in prizes for emerging media technology, prototypes and startups
by NYC Media Lab, Medium | Sep 20, 2018


Skills

Interaction: Arduino Robotics,  Processing, CSS/HTML5, JavaScript, p5, openSCAD, Python, Wekinator
Fabrication: Rapid Prototyping, 3D Printing, CNC
Art Practice: Screen Printing, Oil Painting
Graphic Design: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Video Editing: Final Cut Pro, iMovie








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