He Zike (b. Guiyang) is an artist currently based in Beijing and Guiyang. Her works focus on personal perception through the flow of information, and the uncertainty of narrative and meaning. Her recent projects explore patterns, visions, and imagination through the lens of digital and consumer life—specifically in relation to databases, material libraries, and memory. Most of her works take the form of video, writing, installation, and computer programs.
She graduated from the department of Future Media Art, China Central Academy of Fine Arts with master degree in 2018, and studied media art in Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design, Germany, in 2017. In 2012, she graduated from Communication University of China with bachelor degree in Digital Film Making.
Iris Long is a writer and independent curator 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 Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. She was shortlisted by the first M21-IAAC Award (International Awards for Art Criticism, English entry). 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. Exhibitions she curated include “Lying Sophia and Mocking Alexa” (Hyundai Motorstudios Beijing, 2019), "De Javu"(Today Art Museum Future Museum, 2019), "Blue Cables in Venetian Watercourse"(Power Station of Art, 2021) and so on. She is also the art jury of ISEA 2019, and art jury of SIGGRAPH ASIA 2020.
Her research has been presented in “Art and Artificial Intelligence”(Open Conference, ZKM), “Art Machines: International Symposium on Computational Media Art (ISCMA)”(Hong Kong) and so on. 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.