Hector Rodriguez


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  • Hong Kong

Bio:

  • Hector Rodriguez is a Hong Kong-based digital artist and theorist whose work explores the unique possibilities of computational technologies to reconfigure the history and aesthetics of moving images. He received a commendation award from the Hong Kong Government for his contributions to art and culture in 2014. He was awarded the Best Digital Work in the Hong Kong Art Biennial 2003, an Achievement Award at the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards 2012, and the Jury Selection Award of the Japan Media Art Festival 2012. His works have been internationally exhibited in Taiwan, Singapore, US, Poland, Germany, Spain, Greece, France, London, and more. His recent exhibitions include the 15th &16th WRO Media Art Biennale, Poland (2013, 2015), “European Conference on Computer Vision (2018), A.I. Art Gallery, Conference on Neural Information Processing System (2018, Montreal), RIXC Art Science Festival (2017, Riga), Generative Art Conference/Exhibition (2017), Athens Media Art Festival (2018, Greece), xCoAx conference on computation and art (2016, GAMEC, Bergamo), CyNetArt competition (2016 Dresden) and many more. Recently, he had his solo retrospective “Hidden Variables” in Hong Kong, October 2018. He was the Artistic Director of the Microwave International Media Art Festival in 2004-2006, and is Director for Research and Education for the Writing Machine Collective. He currently teaches at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, where he founded the undergraduate program in art and science.