ERIC SIU

ERIC SIU

 

ARTWORK


BIOGRAPHY

Eric Siu is a Hong Kong new media artist who has a broad interest in device art, interactive art, kinetics, installation, video and animation. He is currently based in Tokyo and works as a creative director for Great Works Tokyo advertising agency. He worked as a resident artist at the Ishikawa Oku Laboratory of the University of Tokyo for 2 years after he had received his MFA from the Department of Design Media Arts at UCLA in 2010. Before that, he had completed a 12-month cultural exchange and research project in the United States funded by the Asian Cultural Council. Eric’s video art and multi-media works have been shown both locally and internationally including USA, Australia, Japan, Korea, Germany, and Poland, amongst others.

He has exhibited in MOCA Taipei, ZKM, FILE, Transmediale, EMAF, WRO, SIGGRAPH Asia, ISEA, Microwave, and so fort. His work “Touchy” received the first prize from the WRO 2013, 15th International Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland. The project has been featured in various media such as Discovery Channel, Neural, Washington Post, Huffington Post, the Creators Project, etc. Since 2008, he serves as board member of Videotage, Hong Kong.


SELECTED AWARDS /RESIDENCIES / ACCOMPLISHMENTS

First Prize, WRO 2013
2013, 15th International Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland

Best Picture, Botster Awards
2012, Robot Film Festival, New York, USA

Vimeo Festival+Awards
2010, Shortlisted

Anderson Ranch Scholarship for Workshop
2009, Colorado, USA

Edna and Yu-Shan Han Award
2009, Los Angeles, USA

Dean’s Office Scholarship
2009, Design Media Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Eugene Wurzel Scholarship
2009, Los Angeles, USA

John Neuhart Scholarship
2009, Los Angeles, USA

Elaine Krown Klein Fine Arts Scholarship
2009

Dean’s Office Scholarship
2008, Design Media Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship
2007, Asian Cultural Council, Hong Kong and USA

The 4th Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Exellence Awards
2005

Design Student of the Year
2005, Hong Kong Designers Association, Hong Kong, China

WRO 05,11th International Media Art Biennale
2005, Wroclaw, Poland, Honorable Mention


RECENT EXHIBITIONS

The Innovationists
2013, K11 Art Mall, Hong Kong, China

Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004–2013
2013, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Move on Asia: Video Art in Asia 2002 to 2012
2013, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

The Innovationists
2013, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

Hong Kong Diary, Young Video Art from Hong Kong
2012, The Ministry of Art, Mannheim, Germany

One World Exposition
2011, Hong Kong, China

Microwave International Media Art Festival
2011, Alchemy, Hong Kong, China

Transitio_mx 2011
2011, Mexico City, Mexico.FILE 2011, São Paulo, Brazil

Hong Kong International Art Fair 2011
2011, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China

Interactive Media Category
2011, The 16th Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards, Hong Kong, China

Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair HK 2011
2011, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Hong Kong, China

When New Vision meets New Media Exhibition
2010, New Vision Arts Festival, Cultural Centre, Hong Kong, China

Mario Viva
2010, New Media Art Show, Microwave, Kapok, Hong Kong, China

Hello World
2010, New Wright Gallery, Design | Media Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

D|MA2(Device | Machine Arts x Design | Media Arts)
2010, CnSI Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Useful Ambiguity Exhibition
2010, Biennial Graduate Symposium 2010, College of Design, NCSU, North Carolina, USA

Art Gallery, SIGGRAPH ASIA 2009
2009, Yokohama, Japan.AFK [AWAY FROM KEYBOARD], New Wright Gallery, Design | Media Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Eagle Rock Music Festival
2009, Los Angeles, USA.

SPARK, ISEA 2009
2009, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Interactive Media Category
2009, The 14th Hong Kong Independent Short Film & Video Awards, Hong Kong, China.