Weijing Xu
Assistant Professor of Media and Arts at Duke Kunshan University

Vivian Xu is a Beijing-born inter-disciplinary artist, designer, and researcher. Her work explores the boundaries between bio and electronic media in creating machines and sensory systems, often taking the form of artifacts, installations, and wearables. Her work has been presented at various institutions in China, the US, Europe and Australia, including the National Art Museum of China (Beijing), the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (Shanghai), Power Station of Art (Shanghai), China Design Museum (Hangzhou), NTU Center for Contemporary Art (Singapore), the New York Hall of Science (New York), SymbioticA at the University of Western Australia (Perth), the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin), Art Laboratory Berlin (Berlin), Humboldt University (Berlin), and Kapelica Gallery (Ljubljana). 

Xu is an Assistant Professor of Media and Arts at Duke Kunshan University. She has held teaching or research positions at various institutions including Parsons New School for Design, New York University Shanghai, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen). She received her M.F.A. in Design + Technology from Parsons The New School for Design in New York, and her B.A. in Digital Film at the China University of Communication in Beijing.

She co-founded Shanghai-based inter-disciplinary design lab Dogma Lab with artist, designer, musician, and professor Benjamin Bacon

Current Research Interests

Bio Material and Material Fabrication
Wearable Technology

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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