Snow Yunxue Fu merges painterly ideas of the sublime with experimental digital media, using topographical computer-rendered animation installations to probe physical and metaphysical Fu originally trained as a painter. (The National Art Museum of China even acquired one of her early pieces in 1994, making her the youngest artist represented in the museum’s collection.) Though she now works primarily in Maya and Realflow software, Fu carries an appreciation for the multicultural history of landscape painting with her as she expands it into a contemporary context: her CGI animations and VR experiences are inspired by both the allegorical, romantic paintings of Caspar David Friedrich and the traditional Chinese landscape paintings that blur individual and linear perspectives in voluminous “virtual” space.
Snow Yunxue Fu is a new media artist and an Assistant Arts Professor at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. She holds an MFA in Studio Art and BFA in Painting from the Film, Video, New Media, and Animation (FVNMA) department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a BFA...More details