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Prof. Chih-Yung Aaron CHIU

Prof. Chih-Yung Aaron CHIU is the Interim Dean of Division of Culture and Creativity, the Programme Director-designate of Media Arts and Design, and the Professor of Cinema and Television at BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC). He received his PhD from School of Interdisciplinary Arts at Ohio University in USA, with double major in visual arts (painting, sculpture and architecture) and film studies (film aesthetics, theories and criticism) as well as a minor in aesthetics (phenomenology). Prof. Chiu is the inspector of Digital Art Foundation Taipei and the Director-general of Taiwan Art and Technology Association. Currently, he is also the curatorial board member of the 10th Digital Art Festival Taipei and the curator of 2015-16 Taiwan Digital Art Festival - Trend. In the past few years, Prof. Chiu has participated in many curatorial works including 7th, 8th and 9th Digital Art Festivals, the 4th Digital Performing Art Festival, and also many international exhibitions worldwide including Hong Kong, Boston and Madrid. Prof. Chiu is also a prolific writer. His articles titled “On the Embodied Aesthetics of Digital Arts” (2007) and “Inter/face: A Reconsideration of Myth of Transparency” (2008) have been nominated by Digital Art Awards Taipei. His most recent publication titled “Significant Discourse and Local Practice: New Media Art in Taiwan’s Context” (2012) has become one of the most important texts in New Media Art in Taiwan’s academia.